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Several roads closed in Worcestershire due to flooding

Road closures are in place after flooding in various parts of Worcestershire.

Latest updates say there are now six flood warnings and 28 flood alerts in the Midlands.

Weekend Picks: Dog Weekend at Avoncroft

Dog Day Weekend: 2nd - 3rd January (Avoncroft Museum, Worcestershire)

Dog walks this weekend around Avoncroft museum Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive/PA Images

Avoncroft is a dog-friendly Museum but this Saturday and Sunday dogs are especially welcome for a dog-day weekend. Visitors can bring along their four-legged friends for a walk around the 19 acre site. Admission charges apply but there’ll be a free treat for every dog.

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Seriously ill teenager has dreams come true through Text Santa

ITV's Text Santa show gets underway on Friday and thousands of people have got involved to raise money for a good cause.

One of the charities to benefit from the show this year is Make-a-Wish. The charity grants wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions.

Jim Lynskey from Worcestershire has had numerous health problems from birth. But his dreams came true when he got to meet his favourite band. Watch Rajiv Popat's here:

Man taken to hospital as car overturns in Worcestershire

Car overturned in Honeybourne Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A man has suffered a suspected head injury after the car he was in overturned in Worcestershire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Buckle Street, Honeybourne, shortly after 10pm on Thursday 10th December.

An ambulance crew and a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle attended.

The man had a bruise to his head and a number of other bruises.

His car was badly damaged.

As a precaution, he was immobilised at the scene before being taken to the Alexandra Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman


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