Amanda Piper has a first look at the stories making the news this Friday with Luke Castiglione and the weather forecast. Friday's Headlines:- Renewed Appeal - Police are asking anyone who may have seen a man lying on a Berkshire slip road to come forward. March Williams died later in hospital.
Factory Closure - 15 staff will lose their jobs at a factory which employs disabled people, if it's closed as planned. The Government wants to re-direct the funding for the plant to other work programmes.
Celebrations Continue - The country's longest Diamond Jubilee street party will continue its celebrations with the launch of a DVD recording the event. More than 4,000 people took part - it stretched from Oxfordshire to West Berkshire.
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A man who was hounded by the council over £8.62p claims he was forced to take his wife's ashes to the town hall to prove she had died.
James Wright has the latest weather forecast for the east of the Meridian region.
James Wright has the latest weather forecast for the west of the Meridian region.