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Controlled explosion carried out in Tewkesbury

The controlled explosion was carried out just after 12:30pm Credit: PA

A controlled explosion has taken place this lunchtime in Tewkesbury after a suspected mortar/rifle grenade was found.

Police have confirmed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team carried out the explosion near to Lower Lode Lane and the River Severn shortly after 12:30pm.

Cordons around the area are due to be lifted shortly.

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Severn Trent to compensate customers affected by Tewkesbury burst

Water has now been restored to all customers in the Tewkesbury area. Credit: ITV News

Severn Trent will be paying compensation to any customers who were without water for more than 15 hours as a result of the major pipe burst in Tewkesbury that happened early on Friday morning.

Water has now been restored to all customers in the Tewkesbury area.

The payment of £30, which is roughly the same as having a month free on the average combined water and waste bill, will be deducted automatically so customers don’t need to do anything.

Crews tackle large fire in Tewkesbury overnight

12 buildings are currently without power after a large fire in Tewkesbury last night.

Firefighters were called out to the Northway Trading Estate.

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A gym near the site is currently closed due to the power outage as a result of the fire.

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