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Wayne Coventry: Murder charge over Bromsgrove body find

BBC Worcestershire - 3 hours 32 min ago
Wayne Coventry was found with serious injuries at a house in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, on Monday.
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Premiership: Worcester Warriors v Leicester Tigers

BBC Worcestershire - 8 hours 43 min ago
Team news as Worcester host Leicester in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Sixways (15:00 BST).
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Police arrest 743 in blitz on 'county lines' drugs gangs

BBC Worcestershire - 19 hours 26 min ago
A week of raids across England and Wales netted cocaine, crack and heroin worth over £400,000.
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Woman arrested after man found dead in Bromsgrove house

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 09:36
A woman from Birmingham is in custody in connection with the Bromsgrove death.
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The Grange 'open' prison to shut after being called 'squalid'

BBC Worcestershire - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 12:31
The Prison Service says refurbishing the prison "would not deliver value for the taxpayer".
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Blenheim Palace gold toilet theft: Three more people arrested

BBC Worcestershire - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 12:05
Two men and a woman are held after the £4.8m artwork was taken from Blenheim Palace.
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Woman with severe head condition seeks Spain operation

BBC Worcestershire - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 23:21
Rachel Pighills needs £135,000 surgery as her neck can no longer support the weight of her head.
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Bromsgrove death investigated as murder

BBC Worcestershire - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 14:15
Police say the victim, declared dead at a Bromsgrove property, is in his 30s.
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Extinction Rebellion: Police ban London protests

BBC Worcestershire - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 07:00
The organisation agrees to leave Trafalgar Square but says the "International Rebellion continues".
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BBL Cup: London City Royals win at Worcester to top South group

BBC Worcestershire - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 18:28
London City Royals win 67-65 at Worcester to top their BBL Cup group, while Cheshire win for the first time this season.
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Premier 15s: Jo Yapp becomes Worcester Warriors director of rugby

BBC Worcestershire - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 12:02
Premier 15s side Worcester Warriors Women appoint their former player Jo Yapp as director of rugby, replacing Roy Davies.
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Worcester police dog monument created from knives and blades

BBC Worcestershire - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 16:38
The statue, which honours West Mercia police dogs, was made from weapons handed in during amnesties.
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England's libraries and museums get share of £250m boost

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 10/11/2019 - 23:13
The government's five-year plan will invest in institutions like York's National Railway Museum.
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Royal National College for the Blind threatened by financial crisis

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 10/11/2019 - 23:01
The Royal National College for the Blind says special-needs funding cuts are threatening its future.
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Ciderlands Festival marks 'cider region' Herefordshire

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 10/11/2019 - 19:27
There is evidence to suggest cider has been produced in Herefordshire since the 15th Century.
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Dress linking Elizabeth I to Welsh confidante displayed

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 10/10/2019 - 23:26
It is thought to have been a gift in memory of the queen's Welsh confidante and was found in a church.
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HMP Hewell prisoner 'set himself on fire while smoking Spice'

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 10/10/2019 - 16:12
He might have been saved but for a delay in responding to his cell bell, the prison ombudsman said.
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Jeffrey Foxall death: Train 'obscured by fog' before fatal crash

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 10/10/2019 - 16:06
Jeffrey Foxall, 72, was killed as he crossed the path at Tibberton near Worcester on 6 February.
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Worcester's new railway station's set to open in December

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 10/10/2019 - 14:41
Drone footage captures the final touches being put to the £22m Worcestershire Parkway station.
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Police recruitment drive for hundreds of new officers

BBC Worcestershire - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 16:07
It is part of the government's £750m funding plan to hire 20,000 extra officers over three years.
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