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"26.02.2017 17:00:04" Timeline Photos Have you checked your driving licence recently?
Well you better, around 181 thousand people in the West Midlands are carrying licences that have expired.
Photo card licences need to be updated every ten years, at a cost, but it seems many people in our
"26.02.2017 16:10:43" www.google.co.uk Aliens actor Bill Paxton dies aged 61 - BBC News Actor Bill Paxton, known for roles in Aliens and Titanic, has died aged 61, his family tell US media Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61. The actor, who frequently collaborated with friend and director James Cameron, on some of Hollywoods biggest blockbusters, including Titanic, passed away after complications following surgery.
"26.02.2017 15:45:01" BBC Introducing Live! BBC Introducing Live! We bring our show to The White Lion in Leominster for an evening of live music in support of our favourite local artists. We invite a selection of acts who have uploaded their music to our website to join us and play a set in front of a live audience. The This evening, we're at The White Lion in Leominster recording some of our favourite bands for broadcast. Come on down - it's free!
"26.02.2017 12:11:59" BBC Hereford & Worcester The Paul Pry pub in Worcester is set to get a new lease of life on Friday after being shut for more than six months. City firm Pope's Brewing Company is taking it over and moving their brewery into the cellar. Elliott Webb went along for a preview and you This week a pub in Worcester got a new lease of life.
"26.02.2017 12:07:00" BBC Introducing Live! BBC Introducing Live! We bring our show to The White Lion in Leominster for an evening of live music in support of our favourite local artists. We invite a selection of acts who have uploaded their music to our website to join us and play a set in front of a live audience. The This evening, from 6pm, BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester will be recording 4 acts for broadcast at the The White Lion in #Leominster. Check out the event page, below...
"26.02.2017 11:44:36" Timeline Photos The owner of the Malvern Lounge has said sorry to ex Eastenders actor Shane Richie - who wasn't allowed in when he refused to take his hat off. The bar has a dress code which doesn't allow hats.
"26.02.2017 11:27:52" BBC Hereford & Worcester Tree down across the road at Severn Terrace,at the junction with Castle Street.
Van driver had a lucky escape. #StormDoris Doris came to call this week - and she wasn't very nice!
"26.02.2017 05:52:52" bbc.co.uk Newspaper review: Doping accusations and terror threats - BBC News Accusations are made against Mo Farah's coach on one front page as terror threats dominate another. Good morning - there's what's in your Sunday papers.
"25.02.2017 22:15:49" FOOTBALL: 'I thought we were as comfortable as we have been for a long time - it was a pretty easy 2-0' - Hereford FC's Rob Purdie felt the had always been in control of their Southern Football League Division One South and West game against Swindon
"25.02.2017 21:48:45" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester The Callout are a four piece pop-rock band from Redditch, who've played more than 350 shows in the decade they've been together.
Within the last five years, they've toured the country and supported big names such as Deaf Havana and McFly.
Off the back The Callout, in session for BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester at the Evesham Arts Centre. Listen again at bbc.co.uk/introhw
"25.02.2017 19:59:12" Tonight's BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester is going live. Listen here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04s5d86
"25.02.2017 11:42:09" bbc.co.uk Footballer hit by lightning in Highgate United match remembered - BBC News A stand will be named after Tony Allden, 50 years after he was killed by lightning during a match. Tribute to player killed by lightning
"25.02.2017 09:14:04" bbc.co.uk Oscars 2017: Do the best films and performances win? - BBC News Lots of factors influence who gets an Oscar - not just the quality of the film or performance. It's the Oscars tonight...so who's going to win?
"25.02.2017 06:20:01" bbc.co.uk Newspaper review: By-election fall-out and diesel warnings - BBC News Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is under the spotlight again after the party's loss in Copeland. Good morning - here's what the papers are saying today:
"24.02.2017 21:56:01" Timeline Photos Andrew Easton's going back to 1976 on Breakfast this morning. He'll be looking back at the music, fashion and TV of the time because a reunion's being held to remember Hereford's 1st Disco - Cherry's - which opened that year. Did you ever go? Let Andrew
"24.02.2017 19:29:00" NETBALL: 'It's a special journey to be part of something like this' - Severn Stars' captain Laura Malcolm says it's an exciting time for the sport with the extension of the Netball Superleague. They will play their second league match of the season in
"24.02.2017 18:30:00" FOOTBALL: 'It's been a bit of a wake-up call for everyone' - Kidderminster Harriers FC's Ryan Croasdale says he's been impressed by the overall standard of Vanarama North this season, but he's confident Harriers will be in the shake-up come the end of the
"24.02.2017 17:16:50" pitchero.com UPDATE: JOINT MEETING BETWEEN THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE SUPPORTERS TRUST - News - Worcester City FC The Board of Directors met earlier this week with representatives of the Supporters Trust. FOOTBALL: Worcester City FC's board of directors have met with the Worcester City Supporters Trust and the board says the two groups have committed to set aside past differences in order to work for the greater good of the club.
"24.02.2017 16:49:22" dailymail.co.uk Do YOU have an upper-class home? Etiquette expert William Hanson insists that decanters, canteens, bellboards and even horses are necessary to be able to call your home upper-class. How many of these have you got in your home?
"24.02.2017 16:30:00" BASKETBALL: 'If everybody's on their game I'm confident we can get it done' - Worcester Wolves Basketball Club's head coach Paul James looks ahead to a huge weekend for the squad. They will host Plymouth Raiders Basketball Club on Friday, 24 February in
"24.02.2017 16:00:27" bbc.co.uk Claudio Ranieri: Leicester's decision to sack manager 'unforgivable', says Gary Lineker Leicester's decision to sack boss Claudio Ranieri nine months after he won the Premier League title is "unforgivable", says Gary Lineker. It's made Gary Lineker cry....but should Leicester have sacked Claudio Ranieri?
"24.02.2017 15:32:47" bbc.co.uk Price of stamps to rise next month - BBC News Royal Mail says the rises are necessary to maintain the universal service. The cost of posting a letter is about to go UP.
"24.02.2017 15:32:45" The Mayor of Hereford is spending 24 hours sweating on a bike today - but going nowhere. Hundreds of people are taking part in the 24 hour spinathon at The Point 4 in Hereford to raise money for the Royal National College but Jimmy Kenyon is one of the
"24.02.2017 12:57:22" Timeline Photos The driver of a Ferrari supercar ended up with a sinking feeling during Storm Doris - http://bbc.in/2lRw2kG - pictures courtesy of @alitwonk
"24.02.2017 11:03:57" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk A climber who died in hospital after suffering serious injuries in a fall in the Cairngorms is named by police. Climber from Evesham dies in Cairngorms fall
"24.02.2017 10:08:29" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post Have you paid for a leaflet like these in Worcestershire recently? They're being sold on the streets and it's claimed that money raised from sales goes to Children's Cancer charities. However, you've been telling us you're not convinced that they're as
"24.02.2017 09:16:08" The University of Worcester's wheelchair treadmill challenge is go!!!
The aim of the challenge is to travel 110 miles, the distance the university's wheelchair basketball team will go to get to Manchester to defend their national title.
They are hoping
"24.02.2017 08:48:54" dailymail.co.uk www.dailymail.co.uk Marianne Gray, from Glasgow, who is a size 12 after she was forced to buy a size 20 because it was the only one which fitted properly. NEWS: Do you wish shops would agree on dress sizes? Are you fed up with swinging wildly between a size 12 and a size 16? Toni wants your calls this morning 0345 300 8181 or text 81333 starting with hw.
"24.02.2017 08:46:16" Timeline Photos What lies do you tell yourself so you remain convinced you're leading a healthy lifestyle?
Here are the top five "health porky pies"
Which ones are you guilty of? Toni wants your calls this morning 0345 300 8181 or text 81333 starting hw.
Number 5 -
"24.02.2017 08:45:50" bbc.co.uk Leominster family's race against time to fund spine surgery - BBC News A teenager's family faces funding her life-changing spinal surgery after it was cancelled in an NHS mix-up. Let's all wish Ella good luck.
"24.02.2017 08:14:28" bbc.co.uk Kung fu grandma is China's new internet sensation - BBC News The 94-year-old who has become China's latest internet sensation. I wouldn't fancy taking her on...
"24.02.2017 08:12:43" bbc.co.uk Conservationists call for 'red squirrel army' - BBC News A group of charities is looking for thousands of volunteers to help protect the native red squirrel. A total of 5,000 squirrel-watchers are required across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
"24.02.2017 08:12:18" bbc.co.uk Kim Jong-nam killing: 'VX nerve agent' found on his face - BBC News The N Korean leader's half-brother was killed by a substance classified as a weapon of mass destruction. Mr Kim died last week after two women accosted him briefly in a check-in hall at a Kuala Lumpur airport.
"24.02.2017 07:33:38" dailymail.co.uk New breed of SUPER-PIG could make GM pork pies common Scientists at Edinburgh's Roslin Institute used gene-editing techniques to produce GM pigs potentially resilient to a virus that is one of the greatest challenges facing pig producers today. NEWS: Would you be happy to eat pork from a genetically modified pig?
"24.02.2017 07:20:38" Timeline Photos Kezza Morris, who runs M&M Dance & Performing Arts Studio in Kidderminster, sent us this picture of part of the building's roof which was ripped off by Storm Doris yesterday!
Keep your pictures of the storm coming - you can send us a message through
"24.02.2017 06:38:20" The day after #StormDoris what can we expect? Here is Charlie Slater with more...
"24.02.2017 06:12:58" bbc.co.uk Tories win Copeland by-election as Labour holds Stoke - BBC News The Conservatives unseat Labour in the Copeland by-election as Labour holds Stoke-on-Trent Central. Labour held on to Stoke Central in last night's by-election - seeing off the challenge of UKIP.
But the Tories won in Copeland - a constituency held by Labour for the past 80 years.
"24.02.2017 05:52:24" bbc.co.uk Newspaper review: The 'wrath' of Storm Doris - BBC News The path of destruction left in the wake of Storm Doris makes most of the front pages. Happy Friday! Storm Doris is dominating the front pages, the day after she swept through the UK.
"24.02.2017 05:30:41" bbc.co.uk Claudio Ranieri: Leicester City sack Premier League-winning manager Manager Claudio Ranieri is sacked by Leicester City, nine months after leading them to the Premier League title. Were Leicester right to sack Ranieri - the season after they won the title under his leadership?
"23.02.2017 20:05:00" The Paul Pry pub in Worcester is set to get a new lease of life on Friday after being shut for more than six months. City firm Pope's Brewing Company is taking it over and moving their brewery into the cellar. Elliott Webb went along for a preview and you
"23.02.2017 20:01:26" A Worcester mum says here toddler son is being denied his human rights as he cannot live with his dad in the UK.
Toni Stew wants her Egyptian husband to live in the city with her and 17-month-old Ali.
But she does not meet the government's required
"23.02.2017 20:01:24" How was it where you are?
Storm Doris has been and gone- here's a few shots of the fallen trees we've reported on throughout the day, in Malvern, Worcester and Hawford.
"23.02.2017 19:22:00" Could you help discover the hidden history of the Blackpole Munitions Factory? It opened a century ago and 200 million bullets were produced there during the First World War. The site is now the Blackpole East industrial estate and it's hoped that
"23.02.2017 18:57:32" NETBALL: 'It's just about being more consistent with the good things that we've been doing' - Severn Stars' captain Laura Malcolm reflects on the opening Netball Superleague fixture at Surrey Storm Netball and also looks ahead to the match against
"23.02.2017 18:30:00" BASKETBALL: 'If we win each quarter by four or five points then we win the game' - Worcester Wolves Basketball Club's head coach Paul James says there is no reason why his side can't overturn an 18-point first-leg deficit when they host Plymouth Raiders
"23.02.2017 17:23:10" Timeline Photos After the storm.....comes a rainbow over Worcester:
"23.02.2017 16:58:55" FOOTBALL: 'We've just got to keep believing in what we are doing and I think it will pay off in the end' - Kidderminster Harriers FC's Ryan Croasdale is confident he and his team-mates can bounce back after the defeat at Chorley FC when they host another
"23.02.2017 16:17:22" Timeline Photos We are looking to speak to some Italian rugby supporters on our breakfast show tomorrow.
Let us know if you would like to come on and give your predictions ahead of the Six Nations clash against England Rugby on Sunday
"23.02.2017 16:10:46" bbc.co.uk Engineers were needed to glue the roof down at the Asda supermarket near the River Wye in Hereford. #StormDoris: Engineers needed to 'glue down' Asda roof
"23.02.2017 15:23:22" RUGBY UNION: 'There's a lot of learning still to do and a long way to go for us' - Worcester Warriors' director of rugby Gary Gold reflects on the games against Exeter Chiefs Official and Saracens. He feels the side has made headway, but there can by no
"23.02.2017 15:15:47" More damage from Storm Doris in Church Hill in North Worcestershire, where a beech tree has come down.
"23.02.2017 15:09:45" Timeline Photos A tree's smashed into a house in Kidderminster, causing significant damage. Firefighters are there, making things safe.
"23.02.2017 14:49:51" Greyfriars Bridge in Hereford is closed in both directions thanks to Storm Doris.
The canopy of the new petrol station at Asda has come loose and is danger of blowing off into the road.
"23.02.2017 14:43:54" Elan Valley Storm Doris is throwing herself around Elan today! Video taken by our Commercial Coordinator, Glyn Webster DORIS: It's cutting up rough in the Elan Valley as this short video demonstrates - turn up the sound on your computer for the best effect. Thanks to our friends at the Elan Valley for the footage which was taken by their commercial coordinator Glyn
"23.02.2017 14:20:03" Timeline Photos Storm Doris has written off another car.
This Peugeot was struck by part of the corrugated roof of a warehouse on New Road in Kidderminster.
"23.02.2017 13:55:14" bbc.co.uk Storm Doris winds reach 94mph as it hits UK - BBC News Parts of the UK are facing travel disruption as Storm Doris brings high winds and some snow. Storm Doris: Woman killed in the West Midlands as winds reach 94mph
"23.02.2017 13:39:53" A443 Tree Clearing
"23.02.2017 12:45:39" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post A huge Horse Chestnut tree, said to be hundreds of years, has fallen into the River Severn at The Camp House Inn, Grimley near Worcester. #StormDoris
"23.02.2017 12:45:33" Tree down across the road at Severn Terrace,at the junction with Castle Street.
Van driver had a lucky escape. #StormDoris
"23.02.2017 12:04:03" Dealing with #Doris.
Here's the aftermath of a tree that's crashed into railings on Severn Terrace in Worcester.
"23.02.2017 11:52:32" bbc.co.uk Helen Bailey's killer jailed for 34 years - BBC News Ian Stewart jailed for at least 34 years for murdering his fiancee, children's author Helen Bailey During sentencing, Judge Andrew Bright QC described the murder as "heinous".
"23.02.2017 11:49:14" A449 at Hawford between Worcester and Kidderminster back open now that a large tree which fell into the road has been cleared.
"23.02.2017 10:59:48" Tree fallen down in Worcester A443
"23.02.2017 10:56:57" WATCH: Tree blown down in Worcester (A443)
"23.02.2017 10:54:50" Timeline Photos A van driver's had a lucky escape after a tree fell across a road in the centre of Worcester, at the junction of Castle Street and Severn Terrace. We're told, luckily, no one was injured.
"23.02.2017 10:41:22" Timeline Photos Another victim of Storm Doris.
This is the tree that has fallen across the #B4084 in #Pershore
Photo from Worcestershire County Council:
"23.02.2017 10:36:22" bbc.co.uk Net migration to UK falls to 273,000 - BBC News Net migration to UK drops to 273,000 in year to September - down 49,000 from previous year, figures show The fall is the first time net migration has dipped below 300,000 in two years and the lowest level recorded since June 2014.
But it is short of the government's target figure of under 100,000.
"23.02.2017 08:28:45" bbc.co.uk Amazon Prime imam 'stopped in the street for selfies' - BBC News Amazon ad imam called on by government to promote harmony between Muslims and other faiths. Remember this advert from just before Christmas?
The iman who starred in it says he's been asked to work with the government to promote harmony between Islam and other faiths.
The Amazon ad showed him enjoying friendship and sharing presents with a
"23.02.2017 08:18:43" bbc.co.uk Mosul offensive: Iraqi forces storm airport in bid to retake city - BBC News The attack on the airport is a key part of the Iraqi government's bid to drive IS militants from Mosul. The runway has already been destroyed by IS, but seizing such a large site would help the Iraqi army control southern routes into Mosul.
"23.02.2017 06:54:22" Elliott has been outside so you don't have to! Storm Dorris is starting to pick up so make sure you're listening to Breakfast for all the latest from 7am.
"23.02.2017 06:34:30" Storm Doris heading to us today, here is Charlie Slater with more...
"23.02.2017 06:16:16" bbc.co.uk Trump to rescind transgender bathroom rules from Obama era - BBC News The White House says the US president firmly believes this is a states' rights issue. The Obama-era rule directed public schools to allow transgender pupils to use toilets of their gender identity.
"23.02.2017 05:47:05" bbc.co.uk Newspaper review: Did author murderer 'kill first wife too'? - BBC News Newly convicted killer Ian Stewart makes most of the front pages as police look again at first wife's death. Morning! Here's a look at today's papers.
"23.02.2017 05:42:56" bbc.co.uk Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10 a day - BBC News More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say. Do you get your five a day?
How about ten a day?
Scientists are saying eating loads of fruit and veg could prevent nearly 8 million premature deaths each year.
"23.02.2017 05:29:33" bbc.co.uk Storm Doris winds reach 87mph as it hits UK - BBC News Weather warnings for wind and snow are in place across the UK. Has Storm Doris hit where you are in Herefordshire and Worcestershire?
The Met Office has issued an Amber warning of wind - meaning be prepared - from 6am to 8pm on Thursday for Herefordshire and Worcestershire with gusts of 60-70 mph likely, and 70-80
"22.02.2017 23:59:02" Timeline Photos They've been rated as inadequate and placed in special measures- but the management of a school in Hereford say they're being judged by the wrong standards.
The Robert Owen Academy has been given a damning Ofsted report, but they say they want the
"22.02.2017 22:14:00" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester #Bromsgrove's Robert Brunt was chosen by BBC Introducing presenter Andrew Marston as 'one to watch out for' in his Hot For 2014 countdown.
Robert is a "singer and songwriter of rockabilly plus country & western of 15-years".
During the day, he works as #Bromsgrove musician Robert Brunt performs an exclusive session for BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester.
"22.02.2017 20:00:04" Timeline Photos The majority of children aren't woken by standard fire alarms.
That's the conclusion of a report following a house fire in 2013 in Derbyshire in which six children all members of the Philpott family died.
The children slept through the alarm. Now
"22.02.2017 18:00:05" Timeline Photos So how many points do you have on your driving licence?
A BBC investigation has found that there are ten thousand drivers on UK roads with 12 or more points.
Normally at that point they'd face losing their licence but in Worcestershire 88 people still
"22.02.2017 17:28:12" Timeline Photos Some breaking news. A woman in her 30's is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in Hereford .
An ambulance was called to Chepstow Walk in the Bobblestock area of the city at around half past 4 this afternoon.
Crews found a woman with a stomach
"22.02.2017 17:12:14" bbc.co.uk Owners told not to use dangerous tumble dryers after all - BBC News Owners of potentially lethal tumble dryers are given revised guidance by manufacturer Whirlpool. UNPLUG YOUR DRYER!
Millions of us are now being told NOT to use our tumble dryers after all.
"22.02.2017 15:10:03" Timeline Photos Police have cordoned off part of Rotherwas area of Hereford after an unexploded World War Two bomb was discovered, during some excavation work.
Holme Lacy Road has been closed in both directions, from the roundabout at Gate House Road, to Fordshill Road
"22.02.2017 15:01:08" Here's Rebecca with your weather update
"22.02.2017 14:22:16" warriors.co.uk Jersey giant Phillips joins Warriors All the latest news from the Worcester Warriors | Official site of Worcester Warriors Rugby Club with the latest news, features, multimedia, fixture and tickets, tables, player profiles & merchandise RUGBY UNION: Another member of Jersey Reds' squad is making the switch to Sixways Stadium. Pierce Phillips is to join Simon Kerrod in making the move to Worcester Warriors.
"22.02.2017 14:13:59" wccc.co.uk KOHLER-CADMORE SET FOR SHOULDER SURGERY BUT BUMPY OPTIMISTIC KOHLER-CADMORE SET FOR SHOULDER SURGERY BUT BUMPY OPTIMISTIC CRICKET: Worcestershire County Cricket Club's batsman Tom Kohler-Cadmore will miss the club's pre-season tour to Abu Dhabi after dislocating a shoulder, but should be fit for the opening Specsavers County Championship fixture of the 2017 season.
"22.02.2017 12:35:24" pitchero.com Nathan Vaughan Re-Joins City - News - Worcester City FC The Blue And Whites snap up goalkeeper Vaughan FOOTBALL: Worcester City FC confirm goalkeeper Nathan Vaughan had rejoined them on a deal for the remainder of the season.
"22.02.2017 12:18:17" bbc.co.uk Backlash after Primark pulls 'fantastically offensive' Walking Dead T-shirt Primark has stopped selling a T-shirt featuring words from a nursery rhyme after a shopper complained that it was "fantastically offensive". Offensive or political correctness gone mad?
Primark has stopped selling a T-shirt featuring words from a nursery rhyme after a shopper complained that it was "fantastically offensive".
But now there's a backlash on social media, with some complaining
"22.02.2017 11:02:36" Timeline Photos This rabbit was found last night on the railway bridge at Martin Hussingtree, Nr Fernhill Heath.
Can you help reunite it with its owner?
If so please share and get in touch.
"22.02.2017 11:00:51" bbc.co.uk New TV channel for BBC in Scotland - BBC News The BBC in Scotland will launch a new channel, with a £30m budget, in autumn 2018. The plans for the channel include a Scottish news hour at 9pm which will broadcast stories from Scotland, the UK and the world.
"22.02.2017 10:39:47" A Grate Cheese debate has kicked off online over the correct way to prepare the dairy favourite. A woman has revealed on Mumsnet how she caught her husband moving the grater while he holds the cheese still, meanwhile she does the opposite! She asked users
"22.02.2017 10:08:13" Timeline Photos Storm Doris is coming.
Revised weather warnings just been issued. An Amber warning area has been extended into Herefordshire and Worcestershire.
"22.02.2017 09:57:28" bbc.co.uk Income rules for foreign spouses upheld - BBC News Income rules stopping thousands of British citizens bringing their foreign spouse to UK are lawful - Supreme Court As the law stands, British people have to earn above a certain amount before they can bring a spouse from outside the EEA to live in the country.
"22.02.2017 09:05:50" audioboom.com Where will Worcester City FC be next season? The Chairman of Worcester City Football Club has ruled out the possibility of the club playing at Sixways in the near future. Speaking to BBC H&W, Anthony Hampson revealed it was almost certain the club will ground-share at Bromsgrove Sporting FC for
"22.02.2017 08:42:09" audioboom.com Herefordshire man appeals for help to pay for prosthetics. A man from Herefordshire whose body dysmorphia drove him to two suicide attempts - in which he lost his right arm and leg - says he hopes to return to his career as a doctor. Stephen Sadler is appealing for help in raising £140 thousand to pay for
"22.02.2017 08:23:23" Timeline Photos Spring has arrived! In Hereford, at least...
Jaccii has sent us the proof - from Herefordshire Mind in Widemarsh Street.
We shouldn't be that surprised... Hereford was the warmest spot in the UK yesterday!
"22.02.2017 08:23:13" Timeline Photos What's the craziest thing you did in your 20's? Elliott wants your calls on 0345 300 8181.
According to a new survey the average 20-something would prefer a night in with friends rather than going out clubbing, and half of them worry about saving money.
"22.02.2017 08:09:49" bbc.co.uk Wayne Rooney not guaranteed to stay at Manchester United, says Jose Mourinho Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has not ruled out captain Wayne Rooney leaving the club this month. United's record goalscorer has in recent weeks been linked with a move to the Chinese Super League - whose transfer window closes next week.
"22.02.2017 08:02:06" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post Have you spotted any early signs of spring yet?
We found these plants have flowered a early at Whitlenge Gardens in Hartlebury and the daffodils are in full bloom at Croome Court.
"22.02.2017 08:00:07" bbc.co.uk Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030 - BBC News Women in South Korea will be the first in the world to live an average of 90 years. Imperial College London and the World Health Organization predicted 35 industrialised countries they studied would see people living longer in 2030 - and the gap between men and women would start to close in most countries.
"22.02.2017 07:01:19" Is Storm Doris coming our way? Here is Charlie Slater with more....
"22.02.2017 06:17:27" bbc.co.uk Street parties planned to remember murdered MP Jo Cox - BBC News Her widower said the event was a "fitting tribute" to the mother-of-two, who was murdered last June. Mrs Cox's widower Brendan said the UK-wide event, called The Great Get Together, would be a "fitting tribute" to the mother-of-two, who died in June last year.
"22.02.2017 06:15:11" bbc.co.uk Supreme Court to rule on foreign spouse income limit - BBC News The income barrier prevents thousands of Britons from bringing their foreign spouse to the UK. The rule - that Britons must earn more than £18,600 before a husband or wife from outside the European Economic Area can settle in the UK - was introduced by the former coalition government to stop foreign spouses becoming reliant on taxpayers.
"22.02.2017 06:07:12" bbc.co.uk Newspaper review: The £1m bomber and 'storm chaos' - BBC News A British suicide bomber makes many of the front pages, while others warn of the incoming Storm Doris. Good morning! Here's a look at today's front pages.
"21.02.2017 21:05:50" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester Wyre Forest Young Musicians Competition 2017. Courtesy of Colin Hill. Congratulations to everyone involved in this year's Wyre Forest Young Musician of the Year. Hear all of the highlights on the BBC iPlayer at bbc.co.uk/introhw
"21.02.2017 20:01:42" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester
"21.02.2017 20:01:20" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester The gig guide for this Tuesday night is below . . .
- FCS presents: Heavy Heart, Horror On The High Seas @ The Marr's Bar, Worcester
- Open Mic: Pete Kelly @ The Queen's Head, Wolverley, Kidderminster
- I Am Beast @ The Courtyard, Hereford Here's your gig guide for tonight...
"21.02.2017 19:49:31" Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service are increasingly relying on part-time staff, with three quarters of the workforce made up of retained firefighters. Elliott & Toni went along to see what sort of training they have to go through to keep their
"21.02.2017 16:32:07" bbc.co.uk Sutton v Arsenal: Wayne Shaw resigns following FA investigation Sutton accept the resignation of goalkeeper Wayne Shaw, who is under investigation for potentially breaching betting rules. The PIE-gate goalkeeper has stood down from his role.
"21.02.2017 15:30:37" BASKETBALL: 'I think we're a much more mature team now than we were earlier in the season' - Worcester Wolves Basketball Club's head coach Paul James felt the BBL - British Basketball League home win over London Lions shows how far the squad has
"21.02.2017 14:00:34" Here's Sara Blizzard with your weather update
"21.02.2017 13:56:20" bbc.co.uk SS-GB: BBC to 'look at' sound levels after complaints - BBC News The BBC will look into the sound levels for its new drama SS-GB after viewers complain about mumbling. Listen very carefully...I shall say this only once...
"21.02.2017 12:56:39" bbc.co.uk Sutton v Arsenal: Wayne Shaw's pie eating investigated by Gambling Commission The Gambling Commission is investigating whether there was a breach of betting regulations during Arsenal's FA Cup win over Sutton on Monday. "It was a PASTY...not a PIE".
The Sutton United goalkeeper says he was eating on the bench during last night's FA Cup tie against Arsenal because he was HUNGRY -- not for a bet. A bookie was offering odds of eight to one that he'd eat a pie during the
"21.02.2017 11:46:42" Timeline Photos It's one of the country's most popular tourist attractions - and it's right on our doorstep.
Worcester Cathedral has been voted the UK's ninth-favourite free visitor attraction!
It's the highest-ranking cathedral on the list.
What's your favourite free
"21.02.2017 11:36:56" RUGBY UNION: 'We were like rabbits in the headlights' - Luctonians' director of rugby Alex Davidson says a poor start cost his side against National Two North leaders, Caldy Rugby Club as Lucs went down 36-5 at Mortimer Park on Saturday, 18 February.
"21.02.2017 11:14:45" warriors.co.uk Warriors sign Jersey prop Kerrod All the latest news from the Worcester Warriors | Official site of Worcester Warriors Rugby Club with the latest news, features, multimedia, fixture and tickets, tables, player profiles & merchandise RUGBY UNION: Worcester Warriors announce the signing of Jersey Reds tighthead prop Simon Kerrod for next season.
"21.02.2017 10:59:22" westmercia.police.uk West Mercia Police - Chief Constable's decision on Police Dog Ivy The Chief Constable of West Mercia Police, Anthony Bangham, has reached his decision on the future of a police dog whose handler was due to retire and wanted to take her into retirement with him. Ruff Justice?
The Chief Constable of West Mercia Police says he WON'T let a police dog retire with its handler.
The family of Sgt David Evans - who's served for 34 years - says it's in UTTER SHOCK about the decision.
"21.02.2017 10:42:18" bbc.co.uk Singapore 'fire rainbow' cloud phenomenon lights up sky - BBC News The multi-coloured glow appeared in the late afternoon, to the delight of people in the city-state. A rare cloud phenomenon over Singapore has delighted people in the city-state.
"21.02.2017 09:56:50" bbc.co.uk Couple lose civil partnership challenge - BBC News Heterosexual couple lose Court of Appeal battle for right to enter into a civil partnership Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan had challenged a ruling that they could not have a civil partnership because they did not meet the legal requirement of being the same sex.
"21.02.2017 09:28:50" bbc.co.uk Man marks his ex-girlfriend's apology letter and sends it back to her An American student who graded his ex-girlfriend's breakup letter says he has no regrets over it going viral. Well that's one way of getting back at your ex...
"21.02.2017 09:24:44" bbc.co.uk Ruling due on civil partnership challenge - BBC News Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan want to have a civil partnership instead of a marriage. Rebecca and Charles are challenging a ruling that they could not have a civil partnership because they did not meet the legal requirement of being the same sex - saying it amounts to discrimination.
"21.02.2017 09:16:32" Should we be aiming to walk 10,000 steps a day?
That is the target we are given by fitness tracking devices but some scientists argue it is a made up figure.
Our reporter Phil Maiden has been on a walk around Malvern this morning with Malvern Sole
"21.02.2017 08:34:39" Timeline Photos Sue O'Dowd can claim to be the owner of Britain's oldest plastic shopping bag; it's dated 1981 and brought out to celebrate Tesco's 50th anniversary, Sue uses it to store her spare wool.
Daughter Frankie noticed the bag recently when her 65-year-old
"21.02.2017 07:59:29" bbc.co.uk Mary Berry 'stands by' Paul Hollywood after Bake Off move - BBC News The former Bake Off judge also admits the one thing she didn't like about the show. The former Bake Off judge said although they may have their differences, she "admired him a lot".
"21.02.2017 07:10:46" Sara Blizzard with your weather for a Tuesday, will it be as mild as Monday?
"21.02.2017 06:58:14" bbc.co.uk Melbourne plane crash: Five killed as aircraft hits shopping centre - BBC News Four US citizens and an Australian pilot died when their light aircraft came down on a shopping centre. Police said the charter flight appeared to have had a "catastrophic engine failure" shortly after taking off.
Despite the destruction, no-one was killed or injured on the ground.
"21.02.2017 06:33:30" bbc.co.uk David Cassidy: Ex-Partridge Family idol says he has dementia - BBC News He forgot the words to classic songs and appeared physically unstable at performances in California. The 66-year-old told People magazine he'll stop touring in order to focus on his health.
"21.02.2017 06:28:39" bbc.co.uk Hospital cuts planned in most of England - BBC News There are proposals to close hospitals or cut services in over half of local areas, a BBC analysis shows. In Herefordshire and Worcestershire, health bosses are considering reducing the numbers of beds in both community and acute hospitals.
"21.02.2017 06:24:36" Timeline Photos Do you own a caravan and/or go on caravan holidays and why?
New figures show motorhome and caravan ownership has surged in the last few years and the vehicles are a lifetime away from those of the 60s and 70s.
Research published by the Centre for
"21.02.2017 06:19:31" bbc.co.uk Mary Berry 'stands by' Paul Hollywood after Bake Off move - BBC News The former Bake Off judge also admits the one thing she didn't like about the show. "I would always stand by him. Paul and I had our differences about what was important to us, but he is a brilliant bread-maker and I admired him a lot."
"21.02.2017 06:00:46" bbc.co.uk Newspaper headlines: 'Business rates battle' and the £6bn bill - BBC News Accusations over the proposed changes to business rates make the front pages. Good morning! Here's a look at today's papers.
"20.02.2017 19:45:00" When is a ditch more than a ditch? When it's a scheduled ancient monument which is on Historic England's At Risk register. The Row Ditch is an earthwork running alongside the Bartonsham Meadows in Hereford and it's now set to be investigated for the
"20.02.2017 18:04:07" bbc.co.uk Slippery bottle solves ketchup problem - BBC News Scientists in Boston have found a way to get every last drop of ketchup out of the bottle. It's the invention we've all been waiting for -
"20.02.2017 16:38:09" Timeline Photos Another public shaming of lazy dog owners has been spotted in the Battenhall area of Worcester. It seems to be connected to the PooWatch Worcester Facebook group.
Do you think this kind of tactic will help clean up the streets?
"20.02.2017 16:25:00" bbc.co.uk Kurt Cobain would have been 50 today: Six reasons why we still love him - BBC News Kurt Cobain would have been 50 today. Here are six reasons why we still love him Kurt Cobain would have hit 50 today...
"20.02.2017 15:52:13" Timeline Photos BBC Music Day is coming and we're celebrating the musical heritage of the two counties – you can nominate an iconic artist or legendary venue to receive an official blue plaque – send your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org
"20.02.2017 15:28:09" bbc.co.uk Hitler's phone sold for $243,000 at US auction - BBC News The red phone, which has the Nazi leader's name engraved on it, was sold to an anonymous bidder. That's one expensive phone call....
"20.02.2017 14:16:03" Timeline Photos A couple from Alvechurch have had to pay more than £3,000 after failing to keep their dogs quiet.
After people complained about the animals' excessive barking, Mark and Sarah Mansell were given an abatement notice ordering them to stop the noise. But
"20.02.2017 14:00:38" Sara Blizzard has your weather update
"20.02.2017 11:55:36" Meet Ray - who is back on his feet after having 27 HEART ATTACKS in Worcestershire.
"20.02.2017 10:25:22" bbc.co.uk UKIP officials quit in Hillsborough row - BBC News The resignations are blamed on "crass insensitivity" by leader Paul Nuttall and donor Arron Banks. Mr Nuttall said last week he was "sorry" over false claims that he had lost close friends in the 1989 tragedy.
Mr Banks later tweeted he was "sick to death" hearing about Hillsborough.
Liverpool and Merseyside branch chairs Stuart Monkham and Adam
"20.02.2017 09:24:22" Timeline Photos Could you provide a home for Jessie?
Seven-year-old crossbreed Jessie - pictured with her carer Natalie - has been looked after at Dogs Trust Evesham since September - but has yet to find a loving new owner.
Staff at the Trust want her to have a home -
"20.02.2017 08:36:14" Timeline Photos Daniel Craig has become the second longest serving James Bond; he's played the role of "OO7" for almost 11 and 1/2 years but is he the best Bond? Call Elliott Webb on 0345 300 8181with your choice of Bond.
"20.02.2017 07:22:55" bbc.co.uk Man survives 20m fall down cliff in Sydney - BBC News He was winched to safety almost five hours later in a complicated rescue in dense bushland. Local police said it was remarkable the man survived.
"20.02.2017 07:09:14" bbc.co.uk Trump tries to explain remark about Sweden amid ridicule - BBC News Sweden sought clarification after he referred to a security incident there which did not happen. Addressing a rally on Saturday, he had said, "look at what's happening last night in Sweden", as he listed parts of Europe hit by terrorist attacks.
But there was no such incident reported in the country.
"20.02.2017 06:16:56" bbc.co.uk Council tax to rise while services cut, says LGA - BBC News Local authorities warning of struggle to fund care for increasing numbers of elderly people. The Local Government Association says many councils are planning tax increases of up to 4.99% but that cuts to libraries, bin collections and other services will still be needed.
"20.02.2017 06:15:46" bbc.co.uk Sir David Attenborough to present Blue Planet sequel - BBC News The sequel to 2001's ocean series is due to be shown later this year on BBC One. If you enjoyed The Blue Planet back in 2001 - we've got some good news for you!
"20.02.2017 05:44:30" bbc.co.uk Newspaper headlines: Brexit 'blackmail' and 'plotting' peers - BBC News Stories on pre-negotiation warnings from European politicians and to "remainer" peers make the front pages. Good morning! Here's a look at this morning's front pages.
"19.02.2017 23:43:44" He was once a successful doctor, driven by mental illness to two suicide attempts.
Now a Herefordshire man is appealing for help to pay for life-changing prosthetics.
Hear more of Stephen Sadler's story with Elliott and Toni from 6am on Monday.
"19.02.2017 20:54:56" Timeline Photos Here's an interesting way to deal with the menace of dog mess. A rather polite message chalked onto the pavement in Battenhall Road, Worcester.
"19.02.2017 14:46:00" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post We can't walk, cycle or ride our horses through our village anymore. People living in Callow say somebody will be killed unless traffic calming measures are put in place soon. They've recorded more than 1500 vehicles driving through per day including
"19.02.2017 12:19:38" BBC Hereford & Worcester Crouch - Touch - Pause - Get Engaged!!
Freddie popped the question to Jessica today at Worcester Warriors with the help of BBC Hereford & Worcester's Andrew Easton. On Valentine's day this week - the ultimate romantic gesture was made by one man.
"19.02.2017 11:40:28" BBC Hereford & Worcester A new climbing centre has opened up in Hereford featuring a unique 15 metre high arch - we sent Andrew Easton to find out if anybody can really scale new heights..... This week we heard about a brand new climbing centre - one of the best in the UK - which has opened in Hereford.
"19.02.2017 08:10:15" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post A man who had 27 heart attacks in 24 hours has praised Worcestershire Royal for keeping him alive. Ray Woodhall will tell Kate Justice his story after 8.
"19.02.2017 06:36:04" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post A major new TV series starts on BBC 1 tonight called "SS GB" - set in a 1941 Britain, occupied by the Nazis. Join Kate Justice from 7 to find out how if that had happened - Worcestershire's Madresfield Court would have become a very important place.
"19.02.2017 06:08:34" bbc.co.uk Newspaper headlines: Russia 'assassination plot' and Brexit 'limbo' - BBC News Claims Moscow planned a coup in Montenegro and fears EU nationals could be caught in a legal no man's land after Brexit make the front pages. Good morning - here's what the papers are talking about today.
"18.02.2017 20:14:02" bbc.co.uk Andrew Marston introduces Mellow Deep (Bromsgrove), BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester - BBC Hereford & Worcester Unsigned, undiscovered and under-the-radar music, as recorded at Evesham Arts Centre. On tonight's BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester...
• The BBC investigates the growing number of people reporting sexual abuse at gigs, including one case study with a #Worcestershire band.
• We chat to Nozstock The Hidden Valley, in #Bromyard,
"18.02.2017 17:56:48" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester Our gig guide for tonight is below. . . .
- Dodgy (Redditch/Pershore) @ The Cluny, Ouseburn, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
- Sons Of Yoda @ The Plough, Hereford
- Mister Wolf @ The Swan, Stourport
- Polly Edwards @ The Pheasant, Worcester
- King of Here's tonight's gig guide...
"18.02.2017 16:10:59" Crouch - Touch - Pause - Get Engaged!!
Freddie popped the question to Jessica today at Worcester Warriors with the help of BBC Hereford & Worcester's Andrew Easton.
"18.02.2017 15:12:53" bbc.co.uk BBC - Hereford & Worcester - Home Where Elliott Webb and Toni McDonald wake you up in the morning – and we're the home of the Warriors! Telephone us on 0345 300 8181. Follow BBC Hereford & Worcester Sport online:
Worcester Warriors vs Exeter Chiefs - FM, DAB and at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcherefordandworcester
Chorley vs Kidderminster Harriers and Worcester City vs Halifax Town:
"18.02.2017 09:15:56" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post Here's how to cook 'Perfect Steak' as heard on Andrew Easton's Saturday Breakfast Show.
Enjoy and let us know how you get on with yours!
"18.02.2017 06:09:47" bbc.co.uk Newspaper headlines: House sales 'slump' and NHS staff 'crisis' - BBC News A slowdown in home sales, fears over recruitment of GPs and nurses, and the row over business rates attract headlines. Good morning, here's what the papers are saying this Saturday.
"17.02.2017 21:35:02" A rare giraffe has been born at West Midland Safari Park. The six foot baby boy is being celebrated, as Rothschild's giraffes are listed as endangered. Numbers in the wild are dropping at an alarming rate. Staff have named the baby 'Fennessy' and he
"17.02.2017 20:00:04" A Beatles fan from Worcester is trying to shed more light on how the first known recording by the band was preserved thanks to a meeting in the city.
The song 'In Spite Of All The Danger' was recorded by the Quarrymen, the band which went on to become
"17.02.2017 19:47:18" A new climbing centre has opened up in Hereford featuring a unique 15 metre high arch - we sent Andrew Easton to find out if anybody can really scale new heights.....
"17.02.2017 18:44:37" bbc.co.uk Tennis star Bouchard's Super Bowl fan gets a second date - BBC News A fan whose Twitter wager won him a date with tennis star Genie Bouchard has secured a rematch. There's hope for us all...
"17.02.2017 18:21:06" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester LOTS of shows happening tonight in the area. Check them out below . . .
- Dodgy (Redditch/Pershore) @ The Record Factory, Glasgow
- Jon Walsh @ De Koffie Pot, Hereford
- The SKAstuds @ The Wharf, Stourport
- Rodney Branigan @ The Globe, Hay-On-Wye Here's the gig guide for Herefordshire & Worcestershire.
"17.02.2017 16:49:10" youtube.com Eastham Bridge update A short timelapse showing work in progress on Eastham Bridge, Tenbury Wells. A Worcestershire County Council project It crumbled into the river last May....now Worcestershire County Council has released this footage of the new Eastham Bridge, near Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, United Kingdom, being built.
It's due to open in the Spring.
"17.02.2017 16:15:44" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Former Worcestershire and England opening batsman Peter Richardson dies at the age of 85. Peter Richardson, the ex-Worcestershire & England batsman has died.
"17.02.2017 15:45:00" bbc.co.uk Gorden Kaye: Funeral of 'Allo 'Allo! star held in Huddersfield - BBC News 'Allo 'Allo! co-stars Vicki Michelle and Sue Hodge were among those attending. Funeral of 'Allo 'Allo! star Gorden Kaye takes place in Huddersfield:
"17.02.2017 15:27:28" Malvern Signs WATCH: A walking tour along Malvern's "Route To The Hills" trail - with a running total of how much it cost. Each sign cost between £2,350 and £5,000 and came out of Heritage Lottery Funding. Is it a great tourist feature or a total waste of money?
"17.02.2017 14:57:38" bbc.co.uk Marmite owner Unilever rejects Kraft takeover bid - BBC News US food giant Kraft has a bid for Unilever, which makes goods from Marmite to PG Tips, turned down. A takeover is not on the cards for Unilever.
"17.02.2017 13:35:24" bbc.co.uk Tony Blair calls for people to 'rise up' against Brexit - BBC News The ex-prime minister says leaving the EU is "not inevitable" and Britons could change their minds. More Brexit drama...
"17.02.2017 12:18:27" bbc.co.uk Hatton Garden raider admits earlier heist - BBC News Hatton Garden raider Daniel Jones admits burgling London jewellers five years earlier One of the ringleaders of the raid has admitted trying to steal £1 million worth of gems five years previously.
"17.02.2017 11:01:21" bbc.co.uk Danny Dyer taking 'short break' from EastEnders - BBC News The actor is having time off from the soap but has not quit, the BBC confirms. A report in The Sun suggested bosses were concerned about Dyer looking "exhausted".
"17.02.2017 09:07:55" This Worcestershire football club are just two steps away from Wembley.
This weekend Bromsgrove Sporting FC play the biggest game in their history when they take on Buckland Athletic in the FA Vase quarter-finals.
Our reporter Phil Maiden has been to
"17.02.2017 08:53:26" dailymail.co.uk HALF of families text each other in the same house 45 per cent for households with children are guilty of tapping out messages on mobiles when we want to talk to someone under the same roof – suggesting the phenomenon is only set to get worse. Do you ever text people in your family, even when they're in the next door room?
Elliott Webb wants your calls this morning 0345 300 8181 or text 81333 starting hw
"17.02.2017 08:49:41" theguardian.com What is fake news? How to spot it and what you can do to stop it 'Fake news' has rapidly become a catch-all term to discredit all kinds of stories. We need to be smarter at recognising and combating outright fabrication Fake news: Do you still believe what you read in the papers and hear on the radio, or has fake news left you feeling you can't believe anything any more?
Elliott Webb wants your calls this morning 0345 300 8181 or text 81333 starting hw
"17.02.2017 08:48:05" bbc.co.uk Couple who met over a bin finally marry in their 80s - BBC News Joan Neininger is set to finally marry Ken Selway, the homeless man she found rifling through a bin back in 1975. How's this for a love story?
Joan and Ken met back in 1975 - when he was homeless and she found him rifling through a bin.
"17.02.2017 07:57:43" bbc.co.uk Helicopter pilot lands to ask for directions in Kazakhstan - BBC News A military helicopter pilot gets some help from a lorry driver after losing his bearings during a training exercise in Kazakhstan. Never seen this on the M5...
Watch the moment a military pilot landed his helicopter on a motorway in Kazakhstan - to ask for directions.
"17.02.2017 07:39:00" bbc.co.uk Burger King cook gets $46K for being sacked over fish sandwich - BBC News A Canadian court has awarded a former Burger King employee $46K after she was fired for taking about $1-worth of food. Usha Ram says she was given permission to take the meal at the end of her shift.
The total value of the food which ended up costing Burger King $46,000? 50 cents.
"17.02.2017 06:21:57" bbc.co.uk Plastic 'nurdles' found on 73% of UK beaches - BBC News Billions of the tiny plastic pellets, the size of a lentil, are covering Britain's shoreline. The lentil-sized pellets are used as a raw material to make plastic products.
They can cause damage to such wildlife as birds and fish, which eat them.
"17.02.2017 06:02:07" bbc.co.uk Tony Blair calls for people to 'rise up' against Brexit - BBC News The ex-UK prime minister says his "mission" is to persuade Britons' to change their minds on Brexit. Mr Blair will say in a speech later that people voted in the referendum "without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit".
"17.02.2017 05:59:01" bbc.co.uk Newspaper headlines: Business rates and woolly mammoths in the news - BBC News A revolt over a rise in business rates and the potential return of woolly mammoths make the news. Good morning and welcome to Friday! Here's a look at today's front pages.
"16.02.2017 19:11:25" Timeline Photos They've been going for less than eight years but this weekend could see local football club Bromsgrove Sporting moving to within one step of at Wembley.
The team are playing Buckland Athletic in the FA Vase quarter-finals at the town's Victoria Ground on
"16.02.2017 15:56:37" bbc.co.uk Google CEO Sundar Pichai writes back to girl, 7, who wants a job - BBC News She told him she "liked computers and robots" as she explained why she wanted to work there. A 7 year old girl from Hereford gets a reply from the main man at Google after writing to him saying she wants a job.
Hear more with Andrew Easton after 5pm on Thursday.
"16.02.2017 15:40:10" bbc.co.uk Bishop presses wrong button in gay marriage report vote - BBC News The Bishop of Coventry apologises for a "moment of distraction" in general synod vote on sexuality. Oops!
"16.02.2017 14:41:26" bbc.co.uk Aslef members reject Southern deal - BBC News Aslef members reject deal with operators of Southern rail that would have ended long-running UK industrial dispute It's no deal for Aslef.
"16.02.2017 13:31:29" bbc.co.uk Bristol University student accidentally made explosive - BBC News Probe finds the student inadvertently produced the dangerous chemical during "a routine procedure". A lesson with a bang...
"16.02.2017 11:50:01" bbc.co.uk Tennis star Bouchard honours Super Bowl blind date bet - BBC News Canadian tennis player Genie Bouchard joins a 20-year-old fan for a date after losing a Twitter bet. Game, set and match?
How a 20-year-old student netted a date with a tennis star.
"16.02.2017 11:28:14" Have you ever seen a giraffe giving birth?
A rare Rothschild's giraffe has been born at West Midland Safari Park - the third baby welcomed into the herd in just six months.
"16.02.2017 10:23:59" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post "Entrepreneurial" Hereford schoolgirl Chloe Bridgewater wrote to Google to ask for a job and the company's CEO Sundar Pichai has sent her a reply.
After discussing her father Andy's work, seven-year-old Chloe decided she wanted to work for the internet
"16.02.2017 07:40:02" bbc.co.uk Which? survey names favourite UK supermarkets - BBC News Waitrose, Iceland and Marks & Spencer top a Which? supermarket consumer satisfaction survey. What's your favourite? Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda, Morrisson's?
Well, not one of the Big Four made it to the top of a survey into which supermarkets really are super.
"16.02.2017 07:18:11" Timeline Photos Should pregnant women be rewarded for stopping smoking?
Stoke-on-Trent City Council are handing out shopping vouchers to pregnant women to make them quit smoking
Each pregnant smoker can pocket up to £260 from the vouchers if they can stay off
"16.02.2017 07:05:02" Timeline Photos What are your remedies to cure a cold?
Putting vicks on your feet... or maybe chicken soup?
A new study has suggested more than three million of us could stave off infections by simply taking a remedy.
According to research published in the British
"16.02.2017 06:42:51" bbc.co.uk Vitamin D pills 'could stop colds or flu' - BBC News Food should be fortified with the vitamin for improved health, researchers claim. Scientists are calling for foods to be fortified with the vitamin, saying it could stop more than three million people catching colds or flu in the UK each year.
"16.02.2017 06:32:59" A touch milder today! Here is Charlie Slater with more...
"16.02.2017 06:16:36" bbc.co.uk Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville's plans for Manchester would 'erase heritage' - BBC News Historic England says it is "deeply concerned" about the stars' redevelopment plans for Manchester. Historic England says the scheme, which includes a five-star hotel, flats, offices and restaurants, threatens the city's "precious heritage".
"16.02.2017 05:58:30" bbc.co.uk Kim Jong-nam: Second woman arrested over airport poisoning - BBC News Police have finished their post-mortem on Kim Jong-nam's body and are searching for more suspects. Mr Kim died on Monday after apparently being poisoned while waiting to board a flight in Kuala Lumpur.
"16.02.2017 05:37:07" bbc.co.uk Newspaper headlines: Clergy backing for gay marriages makes the news - BBC News A shift in attitude by Church of England clergy and Trump's troubles with US intelligence chiefs make the news. Morning! Here's a look at this morning's front pages.
"15.02.2017 19:30:00" Are birds of prey the answer to reducing the population of gulls in Worcester?
All this week a team have been flying hawks around buildings at the University of Worcester to frighten away the gulls.
Dale Atkinson is from JG Environmental and says this
"15.02.2017 19:24:00" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post The family of a young woman killed on the A44 in Herefordshire think her death was caused by a substandard road service. Amethyst Young's family have turned to crowd funding to raise the £400 needed to buy the police investigation report so they can
"15.02.2017 18:07:36" Timeline Photos He turned around Herefordshire's hospitals; can he do the same for Worcestershire?
Richard Beeken is the new interim Chief Executive at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. He's got just weeks to make dramatic improvements, but what should he start
"15.02.2017 16:47:45" bbc.co.uk Love Actually cast to reunite for Comic Relief film - BBC News The original cast of 2003 comedy is filming a short sequel for Comic Relief. For charity, obviously.
"15.02.2017 15:57:00" bbc.co.uk Football headers 'linked to brain damage' - BBC News Footballers suffer similar brain damage to boxers, a small scientific study suggests. Is it time to ban headers from children's football?
"15.02.2017 15:39:41" bbc.co.uk Palmer-Tomkinson 'died due to ulcer' - BBC News Socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson died due to a perforated ulcer and did not have a brain tumour, her sister says. Revealed - the truth behind Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's death.
"15.02.2017 15:02:28" Here's Shefali with your weather update
"15.02.2017 14:15:23" Timeline Photos A secret report which advised Herefordshire Council not to sell off all of its tenant farms has been revealed - just days before families are forced to leave their homes. The council has been ordered to show the report which they commissioned from
"15.02.2017 11:42:49" bbc.co.uk New £5 note: Bank to keep note despite animal fat content - BBC News The new £5 note will not be withdrawn, despite concerns about animal fat, the Bank of England says. The Bank added it will also issue the £10 polymer note as planned in September.
"15.02.2017 11:13:45" Timeline Photos The Happy Mondays and Seasick Steve are among the first headliners to be named for this year's Nozstock festival in Herefordshire. http://bbc.in/2lKnU5X
The theme for the festival's 19th year is 'Keepin' It Surreal'.
Nozstock The Hidden Valley takes
"15.02.2017 10:45:34" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester Nozstock The Hidden Valley has announced its first wave of live headliners, including Seasick Steve, Happy Mondays, General Levy (Official), Ocean Wisdom, Mungo's Hi Fi, Beans on Toast, Rodney P & Skitz, The Correspondents, Dabbla Illaman and DJ Frosty, The first headliners of Nozstock in Bromyard have been announced.
"15.02.2017 10:36:56" Timeline Photos A Worcestershire start-up says it fears for the future of its business after the apparent theft of vital equipment.
Pulse Pursuits - which has been running outdoor activities for 9 months - says a trailer containing aluminium bike racking bars was stolen
"15.02.2017 10:01:13" bbc.co.uk Woman held over Kim Jong-nam death - BBC News Female suspect arrested in connection with the death of North Korean leader's brother, Malaysian police say Kim Jong-un's half brother collapsed and died at Kuala Lumpur Airport yesterday.
"15.02.2017 09:56:40" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Entertainer Rolf Harris faces retrial over three alleged sexual assaults, and tried on a new charge, which he denies Rolf Harris faces sexual assault retrial
"15.02.2017 09:07:08" bbc.co.uk His Dark Materials follow-ups announced by author Philip Pullman - BBC News Author Philip Pullman's long-awaited follow-up to his best-selling series comes out in October. Good news for fans of the His Dark Materials trilogy...
"15.02.2017 08:51:21" Do you enjoy the sound of music while doing your high street shopping?
There's a new code of conduct for buskers in Worcester and our reporter Phil Maiden has been finding out what one local performer, Poppy Waterman Smith, thinks of it...
"15.02.2017 08:19:06" Timeline Photos What makes good customer service? Elliott Webb wants your calls on 0345 300 8181.
It's been estimated that businesses in the UK lost more than thirty-seven billion pounds in trade last year by giving customers poor service. The way a company manages its
"15.02.2017 07:16:49" bbc.co.uk Harrison Ford 'in near-miss' at US airport - BBC News The US actor mistakenly landed on a taxiway on Monday, passing over a passenger plane, media say. He landed on the incorrect runway - passing over a waiting American Airlines plane with 110 passengers and crew on board.
"15.02.2017 07:00:25" bbc.co.uk Seal hitches ride on kayak in Firth of Forth - BBC News A seal surprised a delighted group of kayakers in the Firth of Forth when he jumped on board. WATCH: The seal had been following the kayakers for a mile before he hopped on board.
"15.02.2017 06:58:13" What can we expect today? Alex Hamilton with your weather...
"15.02.2017 05:43:26" bbc.co.uk Flynn-Russia calls: Republicans join calls for investigation - BBC News Leading Republicans join calls for an inquiry into the ex-national security adviser's Russia ties. Michael Flynn quit on Monday over claims he discussed US sanctions with Russia before Donald Trump took office.
"15.02.2017 05:42:23" bbc.co.uk Kim Jong-nam: Killing could be sign of 'brutal' N Korean regime - BBC News The death of Kim Jong-un's brother could be a sign of the 'brutality' of N Korea, the South says. Kim Jong-nam died after an apparent poison attack in the airport in the capital, Kuala Lumpur, on Monday.
"15.02.2017 05:41:06" bbc.co.uk Newspaper headlines: Papers report on death of North Korean leader's sibling - BBC News The death of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un makes headlines in the press. Good morning!
Here's a look at this morning's front pages - the death of Kim Jong-un's half brother has got everyone talking.
"14.02.2017 22:28:26" m.bbc.co.uk Laura Kenny and husband Jason drop strong pregnancy hint Olympic cycling champions Laura and Jason Kenny drop hints on social media they are expecting a baby. Britain's Olympic champions Jason and Laura Kenny are expecting their first child, the couple's agent confirmed.
"14.02.2017 19:00:01" They're one of the regions biggest event venues, and they attract hundreds of thousands of people to the area each year..... But are plans to build a set of log cabins in Malvern a step too far for the Three Counties Showground?
Plans have been submitted
"14.02.2017 16:34:48" bbc.co.uk The most 'swiped-right' man on dating app Tinder - BBC News Stefan-Pierre Tomlin, the most "swiped-right" man in the UK on Tinder, shares his tips. Are you on Tinder? This is the man you should be getting tips from this Valentine's Day.
"14.02.2017 16:13:11" Timeline Photos The head teacher at a Malvern high school has been placed suddenly on "special leave" days after announcing job cuts.
The Chase School confirmed Richard Jacobs was not currently working at the school but did not release any other details.
It comes after
"14.02.2017 15:25:28" Timeline Photos And they call it puppy love...
The Dogs Trust in Evesham has teamed up with Worcester Warriors Rugby Club to find homes for some of their puppies, who are being looked after at the centre. Jonny Arr has met his canine namesake – an eight-month-old
"14.02.2017 14:54:40" Timeline Photos The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt is visiting a Worcestershire hospital this afternoon, on a "private visit".
The Department of Health is refusing to confirm the details, although we understand he'll be meeting senior staff at the Alexandra Hospital at
"14.02.2017 14:30:49" Alex Hamilton has your weather forecast
"14.02.2017 13:39:19" bbc.co.uk North Korean leader's brother 'killed in Malaysia' - reports - BBC News South Korean government sources say Kim Jong-nam was targeted at an airport in Malaysia's capital. Half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is killed.
"14.02.2017 13:33:38" Gull Watch! Worcester City Council plans to spend and extra £15,000 on controlling the Gull population. Have you had any run-ins with these little critters? Nature in all its glory or a menace to society?
"14.02.2017 12:55:14" bbc.co.uk James Nesbitt: Hair transplants helped me get better roles - BBC News Actor James Nesbitt reveals how hair transplants helped his career and boosted his confidence. Which version do you prefer?
"14.02.2017 11:05:23" Timeline Photos An eleven-week public consultation on the future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire has reached the halfway stage.
The proposals include moving some surgery from the Worcestershire Royal to Redditch's Alexandra Hospital, and removing maternity
"14.02.2017 10:49:18" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester Here's your Valentine's Day gig guide:
• Open Mic @ The Globe, Hay-on-Wye
• Open Mic @ The Firefly, Worcester
• Open Mic @ The Great Malvern Hotel
• Open Mic: Pete Kelly @ The Queen's Head, Wolverley nr Kidderminster
• Jam Night @ The Falcoln Hotel,
"14.02.2017 09:59:58" bbc.co.uk UK inflation rises to 1.8% - BBC News UK inflation as measured by CPI rises to 1.8% in January, up from 1.6% the month before It's the highest rate since June 2014.
"14.02.2017 09:45:01" Timeline Photos This is Maude Williams, one of the Rotherwas Canary Girls. Maude and thousands of others worked at the munitions factories in Rotherwas, Blackpole in Worcester and across the country during WW1 and WW2. We're campaigning for them to receive national
"14.02.2017 09:24:33" Timeline Photos VALENTINE'S FACT:
It's Valentine's Day but did you know this statue of one of Kidderminster's most famous sons has a major link to making the event what it is today.
This is a statue of Rowland Hill, who created the postage stamp, and his invention led
"14.02.2017 08:49:30" bbc.co.uk Can your smartphone make you a safer driver? - BBC News Drivers using mobile phones on the road are four times more likely to have an accident - but can apps also make us safer? Constantly distracted by your smartphone pinging and beeping while you're driving?
Read on to find out how you could be rewarded for IGNORING your phone on the road...
"14.02.2017 07:59:41" bbc.co.uk Cyber security: Queen to open centre to protect against attacks - BBC News The new security HQ designed to improve Britain's resilience to attacks will be opened by the Queen. The National Cyber Security Centre is designed to improve Britain's resilience to attacks and act as an operational nerve centre.
"14.02.2017 07:20:52" bbc.co.uk Rolls-Royce reports record loss of £4.6bn - BBC News Bribery settlement and the fall in pound pushes aerospace giant Rolls-Royce to a record loss. The firm said the outlook for this year was for a "modest performance improvement".
"14.02.2017 07:15:07" Happy Tuesday! Alex Hamilton here with your weather...
"14.02.2017 07:08:05" Timeline Photos It's Valentine's Day!
How did you meet your other half? Elliott wants your calls on 0345 300 8181. Or you can text 81333 , starting your message with HW
"14.02.2017 07:00:25" bbc.co.uk Tornado steam train to run timetabled passenger service - BBC News For the first time in nearly 50 years, a steam train is to run a timetabled passenger service in England. WATCH: It will be England's first timetabled steam train passenger service in five decades.
"14.02.2017 06:20:23" Timeline Photos He's had to sell the boat they lived on...the car they owned... And he's even published a memoir....all in order to raise funds for a life saving operation for his partner.
Maurice Almey was once a local entertainer around Stourport but now he's raising
"14.02.2017 05:49:17" bbc.co.uk Topshop death: Boy dies after 'store furniture incident' - BBC News The 10-year-old died after suffering head injuries in a "store furniture incident" in Reading. The boy's death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.
"14.02.2017 05:47:48" bbc.co.uk Playboy brings back nudity, claiming #NakedIsNormal - BBC News The US magazine's chief creative officer says removing naked images last year "was a mistake". Nudity is back on the newsstands...
Playboy is reversing last year's decision to remove naked images from its magazine.
Its chief creative officer said the move had been a 'mistake'.
"14.02.2017 05:43:04" bbc.co.uk Michael Flynn: Trump's national security adviser quits - BBC News Michael Flynn was in contact with the Russian ambassador to the US before he was appointed. Mr Flynn is alleged to have misled officials over discussions with the Russian ambassador about US sanctions before Mr Trump took office.
"14.02.2017 05:41:54" bbc.co.uk Newspaper headlines: Brexit consequences debated in the press - BBC News A leaked document warns of a Brexit backlash for Brits living abroad. Morning! Here's a look at the newspapers this Valentine's Day...
"13.02.2017 18:54:10" Timeline Photos Roses are red, violets are blue, planning something special? - Or is Valentine's Day not for you?
"13.02.2017 16:39:58" bbc.co.uk Liz Truss: No 'quick fix' to cut prison population - BBC News Justice secretary Liz Truss says "sweeping sentencing cuts" are not the answer to prison problems. Should the number of prisoners be reduced?
"13.02.2017 16:11:20" bbc.co.uk Tom Arscott: Sale Sharks winger did leak team information to Bristol, say RFU Sacked Sale Sharks winger Tom Arscott is found guilty of passing on confidential team information to Bristol by the RFU. NEWS: Former Worcester Warriors player did leak information
"13.02.2017 15:53:28" bbc.co.uk 'Ban children under 10 heading footballs in Wales' - BBC News Under 10s should be banned from heading footballs, former Wales striker Iwan Roberts says. Should children under 10 be banned from heading a football?
The former Wales striker Iwan Roberts says the new law should be introduced, after a study by the University of Stirling suggested it caused instant, short term changes to the brain.
"13.02.2017 14:00:46" Alex Hamilton has your forecast
"13.02.2017 12:06:26" Bell-ringer rescued A bell-ringer is recovering after a 'freak accident' at Worcester Cathedral. Ian Bowman was lowered 80ft through a trap door in the cathedral by a specialist rescue unit. http://bbc.in/2lAZ6gy
The accident happened during evensong on Saturday when the
"13.02.2017 10:44:51" bbc.co.uk Joe Root: England to name batsman Test captain, succeeding Alastair Cook Joe Root is expected to be named as EnglandTest captain on Monday, succeeding Alastair Cook, who resigned earlier this month. Root will become England's 80th Test captain.
"13.02.2017 10:40:37" Blink and you might have missed it, but parts of Herefordshire got more than a dusting of snow over the weekend http://bbc.in/2lADEs2 Snowy scenes Blink and you might have missed it, but parts of Herefordshire got more than a dusting of snow over the weekend http://bbc.in/2lADEs2
"13.02.2017 10:10:49" bbc.co.uk Thousands raised for children of cancer death couple - BBC News The image of Mike Bennet and his wife Julie from Wirral was shared by Oliver, 13, Hannah, 18 and Luke 21. The couple's three children released an image of their terminally ill parents' last moments together as they held hands in a Merseyside hospice.
By 10:00 this morning, just over £120,000 had been raised.
"13.02.2017 08:36:17" bbc.co.uk Drugs testing in football: At least 39% of EFL players not tested in 2015-16 At least 39% of players who played in the English Football League last season were not drugs tested by UK Anti-Doping. The Football Association said that "like any sport" it prioritised its anti-doping programme "at the elite end".
"13.02.2017 07:35:30" Timeline Photos What's on the menu for lunch today? Elliott wants your calls on 0345 300 8181. Or you can text 81333 , starting your message with HW.
They say variety is the spice of life - but that's not the case when it comes to lunchtime! A survey's found one in six
"13.02.2017 07:16:36" bbc.co.uk Co-op Bank put up for sale - BBC News The Co-operative Bank, which almost collapsed in 2013, is putting itself up for sale The bank is inviting offers to buy all its shares.
It says the sale is something it had always considered as a "potential outcome" of its turnaround plan.
"13.02.2017 07:06:46" bbc.co.uk North Korea says ballistic missile test was a 'success' - BBC News North Korea confirmed the test of a "surface-to-surface medium-to-long-range ballistic missile". The device was described as a "surface-to-surface medium-to-long-range ballistic missile", the Korean state news agency KCNA reported.
South Korea's defence ministry called it an armed provocation to test the response of US President Donald Trump.
"13.02.2017 07:00:02" Tesco prices An undercover BBC investigation has revealed Tesco customers being charged full price on outdated promotions. A reporter, who secretly filmed inside 50 Tesco stores around the country, was overcharged at 33 of them. Tesco said it will be double checking
"13.02.2017 06:34:01" What can we expect for the start of week? Here is Alex Hamilton with more....
"13.02.2017 06:27:23" bbc.co.uk Pensioner incomes 'outstrip those of working families' - BBC News Pensioner households are £20 a week better off on average than those of working age, a report says. Are you better off in retirement than you were when you were working?
A report suggests pensioner incomes outstrip those of working-age people.
"13.02.2017 06:21:59" bbc.co.uk Tesco customers overcharged by out-of-date offers - BBC News The supermarket giant promises to check prices at over 3,500 shops following a BBC investigation. Do you check you receipt after shopping for a bargain?
A BBC investigation has found Tesco customers are being short-changed by promotions which have expired but are still advertised on the shelves.
Tesco said it would double-check the accuracy of
"13.02.2017 05:18:36" bbc.co.uk Newspaper headlines: Shops tax and La La Land star - BBC News A threat to pubs and restaurants is in the news, and La La Land star Emma Stone takes centre stage. Morning! Here's a look at today's papers...
"13.02.2017 00:05:01" Timeline Photos YOUR THOUGHTS PLEASE
The numbers of Brits having plastic surgery dropped by 40% last year - but the number of us having non-surgical procedures, like dermal fillers, has gone up.
That's according to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic
"13.02.2017 00:05:01" Timeline Photos Their homes have been destroyed by war but can - and should - they rebuild their lives here?
As the conflict in Syria approaches its sixth year, this morning - for the first time - we'll be hearing from one of 50 Syrian refugees to be resettled in
"12.02.2017 20:30:12" Are you a fan of netball?
Final preparations are underway for the first ever match of Worcester's brand new netball team.
Severn Stars - who will play their home games at the University arena - are due to face Surrey Storm on Saturday evening...
"12.02.2017 19:20:03" bbc.co.uk Al Jarreau: Seven-time Grammy-winning jazz singer dies at 76 - BBC News Jazz singer was in a hospital in Los Angeles being treated for exhaustion. 'Moonlighting' singer Al Jarreau dies at 76.
"12.02.2017 13:04:16" bbc.co.uk Injured man winched 80ft from Worcester Cathedral bell tower - BBC News The man was brought to the ground inside Worcester Cathedral after falling and injuring himself. Amazing rescue of a man lowered 80ft from a bell tower by rope experts
"12.02.2017 12:15:44" bbc.co.uk How cute dogs became a symbol of protest - BBC News Romania's tale of puppy politics Meet the doggie-demonstrators.
"12.02.2017 11:09:12" BBC Hereford & Worcester "I feel compelled to give him a voice". Those are the emotional words of Lucy Alexander from Worcester. Last year her 17-year-old son Felix committed suicide after being tormented by bullies on social media. Today she returned to his sixth form as part A courageous Worcestershire mum this week launched a campaign in memory of her son, who took his own life after being bullied.
"12.02.2017 10:42:35" BBC Hereford & Worcester Kington in Herefordshire has had a bank for more than two centuries - until today that is. The last bank in a Hereford town closed this week and people weren't happy:
"12.02.2017 10:00:01" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post Before and After!
Colin Barrett, 73, from Droitwich Spa decided to turn his life around after looking at a holiday snap where he's more than 17 stone and unable to walk even a hundred yards without getting out of breath.
In that moment he realised he
"12.02.2017 09:59:14" bbc.co.uk 150-year-old wedding dress lost at dry cleaners found - BBC News A newly-wed is reunited with her great-great-grandmother's dress, lost after a dry cleaners went bust. Found!
"12.02.2017 06:17:08" bbc.co.uk Church of England's sexuality stance criticised by retired bishops - BBC News Fourteen retired bishops criticise the Church of England's stance on sexuality, ahead of a key debate. A former Bishop of Worcester's spoken out on the Church of England's attitude to LGBT people. You can hear what he's said with Kate Justice on Sunday Breakfast.
"12.02.2017 06:04:37" bbc.co.uk Newspaper headlines: Corbyn future and Bercow furore - BBC News The future of Jeremy Corbyn and a Brexit "furore" surrounding John Bercow occupy Sunday's front pages. Good morning, here's what the papers are saying today.
"12.02.2017 03:32:56" m.bbc.co.uk Sione Lauaki: Former New Zealand player dies aged 35 Former New Zealand forward Sione Lauaki, who it was reported in 2012 was suffering from heart and kidney problems, dies aged 35. The former New Zealand forward Sione Lauaki, has died at the age of 35. The Tonga born flanker had been suffering from heart and kidney problems since 2012.
"11.02.2017 19:56:43" bbc.co.uk Andrew Marston introduces Will Cookson (Kilpeck), BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester - BBC Hereford & Worcester Unsigned, undiscovered and under-the-radar music, as recorded at the Evesham Arts Centre. Coming up on tonight's BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester:
• We're at the funeral of Pete Overend Watts, the bassist of Mott the Hoople - Band, from #Herefordshire, who is credited as the man that invented glam rock.
• We're at the #Bromyard venue
"11.02.2017 15:19:42" bbc.co.uk BBC - Hereford & Worcester - Home Where Elliott Webb and Toni McDonald wake you up in the morning – and we're the home of the Warriors! Telephone us on 0345 300 8181. Today's sport commentaries:
Worcester Warriors vs Saracens http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/bbc_radio_hereford_worcester
Kidderminster Harriers vs Curzon Ashton, and Harrogate Town vs Worcester City http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/live/football/38745086
"11.02.2017 11:46:05" bbc.co.uk 150-year-old-dress lost at dry cleaners in Edinburgh - BBC News A woman's "heartbreak" at losing her great-great-grandmother's dress after a dry cleaners goes bust. Do you know where this dress is?
"11.02.2017 11:17:30" bbc.co.uk Abba's first UK gig at Birmingham Odeon remembered 40 years on - BBC News More than 44,000 people wanted tickets to the 2,397-seat venue opposite the city's station. 40 years ago? Wow!
"11.02.2017 10:48:44" bbc.co.uk Reunited dad and daughter drink at same pub - BBC News A woman who finally tracked down her father after 30 years discovered they drink at the same local pub. One to warm the cockles of your heart on a cold Saturday!
"11.02.2017 08:57:46" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post Here's the recipe for the perfect pie as heard with Andrew Easton on Saturday breakfast.
Get cooking and enjoy!
"11.02.2017 08:37:55" Timeline Photos Thanks to Paul PJ for dramatic shot of the Malverns this morning.
"11.02.2017 07:49:00" bbc.co.uk New Zealand rescuers refloat 100 stranded whales - BBC News Volunteers form a human chain to help refloat the surviving whales that swam aground on Friday. Saved!
"11.02.2017 06:17:52" bbc.co.uk Newspaper headlines: Stand-in doctors' pay and Apple boss's fake news plea - BBC News Locums "ripping off cash-strapped hospitals" and fake news "killing people's minds" make front page headlines. Good morning here's what's in the papers this Saturday
"10.02.2017 22:28:55" Worcester Warriors Will Butler gets another try for England Under 20s as they come from 13-0 down to beat Wales 37-21 at Colwyn Bay.
Warriors Justin Clegg and Joe Morris both started for England.
"10.02.2017 21:30:00" Kington in Herefordshire has had a bank for more than two centuries - until today that is.
"10.02.2017 20:01:26" Timeline Photos 21 people have been sentenced for the supply of crack cocaine and heroin into Kidderminster over an extended period of time.
The gang - which was based in Wolverhampton - brought the drugs into the town between September 2013 and December 2014.
"10.02.2017 19:30:00" Lorry crash A lorry laden with grain ploughed into a house near a railway line in Herefordshire today. The accident caused chaos on the trains, and a main road was closed for seven hours
"10.02.2017 19:08:31" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester It's been at the cutting edge of the local music scene since we went on-air in June 2005 - and eight years on, we decided it was about time we took our BBC Introducing recording roadshow there!
So we brought you music recorded at Kidderminster College, Here's your Friday gig guide...
"10.02.2017 19:08:02" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester The funeral take place today of Mott the Hoople founding member Pete Overend Watts, from Hereford, who died at the age of 69.
The bassist played on songs including Roll Away The Stone and the group's best known hit All The Young Dudes, written and
"10.02.2017 18:17:17" bbc.co.uk Liverpool FC ban for Sun journalists over Hillsborough - BBC News Liverpool FC bans Sun journalists from its grounds over the newspaper's Hillsborough coverage. The paper's journalists will no longer be allowed on site to cover matches and press conferences.
"10.02.2017 18:00:36" Timeline Photos Police trace the final moments of a 29-year-old woman who was hit by a train as she attempted to travel from Dublin to Worcester. http://bbc.in/2kbQ2hP
"10.02.2017 16:27:42" Timeline Photos Police are trying to identify this man, who it's thought could be a key witness in the death of a woman who was hit by a train at Barnts Green.
The 29-year-old, from Dublin, was hit as she tried to cross the tracks just before 7 on
"10.02.2017 16:12:00" bbc.co.uk Cambridge University Conservatives ban £20 note burning accused - BBC News A student wearing white tie was filmed apparently taunting a homeless person by burning a £20 note. Money to burn?
"10.02.2017 16:07:39" bbc.co.uk Former Scout leader Gary Lane jailed for raping boys - BBC News Gary Lane abused an eight-year-old and a 10-year-old and was described as "depraved" by a judge. Gary Lane, 52, of Fairfax Road in Kidlington, Oxfordshire, attacked the boys between January and November 2015.
He admitted two counts of raping a child under 13, sexually assaulting a child under 13, and causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual
"10.02.2017 15:36:19" bbc.co.uk Road reopens after HGV hits house The latest news, sport, travel and weather for Herefordshire and Worcestershire on Friday 10 February 2017 The fire service say the A44 at Leominster is back open - trains are back running between Hereford and Shrewsbury as well http://bbc.in/2kAd5l0
"10.02.2017 15:01:23" Rebecca has your forecast
"10.02.2017 14:26:38" Timeline Photos Services for Independent Living in Herefordshire is warning that Hereford City Shopmobility in Maylords Shopping Centre will be closed for the whole weekend.
Both lifts in the shopping centre car park are out of order and disabled shoppers hoping to park
"10.02.2017 14:17:09" bbc.co.uk £50m of cocaine found on Norfolk beaches - BBC News Around 360kg of cocaine - with a potential value of £50m - found on two Norfolk beaches, National Crime Agency says. About 360kg of the drug washed up on the beaches.
"10.02.2017 13:47:27" Timeline Photos LEOMINSTER UPDATE: Network Rail say trains are now running normally between Shrewsbury and Hereford and the road has also reopened.
"10.02.2017 13:25:40" bbc.co.uk Mariya Savinova: Russian London 2012 gold medalist stripped of title London 2012 gold medallist Mariya Savinova is stripped of her 800m title after a decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Russian has had all her results from July 2010 to August 2013 annulled after being found guilty of doping.
Britain's Jenny Meadows could see one of her medals upgraded as a result.
"10.02.2017 12:46:00" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post Posh has been busy in the kitchen trying to find a way of making the most of Malcolm's gift....a rare courgette!
So using her best culinary skills, Posh whipped up a Courgette Pancake...with a bit of Tumeric and Cumin thrown in.
Here's the results:
"10.02.2017 12:43:13" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post Pupils from Colwall School visited the site of their brand new building this morning. They're current being taught in portakabins after the former Victorian school started sinking and suffering from damp and flooding. The new purpose-built school next to
"10.02.2017 12:39:22" bbc.co.uk British Gas freezing energy prices - BBC News British Gas, one of UK's big six energy suppliers, freezes prices until August while Scottish Power raises theirs British Gas said it was able to hold tariffs in the face of higher wholesale prices by reducing its internal costs.
Earlier this month, Npower announced it was raising its prices.
"10.02.2017 11:14:55" bbc.co.uk Six Nations heavy artillery: Picamoles, Hughes, Furlong, O'Brien, Te'o, Roberts Who are the most destructive ball carriers in the Six Nations? Jeremy Guscott picks his top six - but do you agree? Is anyone from Herefordshire or Worcestershire going to see England take on Wales in Cardiff on Saturday?
We'd love to hear from you - comment below or email email@example.com
And Worcester Warriors' Ben Te'o is back in the spotlight - check out this
"10.02.2017 09:21:29" Follow live coverage http://bbc.in/2kaY5Xm
"10.02.2017 08:19:19" Timeline Photos A lorry has crashed into a house at a level crossing on the A44 in Leominster.
Rail services are expected to be affected until about 1:30pm according to Network Rail and Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service say the road is likely to be shut
"10.02.2017 06:28:39" Here's this morning's weather forecast for Herefordshire and Worcestershire with Charlie Slater...
"10.02.2017 06:11:22" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk PAPERS: Friday's front pages feature stories about pressures on the NHS and claims council tax bills are to increase for many.
"09.02.2017 22:06:00" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester Check out the amazing sounds of #Evesham's Paul Tarry on the BBC iPlayer now - bbc.co.uk/introhw
"09.02.2017 20:23:42" Almost two million people nationally said they were the victims of domestic abuse in 2016, according to the Office for National Statistics. After two abusive marriages Worcester woman Jo has set up a support group to help others. Hear her story on
"09.02.2017 19:14:00" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester Here's your Thursday gig guide:
• Breabach @ The Fleece Inn, Bretforton nr Evesham
• John Connor @ Bromsgrove Folk Club
• Amy Wadge & Luke Jackson @ Huntingdon Hall, Worcester
• Richard Digance @ The Palace Theatre, Redditch
• Jodie Howland @ Looking for something to do this evening? Check out our gig guide for Herefordshire & Worcestershire!
"09.02.2017 19:08:17" The people of Kington say the closure of the town's last bank will devastate the local economy. HSBC shuts this Friday - Barclays and the Dudley Building Society have already closed their branches in the town. Customers of HSBC now face a 42 mile round
"09.02.2017 17:55:00" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post Find out the biggest winners and losers in the latest Worcestershire County Council budget http://bbc.in/2louPSi
"09.02.2017 17:53:42" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post NEWS: Fire crews say a house in Kidderminster was in danger of collapsing, after a car left the road and ploughed into it. http://bbc.in/2kqMLrm
The property on the A449 has now been stabilised.
It's thought the driver, who was unharmed, suffered a
"09.02.2017 16:52:22" WEATHER: Here's Rebecca Wood with the latest weather forecast for the two counties...
"09.02.2017 15:11:49" NEWS: Fire crews say a house in Kidderminster was in danger of collapsing, after a car left the road and ploughed into it.
The property on the A449 has now been stabilised.
It's thought the driver, who was unharmed, suffered a seizure.
"09.02.2017 14:24:28" Timeline Photos How does congestion on the roads affect you day to day?
Britain's roads are becoming "increasingly congested" according to new figures from the Department of Transport.
There were 320 billion vehicle miles travelled in 2016.
This is the most ever
"09.02.2017 13:22:21" bbc.co.uk Revenge eviction law 'not working' Revenge eviction law 'not working' Have you had a bad experience while living in rented accommodation?
"09.02.2017 13:19:30" bbc.co.uk Council tax to rise in Worcestershire The latest news, sport, travel and weather for Herefordshire and Worcestershire on Thursday 9 February 2017 Find out how much more you'll be paying next year. Despite £30m of council cuts some services are set to get extra funding. http://bbc.in/2k6Dzw8
"09.02.2017 12:00:13" Timeline Photos After nearly 30 years, The Woman in Black is showing no signs of slowing down. This week, the classic West End chiller is playing at the The Courtyard Hereford. Andrew Nash has been backstage with stars David Acton and Matthew Spencer, to find out why
"09.02.2017 11:45:37" Timeline Photos PLEASE SHARE: Can you help find a missing easel?
Malcolm Boyden had a phone called from Victoria in Herefordshire. This easel was handmade as a present for Victoria's mother by a family friend with cancer.
But without her knowledge, it was donated by
"09.02.2017 10:05:12" bbc.co.uk Woman hit by train dies in 'tragic accident' The latest news, sport, travel and weather for Herefordshire and Worcestershire on Thursday 9 February 2017 Police are investigating exactly how the woman came to be hit by the train at the station this morning http://bbc.in/2kKTjBN
"09.02.2017 08:47:39" Timeline Photos BREAKING: A 46-year-old man has been charged with four offences, including attempting to cause grievous bodily harm and failing to stop after a road accident, after a police officer was hit by a car in Evesham.
Michael Ronald Park of Evesham Road, Cleeve
"09.02.2017 08:20:41" Timeline Photos Should the NHS pay for people to have a gastric bypass? Elliott Webb wants your calls on 0345 300 8181.
NHS England says bariatric surgery costs can vary between £3,000 and £11,505 - but experts say if more people had a gastric bypass, it could save the
"09.02.2017 07:16:53" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk The origin of human language has been discovered...
Scientists who spent years listening to the communication calls of one of our closest ape relatives say their eavesdropping has shed light on our language's origin.
Dr Adriano Reis e Lameira from
"09.02.2017 07:15:18" Timeline Photos A former staff member at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch claims some patients were recorded as being admitted to a ward that did not exist, to avoid breaching the four-hour A&E waiting time target.
The Health Service Journal has found breaches may
"09.02.2017 06:57:59" A chilly start to the day but is snow coming? Charlie Slater with more...
"09.02.2017 05:37:34" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk PAPERS: The death of Tara Palmer-Tomkinson and the government's Brexit Commons victory dominate Thursday's front pages.
"08.02.2017 23:30:39" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post A Worcestershire hairdresser who cut her body weight in half - after having a gastric bypass - says it's right they're available on the NHS.
But what do you think?
43 year old Michelle Clayton from Pershore had the operation last March.
She's one of a
"08.02.2017 22:10:01" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester The Hereford songster popped across the county line for the evening - so of course your roving gig-goer was there to check out her musical offerings - verdict: top quality!! An amazing performance from #Hereford singer/songwriter Bekki Cameron - Music.
"08.02.2017 18:23:56" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester Here's your Wednesday gig guide:
• Steady Eddie & Friends @ The Monk, Monkland near Leominster
• Rock Icons @ The Palace Theatre, Redditch
• The Paul Rose Dictatorship @ The Piesse of Piddle, Wyre Piddle nr Pershore
• John Singer Sargent @ Evesham Here's some musical ideas for your Wednesday evening!
"08.02.2017 18:20:01" Let us know if you're going to Worcester Wolves' first leg of the British Basketball League Trophy semi-final.
Coach Paul James is expecting plenty of noise from the Plymouth fans tonight but says the important thing is that his team are still in the
"08.02.2017 18:12:51" bbc.co.uk Life without social media The latest news, sport, travel and weather for Herefordshire and Worcestershire on Wednesday 8 February 2017 One teen lives without social media for a week - could we all do with a digital detox? http://bbc.in/2kmS378
"08.02.2017 16:11:13" bbc.co.uk Socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson dies - BBC News Socialite and reality TV star Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has died aged 45 Tara Palmer-Tomkinson is dead at 45.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall say they are "deeply saddened" by the death of their close friend.
"08.02.2017 16:08:49" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Socialite and reality TV star Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has died aged 45 BREAKING: Socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson dies
"08.02.2017 15:54:06" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester Congratulations to #Weobley's omyo who are going to be supporting The X Factor winner Sam Bailey at Malvern Theatres on March 11. Sam was on our show on Saturday night and afterwards we put forward some of our favourite suggestions - go steal the show Great news for one group of local musicians...
"08.02.2017 15:40:03" bbc.co.uk Paedophile Mark Frost jailed for life for abuse of boys in UK and Asia - BBC News Retired English teacher Mark Frost is jailed for life for abusing boys in England and Thailand. A former Worcestershire teacher is jailed for life for "the most appalling catalogue of sexual abuse".
"08.02.2017 15:09:09" bbc.co.uk Rolf Harris trial: Ex-TV star cleared of sex assault charges - BBC News Jailed ex-TV star is cleared of three new sex assault charges but no verdicts reached on four others. Rolf Harris found not guilty of three sex assault charges.
"08.02.2017 12:46:51" bbc.co.uk Alan Simpson: Comedy scriptwriter of Galton and Simpson dies at 87 - BBC News Along with writing partner Ray Galton, Alan Simpson created sitcoms including Hancock's Half Hour. "Aaaarold".
The creator of Steptoe and Son has died.
"08.02.2017 12:24:23" Will Malcolm Boyden's marshmallow catapult work?
We give it a go using only kebab skewers, elastic bands, a spoon, sellotape and of course marshmallows:
"08.02.2017 11:55:32" bbc.co.uk The Moorside: Sheridan Smith drama praised by critics - BBC News The first episode of BBC One drama The Moorside, which stars Sheridan Smith, is warmly received by critics. More than 7 million of us watched it.
What do you make of the Shannon Matthews drama?
"08.02.2017 11:26:29" audioboom.com BBC School Report Share on Facebook twitter Google+ 13 year old Georgia from Tudor Grange Academy in Worcester decided to live without social media for a week, as part of BBC School Report. Here's part 2 of her audio diary 13 year old Georgia from Tudor Grange Academy in Worcester lived without social media for a week for BBC School Report. Here's part 2 of her audio diary.
"08.02.2017 11:15:41" audioboom.com BBC School Report 13 year old Georgia from Tudor Grange Academy in Worcester decided to live without social media for a week, as part of BBC School Report. Here's her audio diary How did one Worcester teenager cope without social media for a week?
"08.02.2017 11:01:55" They're a Worcester based charity who help people with learning disabilities- but after a theft this week they're now having to work even harder to bring people to their centre.
Staff at the Myriad Centre in St George's Walk say one of their mini buses
"08.02.2017 09:59:54" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Model Christie Brinkley appears with her daughters on the latest cover of Sports Illustrated. Christie Brinkley has proved age is just a number by appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated's annual Swimsuit Issue.
"08.02.2017 09:45:43" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Tributes are being paid to the Battlestar Galactica actor Richard Hatch, who has died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 71.
He was the only actor to appear in both the original series and its more recent reboot.
"08.02.2017 08:12:52" Timeline Photos If you use a mobility scooter to go shopping in Redditch - you may soon have to pay for it.
The scheme in Redditch's Kingfisher centre has been free to use for decades but that's likely to change as the council says it can't justify footing the £70,000 a
"08.02.2017 08:02:58" Timeline Photos What's the weirdest item in your fridge?
Elliott Webb wants your calls on 0345 300 8181. Debate is flying about whether you keep ketchup in the fridge or in the cupboard, after a supermarket decided to stock ketchup in fridges in one of its stores. We
"08.02.2017 06:35:03" Mid week weather with Charlie Slater...
"08.02.2017 05:58:28" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Blind Date is making a comeback...
The dating show, famously hosted by Cilla Black, is returning to television and Olly Murs is rumoured to be the new host.
"08.02.2017 05:39:35" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk PAPERS: A photograph of Barack Obama learning to kitesurf is printed on a number of Wednesday's front pages.
"07.02.2017 20:48:20" Timeline Photos BREAKING: A 46-year-old man from Evesham has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a "hit and run" in Evesham earlier today (Tuesday 7 February).
He remains in custody at this time.
The police officer injured during the collision is
"07.02.2017 20:29:07" Timeline Photos Do you use products with microbeads?
The Government has proposed banning the sale and manufacture of products containing microbeads, like face scrubs. It's aimed at protecting the marine environment from plastic pollution, as microbeads are washed down
"07.02.2017 18:31:30" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester Here's your gig guide for tonight:
• Open Mic: Pete Kelly @ The Queen's Head, #Wolverley nr Kidderminster
• Open Mic @ The Oddfellows Arms, Astwood Bank nr #Redditch 8pm
• Acoustic Session @ The Falcon Hotel, #Bromyard 8pm
• Acoustic session Here's your gig guide for Herefordshire & Worcestershire
"07.02.2017 18:02:28" BBC News School Report Do you know young people with stories you think @[BBC News] should be telling?
It could be about them, their community or an issue they really care about - whatever the idea we want to hear from them!
11-16 year olds can tell us their ideas and we'll
"07.02.2017 17:11:07" Timeline Photos Police have now opened Oat Street in Evesham after a police officer was knocked down in a hit-and-run earlier.
"07.02.2017 16:00:45" westmercia.police.uk West Mercia Police - West Mercia Police appeal for witnesses following a collision involving a police officer Police are appealing for information regarding a vehicle which was involved in a collision with an officer at approximately 1:20pm today (7 February). The vehicle, a Silver Honda Estate, failed to stop after the collision and then left the scene. A policeman's been hurt in a hit and run in Evesham.
"07.02.2017 15:44:47" bbc.co.uk More affordable housing promised in White Paper - BBC News Measures aimed at renters and people saving for deposits are in the new housing White Paper. Are we too obsessed about getting on the housing ladder?
"07.02.2017 15:28:09" bbc.co.uk More affordable housing promised in White Paper - BBC News Measures aimed at renters and people saving for deposits are in the new housing White Paper. Is there hope for generation rent?
Let us know your stories of buying property.
"07.02.2017 14:56:01" westmercia-pcc.gov.uk West Mercia PCC confirms additional investment in policing Police and Crime Commissioner John Campion has confirmed an additional £4.5m in West Mercia's policing budget for 2017/18, as well as a freeze in the police's share of council tax. Our Police and Crime Commissioner says there'll be an extra £4.5m in West Mercia's policing budget for 2017/18.
"07.02.2017 14:24:58" Timeline Photos Kidderminster Harriers game at Stalybridge Celctic has been called off because of a waterlogged pitch.
It was decided at 1pm today that the pitch was unplayable.
A new date for the match is yet to be agreed.
"07.02.2017 14:01:12" Here's Rebecca with your forecast
"07.02.2017 13:55:42" Hereford's Paralympic gold medalist Sascha Kindred has announced his retirement. After 13 medals from 6 Paralympic Games he bows out as a world record holder. How proud are you of our local hero?
"07.02.2017 12:31:30" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post Will you be upset at losing 20% of your favourite chocolate bar?
Malcolm Boyden has been looking at what they could look like, after Nestle, Mars and Mondelez all announced they were reducing the size of their snacks.
They are cutting back to fall in
"07.02.2017 12:30:00" BRAVING THE SHAVE: Four ladies who had their heads shaved on the pitch at Edgar Street when Hereford FC played Evesham United Football Club say they've been overwhelmed by the generosity of fans from both clubs who donated to a bucket collection to help
"07.02.2017 12:29:13" bbc.co.uk Rio Ferdinand 'yet to grieve properly' for late wife - BBC News Ex-footballer Rio Ferdinand will discuss the death of his wife in a BBC documentary about parents who lose their partners. Rio Ferdinand is looking at grief - and how he's had to deal with the death of his 34-year-old wife.
"07.02.2017 10:40:51" Timeline Photos The Herefordshire swimmer Sascha Kindred, who won seven Paralympic golds, has announced his retirement.
The 39-year-old claimed his first gold more than 20 years ago at the Atlanta Games in 1996.
"07.02.2017 10:13:26" bbc.co.uk NHS Health Check: Short GP consultations crazy, say GPs - BBC News The length of GP consultations in the NHS is "crazy" and risks undermining care, doctors warn. Do you think GP appointments are too short?
"07.02.2017 10:01:29" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post Pupils at Pershore High School are signing up to Felix's Charter of Kindness.
Lucy Alexander launched a campaign yesterday in memory of her 17-year-old son Felix who killed himself after being bullied most of his teenage life.
Pershore is the first
"07.02.2017 08:44:19" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk A trademark battle between Kylie Minogue and Kylie Jenner appears to have come to an end.
Jenner, who first shot to fame in the US reality TV show Keeping Up With the Kardashians, has been trying to trademark the name Kylie in the US but she has been
"07.02.2017 08:25:26" Timeline Photos How important is it to reward well known figures with knighthoods and titles? Is it time we scrapped the honours system altogether? Elliott wants your calls on 0345 300 8181. Or you can text 81333 , starting your message with HW
Many of this morning's
"07.02.2017 07:57:15" Timeline Photos Do you have an unusual phobia? How does it affect your life? Elliott wants your calls on 0345 300 8181. Or you can text 81333 , starting your message with HW
Bagels, beards and dolls are among the oddest fears children have according to a new study,
"07.02.2017 07:41:01" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Commons Speaker John Bercow has been criticised for voicing his opposition to US President Donald Trump addressing Parliament during a state visit.
The Communities Secretary and Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid says Mr Trump is very welcome to the UK
"07.02.2017 07:00:02" Geothermal Energy in Worcestershire? Hot water - from thousands of metres underground - could be used to heat homes and businesses in Worcestershire, according to a new study.
As well as looking a how heat can better be used in the county, research commissioned by Wychavon District Council
"07.02.2017 06:52:39" A murky start to the day, but will it clear up? Rebecca Wood with more...
"07.02.2017 05:59:48" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk PAPERS: The fall-out from Speaker John Bercow voicing his opposition to Donald Trump addressing Parliament makes most of Tuesday's front pages.
"07.02.2017 00:10:00" Timeline Photos Should YOU be fined for missing an appointment with your GP?
71% of people asked in a new BBC survey think that you should.
The Health Secretary - Jeremy Hunt - has previously said that missed GP appointments cost the taxpayer £162m every year.
"06.02.2017 22:00:00" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester Flatworld are a #Malvern-based outfit that present roots 'n' grooves from Eastern Europe and beyond.
As well as performing a variety of folk traditions, they write and rearrange a number of tunes along the way.
Their unique style and passion has seen Check out the #Malvern band Flatworld performing live for BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester at the West Malvern Social Club.
"06.02.2017 21:00:00" After enduring more than two months of temperatures as low as minus fifty three degrees in the Antarctic, six record breaking explorers have finally made it home. They're army reservists, three of them from the Midlands, and they've become the first
"06.02.2017 20:00:00" For Felix "I feel compelled to give him a voice". Those are the emotional words of Lucy Alexander from Worcester. Last year her 17-year-old son Felix committed suicide after being tormented by bullies on social media. Today she returned to his sixth form as part
"06.02.2017 17:05:02" Timeline Photos Three big fire trucks and an air ambulance have been called out to an incident at Twyford Court in Rotherwas this afternoon. We'll have more details as they emerge.
"06.02.2017 17:00:02" Two men in Giles Cooper's family died after being diagnosed with breast cancer, then he got the disease. Giles, from Conderton in Worcestershire, underwent a double mastectomy and is now hoping to increase awareness it's not just an illness affecting
"06.02.2017 16:58:00" bbc.co.uk Chas & Dave singer Chas Hodges diagnosed with cancer - BBC News Chas Hodges says doctors caught the disease early and he will be back on the road "soon". Chas Hodges has cancer of the oesophagus.
"06.02.2017 16:26:35" Timeline Photos Evesham asparagus.... Malvern water..... Herefordshire beef.... What about Droitwich salt?!
Wychavon District Council will discuss the idea of making an edible salt out of the town's famous brine at a meeting this week.
"06.02.2017 15:14:21" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post Back in 1953, 7 trees were planted by children from Brockhampton School to mark the Queen's Coronation - 5 have survived and today a special plaque was installed to mark her 65th year on the throne.
Current pupils were joined by Richard Davis who planted
"06.02.2017 15:04:49" bbc.co.uk Nigel Farage and wife Kirsten 'living separate lives' - BBC News The former UKIP leader moved out of the family home "a while ago", his wife says in a statement. More independence for Nigel.
"06.02.2017 14:01:10" Charlie Slater has your weather update
"06.02.2017 13:52:22" bbc.co.uk Alastair Cook: England captain resigns after a record 59 Tests Alastair Cook resigns as England Test captain after leading the side in a record 59 matches. Worcestershire's Moeen Ali pays tribute to his England skipper on twitter saying he's sad to see him go.
"06.02.2017 11:50:00" Timeline Photos Here's the proud moment Leila - the young daughter of the former Worcester rugby player Jilly Hendy - led the England team out at Twickenham on Saturday.
Photo by Neil Kennedy/hasbeanz.com.
"06.02.2017 11:30:01" Timeline Photos Should this 4 year old police dog be be allowed to retire at the same time as her handler?
More that 16, 000 people have signed a petition to allow Ivy to finish in April - when Sergeant David Evans retires after 34 years with West Mercia Police.
"06.02.2017 10:07:16" A Herefordshire soldier and his team are back home after successfully after making history by becoming the first Britons to successfully cross Antarctica without support. Lou Rudd and his team, including Bromsgrove paramedic Chris Brooke, completed the
"06.02.2017 08:32:01" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk WATCH: This is the bizarre moment Great Britain reached the Davis Cup quarter-finals after Canada's Denis Shapovalov was defaulted from the decisive match for hitting the umpire with a ball struck in anger.
"06.02.2017 08:19:30" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk A portrait of the Queen by British photographer David Bailey has been reissued for her Sapphire Jubilee, marking 65 years on the throne.
"06.02.2017 07:00:00" Breast cancer in father, son and uncle Two men in Giles Cooper's family died after being diagnosed with breast cancer, then he got the disease. Giles, from Conderton in Worcestershire, underwent a double mastectomy and is now hoping to increase awareness it's not just an illness affecting
"06.02.2017 06:46:46" A chilly start to the day, here is Charlie Slater with more....
"06.02.2017 05:42:18" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Moves to target 'health tourism' and claims David Beckham was blackmailed over hacked emails are among Monday's headlines.
"06.02.2017 00:05:00" Timeline Photos YOUR THOUGHTS PLEASE
Mothers are more likely to have control over the purse strings than fathers.
That's according to a new survey out today.
But is that true in your house?
"05.02.2017 19:30:01" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post A Worcestershire mum whose teenage son committed suicide after suffering years of bullying is launching a campaign to get anti-bullying lessons taught in every school across the Country.
17-year-old Felix Alexander died last year after being hit by a
"05.02.2017 12:30:00" Timeline Photos it's 46 metres high, made of steel and may soon be installed in Hereford. The city's Enterprise Zone, Skylon Park, have applied to install the replica Skylon Tower which will be privately funded. The original 300-foot Skylon which formed the centerpiece
"05.02.2017 12:10:55" BBC Hereford & Worcester Unlocking the history of the Cold War tunnels in Worcestershire. Join Rebecca Wood on Inside Out West Midlands at 1930 on BBC One on Monday We went underground this week - and back to the days of the Cold War.
"05.02.2017 11:11:07" BBC Hereford & Worcester A Hereford student and his guide dog have made it through to the final of the Crufts Friends for Life competition. 22-year-old Nathan Edge lost his sight 3 years ago but, thanks to Labrador Hudson, he's now studying massage therapy at the Royal National We met a Herefordshire student and his guide dog this week - they have a very special event coming up:
"05.02.2017 11:00:03" "We're in a bit of a groove at the moment and hopefully that can continue this weekend' - Worcester Wolves Basketball Club's head coach looks ahead to their BBL Trophy quarter-final tie at Surrey Scorchers on Sunday, 5 February. The tip-off will be at
"05.02.2017 10:10:10" BBC Hereford & Worcester A Worcestershire teenager, who has a rare and debilitating condition, has spent three years in hospital because her house wasn't suitable for her to live in. Now Antonia Payne-Cheney has been able to go home - thanks to the BBC house makeover programme This week we finally got to see how the TV show DIY SOS had transformed the home of a Worcestershire teenager who has mobility problems.
"05.02.2017 07:57:40" audioboom.com "There's a lot to work on" Worcester Warriors director of rugby Gary Gold tells BBC Hereford and Worcester after the AWC win in Cardiff. An audioBoom by bbchwsport Worcester Warrior's director of rugby Garry Gold talks to BBC Hereford and Worcester's Dave Bradley after the 53-38 win at Cardiff Blues in the Anglo-Welsh Cup.
"05.02.2017 06:11:09" bbc.co.uk Newspaper headlines: Iraq probe shut down call and defence gaps - BBC News A demand by MPs to halt the Iraq troops abuse inquiry and claims of a gap in UK defences make Sunday's front pages. Good morning, here's what the papers are saying today:
"04.02.2017 22:38:39" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester with Andrew Marston This week's specially featured artist is the Harvington-based songster whose music has been featured across all 39 BBC Local Radio stations! Pictures of Paul Tarry's session for BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester with Andrew Marston as recorded at the Evesham Arts Centre.
"04.02.2017 20:23:04" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester with Andrew Marston 94.7, 104, 104.4, 104.6FM, 738, 1584AM, DAB Digital Radio, Freeview 720 & on the BBC iPlayer at bbc.co.uk/introhw On tonight's BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester with Andrew Marston...
"04.02.2017 19:12:19" Lucy Martin has your weather update
"04.02.2017 17:47:48" RUGBY UNION: 'The boys put everything in to make sure it happened' - After a run of 10 successive National Two North defeats, Luctonians' director of rugby Alex Davidson has something to smile about as his side picks up a vital victory in beating Sedgley
"04.02.2017 15:06:00" bbc.co.uk BBC - Hereford & Worcester - Home Where Elliott Webb and Toni McDonald wake you up in the morning – and we're the home of the Warriors! Telephone us on 0345 300 8181. Our commentaries this afternoon:
Rugby: commentary of Cardiff Blues vs Worcester Warriors http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcherefordandworcester
Football: Live commentary of Barrow vs Kidderminster Harriers http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/36722733
"04.02.2017 08:38:21" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post Here's the recipe for 'Proper Chilli' as heard with Andrew Easton on Saturday breakfast.
"04.02.2017 07:16:04" bbc.co.uk Black Sabbath: 'We hated being a heavy metal band' - BBC News Black Sabbath reflect on their 50-year career as they play the final gig of their last world tour. Rock group Black Sabbath bow out at a final live show tonight.
"04.02.2017 06:16:50" bbc.co.uk Newspaper headlines: Louvre attack and MP's China cash 'link' - BBC News The attack in Paris, the funding of a shadow minister's office and energy bill price rises attract headlines on Saturday. Good morning - here's what the papers are featuring today.
"03.02.2017 22:17:08" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester with Andrew Marston A few sample snapshots from our most recent fabbo recording session at the very wonderful Vale venue!! We'll be bringing you these great live, local and original performances over the next few weeks - well worth checking out!! Thanks to the amazing team at the Evesham Arts Centre for hosting BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester with Andrew Marston on Sunday. We recorded four acts for broadcast - the first is going out tomorrow night from 8pm.
"03.02.2017 19:19:28" Timeline Photos The award-wining film "La La Land" has now achieved further success, this time in the music charts.
Its soundtrack has reached the top of the album charts this evening (3 February).
The film has already won prizes at the Golden Globes and Screen Actors
"03.02.2017 18:30:00" RUGBY UNION: 'I'm really happy there's been no knee-jerk reaction and nobody's lost their job' - Worcester Warriors' new director of rugby Gary Gold says he's happy with the coaching set-up at Sixways Stadium and is looking to add clarity to the way the
"03.02.2017 18:01:29" RUGBY UNION: 'We need someone to grab it by the collar and tell the team how we're going to play out 10-minute periods in games' - Luctonians' director of rugby Alex Davidson is looking to some of his senior players to become better on-field leaders for
"03.02.2017 17:48:09" Timeline Photos It started with Courgettes but now a Herefordshire vegetable supplier says it may not be until May before stocks of some vegetables return to normal.
Total Produce, supply vegetables in bulk to shops and restaurants, they say they've noticed the affect
"03.02.2017 14:57:41" bbc.co.uk Michael Buble: Son Noah's cancer treatment is 'progressing well' - BBC News Michael Buble says doctors are are "very optimistic" about his son Noah's cancer treatment. Some positive News.
Singer Michael Buble has said his son Noah's cancer treatment is "progressing well", three months after the three-year-old was diagnosed.
"03.02.2017 14:41:56" audioboom.com 'My relationship with Carl is one of the best I have ever had in football' - John Snape Worcester City's caretaker-manager John Snape says he isn't looking to take on the job on a more permanent basis, but this won't prevent him from demanding far better from the squad when they host Tamworth at the Victoria Ground on Saturday, 4 February. FOOTBALL: Worcester City FC's caretaker-manager John Snape admits he was as surprised as anyone to learn of Carl Heeley's decision to step down as manager of the Vanarama North club.
"03.02.2017 14:17:35" Timeline Photos A body found in a river near Worcester has been identified as a missing man David Smith.
His body was discovered in the water near Holt Heath yesterday.
A member of the public reported seeing a body going over the weir.
David Smith was reported missing
"03.02.2017 14:08:51" warriors.co.uk TEAM NEWS | Hougaard returns while Vui lines up for debut Worcester Warriors team and achademy information | Official site of Worcester Warriors Rugby Club with the latest news, features, multimedia, fixture and tickets, tables, player profiles & merchandise RUGBY UNION: Francois Hougaard is back for Worcester Warriors for their Anglo-Welsh Cup match at Cardiff Blues on Saturday, 4 February.
"03.02.2017 12:55:00" BASKETBALL: 'If we can play the way we have been playing then we can make life easy for ourselves' - Worcester Wolves Basketball Club's head coach looks ahead to the BBL - British Basketball League Championship trip to Sheffield Sharks on Friday, 3
"03.02.2017 12:10:19" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post Worcester's new Superleague netball team Severn Stars have revealed their kit for the season which starts later this month.
Their first game is at Surrey Storm on Saturday, 18 February.
"03.02.2017 12:10:01" Timeline Photos The number of recorded cases of children committing sexual offences against other children in the West Mercia area has more than doubled over the past 3 years.
"03.02.2017 11:01:12" Timeline Photos A big jump in prices for some....
The energy firm, Npower, has announced a big increase in prices. Electricity charges will rise by 15 per cent next month - and the cost of gas will go up by 5 per cent.
The changes will affect around half of the firm's
"03.02.2017 10:48:03" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk An attack that is being described as "terrorist in nature"...
A French soldier guarding the Louvre in Paris has shot a man who tried to attack a security patrol with a machete shouting "Allahu Akbar", police say.
"03.02.2017 09:00:00" RUGBY UNION: 'I hate being injured, especially when the team that I play for loses' - Worcester Warriors' South African international scrum-half Francois Hougaard is looking forward to his first appearance of the season for the club in Anglo-Welsh Cup at
"03.02.2017 08:49:58" Timeline Photos Which book has changed your life?
The most borrowed books from libraries last year has been revealed, with The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins coming out on top in the UK.
So which books could you not do without and how have they impacted on
"03.02.2017 08:40:54" Timeline Photos Is it time we changed our eating habits to be more sustainable in this country? Buy seasonal, British grown food or even grow our own?
Supermarket giant Tesco has rationed customers to three iceberg lettuces per visit - blaming poor growing conditions in
"03.02.2017 07:42:50" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Has your car insurance gone up?
Premiums in the UK have hit a record high, partly because cars' increasingly complex electronics have made repairs more expensive.
The average annual comprehensive policy cost £462 in the last three months of 2016,
"03.02.2017 06:49:25" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Just three lettuces per visit...
Supermarket giant Tesco is rationing customers - blaming poor growing conditions in Europe for a shortage in UK stores.
"03.02.2017 05:49:46" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk PAPERS: Friday's papers lead on lettuce rationing in supermarkets and stretching being the best cure for back pain.
"02.02.2017 20:30:00" RUGBY UNION: 'It's like the first day at school' - Worcester Warriors' new Scottish international prop Ryan Grant on having to find his feet quickly following his move to Sixways Stadium from Glasgow Rugby.
"02.02.2017 20:00:01" RUGBY UNION: 'I am impressed by the quality of players here' - Worcester Warriors' new director of rugby Gary Gold feels they have the players needed to maintain their place in the Aviva Premiership this season, but warns he doesn't have a magic wand that
"02.02.2017 19:37:03" Timeline Photos Are you keeping up with Brexit?
More than six months after one of the most important votes in recent history - Brexit is finally beginning. The Government has now published their plans for leaving the European Union - but are the plans clear? We'll be
"02.02.2017 19:04:00" We're searching for the mystery artist who's created a tribute to the Rotherwas Canary girls in the middle of a field in Hereford. They've tied strips of yellow duster to the branches of a tree next to the remains of the munitions works - it's happened
"02.02.2017 18:25:05" Timeline Photos A body has been found in the River Severn.
West Mercia police were searching the water at Holt Heath near Worcester.
It follows a member of the public reporting at 3.40pm seeing a body going over the weir.
The body is yet to be identified but it's
"02.02.2017 16:25:01" bbc.co.uk Pregnant Beyonce photo mesmerises America - BBC News The pop icon announces she is carrying twins with a striking post that becomes Instagram's most-liked ever. How this photo of Beyoncé is smashing records around the world!
"02.02.2017 16:13:33" RUGBY UNION: 'I think radically altering everything when you're seven days away from playing the champions is a recipe for disaster' - Worcester Warriors' new director of rugby Gary Gold outlines how he views his role over the remainder of the season at
"02.02.2017 16:01:43" bbc.co.uk Blue Peter time capsule dug up 33 years early - BBC News Construction workers at the O2 Arena found the Millennium capsule on Tuesday. Here's one I dug up earlier....
"02.02.2017 15:00:43" Shefali Oza has your forecast
"02.02.2017 12:20:55" BASKETBALL: 'Everybody's getting the court time they deserve so nobody needs to play selfishly' - Worcester Wolves Basketball Club's head coach Paul James reflects on the club's recent good form in which they have topped 100 points in each of the last
"02.02.2017 12:14:11" warriors.co.uk Appiah joins Edinburgh on loan All the latest news from the Worcester Warriors | Official site of Worcester Warriors Rugby Club with the latest news, features, multimedia, fixture and tickets, tables, player profiles & merchandise RUGBY UNION: Worcester Warriors' prop Derek Appiah joins Edinburgh Rugby (official) on loan.
"02.02.2017 11:19:16" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Would you give up living on a Caribbean island to return to the UK?
Kris Marshall, the star of BBC One's Death in Paradise, has decided to leave the show to do just that.
Marshall has played DI Humphrey Goodman on the detective drama, which is filmed on
"02.02.2017 08:42:44" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk She's about to turn 100 and has a new album coming out...
Forces' sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn is breaking her own record in the process, having last put out an album at the age of 97, back in 2014.
"02.02.2017 07:39:50" Timeline Photos Is it time we got tougher on swearing? Or is it time we accepted cursing is now part of everyday life?
It's reported this morning that a Judge at Worcester Crown Court was amazed when a defendant came before him, charged with calling someone a "pussy".
"02.02.2017 07:39:39" The Great Pottery Throw Down returns to the television tonight- reporter Justyn is getting a pottery lesson from Kate Pullen in her ceramics studio in Droitwich!
"02.02.2017 07:00:00" The mother of a transgender pupil is taking legal action against a school which she claims treated her child like "a freak". "Jackie", from Hereford, said the treatment had been "appalling". Her child "Aidan", 16, who was born female, claims he was
"02.02.2017 06:13:02" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk The papers lead on the starting gun being fired on Brexit, as MPs vote for Article 50 to be triggered.
"01.02.2017 23:03:49" BBC Hereford & Worcester Elliott and Toni were tempted to recreate the famous pottery scene from the movie 'Ghost' but decided to stick to the basics instead! The new series of The Great Pottery Throw Down is back on BBC2 on Thursday at 8pm. It's not as easy as it looks as Elliott & Toni found out after visiting a Herefordshire potter back in 2015.
"01.02.2017 21:52:02" pitchero.com West Bromwich Albion Winger Joins - News - Worcester City FC Winger joins on loan until end of the season FOOTBALL: Worcester City FC bring in 19-year-old West Bromwich Albion winger Chay Scrivens on loan for the rest of the season.
"01.02.2017 21:45:00" A Worcestershire teenager, who has a rare and debilitating condition, has spent three years in hospital because her house wasn't suitable for her to live in. Now Antonia Payne-Cheney has been able to go home - thanks to the BBC house makeover programme
"01.02.2017 21:16:01" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester with Andrew Marston Granny's Attic are a teenage folk trio from #Worcester, who play a range of English, Irish and Scottish traditional music as well as their own compositions.
They formed in 2009 out of a shared passion for folk music and have recently got through to the #Worcester folk group Granny's Attic perform an exclusive session for BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester with Andrew Marston at The Market Theatre in #Ledbury.
"01.02.2017 19:02:00" A Hereford student and his guide dog have made it through to the final of the Crufts Friends for Life competition. 22-year-old Nathan Edge lost his sight 3 years ago but, thanks to Labrador Hudson, he's now studying massage therapy at the Royal National
"01.02.2017 17:05:00" bbc.co.uk Prolific paedophile Mark Frost admits to abuse in UK and Asia - BBC News A paedophile faces years in jail after admitting 45 sex offences against children in the UK and abroad. Since the allegations emerged in Asia, two former pupils of a school in Worcestershire have come forward claiming they were sexually assaulted in the 1990s.
"01.02.2017 16:49:06" Timeline Photos Building Bridges....
Work is progressing on the new bridge at Eastham near Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, United Kingdom.
The old one dramatically collapsed last May.
"01.02.2017 15:18:00" bbc.co.uk Tunisia attack: Three members of same family shot by pool - BBC News Owen Richards' grandfather, uncle and brother were shot dead on a trip to celebrate his GCSE exams. You could see in his eyes that he was not alive - there was no life in his eyes."
The younger brother of Joel Richards has been describing his last moments.
"01.02.2017 15:00:57" Shefali has your weather update
"01.02.2017 14:56:04" Timeline Photos A former Worcestershire teacher has admitted 45 sex offences against children in Britain and abroad.
70-year-old Mark Frost, formerly known as Andrew Tracey, has pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to a catalogue of abuse against nine children in Thailand
"01.02.2017 14:43:35" bbc.co.uk Watch: 'Long road to go' for boy who lost eye to cancer The latest news, sport, travel and weather for Herefordshire and Worcestershire on Wednesday 1 February 2017. Two year old Ethan, from Bromsgrove, lost an eye to a rare form of cancer - his Mum Michelle told BBC Hereford & Worcester the challenges he faces now - http://bbc.in/2kqhS9x
"01.02.2017 13:36:21" Tonight's DIY SOS comes from Worcestershire- where hundreds of volunteers helped to make Antonia Payne-Cheney's house suitable for her needs.
Antonia has a medical condition which means that she is unable to eat properly and her joints regularly
"01.02.2017 11:15:03" How do Hearing Dogs work? Watch a live demonstration with Malcolm Boyden. Merleen is deaf and Grace assists her in her everyday life. They're in the studio to talk about Hearing Dogs for Deaf People's Great British Dog Walk at NT Croome on March 25th.
"01.02.2017 10:42:35" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Entrepreneurs Nick Jenkins and Sarah Willingham are leaving Dragons' Den.
They will step down at the end of the current series on BBC Two, with their last episode on 26 February.
"01.02.2017 10:03:16" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Patients with absolutely no control over their body have finally been able to communicate, say scientists.
Using yes or no answers, one man was able to repeatedly refuse permission for his daughter to get married.
"01.02.2017 08:52:35" Timeline Photos Should the next Dr Who be a woman?
Former assistant to the Docto, Billy Piper thinks so, as does Peter himself, he thinks it should be none other Francis De La Tour.
So would you like to see a female Doctor and who would you like to see playing the main
"01.02.2017 07:14:02" Elliott & Toni are doing the Breakfast Show in their slippers this morning....
"01.02.2017 07:05:54" A rainy start to your day, but will it continue? Charlie Slater with more....
"01.02.2017 06:47:10" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Are you left confused by train ticket prices?
Passengers using cross-country train routes could theoretically save up to £260 a journey, under a trial scheme to simplify fares.
"01.02.2017 06:19:19" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk PAPERS: Rail fare costs and criticism of the EU by the Trump administration make Wednesday's front pages.
"01.02.2017 00:05:01" Timeline Photos Where did you buy your pet dog from? And do you know where they came from?
Hundreds of illegally imported puppies were seized at our ports last year - according to new figures obtained by the BBC.
The RSPCA says the age that dogs can be brought into the
"31.01.2017 22:10:01" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester with Andrew Marston BBC Introducing: Who we are and what we do... Every Saturday night from 8, we showcase the very best unsigned, undiscovered and under-the-radar music from Herefordshire & Worcestershire. But there are plenty of other opportunities from sending in your music...
"31.01.2017 20:03:00" BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester with Andrew Marston When #Hereford's Illusion first witnessed his brother, Small Morris, rap - it inspired him to get into music.
From there on, iLLUSION (AKA Kuda Sibanda) began producing beats and in 2008 joined the group D.R Clique.
Drawing on influences such as JAY Z, If you're into rap - check out this amazing performance from #Hereford's Illusion, as performed for BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester with Andrew Marston at the West Malvern Social Club.
"31.01.2017 17:27:35" audioboom.com 'I'm really delighted for the players as they've worked really hard' - Paul James Worcester Wolves' head coach Paul James admits to being surprised to be named the BBL's Coach of the Month for January, while he also gives his reaction to the news both Danny Huffor and Jermel Kennedy have been named in the Team of the Week. #bbl BASKETBALL: Worcester Wolves Basketball Club's head coach Paul James is named the BBL - British Basketball League's Coach of the Month for January, while two Wolves players are named in the Team of the Week.
"31.01.2017 17:10:43" bbc.co.uk Scientists find 'oldest human ancestor' - BBC News Researchers discover the earliest known ancestor of humans - and many other species. We've come a long way in the last 540 million years!
"31.01.2017 16:09:52" Timeline Photos Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has been given a March 10 deadline to improve its services by the Care Quality Commission.
The CQC has issued the Trust with a Section 29A warning notice - which means "significant" improvement is required and a
"31.01.2017 16:09:39" RACING: 'I really hope we play our part in the paths those horses take on their road to Cheltenham' - Hereford Racecourse's executive director Rebecca Davies looks ahead to their seven-race card on Wednesday, 1 February. Racing is due to get underway at
"31.01.2017 15:10:00" bbc.co.uk Olympian Ron Hill ends 52-year running streak - BBC News Ron Hill has put on his running shoes every day since 20 December 1964. After 19,032 days of running in a row....he's taken his first day off in 52 years!
"31.01.2017 15:05:45" bbc.co.uk UK pardons thousands of gay men - BBC News Thousands of gay and bisexual men convicted of decades-old sexual offences posthumously pardoned - UK government More details on this breaking story to come.
"31.01.2017 14:43:48" RUGBY UNION: 'In the first half the game just got away from us' - Luctonians' director of rugby Alex Davidson reflects on his side's National Two North defeat at Wharfedale Rugby Club on Saturday, 28 January. Lucs will host Sedgley Park Rugby Club on
"31.01.2017 14:37:01" bbc.co.uk Austria to ban full-face veil in public places - BBC News The governing coalition may also prevent civil servants from wearing religious symbols. Austria bans the veil.
"31.01.2017 14:27:31" Hereford's library has reopened today after 17 months of work to remove asbestos. It now has more light, more space and public toilets. Our reporter Nicola Goodwin has been for a look...
"31.01.2017 14:00:52" Sara Blizzard has your weather update
"31.01.2017 13:40:38" Worcester is getting a brand new half marathon!
Former runner turned BBC commentator Steve Cram has been in the city launching the race today.
Entry is now open, and the race will run alongside the city's existing 10K event in September
"31.01.2017 13:19:22" bbc.co.uk Russian doping scandal: Emails suggest Lord Coe 'aware' of claims New emails reveal Lord Coe was "aware" of corruption allegations in athletics four months before they became public. In 2015, Lord Coe told Parliament: "I was certainly not aware of the specific allegations that had been made around the corruption of anti-doping processes in Russia."
But an email he'd sent to the IAAF's ethics commission in August 2014 states: "I have
"31.01.2017 11:18:49" bbc.co.uk Steve Cram reveals Worcester's new half-marathon!, On your marks, get set, go!, Elliott and Toni at Breakfast - BBC Hereford & Worcester The Worcester 10K run is back - and it's being joined by a brand new half-marathon. Here's Steve Cram talking to Elliott and Toni about the launch of the Worcester 10K and half-marathon later this year. Are you in training yet?
"31.01.2017 10:51:15" Timeline Photos Are you a foster carer?
The UK's fostering system is being held together by the goodwill and commitment of thousands of dedicated foster carers, The Fostering Network is warning.
According to the charity's annual State of the Nation's Foster Care
"31.01.2017 08:19:05" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Do you think parents should be able to take their children out of school to go on holiday?
A council which lost a High Court case over fining a father who took his daughter during term-time will have its appeal heard at the Supreme Court later.
"31.01.2017 08:14:41" Timeline Photos Who is your favourite Stand Up comedian and why?
This Year's Comic Relief is launched today and Stand Up is the theme.
So we want to find out Herefordshire and Worcestershire's favourite comedian.
Call Elliott Webb on 0345 300 8181
"31.01.2017 07:04:40" Welcome to Tuesday, here is Sara Blizzard with your weather update.
"31.01.2017 06:45:38" Photos from BBC Hereford & Worcester's post A Worcester pizza shop has been targeted by arsonists for a second time.
Following a fire on 9 December, believed to be arson, police are now looking for two men (photographed) who attempted to set fire to Caspian Pizza 19 days later.
"31.01.2017 06:31:09" Timeline Photos Hereford's library, museum and art gallery re-opens today after 17 months. It's been shut after asbestos was found during refurbishment work. It's been revamped during the closure and campaigners have big plans to transform it into an 8 million pound
"31.01.2017 06:18:43" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Peter Capaldi has announced he is stepping down from the role of Doctor Who.