Live updates for Herefordshire and Worcestershire have finished for the day but we'll be back from 08:00 Tuesday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather.
- Updates on Monday 14 December 2015
- News, sport, travel and weather updates to resume at 08:00 on Tuesday
A mild, but wet night with temperatures well above average for mid December.
Manufacturing staff at one of Hereford's most well-known names from the world of business will work their last day on Christmas Eve.Copyright: Hereford Times
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The Worcestershire-trained horse Pineau De Re has ended a 12-year run of post-Aintree disappointment by becoming the first Grand National-winning horse since 2002 to go on and win another race .Copyright: Getty Images
The 12-year-old, which is trained by Dr Richard Newland in Claines, failed to win in eight runs since triumphing at Aintree in April 2014, before picking up the victory at Carlisle on Sunday.
It is the first time a Grand National victor has gone on to claim another win since the 2002 winner Bindaree went on to win the Welsh National at Chepstow the following year.
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The grandfather of 27-year-old woman who was found dead in Redditch in the early hours of Sunday morning has described her as a "brilliant girl".
A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Stacey Sollis, whose body was found at a property in Knowle Close.
Her grandfather, Leslie Quiney, said: "She had a lovely personality, would get on with anybody, do anything for anybody."
Goose sales are up this Christmas with credit going to a storyline on the BBC Radio 4 drama, The Archers.
A flock of geese from the Goodman family farm in Great Witley in Worcestershire provided the sound effects for the plot about two brothers who decide to go into goose farming.
Here are this afternoon's main stories:
- A woman who has been found dead at a property in Redditch has been named as 27-year-old Stacey Sollis
- Former Radio Wyvern DJ Neil Fox has been cleared of sexually and indecently abusing young fans and colleagues
- A coroner has recorded an open verdict into the death of a former Whitehall civil servant who was found collapsed at his Herefordshire home
A Rednal man described as "the brains behind the scheme" who helped carry out carefully planned and calculated thefts has been jailed.
The former Radio Wyvern DJ Neil Fox has been cleared of sexually and indecently abusing young fans and colleagues.
The 54-year-old, who is better known as Dr Fox, Mr Fox, 54, had denied eight indecent assaults and two sexual assaults between 1988 and 2014.Copyright: AFP
At Westminster Magistrates' Court, chief magistrate Howard Riddle said the victims were believable but that the bench "could not be sure that in the context it was a criminal offence".
A woman who was found dead in Redditch prompting a murder inquiry has been named by her family as 27-year-old Stacey Sollis.Copyright: BBC
Her body was discovered at a home in Knowle Close at 01:36 on Sunday.
A 32-year-old man is being questioned on suspicion of murder.
A Worcestershire company has helped save homes in part of a town in Cumbria from the recent floods.Copyright: BBC
Homes in Rubby Banks Road in Cockermouth were in four feet (1.2m) of water in 2009 but this time they have been protected by the barriers installed by UK Flood Barriers, based in Hampton Lovett near Droitwich.
An elderly woman who was stalked and robbed while Christmas shopping says she wants to thank a Good Samaritan who remarkably returned her stolen purse- with her cash still inside.
Wye Valley NHS Trust, which runs Hereford County Hospital, said Wye and Frome wards had been closed as a precaution to stop the spread of diarrhoea and vomiting - likely to be caused by norovirus.
The hospital has not said how many patients and visitors are currently affected
Alison Johnson, consultant microbiologist at the trust, urged patients and visitors not to visit any hospital or surgery until they had been free of symptoms for at least 48 hours
She said outpatient clinics weren't affected by the closures, but urged people to use "good hand hygiene" and only visit hospital "if you really need to".
These are some of today's main stories:
- The body of a 27-year-old woman has been found at an address in Redditch and a 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder
- A Worcester woman whose sister killed herself earlier this year says there is no way of escaping cyber bullies
- Two wards at Hereford County Hospital have been closed to visitors because of norovirus
A car crashed into two parked vehicles in Kidderminster which led to firefighters having to be called to the scene.Copyright: Kidderminster Shuttle
Worcester City will travel to Dover Athletic in the FA Trophy second round, if they beat Southport on Tuesday.
The tie is scheduled to be played on Saturday, 16 January.
Emily-Jade, from Worcester, has become an anti-bullying ambassador after her 15-year-old sister Ellie killed herself following what she described as a campaign of bullying online - facing nasty and anonymous messages.
She told BBC Hereford and Worcester: "I think about all the things she missed out on like getting married, finishing school, showing the bullies they haven't won."
Soldiers who fought in Gallipoli during World War One were remembered 100 years after the depleted troupe retreated from the island.
Two wards at Hereford County Hospital have been closed to visitors because of cases of diarrhoea and vomiting.Copyright: BBC
Visits to the Frome and Wye wards have been stopped as a preventative measure.
If you are planning to visit the hospital updates are available on the Wye Valley NHS Trust website.