Live updates for Herefordshire and Worcestershire have finished for the day but we'll be back from 08:00 on Monday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather.
- Updates on Friday 22 April 2016
- News, sport, travel and weather updates to resume at 08:00 on Monday
BBC Midlands Today
During the evening, the patchy rain in the south will ease. Any cloud and rain in the south will ease away allowing clearer conditions to spread across all parts. Lows of 3C ( 37F).
A section of wall on London Road, Worcester, near to Fort Royal Park, is being repaired.
There will be temporary traffic lights in place while the work is carried out on Sunday, the council says.Copyright: Google
Sports Editor, BBC Hereford & Worcester
The first of a run of three home matches in National Two North with which they will round off their league season sees Luctonians take on Stourbridge.
There are delays on the M5 northbound between J6 for the A449 (Worcester) and J5 for the A38 (Droitwich).
It's due to an earlier broken down vehicle. Congestion's backing up to J7.
BBC News Online
The Battle of Qatia, on 23 April 1916, saw the Worcestershire Yeomanry suffer more than 100 casualties.
Kidderminster Harriers have announced that the cost of season tickets and match-day admission prices will both be reduced next season.Copyright: Getty Images
Match-day admission for adults will be reduced by £2 in the Hire-It! East Stand, and £1 for terrace adult admission.
Harriers have been relegated and will play in National League North next season.
Producer, BBC Hereford & Worcester
Here are some of the main stories we have been looking at in Herefordshire and Worcestershire:
- Police investigate allegations a bus driver made "racially aggravated comments" to a passenger
- West Mercia Police will not be prosecuted for contempt of court after it published the names of witnesses in a murder case online
- Trust offers "profound apology" awarded £8m after being left brain-damaged at birth
Bicycle thieves stole £10,000 worth of mountain bikes from commuters who left them at railway stations and other public bike racks in Worcester and Hereford, a court heard.
A real rescue with a difference carried out by firefighters in Bromyard
Police are appealing for witnesses after a crash that left an 80-year-old cyclist needing hospital treatment.
West Mercia Police say the collision, involving a car, happened on Broadway Road, Evesham, near to Lidl supermarket (pictured) at 10:20 on Wednesday,13 April.
A member of the public is believed to have stopped and helped the cyclist but left the scene before the police got there and officers would like to speak to them or any other witnesses.Copyright: Google
Powick Weir is on the River Teme, just outside Worcester
BBC News Education
The government has been forced to cancel its controversial new spelling and grammar test after it was accidentally put online by officials.
Schools Minister Nick Gibb said the incident was "clearly regrettable".Copyright: BBC
Half a million seven-year-olds in England had been due to take the tests next month, as part of their Sats.
Head teachers' leaders had called for the test to be scrapped as it had been used as practice by an unidentifiable number of schools.
Producer, BBC Hereford & Worcester
Here are some of the main stories we are looking at in Herefordshire and Worcestershire:
- West Mercia Police will not be prosecuted for contempt of court after publishing details online of witnesses in a murder case
- The police in Redditch are investigating allegations that a bus driver made "racially aggravated comments" towards a passenger
- College for the blind celebrates 150 years
Friends and family of Beryl Coates, from Hagley, who has the same birthday as the Queen, help her celebrate the event.
Fort Royal was a strongpoint during the Battle of Worcester in 1651.
Upset parents have are fighting back after their children were refused places at the three schools closest to their homes.
Allegations that a bus driver in Redditch made a "racially aggravated comment" after a row with a passenger are being investigated by the police.
West Mercia Police are asking for anyone who witnessed the argument, at approximately 14:05 on Wednesday 13 April at the bus station on Kingfisher Square, to come forward.Copyright: Google
The trust running hospitals in Worcestershire has accepted liability and offered its "profound apologies" to a girl awarded £8m after she was left left brain-damaged at birth.
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has accepted liability for "shortcomings in the care and treatment shortly after birth".