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Summary

  1. 'Lost' radio broadcast of England's World Cup win found
  2. Mum who had mastectomy while pregnant needs lifesaving treatment
  3. Redditch BHS branch due to close this weekend
  4. Inquest adjourned into death of teenager pulled from canal
  5. Updates from Friday 29 July 2016

Live Reporting

By Jerry Chester

All times stated are UK

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  1. Joe Clarke of Worcestershire plays a shot

    Follow live radio commentary from Sunday's action in the One-Day Cup.

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  2. Alex Homer

    BBC Local Live

    James Brindley

    Alex Homer

    BBC Local Live

    A new exhibition marking 300 years since the birth of canal pioneer James Brindley has opened. How did his work transform the English landscape and unlock a new era in the Industrial Revolution?

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  3. Our coverage across the day

    We're back in the newsroom from 08:00 on Monday with more news, sport, travel and weather, but keep an eye out here for updates this evening and into the morning.  

  4. 'Good Samaritans' sought after woman assaulted outside a church

    Motorists who stopped to help a woman who was being assaulted by a man outside a church are being asked to come forward.

    West Mercia Police says the attack happened near to St Johns Church, Worcester, at the Malvern Road junction, at about 17:45 last Friday.

    Malvern Road junction Worcester

    The man is said to have pushed the woman over a fence.

    Quote Message: I understand that a number of motorists stopped to help the victim, thank you for your kind actions. Any information that you can provide could be important to our investigation." from PC Simon Johnson
    PC Simon Johnson
  5. Ryan heads for the RFU

    The former Worcester Warriors director of rugby, Dean Ryan, will join the Rugby Football Union next month as head of international player development. 

    After leaving the club last month, he had been linked to Premiership rivals Bath. 

    Ryan says he's "delighted" with his new position. 

    Dean Ryan
  6. On Midlands Today from 18:30: Taking a railway stand

    Peter Plisner

    BBC Midlands Today

    Tonight on Midlands Today - if you've been commuting by train today, the chances are you had to stand. 

    Rail passengers in Birmingham are more likely to have to stand on a peak-time train, than in any other major city outside London.  

    Passengers getting off a train

    New Department for Transport data for England and Wales shows one in five passengers struggle to find a seat during the morning and evening rush hours. 

    I've been looking at the figures and what we can conclude from them - see more on BBC One from 18:30.

  7. Latest: World Cup win commentary found; canal death inquest postponed; pink ball cricket

    Michael Perkins

    BBC Hereford & Worcester

    Here are some of the main stories we are looking at in Herefordshire and Worcestershire:

    - A 50-year-old recording of the radio commentary for England's World Cup final win fills archive gap

    - Inquest into the death of a teenager pulled from a canal is postponed after witness fails to appear

    - Worcestershire take part in pink ball day/night cricket trial

  8. Watch: Weather forecast for the evening and weekend

    Rebecca Wood

    BBC Weather

     Any showers will ease this evening to leave a dry and quiet night. Clear spells will develop and it will feel cooler than recent nights - lows of 14C (57F).

    You can read a full forecast on the BBC Weather page.

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    Video caption: Rebecca Wood has your weekend forecast
  9. BBC Weather Watchers: The clouds roll in

    BBC Weather Watchers

    These pictures of the banks of clouds rolling across the area were taken in Bromyard and Redditch by BBC Weather Watchers Postman Les and Mollies Meadow.

    I''d love to see your photos - you can emailtweet us on @bbchw or message via Facebook.

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  10. 'Lost' World Cup final radio tape: Early broadcast of much-loved TV voice

    A private, amateur recording of the BBC's radio commentary on England's 1966 World Cup final win features Brian Moore.

    He went on to become one of TV's best known football voices.

    The BBC has no archive copy of the full radio commentary, but a former pupil of Worcester New College for the Blind recorded the whole game. He has kept his tape for 50 years and has now shared it with us.

    Brian Moore is commentating during Geoff Hurst's infamous goal about which there is endless debate - did the ball cross the line?

    Quote Message: Styles with a long ball... Ball will chase for all he's worth... can Hurst get a shot in... he's hit the bar... [the referee's] not given it... I though that hit the bar and went in... it's given, England are in the lead." from Brian Moore Commentator, 1966
    Brian MooreCommentator, 1966
    Geoff HUrst scores his second goal in the 1966 World Cup final