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  1. Taster Death: West Mercia PCC says important to hold police to account

    West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner John Campion says he will make sure the police are held to account if needed over the death of a man after being Tasered by officers.

    Police were called to Telford in the early hours of this morning to an incident involving a 48-year-old man. He died shortly after arriving at hospital.

    Mr Campion said an independent investigation is now under way with the Independent Police Complaints Commission and his thoughts are with the man's family.

    Police taster
    Quote Message: It is an important part of my role to hold the police to account. I want to be absolutely clear and reassure our communities that I will be doing that fairly and proportionately with regard to this incident once the full facts are available."
  2. Work starts on new leisure centre

    Work is due to start today on a new leisure centre for Bromsgrove. 

    It's being built next to the Dolphin Centre on School Drive with plans for two swimming pools, a climbing wall and a gym. 

    Artist impression of new leisure centre in Bromsgrove

    The centre is the latest redevelopment under a town centre partnership scheme to regenerate the town.   

  3. Hereford GP due before tribunal for misconduct charges

    A GP from Hereford is due before a tribunal in Manchester today to face charges of misconduct. 

    Dr Christopher Allen is accused of providing medical care to a patient who wasn't registered at his surgery, Fownhope Medical Centre. 

    GP writing out prescription

    Dr Allen is also accused of keeping blood test results secret and not communicating with the patient's own GP. 

    He's also accused of issuing a prescription in his wife's name for a patient. 

    The tribunal is listed for eight days. 

  4. Latest: West Mercia Police referred to IPCC following Taser death; grandmother left on hospital trolley for 12 hours

    Here are some of the stories we are looking at this morning: 

    - The West Mercia force has referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission following the death of a man in Telford - after he was Tasered by police

    - The family of a Droitwich are furious she was left on a trolley in a hospital corridor for 12 hours.

    - A GP from Herefordshire faces charges of misconduct at a tribunal in Manchester. 

  5. West Mercia Police referred to IPCC following Taser death

    The West Mercia force has referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission following the death of a man in Telford - after he was Tasered by police. 

    Officers were responding to a call out in the early hours of this morning after a report for the concern for the safety of an individual. 

    Police taster

    Upon arrival police tasered a 48-year-old man who subsequently received medical attention but died. 

  6. Droitwich canal death funeral takes place today

    The funeral of Allen Green who died after his boat sank in the Droitwich canal takes place today. 

    Allen was killed last month after his tiller became jammed between lock doors. 

    Allen Green

    The service will be held at Worcester Crematorium at 15:15 this afternoon.

  7. Worcestershire grandmother left on hospital trolley for 12 hours

    The family of a 85-year-old grandmother are furious she was left on a trolley in a hospital corridor for 12 hours. 

    Barbara Sunpter was taken to the Worcestershire Royal with a broken shoulder and severe bruising after she fell while gardening. 

    Barbara Sunpter in corridor at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

    Her daughter, Laura Webb, said another patient left on a trolley died in front of her mother while she was waiting to be admitted to a ward. 

    Despite our requests, Worcestershire Acute Hospital NHS Trust has failed to comment. 

  8. Fell leads fightback against Glamorgan

    BBC Sport

    Tom Fell heads Worcestershire's fightback after Will Bragg and Mark Wallace ensured a Glamorgan first-innings lead.

    Worcestershire finished day two on 150-2, 33 ahead with eight wickets in hand, despite Glamorgan enjoying a 117-run first-innings lead at New Road.  

    Tom Fell

    Fell, who could have been caught at the wicket on two, had shared an unbeaten partnership of 95 with England Lions batsman Joe Clarke (32*) by the close.  

  9. Latest: Woman left on hospital trolley for 12 hours; GP to go before tribunal; Uni makes top 20

    BBC Hereford and Worcester

    Here are some of the stories we're looking at this morning:

    - The family of a Droitwich grandmother are angry she was left on a trolley in a hospital corridor for 12 hours

    - A Herefordshire GP, accused of providing care and medicine to a patient who wasn't registered at his surgery, is to go before a tribunal in Manchester today

    - The University of Worcester is one of the top 20 in the country for graduates getting jobs

  10. Watch: Latest weather forecast

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    It's going to be sunny and dry today and feeling warm in the sunshine.

    Highs of 23C (73F).

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    Video caption: The latest weather for the West Midlands
  11. Good morning - welcome to our live updates for the day

    Welcome to Herefordshire and Worcestershire Live on Monday morning. 

    We'll be bringing you all the news, sport, travel and weather as it happens. 

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