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  1. What's the weather got in store today?

    BBC Weather

    Today will be dry with sunny spells and just a few patches of fair-weather cloud and highs of 20C (68F).

    weather map
  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A49 Herefordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A49 Herefordshire both ways severe accident, between A4112 New Road and A44 Worcester Road.

    A49 Herefordshire - A49 in Kimbolton closed in both directions between the A4112 New Road junction and the A44 Worcester Road junction, because of accident investigation work.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, between J5 for A38 Droitwich and J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J5, A38 (Droitwich) and J4a M42, because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, between J4A for M42 and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M5 southbound between J4a M42 and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A40 Gloucestershire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A40 Gloucestershire both ways severe disruption, between A4136 Longhope Road and B4222.

    A40 Gloucestershire - A40 closed in both directions between the A4136 Longhope Road junction in Huntley and the B4222 junction in Lea, because of emergency repairs.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J5 for A38 Droitwich and J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J5, A38 (Droitwich) and J4a M42, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A46 Worcestershire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A46 Worcestershire both ways severe accident, between Broadway Road and Sandfield Lane.

    A46 Worcestershire - A46 in Hinton on the Green closed and queuing traffic in both directions between the Broadway Road junction and the Sandfield Lane junction, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M50 Herefordshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M50 Herefordshire westbound severe accident, between J3 for B4221 and J4 for A449.

    M50 Herefordshire - Queuing traffic and one lane closed on M50 westbound between J3, B4221 (Newent) and J4, A449 (Ross-On-Wye), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, at J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M5 northbound at J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down car.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J6 for A449 and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane blocked and slow traffic on M5 northbound between J6, A449 (Worcester) and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down van. In the roadworks area.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  11. Npower to raise energy prices by 5.3%

    BBC Business News

    Gas and electricity supplier Npower is raising energy bills by an average of £64 a year for a million customers.

    NPower

    The average 5.3% dual fuel price hike comes into effect on 17 June and follows earlier rises announced last month by its "Big Six" rivals.

    British Gas is increasing prices by 5.5% from 29 May, while EDF is raising electricity prices by 2.7%.

    The company which has it's UK base in Worcester blamed increases in policy and wholesale energy costs for the increase.

  12. No 'systemic cultural problem' at council found

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    Carmelo Garcia

    The failures which led to the Blueschool House overspend of almost £1m are not evidence of a systemic cultural problem at Herefordshire Council, according to a local government peer review.

    Blueschool House

    The building in Hereford cost £1.92m to refurbish which was more than double the cost of the original estimate of £950,000 approved by councillors.

    Shire Hall commissioned a corporate peer challenge by the Local Government Association which involved a small team of officers and councillors from other authorities spending time reviewing the council’s workings.

  13. Former head of NHS England appointed to struggling trust

    A former chief executive of NHS England has been appointed as interim chair of the struggling Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust, (WAHT).

    Sir David Nicholson

    David Nicholson replaces Caragh Merrick who stepped down last month after less than two years in the role.

    The Trust which runs the Worcestershire Royal and the Alex in Redditch has been rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission.