Worcestershire v Kent: Joe Denly hits career-best double century as hosts face stiff target

Kent's Joe Denly hits a career-best 227 as Worcestershire are set 399 to win at New Road.

Gullet Quarry remains draw to swimmers despite deaths

A quarry in Worcestershire that has witnessed a number of deaths is still forced to fend off would-be swimmers.

Two teenagers rescued from river in Ross-on-Wye

The pair were among five that got into difficulty while swimming and were rescued by passers-by.

Worcestershire v Kent: Joe Clarke century earns Pears first-innings lead against Kent

Joe Clarke hits his first ton of 2017, while Joe Leach makes 57 as Worcestershire forge a first-innings lead over Kent.

Kidderminster man charged after axe and knife arrest

The man was carrying knives and an axe when he was arrested by anti-terror police in Kidderminster.

Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust is rated as inadequate by CQC inpsectors

"Little improvement has been made" at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, say inspectors.

Worcestershire v Kent: Matt Coles shines as Joe Leach's men turn up heat at New Road

Matt Coles makes 47, then takes two wickets as Kent hit back on a hot day of ups and downs against Worcestershire.

Man with axe and knives arrested near Kidderminster Army Reserve base

Police say the arrested man's motives 'are not yet known'.

London Midland will not back prosthetic arm fundraising bid

Dominic Preece's arm had to be amputated after he fell from a platform next to a moving train.

Severn Valley Railway marks 10 years since floods

The 16-mile Severn Valley Railway was damaged in 45 places, including nine landslips, on 19 June 2007.

In pictures: UK basks in glorious sunshine as heatwave continues

The weather across most of the UK is set to get even hotter with temperatures expected to continue rising.

One-Day Cup: Roy & Batty star as Surrey thrash Worcs to reach Lord's final

England one-day opener Jason Roy hits 92 and Gareth Batty takes five wickets as Surrey thrash Worcestershire to reach Lord's.

Wayne Bishop stabbed pet mastiff dog to death 'in anger'

The 29-year-old has been banned from keeping animals for life, the RSPCA said.

Worcestershire captain Joe Leach dreams of Lord's final

Worcestershire captain Joe Leach hopes to lead club to first Lord's final since 2004.

British Cycling report: Cookson & Browning should resign says MP Damian Collins

Britain's two most senior figures cycling should resign after an independent review into failings in the sport, an MP said.

Joe Leach: Worcestershire must rise to occasion in One-Day Cup semi-final

Worcestershire captain Joe Leach calls on his side to "rise to the occasion" in Saturday's One-Day Cup semi-final against Surrey.

Tower block residents across England given safety advice

Following the fatal tower block blaze in London, people living in high-rise buildings are given safety advice.

Blue plaques: Who did you nominate for an award?

David Bowie and Abba are among the 47 musical acts receiving a blue plaque, after public nominations.

Pair released without charge after Worcester stabbing

Investigations continue after the victim was knifed in the stomach and chest, police say.

Pair held after man stabbed in stomach in Worcester

A man and woman are arrested on suspicion of aiding and abetting attempted murder.