Murder arrest after man killed in Hereford house fire

Police, firefighters, and paramedics were called to the blaze in Charles Witts Avenue in Hereford at around 7.05pm on Thursday, July 4. A 33-year-old man was found dead at the scene, a West Mercia Police spokesperson said. His death is be

General Election 2024: Labour holds Streatham and Croydon North

Steve Reed won with 23,232 votes, a majority of 15,603 which accounted for 52.1 percent of the vote, a slight decrease by 5.8 percent from the previous election in 2019. Mr Reed will be returning to his role as MP after serving as MP for Croy

Election Result: Nigel Farage wins Clacton for Reform Party

Mr Farage, who had been given a 95% chance of winning the Clacton seat ahead of the election, claimed 21,225 votes, a majority of nearly 9,000. He saw off the challenge of Conservative Giles Watling, who had held the seat since 2017, who was

Delays after crash on busy Herefordshire road

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Wandsworth dealer smoked joint at Clapham Junction station

On July 26, 2022, officers arrested Dexter Sharpe outside Clapham Junction station, where he was seen smoking a joint. A further search revealed he was carrying a mobile phone, over £2000 in cash, and 25 wraps of heroin worth more than £500,

Grenfell Tower campaigners staged General Election protest

Ahead of the General Election on Thursday, July 4, Grenfell campaigners staged a protest intended to bring attention to broken promises on housing policy and building safety, The 72 signs represent the 72 people who were killed in the Grenfell

Calves killed in Hereford livestock worrying incident

The incident happened between 12.30pm and 1pm on Saturday, June 29, in a field off Holme Lacy Road in the Rotherwas area of Hereford, a police spokesperson said. Two calves were killed after being chased by the dogs, while a cow, which was als

Andrea Bocelli at BST Hyde Park: Gate times, line up, times

The annual concert series sees some of the biggest names in music on the Great Oak Stage in previous years including Taylor Swift, The Rolling Stones, Adele and more. This year Andrea Bocelli is just one of the many mega stars headlining BST

Burglars steal garden tools from Herefordshire church

A padlock was broken off a shed door at St Andrew's Church in the burglary, which is understood to have happened on June 26, said police community support officer Tally Hunt of the South Wye safer neighbourhood team. The burglars made off from

The Killers O2 London: Door times, support act and more

The group best known for their hit Mr Brightside are heading to the London landmark as part of their 'Rebel Diamonds' world tour. The Killers' latest tour will celebrate 20 years of hits by the band, including the likes of "When You Were Young

Spotlight on students at this year’s Award Ceremony

It was a resounding success with 34 winners split across seven categories. Two students, one from each year group were crowned top reporters for 2024. Wendy Williams who runs the scheme at Wallington High School for Girls and had a winner in t

SZA at BST Hyde Park in London concert review on June 29

Storming through a 28-song set that not only drew from her albums ‘SOS’ and ‘Ctrl’ but also teased a bug-themed new record, the American R&B superstar delivered an otherworldly 80-minute spectacle for a sold-out crowd of 60,000. 

Two arrested after quad bikes stolen from Herefordshire farm

A police spokesperson said two men have been arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle following two quad bikes being stolen from Staunton-on-Wye in Herefordshire at the weekend. The incident was reported to police at around 11.30pm on

Crystal Palace swimming coach Mike Drew sexually abused boys

Michael Drew was an elite swimming coach who worked with boys across south London, east London and Essex for four decades.  He went on to become president of the British Swimming Coaches Association but was unmasked in 2000 when five boys cam

BST Hyde Park review: All Things Orchestral is a real treat

All Things Orchestral, hosted by Mylene Klass, launched BST's Hyde Park's opening night on Friday with stunning performances by the world famous Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra assembled on the Great Oak stage. The inclusive evening saw