30/08/2014 Midlands Today


30/08/2014

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worn United nerves. United have two points and their mood is

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considerably Traders in Hereford say a row

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of derelict shops, destroyed by fire four years ago, are a blot

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on the city centre and putthng Some retailers have even

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moved away from the site. Herefordshire Council is now

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trying to force the building's October 2010 and one of the biggest

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fires to hit Hereford city. Shops, flats and

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a pub badly damaged or destroyed. Four years on

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and not much has changed. People are appalled at it. The city

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centre has got this eyesore that has been here for four years. It is

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blighted. What makes it worse

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for many people is the location of the unsightly scaffolding,

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right beside one of Hereford's most Now after four years of waiting

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Herefordshire Council have decided Pressure is mounting to get

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something done. We need to do something. We are expecting them to

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fix and remove the scaffoldhng. One retailer was so sick of looking

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at the derelict buildings opposite One of my driving factors w`s that

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the state of the city centrd which was because of that building.

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A teacher who secretly recorded himself sexually assaulting boys

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at a public school in Birmingham has had his sentence cut.

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39`year`old Phillip Evans t`ught music at King Edward's School

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He was jailed for 44 months in December.

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That's now been cut to 32 months following a hearing at the Court

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Part of the Black Country's, culinary history came to

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an end today with the closure of a traditional faggot shop that's

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been in business for more than a hundred years.

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The Cook Shop in Old Hill near Halesowen has been run

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Earlier this year it was put up for sale, along with its secret recipes,

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This lunchtime saw the last customers walk through its doors.

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All of us have had a cry. It is very sad. But I cannot see that H will

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miss it entirely. Onto the day's football restlts and

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in the Premier League a fantastic win for Stoke City who beat current

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champions Man City 1`0. Mame Diouf with the goal

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after 58 minutes. Meanwhile West Bromwich Albhon

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are still without a win this In the Championship,

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a miserable day for the Bluds ` But Wolves are up to third hn the

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table as their good form continues. A 3`1 win over Blackburn

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at Molineux. In League One, Port Vale lost 2`1

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at home to Chesterfield. And Coventry earned a point

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at Swindon Town with In League Two, a goal

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in the 90th minute gave Cheltenham Burton Albion now top the t`ble

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after beating Mansfield 2`1. Finally in the Conference,

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Telford lost 2`1 away at Dartford. And Nuneaton got all three points

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beating Altrincham 2`1 at home. Here is the weather. There hs still

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the chance of light showers through the early part of this evenhng. They

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will ease overnight. Tomorrow morning the chance of a light

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shower. High`pressure starthng to build from the South. A warl day

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tomorrow with sunny spells. The twins are lighter. `` the whnds are

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lighter. That is all for now. Goodbyd.

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our BBC London radio station. I will be back tomorrow. Goodbye.

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Good evening. We still have some showers in parts of the UK with

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heavier ones in North East Scotland close to this low pressure. There is

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a deeper low in the Atlantic, the former hurricane, which is moving

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towards Iceland. Ahead of that through the night and tomorrow, we

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see pressure building. That clears away the showers and for many

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tomorrow will

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