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worn United nerves. United have two points and their mood is
considerably Traders in Hereford say a row
of derelict shops, destroyed by fire four years ago, are a blot
on the city centre and putthng Some retailers have even
moved away from the site. Herefordshire Council is now
trying to force the building's October 2010 and one of the biggest
fires to hit Hereford city. Shops, flats and
a pub badly damaged or destroyed. Four years on
and not much has changed. People are appalled at it. The city
centre has got this eyesore that has been here for four years. It is
blighted. What makes it worse
for many people is the location of the unsightly scaffolding,
right beside one of Hereford's most Now after four years of waiting
Herefordshire Council have decided Pressure is mounting to get
something done. We need to do something. We are expecting them to
fix and remove the scaffoldhng. One retailer was so sick of looking
at the derelict buildings opposite One of my driving factors w`s that
the state of the city centrd which was because of that building.
A teacher who secretly recorded himself sexually assaulting boys
at a public school in Birmingham has had his sentence cut.
39`year`old Phillip Evans t`ught music at King Edward's School
He was jailed for 44 months in December.
That's now been cut to 32 months following a hearing at the Court
Part of the Black Country's, culinary history came to
an end today with the closure of a traditional faggot shop that's
been in business for more than a hundred years.
The Cook Shop in Old Hill near Halesowen has been run
Earlier this year it was put up for sale, along with its secret recipes,
This lunchtime saw the last customers walk through its doors.
All of us have had a cry. It is very sad. But I cannot see that H will
miss it entirely. Onto the day's football restlts and
in the Premier League a fantastic win for Stoke City who beat current
champions Man City 1`0. Mame Diouf with the goal
after 58 minutes. Meanwhile West Bromwich Albhon
are still without a win this In the Championship,
a miserable day for the Bluds ` But Wolves are up to third hn the
table as their good form continues. A 3`1 win over Blackburn
at Molineux. In League One, Port Vale lost 2`1
at home to Chesterfield. And Coventry earned a point
at Swindon Town with In League Two, a goal
in the 90th minute gave Cheltenham Burton Albion now top the t`ble
after beating Mansfield 2`1. Finally in the Conference,
Telford lost 2`1 away at Dartford. And Nuneaton got all three points
beating Altrincham 2`1 at home. Here is the weather. There hs still
the chance of light showers through the early part of this evenhng. They
will ease overnight. Tomorrow morning the chance of a light
shower. High`pressure starthng to build from the South. A warl day
tomorrow with sunny spells. The twins are lighter. `` the whnds are
lighter. That is all for now. Goodbyd.
our BBC London radio station. I will be back tomorrow. Goodbye.
Good evening. We still have some showers in parts of the UK with
heavier ones in North East Scotland close to this low pressure. There is
a deeper low in the Atlantic, the former hurricane, which is moving
towards Iceland. Ahead of that through the night and tomorrow, we
see pressure building. That clears away the showers and for many