Alistair Collier: Kayaker's family raise funds for the RNLI

Nearly £5,000 is raised for the RNLI by the family of a kayaker who died during a race.

Baby giraffe takes first steps at West Midland Safari Park

The Rothschild's giraffe is incredibly rare with only about 1,600 thought to be in the wild.

Nursery worker Sarah Pitt sentenced for child cruelty

A visitor and staff member came forward to police about Sarah Pitt's behaviour.

Probe into West Mercia Police Federation officials

Three West Mercia Police Federation are being investigated over "practices and conduct".

Worcestershire council plans to cut children's homes

The council wants to spend money on preventing children from entering the care system.

New homes, restaurants, parks and offices plan for Worcester

The council wants to create a "successful and growing cathedral and university city."

Stations missed out in new leaf fall timetable

Some services will miss out Cross City stops so trains run on time during slippery conditions.

Ryan Bower: Worcester prop given two-week ban after admitting dangerous play

Worcester prop Ryan Bower is banned for two weeks by a disciplinary panel after admitting dangerous play in a ruck.

Becky Hill sings outside Manchester Academy after burst pipe cancels gig

Becky Hill sings outside the Manchester Academy after a burst water pipe cancels her show.

Working on the cancer ward that cured me

After beating leukaemia, Brooke Cassidy is a nurse at the hospital where she was treated.

University of Worcester can keep Brexit emails private

The University of Worcester's vice-chancellor said the request was "against the public interest".

West Mercia and Warwickshire police to scrap alliance

West Mercia said scrapping the alliance will save money but Warwickshire says it is disappointed.

In pictures: Autumnal colours across the UK

We look at misty sunrises, fields of ripening pumpkins and leaves of red, orange and gold.

'I hide my C-section scars with tattoos'

A mother-of-five who feels self-conscious about her torso is getting it covered in ink.

Worcester's Bowyer faces disciplinary after red card

England and Wasps flanker Nathan Hughes is cited for punching an opponent during his side's loss to Gloucester.

'Dock vaulting' rapist Bradley Tout arrested

Bradley Tout went on the run after fleeing from Worcester Crown Court after being convicted of rape.

Murder arrest after woman's body found in Malvern

A 52-year-old man is held on suspicion of killing a woman whose body was discovered in Malvern.

Body found in search for missing kayaker off Dorset coast

Alistair Collier, 60, had not been seen since the start of a race off the Dorset coast on Saturday.

Pablo Escobar's lovechild on life at English boarding school

Phillip Witcomb was sent to a remote English school after his biological father tried to kidnap him.

Search for kayaker missing after sea race off Dorset

Coastguards say the sea is quite rough and they are concerned for the kayaker's safety.