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Last Updated: Monday, 27 September, 2004, 16:01 GMT 17:01 UK
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Man dies in road accident

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 34-year-old man died in a road accident in north Worcestershire.

It happened on Monday at around 1720 BST on the A448 Bromgrove to Kidderminster Road near the Stone Manor Hotel, near Kidderminster.

Mark McKinnon Harper, a company director, from Stourport died in the collision which involved a blue Ford panel van and a white van.

A man in his 50s from Warwickshire also suffered cuts to the head and severe shock.

Cathedral part reopens after lengthy restoration

Part of Worcester Cathedral is reopening after a long refurbishment project.

The 12c Chapter House has been closed for over two years at a cost of almost 400,000.

The timber floor has been excavated and the building has been made more accessible to the public.

The cathedral has been a site of worship since the 7th century.

Caravan park receives special award

A family run caravan park in Herefordshire has been given a special award for the beauty of the environment.

The Millpond site in Little Tarrington has been given a gold award in the David Bellamy Conservation Awards.

The site, which is a favourite with campers, includes a lake, ancient woodland and a bluebell wood.

It is also a well known fishery and is a retreat for anglers and walkers.


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