A WORCESTERSHIRE cricketer who raped a "barely-awake" woman in his team-mate's bed as part of a sick sexual conquest game on WhatsApp has been jailed for five years.

Alex Hepburn, 23, assaulted the woman at his flat while she was asleep in the bed of fellow cricketer Joe Clarke.

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SHOPPERS at Merry Hill could face a fine if they park longer than four hours on two designated car parks, under new rules launched this month.

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MANAGER Paul Smith has left Redditch United to take up the vacant role at Halesowen Town.

He joins the relegated Yeltz after keeping Redditch in the Southern League Central and will now be tasked with handing Hales an immediate return.​

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A KINGSWINFORD man who had sex with a schoolgirl three years ago has avoided further time behind bars.

Judge Nicholas Webb at Wolverhampton Crown Court told Zak Cox he would allow him his freedom because in the interim period he had served a 21-month jail term for a similar offence.

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THREE people have been jailed for drug offences following an investigation by police after reports of drug dealing from a Kidderminster address.

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