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Solihull vocal group The Neales into BGT final

Solihull vocal group The Neales have made it through to the finals of Britain's Got Talent on Sunday.

The group is made up of a father and his three sons and formed after Dad, Laurie wanted to be closer to his children after suffering a heart attack.

Two people arrested suspected of terrorism offences

West Midlands Counter Terrorism officers have arrested a man and a woman on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism in the UK. The pair, aged 24 and 23, were arrested in Reading and Wokingham at 7.30pm this evening.

Officers say the pair didn't pose an imminent threat to the public.


Vet warns cat owners after rise in pellet gun shootings

A vet in Worksop in Nottinghamshire is warning pet owners that someone is targeting local cats with air gun pellets.

Two have been wounded in the last month. That's on top of 30 air gun attacks on pets so far in the region this year alone.

Meanwhile, the RSPCA says it's around this time of year that it sees an increase in air gun attacks on pets.

Last year, there were more than 100 reported incidents across the East Midlands. Nottinghamshire had the most at 38. followed by 23 in Derbyshire.

Northamptonshire had the fewest reported incidents. Nick Smith reports.


Missing 79-year-old Janet Ward found safe & well

Nottinghamshire Police say missing 79-year-old Janet Ward has now been found.

Concerns were raised after she failed to return to her home in Willoughby on the Wolds this afternoon.

The force has thanked those for their help in trying to find her.

Increasing concern for missing 79-year-old woman

Police are appealing for information to help find a missing 79-year-old woman from Nottinghamshire.

Janet Ward, was reported missing from her home in Willoughby On The Wolds this afternoon.

The 79-year old left her home in the south of the county at around 2pm today and has not returned home.

She is very active and is used to walking long distances, but may be in a disorientated state.

She is described as white, is around 5ft 4ins tall and has fair hair. She was wearing rose-coloured three quarter-length bottoms and a cream padded coat.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police on the 101 telephone number.

Council criticised for traffic around recycling centre

Businesses near a recycling centre in Derby say they're losing tens of thousands of pounds of trade, because of the queues that build up outside it.

They say the traffic's got worse since Derby City Council scrapped free garden waste collection.

But the council says there's no link between the queues and the changes, and that it's working on plans to alter the road layout. Matt Ratcliffe reports.

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