A teenager from Northampton who found his voice in poetry has written a thank you poem to his mum for Mother's Day.Read the full story ›
It may not not have felt like it when you woke up this morning to rain and grey skies, but Monday is the first day of spring.Read the full story ›
Eleven-year-old Matthew Smith will lead a 75-strong adult orchestra in a performance of a classical classic he first heard aged just seven.Read the full story ›
William Stocker, eight, stopped eating chicken nuggets, which he has for most lunches and dinners, after the recipe changed.Read the full story ›
Northampton has been celebrating the Chinese New Year at the town's Market Square.
Organised by the Northamptonshire Chinese Society with support from the borough Council, the event involved a mix of traditional entertainment including dragon and lion dances, acrobats and martial arts demonstrations.
It followed the success of Northampton's first-ever Chinese New Year celebration back in 2015, which attracted more than 7,000 visitors.
Solihull is one of the "vainest" places in the UK. The area has the greatest concentration of people working in personal-appearance jobs.Read the full story ›
A gym in Peterborough has dedicated itself to creating a safe and secure environment tailored to help people with disabilities to get fit.Read the full story ›
On Groundhog Day, Des Coleman has been thinking about popular weather sayings, and thinking about whether they ring true.Read the full story ›
Leicester: Newarke Houses Museum and Gardens - Sunday from 2pm
The efforts of the Women of the Great War have long been credited as a significant reason for the winning of the female vote.
With the political landscape of the past 12 months being at the forefront of everyones mind, it's hard to imagine a time where half the population were denied the freedom of expression or political opinion.
Hosted by Cynthia Brown, this talk will look at the experiences and contributions of women to the efforts of the first world war, and the effect those efforts had in later years.
The talk will focus on the wartime roles of women in the home and in local industries, as wives and widows of men in the forces, and on their own account in the Women’s Land Army and other wartime services.
Refreshments will be available, booking is essential.
Kidderminster: Worcestershire Museum, Hartlebury Castle, Sunday 11am-4pm
The RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch is an initiative encouraging people all around the UK to give at least an hour to discover the bird life in their area.
This weekend, you can take part in the project alongside other budding wildlife watchers by joining the Hartlebury Castle Big Bird Watch.
Use binoculars to see which birds you can identify, try the bird quiz, create your own Bird Blow Darts game and make an Apple Bird Feeder to take home.
The project has been taking place since 1979 and allows the charity to monitor trends and understand how birds are doing. Don't forget to register online for your free big bird watch pack.