Around 200,000 people have visited The Weeping Window at The Silk Mill in Derby.Read the full story ›
Dogs in Northampton have been auditioning for a new production coming to the town's Royal and Derngate theatre.
Six canines have been competing for a starring role in 'Legally Blonde the Musical'. They'll join the cast during the week the touring production is in Northampton.
Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes.
And after months of planting, pruning and preening, Northampton is welcoming judges from the East Midlands in Bloom competition.
The team in the town are hoping they can win this year. The competition covers the six counties of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland.
Organised by the Royal Horticultural Society, the aim of the competition is to encourage the improvement of our surroundings through the imaginative use of trees, shrubs, flowers and landscaping. It also aims to achieve a litter free and sustainable environment.
Have you seen the bear statues that have invaded Birmingham? Send us your pictures and we will add them to our interactive map.Read the full story ›
As part of the launch of the Big Sleuth project in Birmingham, we have found out some fun facts about the bears which may surprise you.Read the full story ›
Animal rescuers and police officers have turned cowboy after being called to round-up ponies running loose in Peterborough.Read the full story ›
A tennis fan from Coventry has made a replica of Wimbledon's Centre Court - made from 12,000 toothpicks!
Shaminder Singh's model stands at 50cm tall and a metre long.
They join 36 full-sized statues which celebrate 800 years since the Battle of Lincoln.Read the full story ›
It was the second time in less than a week that police were called to an incident involving spiders on the M5.Read the full story ›
A garden shed in Northamptonshire has been shortlisted for a national award.
Sonia Walker's husband built it at their home in Rushden for her 50th birthday.
The shed was built and decorated for under a thousand pounds.
It's apparently more for quiet contemplation than cuttings and compost. Now it's been chosen for the finals of Shed of the Year competition.
"It's just my little place and I love being here but, yeah, I'm very privileged, I feel very special to have got through."