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."
An ancient pair of shoes from the time of King William and Queen Mary of England have been uncovered in an attic.Read the full story ›
Mary, Margaret and Georgina were born in 1937 - a surprise to their mother who was only expecting one baby.Read the full story ›
The iconic badges earned by girl guides are being given a makeover designed to help prepare youngsters for the modern world.Read the full story ›
Drayton Manor Park bids farewell to its longest-standing employee, who has worked there for 50 years.Read the full story ›