Two thirds of building firms in the region are being forced to turn down new work because they can't fill vacancies.Read the full story ›
Farmers keen to shine a spotlight on their financial struggles are taking part in a 'Milk Bucket Challenge'.Read the full story ›
Morrisons, Aldi and Lidl have announced their increased milk prices to help UK farmers.Read the full story ›
Farming industry leaders will meet with Government ministers today in a bid to thrash out a deal amid the ongoing dairy crisis.
A number of protests have been staged recently by farmers who say milk is being sold in supermarkets for less than it costs to produce.
Supermarkets Asda, Aldi and Morrisons have already agreed to pay farmers more for milk.
Environment Secretary Liz Truss will host a summit with the presidents of four farming unions in central London to discuss further measures to help the industry.
Writing in the Daily Telegraph at the weekend, Ms Truss said: "We need to make sure that our producers are able to meet the challenges they face so that they can capitalise on the growing interest in food provenance, standards and safety to capture more of the market at home and abroad."
As protests by farmers over the price of milk continue, ITV News Central's Bob Warman has taken to the streets of Birmingham to see if you know how much a pint of milk costs.
Guesses varied wildly from 50p to £1.80 - and not many people we asked still buy milk in pints.
Bosses from the National Farmers Union have welcomed Morrisons' decision to offer premium priced milk but say more needs to be done.Read the full story ›
As farmers continue to protest over milk prices, ITV News Central's Bob Warman has been out on the streets of Birmingham to see if you really know how much a pint of milk costs.
Do you have a better idea than the people he met?
Join us at 6pm on ITV to find out.
Morrisons supermarkets have announced a new brand of milk from which 10p per litre will go back to farmers.Read the full story ›
People moving into new homes in the West Midlands face paying 19% more for a property.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for help in finding an 88-year-old woman with dementia.
Sheila Willis has been missing from the Coundon area of Coventry for more than two hours.
Members of the public are asked to call 101 if they see Sheila.