Wolverhampton City Council has come under fire for spending thousands of pounds on new "Welcome to the City" signs. The 25 boards celebrating key landmarks and venues went up on the city outskirts earlier this year.
The council says they'll generate pride and income for Wolverhampton. But Liberal Democrat campaigners think it's money poorly spent. Chris Halpin reports.
During the filming of a political discussion show the MP admits to ITV News Central that his mum had something to say about it!Read the full story ›
The Chancellor said his party needed to defend the market economy, as he announced more funding for the northern powerhouse.Read the full story ›
The Birmingham bins strike has caused misery for householders.Read the full story ›
Seven Labour MPs voted against their party leader's wishes, helping to get the government's bill over the line.Read the full story ›
Central Lobby is back after the summer break and this month includes reaction to the bin strikes that has left Birmingham's streets with piles of rubbish. Also on the programme, West Minster braces itself for another round of Brexit battles.
Thousands of nurses will protest later over the pay cap - but it is thought Theresa May may lift it later this year.Read the full story ›
Do you value your local library enough to step in and run it for free? Well that is what's being asked of residents across Derby as the city council tries to save £700,000 a year.
The controversial plans mean more than 40 library staff will lose their jobs, and volunteers will take their place. But those opposed to it say it's unworkable, with one union even describing the shake-up as immoral. Chris Halpin reports.
Peterborough's former MP has been appointed the Brexit Secretary's chief of staff.Read the full story ›