Gary Barlow is being joined by celebrity friends today as he heads off on a charity drive from Land's End to John O'Groats.
Visits to the Midlands by children from Belarus may come under threat if new government proposals to charge for travel visas go ahead.
Injured serviceman, Phil Packer, is set to arrive at Loughborough College on his 2,012-mile fundraising walk across the UK.
A father and son whose family was torn apart by alcoholism have made a new start helping others to rebuild their lives. Duncan Gall came home from holiday at the age of 16 to find his father, John, had abandoned him and there was an eviction notice on the door.
Some years later Duncan was inspired by how John had turned his life around by helping homeless people and decided to follow in his footsteps.
The mother of a girl who had a rare bone cancer removed from her arm at a Birmingham hospital plans to do more fundraising in future, having been overwhelmed by the support for her 220-mile sponsored bike ride.
– Lynne Evans, mother of Bethan Evans
The response to the cycle ride has been overwhelming. We never dreamed it would grow so big, but it just shows how our fantastic communities work in this area.
We have had people coming to our doorstep to drop off donations anonymously, which is amazing.
The parents of a six year old girl who was treated for a rare bone cancer at a Birmingham hospital say support has been 'overwhelming' since they announced plans for a 220-mile bike ride to raise money.
Bethan Evans from Wales underwent an eight hour operation while bone was removed from her arm.
A comedy extravaganza is being held today to raise cash for a charity set up by tragic young brain cancer victim Harry Moseley.
Local professional stand-up comics including Mickey Sharma, Karen Bayley, Andy White and Steve Day will perform at Highlight Birmingham today to raise cash for Help Harry, Help Others.
The charity was set up by Harry, who died aged just 11 in October 2011 after a four-year battle with brain cancer.
He raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity during his young life.
The amount of money donated to a charity supported by swimmer Susan Taylor has reached nearly £80,000.
Susan from Barwell in Leicestershire was swimming across the English Channel to raise money for the Rainbows Children's Hospice in Loughborough when she collapsed and died.
Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of a woman who died while trying to swim the English Channel. Last month Susan Taylor collapsed just a mile from the French coast.
She was raising money for charities including a Children's Hospice in Leicestershire. The total raised has so far reached nearly £80k.
The funeral of Leicestershire swimmer, Susan Taylor, has taken place.
Mourners are arriving at St Mary's Parish Church, at Barwell in Leicestershire, for the funeral of Susan Taylor.
Mrs Taylor died two and a half weeks ago, after suddenly collapsing during an attempt to swim the English Channel.
At the time the 34-year-old was attempting the 21 mile swim to raise money for charity - including the Rainbows Children's Hospice in Loughborough.