Hundreds of women have taken part in the fifth 'Moonlight Walk', raising money for a local hospice which provides end-of-life care.
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.
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.
The funeral of a woman from Leicestershire, who died while attempting to swim across the English Channel, is being held today.
Susan Taylor collapsed as she approached the French coast.
The swimmer, from Barwell, was raising money for charity. Her online donation page has raised over £65,000.
Chris Edwards, from Leicestershire rock band Kasabian, told ITV News Central the reasons why the band decided to be part of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust charity match.
The bass player led out a Kasabian team which lost 4-2 to a Leicester City Foxes Legends team at Quorn FC.
Video courtesy of Pukaar News.
Leicester City Foxes Legends ran out 4-2 winners against rock band Kasabian, in a charity football match raising money for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust.
The match took place at Quorn FC, and was the first of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust Charity Shield games.
Leicestershire band Kasabian are taking on a Leicester City Foxes Legends team in a football match to raise money for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust.
Bass player, Chris Edwards, captains Kasabian's all-star team, and Leicester City legend Steve Walsh leads out the Foxes.
The game is the first of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust Charity Shield games, and is being played at Quorn FC.
The charity was set up in memory of 14-year-old Joe Humphries, who died from Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome in October 2012.
Moaning, groaning and hungry for brains, hundreds of blood-thirsty zombies descended on Birmingham city centre this weekend.
The scores of undead lumbered their way from the City Centre Gardens in Cambridge Street, ending at Cathedral Square.
But this was no zombie apocalypse - this was the annual Zombie Walk in aid of Birmingham Children's Hospital.
The popular event has been held every year since 2009 and has so far raised £15,000 for the cause.
Rock band Kasabian are taking part in a charity football match later against a Leicester City Foxes Legend Team.
The game is in support of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust.
The charity was set up in memory of the 14-year-old boy, who died from Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome in October 2012.
Quorn Football Club is hosting the event.
A fraudster who stole more than £200,000 from charities – including Cancer Relief UK in Chesterfield – has been jailed.
Harris Polak, from Liverpool, has admitted fraudulently duping two cancer charities and a cerebral palsy charity out of at least £213,000 whilst fundraising for them.
The 54-year-old has been sentenced to 45 months in prison.
– JUDGE DENIS WATSON QC
The harm to public confidence by this offence is immense. The giving to public causes will suffer because of this.
Local charity and football supporters' club, Punjabi Wolves, are today beginning a bike ride from the Molineux Stadium to Paris, to celebrate 150 years of the 'Football Association'.
Twenty cyclists – and a Punjabi rickshaw with a life size cut-out of Wolves legend Billy Wright – are taking part in the 430 mile trip to the Eiffel Tower, where the group will be treated to a Champagne Reception.
The group will be carrying banners supporting the armed forces and a logo on their kit paying tribute to Drummer Lee Rigby who was killed in Woolwich last month.