Fire crews have spent a fourth night tackling a blaze at a woodyard in Stanton-by-Dale, Derbyshire.
Fire Fighters continue to fight a fire that started at a recycling plant on Lows Lane in Stanton-by-Dale in Derbyshire.
7000 tonnes of wood have been burning at the site of the Old Iron Works in Stanton since around 10.00 last night (15 September).
The region's police forces are gearing up for Black Friday in two days time, due to be one of the biggest nights out of 2013.
On this night last year Staffordshire Police received 414 calls to its 999 service between 2pm and 7am.
There'll be more staff on hand in its call centres and on the streets.
The Force's tips for a safe night out include:
arrange a lift home
make sure your phone is fully charged
don't accept lifts from cruising taxis
don't leave drinks and bags unattended
never leave a party with a stranger
don't walk home alone
don't take short cuts
only drink non-alcoholic drinks if driving
stick in a group
don't drive for at least 12 hours after your last drink
The Emergency Services are searching the River Severn near Bridgnorth in Shropshire after reports of a man in the water.
The collision, which left a toddler dead, took place in Rookery Road in Handsworth.
Police are appealing for information following a collision in Rookery Road in Handsworth this morning where a toddler died.
Officers were called by the ambulance service at around 10.15am to a report of a grey Vauxhall Astra in collision with a child.
A 3-year-old child was treated at the scene for serious injuries and was taken to hospital where he died. The child has not been formally identified and a post mortem examination is due to take place. The toddler"s next of kin have been informed.
Rookery Road remains closed while emergency services investigate the circumstances surrounding the collision.The 26-year-old female driver of the Astra was voluntarily interviewed and will be spoken again to at a later date.
Emergency services are currently at the scene of a fatal road traffic collision. Initial indications are that a toddler has been struck by a car.
Police were alerted to the incident on Rookery Road at the junction of Mervyn Road in Handsworth at 10.15am today (Friday 3 May) following a call from the ambulance service.
Officers were immediately dispatched and the driver of a Vauxhall Astra which stopped at the scene is helping officers with their inquiries.
Specialist collision investigators are at the scene and Rookery Road remains closed while forensic examinations take place.
Abbots Bromley crew & specialist animal rescue unit from Cannock attending a horse which is stuck in a swimming pool....update will follow.
Horse successfully rescued by crews from Abbots Bromley, Burton and Cannock and checked by Vet
Last night, commonly known as 'Mad Friday' was the busiest night of the year so far forWest Midlands Ambulance Service.
The service received almost 3,000 calls in 24 hours.
Tens of thousands of fish will be moved back to a stretch of the Erewash Canal after tests founds no sign of pollution.
The fire that burned for 60 days at a Stanton-by-Dale recycling plant, in Derbyshire, is thought to have been the cause of thousands of fish deaths after water used to extinguish the fire, ran into the canal contaminating and deoxygenating it.
More than 100,000 fish were rescued and moved upstream by the Environment Agency.
Now, the Canals and Rivers Trust is looking to bring fish back to the one-and-a-half-kilometre stretch of the canal that was cleared after recent tests found no signs of pollution.
The fire in the old Stanton Ironworks site, started on September 15. It was a blaze for nine days and was attended by 60 firefighters at its peak.
A fire which started eight weeks ago at a recycling plant in Derbyshire has finally been put out.
The fire's been burning at the site in Stanton-by-Dale since around 8,000 tonnes of material was set alight on 15th September.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
A fire that has been burning for 60 days has finally been extinguished.
The blaze at a recycling facility in Stanton-by-Dale has been burning since the 15th September.
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue thanked the local community for their patience and cooperation during since the 7,000 tonnes of material was set ablaze.
Firefighters smothered the deep seated fire by burying the wood pulp in specially prepared pits on adjacent land.