It may be unseasonably warm - but for most of us that doesn't mean it's warm enough to jump into an outdoor pool. But hundreds of people turned out to do just that at Cheltenham Lido this morning.
The bracing waters were just the tonic to set up these brave souls for their Christmas lunch.
This year we got a new weather presenter and weather maps, experienced flooding and tornadoes, and received more of your stunning photos.Read the full story ›
After last night's tragedy in Berlin - we asked if it will change your plans to visit Christmas Markets in the Midlands.Read the full story ›
A bride arrives for her wedding in a bin lorry, hundreds turn up for a veteran's funeral, and a dad builds a giant 360 degree swing.Read the full story ›
Remember the gull who turned orange after an incident with a vat of curry? Or the cat missing for nine months who turned up 150 miles away?Read the full story ›
Badgers have been culled in Herefordshire and Gloucestershire as the Government aims to control the spread of bovine tuberculosis.Read the full story ›
A campaign has been launched by the health secretary Jeremy Hunt to help parents in the Midlands spot the signs of sepsis.Read the full story ›
It’s the 64 thousand dollar question...Des Coleman weighs up the odds.Read the full story ›
We've been broadcasting live across social media all year - the Flying Scotsman, Olympic and Paralympic homecomings and Bob's birthday!Read the full story ›