Two devoted horror film fans made the most of Halloween and got married in a spooky ceremony in Coventry.Read the full story ›
It was a busy Halloween night for ambulance crews in the West Midlands as they saw a 25% rise in the number of calls from last weekend.Read the full story ›
With Halloween just round the corner, you've been sending us your pumpkin photos. Here are some of the best ones.Read the full story ›
The Halloween Carnival: 31st October - 1st November (Wolverhampton)
This weekend Wolverhampton is hosting a special Halloween Carnival in theheart of the city. There will be a giant fun fair as well as games and competitions for best fancy dress costumes.
"This promises to be a great event for all the family which will be more 'fun' than 'fearsome'."
A child’s pirate costume which poses a fire hazard has been removed from sale by Nottinghamshire County Council.Read the full story ›
Police in Nottinghamshire have told shopkeepers that they are backing any decision not to sell flour or eggs to people under 16 during Halloween.
The force has given out posters for businesses to put on show to advise their customers.
It has been done in the run up to Halloween, a time when some can take the trick or treat fun too far.
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It is the scariest night of the year when ghosts and ghouls are supposed to give you the fright of your life.
But did you know, the Midlands is said to be rife with paranormal activity in ancient homes and buildings?
So for Halloween, we needed a brave reporter, someone fearless who could handle the horror.
But we could not find one - so we sent Rajiv Popat to Shropshire to investigate the spooky shenanigans at a village pub, which is believed to be the most haunted in the country.
Forecasts predict that this Halloween could be the hottest yet. Here's some of our region's best festive outdoor events.Read the full story ›
Antiques for Everyone creaked open its doors to the public today, with some chilling collectables on offer in time for Halloween.
The popular fair, held at Birmingham’s NEC three times a year, has been going 18 years now and is the most successful of it’s kind in the UK.
This time round though “the more macabre and unique, the better” says exhibitor George Johnson. His spooky offerings include golden skulls, glass eyes and death masks. "The dark side of the antiques trade is doing really well... I have just sold a skull to a radio DJ!" he said.
Elsewhere on show, a 1920’s ventriloquist’s dummy and taxidermy items from the early 1900’s.
James Gooch, another dealer, says Gothic items are really popular - "People seem to want unusual and unique objects... They are one-offs and therefore have rarity value."
The show runs from today until Sunday 3rd November.
Nottingham and Derby have been voted the third and fourth 'spookiest' cities in the UK.
There have been 300 reported paranormal sightings in Nottingham in the last 25 years.
In Derby, 180 sightings have been reported.