A woman from Solihull has taken her own life, leaving a note for her son blaming the Government for her actions.
Birmingham City player, Peter Lovenkrands, has been left 'shaken' following an attack where his £30,000 watch was stolen outside his house.
Meriden green belt protesters have maintained their vigil to protest against an illegal gypsy site for 1000 days.
Two off-duty officers dressed as zoo animals arrested a violent man yesterday, police said.
Solihull Police later tweeted a picture of their employees' costumes, saying that although they were off duty, "justice never rests."
Daniel Craig drove the new Range Rover Sport through the streets of Manhattan to the launch event.
Land Rover Global Brand Director John Edwards said: “The all-new Range Rover Sport is an extraordinary car and we have revealed it in an extraordinary way – live on the streets of its biggest selling market. It turned heads and stopped traffic in one of the most dynamic cities in the world.”
The all-new Range Rover Sport will make its global motor show premiere at the New York International Auto Show today and will be manufactured at the company's plant in Solihull, Birmingham. The car will be on sale later this year.
The new Range Rover Sport has been unveiled in New York with the assistance of James Bond star, Daniel Craig.
The 4 by 4 will be built at the company's plant in Solihull and has an aluminium lightweight body which means less C02 emissions and fuel use.
Gypsies campaigning to continue living on green-belt land in Warwickshire this week abandoned their Court of Appeal bid to extend their stay. They now have until the end of the month to leave the site.
Campaigners, who have protested against the gypsies' occupancy for over 1000 days, are celebrating the news.
Gypsies who want to continue living in Warwickshire are due to appear in front of a Court of Appeal judge later.
They have twenty minutes to challenge their eviction from the Meriden site by the end of the month.
Local residents have protested against the settlement for more than three years.
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An elderly woman has given a thief more than he bargained for when she beat him off with her crutches as he stole her pension.
The thief knocked on the 81-year-old's door at around 1:30pm on Friday 22nd February.
Thinking it was her next-door neighbour she opened to door only to be pushed aside as the man barged through to rummage through her belongings in the living room.
£110 cash was stolen after he had been hit over the head by the elderly woman with her crutches.
– DC Lucinda Wilson
"The victim was extremely brave in trying to fight off the offender, but she’s understandably been left terrified by the whole ordeal. She blames herself for the robbery and now struggles to sleep because of what happened."
The offender is described as standing 6ft tall, clean-shaven, in his early 20s and of average build, with a very pale complexion and short shiny wavy black hair.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Solihull Police.
Police have released a photo of the £30,000 Hublot watch stolen from Birmingham City winger, Peter Lovenkrands, outside his Solihull home.
The watch is diamond encrusted.
The men also failed to steal his wedding ring.
Described as white and aged in their late teens to early 20s, the men were wearing hooded tops and had their faces covered.
A Birmingham City football has has his £30,000 watch stolen in Solihull, after being threatened by two men.
Blues winger, Peter Lovenkrands, was targeted by two men as he parked his car outside his Solihull home.
The thieves forced the diamond encrusted Hublot watch off his wrist and unsuccessfully tried to take his wedding ring before running off.
The men are described as white and aged in their late teens or early 20s. They were wearing hooded tops and had their faces covered.
– Andrew O'Keeffe, Detective Sergeant – Solihull Police
The watch that was stolen is very unique and we would ask anyone who is offered a watch of this kind to contact us immediately.
Fortunately the victim was unhurt following the robbery but this was a frightening attack and we are appealing for the public's help to find the offenders.
Campaigners in Warwickshire opposed to a gypsy encampment will push the local council to take action tonight.
Around 50 local residents are expected to attend a meeting in the public gallery at Solihull Council.
They're worried the gypsies won't leave the site in Meriden at the end of March as agreed.
R.A.I.D campaigners (Residents Against Inappropriate Development), want the gypsies to leave the site as planned.