The parents of a Midlands toddler who was diagnosed with two rare types of leukaemia say her cancer is back.
A teenager from Hednesford died on his 13th birthday, after he was given paracetamol instead of antibiotics, an inquest has heard.
Teenage cancer victim Stephen Sutton is among those recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
A West Midland branch of Sainsbury's has made history by breaking away from the National Grid and using its own food waste to power the store.
The supermarket in Voyager Drive, Cannock, sends all its waste to an anaerobic digestion plant which turns the waste into electricity - and has now installed a 1.5km cable linking it directly to the store.
Head of sustainability at the supermarket giant, Paul Crewe, said the store already send surplus food to charity or to use in animal feed, but that still left thousands of tonnes of food waste to deal with.
– Paul Crewe, Sainsbury's
Sainsbury's sends absolutely no waste to landfill and we're always looking for new ways to reuse and recycle.
We're delighted to be the first business ever to make use of this link-up technology, allowing our Cannock store to be powered entirely by our food waste.
A cyclist suffered a serious leg injury after being hit by a lorry in Staffordshire this evening.
The man, in his 30s, severely fractured his lower leg in the crash, which happened near a pedestrian crossing in Rising Brook, Stafford, shortly before 5.35pm.
He was taken to the major trauma centre at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further treatment.
Heavy traffic on the M6 northbound between J15 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) and J16 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent / Crewe) due to a broken down vehicle earlier. All lanes have now been re-opened.
The parents of a toddler from Staffordshire who was diagnosed with two types of leukaemia in October have revealed that time may be running out for their little girl.
Margot Martini had a bone marrow transplant after an appeal to find a donor.
But her father says the aggressive leukaemia has come back quicker than expected.
Wreaths have been laid at a remembrance service for police officers who have died in the line of duty at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
Around 80 cyclists and 20 support staff have arrived at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, after setting off from the Mall in London on Friday, to remember police officers who have died in the execution of their duties across the country.
The riders are made up of police officers from across the UK and family members who have lost loved ones.
The arrival coincides with the annual remembrance service organised by Care of Police Survivors (COPS).
Each cyclist completed the ride in memory of a fallen police officer and is raising money on behalf of UK Care of Police Survivors which supports families after the death of an officer.
A man's been airlifted to hospital after going over the handlebars of a quad bike which then landed on top of him.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a field in Leek in Staffordshire shortly after 11.25am this morning, with the Midlands Air Ambulance also in attendance.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said:
– West Midlands Ambulance Service
“On arrival, crews discovered a 50-year-old man who had been thrown over the handlebars of the quad bike, reportedly after hitting a ditch. The quad bike then proceeded to land on the man where he had come to rest following his fall. “He was treated on scene by paramedics for injuries to his chest, shoulder, pelvis and right leg. He was given pain relief and immobilised with the use of a neck collar, scoop stretcher, pelvic binder and leg splint.
“He was then airlifted to University Hospital North Staffordshire who had been alerted to the man’s condition prior to his arrival.”
Fire crews from Sandyford are currently tackling a fire on an embankment on M6 southbound carriageway between junction 15 - 16.
A ten-year-old boy from Staffordshire who has cerebral palsy is heading to London this week for a vital operation to help him walk without pain.
Ben Baddeley was refused the surgery by the NHS due to funding cuts, but thanks to donations from members of the public, his family have been able to pay for it themselves.
They're still fundraising for his aftercare.