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Meet the dogs helping people with loss and grieve

A couple of dogs have a unique role at a funeral directors in Aldridge in Walsall.

Billie and Ben help people who are grieving. Staff say they lift people's mood through physical interaction or just by watching them play.

They are a year old and half poodle/half cavalier.


Have you seen missing Charlie the macaw?

An ever-growing community in Walsall is continuing with their search for a missing parrot.

The blue and gold macaw named Charlie went missing on Friday 7 July.

Since being reported missing, the bird has brought all members of the community together, with more than four thousand people getting involved in a social media group dedicated to reuniting Charlie with its owners.

A £1,500 reward is being offered for the bird.

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