Nursing heroine Sister Dora from Walsall in the West Midlands will be remembered at a special service in the town today.
The Service of Thanksgiving is held for the much-loved nurse every year on the Sunday closest to her birthday, to commemorate her life and work.
In 1875, the industrial town was hit by smallpox and Sister Dora worked tirelessly for six months, risking her own life for the people of Walsall.
This year, the Mayor and Mayoress of Walsall and Councillor Pete Smith will attend the service at St Paul's Church at 11am this morning.
After the service, the Mayoress will lead members of congregation to the statue of Sister Dora to law floral tributes.
Sister Dora was adored and respected by the people of Walsall. The whole town mourned her death and they erected a statue in her honour - the UK's first public statue of a woman not of royal blood.
One lane closed and heavy traffic due to accident and recovery work on M6 Northbound at J10 A454 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall).
One lane is blocked due to a broken down vehicle on the M6 Northbound between Junction 10 A454 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall) and Junction 10A M54.
One lane is closed but traffic appears to be coping well.
Police are appealing for help in the search for a 14-year-old boy from Walsall who has been missing since New Year's Eve.
Callum Waite left his home to visit a friend but has not returned since.
He was spotted near Birmingham city centre last Sunday by a family member.
Police want to know where he is staying.
The body of a woman found on the site of a primary school in Shrewsbury has been formally identified.
23-year-old Charlotte Christodoulou from Walsall was found at Harlescott Junior School shortly before midnight on Sunday.
Two men and a woman who were originally arrested on suspicion of murder have instead been rearrested on suspicion of obstructing the coroner.
All three have been released on bail pending further police inquiries.
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Police want the public to help them identify two thieves who stole an elderly woman's purse from a shop in Walsall.
The pair can be seen approaching the woman and stealing her purse from her trolley as she shopped in Poundland, Saddlars Centre, last month.
Two people from the West Midlands are being questioned by counter-terrorism officers on suspicion of "Syria-related terrorism offences".
A man and woman were arrested while arriving back to the UK on an international flight last night. Two homes in Walsall are now being searched.
Callum Watkinson sent this report from Walsall.