A chilly but bright start to the day, a few sharp showers towards Shropshire.Read the full story ›
The A5 has been closed in both directions due to an overturned tanker.
Staffordshire police and the fire service are currently at the scene.
David Cameron has reaffirmed his commitment to the free school programme as 18 new projects were given the go ahead.Read the full story ›
Over 75% of women working part-time in Northfield earn less than the living wage according to new analysis published today.Read the full story ›
West Midlands Police has issued a statement responding to claims that criminals are escaping arrest because police are being held up on the way to crime scenes in patrol cars that do not have sirens.
"The force currently has 109 Vauxhall Corsas within its fleet of vehicles, these are equipped with blue lights but not sirens.
"These cars were provided for local neighbourhood teams and are used for a police presence. At no point were they intended for response work as they are low performance vehicles.
"Incidents graded as ‘immediate’ are responded to as soon as possible, usually a matter of minutes and in many occasions require the use of lights and sirens."
As many as 120,000 private renters across the Midlands are suffering at the hands of a rogue landlord.Read the full story ›
Criminals are escaping arrest because police are delayed in getting to crime scenes in cars that do not have sirens, officers have warned.Read the full story ›
Care staff failed to follow correct practice when moving elderly residents at a home near Sutton Coldfield, an inquest has heard.Read the full story ›
A van driver has been seriously injured in a crash with a cherry picker in Shropshire.Read the full story ›
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