Des is back with a new series of our School Stories series, celebrating exciting projects that schoolchildren right across the Midlands are working on this term.
He's been to Cradley Church of England Primary School in Halesowen where the pupils are celebrating the school's 120th anniversary - and to mark the big occasion, everyone is going back in time to how their class might have looked in the Victorian age.
Birmingham's bin strike has been suspended so this when you can expect your rubbish to be collected.Read the full story ›
A firm has been fined £260,000 for making 16 million automated calls.Read the full story ›
Many of the items up for grabs at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon were handmade for famous actors.Read the full story ›
Two men from the Midlands have been charged under Section 1 of The Modern Slavery Act.Read the full story ›
Two young people from Worcester have been disqualified from keeping animals for life for starving two pet dogs, one of which later died.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 26-year-old man suffered life threatening injuries during a hit and run in Birmingham.
Chris Hood was crossing Brays Road in Sheldon at around 10pm on Monday night when he was struck by an unknown vehicle.
He remains in a critical condition in hospital, anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.
Sunny spells today, but turning wet tomorrow.Read the full story ›
Unite assistant secretary Howard Beckett said the time had come for council bosses to honour an ACAS deal over the Birmingham bin strikes.Read the full story ›