With Christmas just days to go, military personnel from the Midlands fighting out in Afghanistan have been sending festive messages back home.
Corporal Seth Tylee from the Military Working Dog Unit at Camp Bastion sent this festive message with his dog Scooby.
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Cooler with thundery showers.
The parents of a 17-year-old who died in a flat fire at Langley Mill have paid tribute to “an incredible son and brother.”