Zoos across the region are starting their annual animal counts today. The New Year audits help keepers draw up breeding plans.
It is also done to see how certain species are surviving in captivity. Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire and Dudley Zoo in the Black Country will both start their work today.
More top news
Fine and dry.
Council tenants and leaseholders gathered together for the annual Birmingham in Bloom awards.
Both men were setting up ‘ghost’ learners on the computerised Learndirect system and then claiming money for services they did not provide.