A pilot project in which victims come face-to-face with offenders could be rolled out to other parts of the region. Victims who took part in an 8-month long trial in Birmingham have praised the scheme.
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Alastair Cook's England still have the chance to become the Ashes heroes of 2015 as the third test gets underway at Edgbaston.
Mainly fine and dry at first before showers develop through the morning, these becoming locally heavy through the afternoon.
Today will be day of sunshine and scattered showers, with the showers possibly turning heavy in places.