Around ten ambulances that are no longer in service are being used to transport aid from the Midlands to Syria. The supplies will be used to help hundreds of refugee families.
One vehicle is leaving Derby, two are heading from Burton and six from Birmingham. The trip has been organised by the charity SKT Welfare.
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'Unite against Facism' are protesting at Birmingham International against an anti-Islam rally due to take place today.
More than a hundred people have arrived in Birmingham to take part in an anti-Islam rally by right-wing group Pegida.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will be in Nottingham today speaking at the East Midlands Conference Centre, in Beeston.