The Fire Brigades Union is claiming that more than 30 firefighters will lose their jobs at West Midlands Fire Service,
The cutbacks could also see four fire engines being decommissioned.
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Any showers will die away during the evening, leaving a dry night with some clear periods.
Scattered showers around at first this evening will soon move away, as dry and clearer conditions arrive from the northwest.
This is the first picture of a dad killed in a bike crash, almost 17 years after his two brothers died in another road tragedy.