There are now over 6.5 million unpaid carers in the UK, people caring for friends or family members.
Monday marks the beginning of Carers Week, aiming to raise awareness of the struggles carers have to overcome.
David Dunn has been a carer to his wife Diane who suffers from Parkinsons for the past five years, he says it is a struggle and has no longer has time for a social life.
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Harry Mitchell Leisure Centre in Smethwick is closed after a fallen tree causes serious damage.
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