It may be the middle of June but some schoolchildren in the Midlands have been getting into the Christmas spirit.
Royal Mail announced their 2013 Christmas Stamp competition, giving children the chance to create the winning design for the first time in more than 30 years.
So it was the perfect excuse to dig out the tinsel and don some Santa hats. Kate Fisher reports
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