The Queen's Jubilee, Olympics, Paralympics - it's been a busy year for us all. Here's a flavour of the stories that hit the headlines in the west of the Meridian region during the last 12 months.
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Five men have been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences and making threats to kill
Homeowners have been left devastated after a pick up truck smashed into their house and left the scene
12 Clipper Round the World 70ft yachts begin their full circumnavigation from Liverpool today