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Nonny James considers Mandela’s message of forgiveness, and reminisces about Auntie Maglan, the woman who helped deliver her baby
From the 21st century gladiatorial arena of Twitter to the thorny issue of whether Romans looked at each other’s willies in public baths, Katie Jarvis is enthralled by the marvellous Mary Beard
Two agriculture students at the Royal Agricultural University got muddy with Countryfile’s Adam Henson, as they filmed their Christmas special on the University farms.
Mark Davies who lives in Staffordshire is the Hotel Manager at Walton Hall and Hotel, Statford-upon-Avon. He explains what led him to the role.
Thursday November 7 and Friday November 8, 2013, sees the return of the popular annual Bodies & Co. fashion shows for Charity. The two-day fundraising event has been running for thirty-four years and features around fifty male and female models, aged between five and seventy-five!
TV doctor Dr Dawn Harper knows first hand how important it is to give young people with disabilities the best start in life.
Warwickshire cricket captain Jim Troughton was on stage in a school production of Romeo and Juliet when disaster struck. The 15 year old was playing Gregory in the fight scene between the Montague and Capulet supporters at the start of the play. Any ambitions of following in the footsteps of his dad David (Dr Bob Buzzard from A Very Peculiar Practice) or grandfather Patrick, the second Doctor Who, died that afternoon at Trinity School in Leamington Spa.
Three years ago football coach Simon Atherfold from Baginton near Coventry, decided what the area needed was a junior football club with fun and good manners at its centre. And not just the manners of its players, but also those of its spectators.
Sporting stars are lining up to support the Midlands Air Ambulance
Louise Igoe was the youngest ever partner at law firm Lodders. She shares her business life
Photographer Donna Preece is celebrating success with help from The Prince's Trust
Tara Fitzgerald's acting credentials range from global cult television series Game of Thrones to classic British films like Brassed Off but she's never worked with the RSC – until now
A £20million hospice opens in Solihull this month after a magnificent community fundraising effort
Pictured as an incentive for us all will be a slim, spot-free smiling lass eating yoghurt<br/><br/>... and all of 18 years old
He was king of the breakfast TV sofa, has interviewed icons of the age, and is now the avuncular anchor of BBC Midlands Today. Nick Owen opens up to Jane Haynes
The Reverend Ian Charlesworth and Richard Stockton esquire, aka The Parson and The Publican, begin a new year with a series of Midlands days out. They will traverse the region, seeking out places in which to find nourishment for soul and body ...