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A Midlands Powerhouse: But who wants a 'metro mayor'?

All this talk about the "Northern Powerhouse" seems to be concentrating minds wonderfully here in the West Midlands.

26 May 2015

Patrick Burns

Political editor, Midlands

Patrick Burns

Ellesmere herons race for survival

Growing from helpless chick to one of our biggest birds is a race against time for the heron.

26 May 2015

David Gregory-Kumar

Science, Environment & Rural Affairs Correspondent

David Gregory-Kumar