Repairs begin on a "leaky" National Trust property, Croome Court in Worcestershire, thanks to a £400,000 legacy.
Plans to build a new £10m eight-lane swimming pool in Worcester are approved.
The number of teachers in the West Midlands signed off work because of stress or depression rose by nearly 300 in five years, according to information obtained by the BBC.
A last-gasp Niall Annett try gives Worcester Warriors victory at Bristol in the first leg of the Championship play-off final.
An elephant in Thailand demonstrates keen camera skills, but its photo turns out not to be a world first - that honour belongs to a Worcestershire trunk.
The West Mercia and Warwickshire police forces "inappropriately" held 36 children overnight in cells, an inspection finds.
A breed of ancient cattle is introduced to the Malvern Hills in an attempt to maintain common land.
One in ten London Midland trains did not arrive within five minutes of their scheduled time, latest rail regulator figures show.
Local Tories increase their grip on power
The body of a Saxon child is found in Hereford
Round-up and post-match reaction from the second Friday night of this season's T20 Blast.
Worcestershire confirm spinner Saeed Ajmal will return in June after receiving clearance from the Pakistan Cricket Board.
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