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Another strike by school support staff and local government workers has been announced.
Members of Unison will walk out on Tuesday the 30th of September over their ongoing row over pay. Hear that story and others in the news at 11:00. Listen live.
The widow of Police and Crime Commissioner Bob Jones says the service today is to say "thank you" to her husband who spent so much of his life helping others.
Sarah Jones says: "He was very good at listening. And then following it up and trying to do something about it.
"All the letters I've had, at least half of them say say 'Bob did so and so for me'. It's helped us. It's a terrific legacy to have - that you've managed to help people."
Ever wondered what it looks like inside a police helicopter? NPAS Birmingham tweets this 360 photo of the cabin.
Neighbour charged with arson following fire at Coseley flats.
Two lanes of the M6 Warwickshire are closed southbound between J3a M6 Toll and J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of an accident, BBC Travel News reports.
Travel time is 60 minutes. Congestion to J4, M42 (Coleshill).
Students say that claims they're turning some parts of Birmingham into ghettos aren't true.
In the news at 10:00, we'll hear from a student living in Selly Oak who lives in a house with seven other people. Listen live.
The Commonwealth Games opening ceremony takes place in Glasgow later. To mark the occasion, and to have a giggle, BBC News has put together a short test to work out which sport best suits you. Answer the questionaire now.
My closest matches are: Hockey - Rugby sevens and athletics (throwing).
I did play hockey and throw shot put at school - though that was some time ago!
The council-commissioned review into the so-called Trojan Horse allegations "ought to be reviewed itself", teachers say.
Members of the National Association of Head Teachers said Peter Clarke's government-commissioned report into allegations of a hardline Muslim takeover of schools was more thorough.
The two reports differed in their conclusions, although neither found evidence of extremism in the schools.
A late fightback by Warwickshire's bowlers means Sussex resume on 314 for 7 in the championship match at Horsham later this morning.
Birmingham City Council health and social care scrutiny panel meeting is live online from 10:00.
The agenda includes an inquiry session on dementia.
I'm reading the news bulletins on BBC WM this morning. The headlines at 09:00:
The Metro tweets: Midland Metro running with minor delays due to a tram failure in Birmingham
Friends, and colleagues will gather in Wolverhampton today at a memorial service for the West Midlands police commissioner Bob Jones, who died earlier this month in his sleep.
Hundreds are expected to attend today's celebration of his life at the city's Civic Hall.
Speedway, Wolves' hopes of making the play-offs in the Elite League took another turn for the worse with a 46-44 defeat at the hands of Lakeside at Monmore Green last night.
Ricky Wells was Wolves' top scorer with 12 points.
Team manager Peter Adams says Lakeside were lucky to win after two of his riders suffered bike problems.
A former Wolverley CE Secondary School pupil is guarding the Queen's Baton on its relay around Scotland as part of this year's Commonwealth Games.
The baton arrives in Glasgow today.
BBC Travel News reports of delays of up to 40 minutes on the A456 eastbound in Halesowen between the B4183 Hagley Road junction and the B4043 Manor Lane junction.
And in Birmingham there's slow traffic on the inbound A38(M) Aston Expressway and the A38 southbound and northbound around St Chads Queensway because of the tunnel closures.
A fourth man has appeared in court, charged with murder after a man was stabbed in Sparkbrook earlier this month.
West Midlands Police say Sardar Khattak, 34, from Bordesley Green, has been remanded in prison.
So far four men have been charged with the murder of Ullah Khan, who died from a stab wound to the neck as violence broke out between two groups of men on 2 July.
People in a part of Birmingham claim students are turning the area into a shanty town - with too many people living in houses and litter everywhere.
Residents in the Bournbrook district of Selly Oak say they're fed up with landlords turning properties into student accommodation.
Hear more on this story on BBC WM.
Patchy low cloud will soon clear, to leave another mostly dry and fine day and it will become very warm or locally hot.
Isolated heavy and thundery showers may move westwards across some southern parts in the afternoon. A high of 28C (82F).