The latest news stories happening right across the region from Stafford to Worcester and Telford to Rugby
American Olympic Athletes in Birmingham
America's athletics team say they've enjoyed their stay in Birmingham ahead of the Olympics.
They set up a training base at the Alexander Stadium in Perry Barr and held an open training session so local school children could watch.
Heart's Rob Mayor went along to chat to some of the athletes.
Birmingham Museum has been decorated in the colours of USA and Jamaica to honor the Olympic teams training there.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has agreed to dissolve scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust and move key services to neighbouring hospitals
The final decision on the future of Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust will be announced by the Health Secretary.
Sam Greatrex will go round world using only pedal and paddle power
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