Two men who were part of a gang who robbed 23 shops in the Black Country armed with crowbars and hammers have been jailed.
It's thought almost two out of three carers in the UK are looking after loved ones without any support. A study for the Carers Trust has found most go years without asking for help.
Its estimated that in the UK there are six million unpaid carers and in Wolverhampton alone its thought that 26 thousand people are looking after friends or family who have physical or mental health needs.
This week 18th June - 24th June is Carers Week in the UK which aims to celebrates and recognises the contribution made by unpaid carers. The 2012 campaign has a special focus this year on the health and well being of carers.
The latest news stories happening right across the region from Stafford to Worcester and Telford to Rugby
A man and a teenager have been arrested on suspicion of child abduction after a 13-year-old girl went missing in Birmingham.
A man's been stabbed after an argument outside a block of flats in Birmimgham.
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