The Chief Constable of West Midlands Police has warned forces across the UK are at breaking point because of funding cuts.
Former West Midlands Soldier Raises Awareness Of PTSD
A soldier from the West Midlands who suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder says anything can trigger a reaction especially news stories like the recent Iraq Inquiry
Former Sergeant John Hill was diagnosed a few years ago after serving in the army for almost 19 years.
The 47 year old from Telford has just completed the 22 for 22 challenge to raise awareness of the illness.
The challenge is currently going around Facebook at the moment to do 22 push ups for 22 days after it started in America earlier this year and is now happening across the UK.
John wanted to take part to urge veterans to make that all important phone call for help as - on average 22 veterans commit suicide every day in the states:
All of the more than 200 tower blocks in Birmingham are going to be fitted with sprinkler systems.
A 15 year old boy's died while swimming in a lake in the Black Country.
An investigation has been launched after a worker at Jaguar Land Rover In Solihull died on Sunday.
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