Shrewsbury tops a league table of the UK's "healthiest High Streets", while Preston is named the most "unhealthy", according to the Royal Society for Public Health.
Fast food giant KFC announces it is to change its packaging after reports hedgehogs were becoming stuck in its lids.
Three officers and a member of police staff have a "case to answer" over their handling of murderer Jamie Reynolds, an investigation finds.
More than £10m is given to a scheme to improve links between Telford Central station and the town centre, a council says.
A £2.5m revamp of a Telford shopping centre described as "unattractive, outdated and unsafe" begins.
The first half century of a heritage steam line
The political headlines from the West Midlands
Shrewsbury Town boss Micky Mellon urges fans to get behind the team as they push for promotion from League Two.
Conference bottom club AFC Telford score twice in five second-half minutes to win at Braintree.
Worcestershire will play Shropshire in a Twenty20 friendly match in Bridgnorth on 20 May.
Shrewsbury Town and former Tranmere midfielder Andy Robinson announces his retirement because of a knee injury.
Liam Lawrence scores twice as promotion-chasing Shrewsbury beat Oxford despite playing 31 minutes with 10 men.
Champion jockey AP McCoy says he is likely to "stop riding there and then" if he wins the Grand National at Aintree on 11 April.
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