Free childcare that's proving unaffordable

Parents and childcare providers across the Black Country and Staffordshire are being left out of pocket by Government schemes offering free childcare, an Express & Star investigation has found.

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Take a look at our video on the latest Ford Mondeo from the grumpy drivers at www. thegrumpyolddrivers. co. uk.

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Starter homes 'with a 20% discount'

The average cost of a first home is now £218,000

Young first-time buyers are being urged to sign up to a Government scheme aimed at providing starter homes at a 20% discount which David Cameron said could be a "game changer".

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