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Back, left to right: Rob Hughes and Fred Pritchard. Front, left to right: Rob's wife, Jane and presenter Geoff Anderson

It has been a dream for years - but now it is becoming a reality as volunteers prepare to take to the airwaves on a new radio station in Cannock.

Pedal power! But not as we know it

Glyn Marston who is planning to ride the Alps on his stand up cycle

He has crossed the line in more than 60 marathons and raised thousands of pounds for charity – now former running man Glyn Marston has taken up a new challenge.

Mouthwash and hogwash

Benedict Cumberbatch at a photocall for The Imitation Game at the Corinthia Hotel in central London. (Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on Britain's epidemic of gum disease, bunkum in Baker Street and something tacky for Remembrance Day.

Margot Martini: the face of hope

Margot Martini pictured with her family earlier this year

If her big brown eyes and swirling red curls were not enough to steal your heart, then you had no chance of withstanding her infectious smile.

Vote for Nigel

UKIP leader Nigel Farage

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on Ukip's pre-election gift from Brussels, the demise of the landline and how we survived steam engines.