Dudley dog owners fined over parks blight

Dozens of dog owners in Dudley are being slapped with £50 fines for failing to clear up after their pets each year - with the majority of culprits caught in three parks in the borough.

Severn Trent complaints on the rise

Complaints made to Severn Trent have risen by five per cent - the second highest increase of all water firms in the country, a new report has revealed.