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Birthday celebrations as Doris turns 100

Doris Tildesley, in the purple top, celebrates her 100th Birthday with her family in Wednesfield

A great-grandmother who worked as a servant to powerful industrial magnate Charles Edward Hickman celebrated her 100th birthday in style, with a party attended by around 40 guests.

Developing drivers for the future

Blakemore Logistics apprentice Ben Hilton, who gained full-time employment as a Class 2 driver in August

Willenhall-based Blakemore Logistics has opened the door to a career in LGV driving for several young people by hosting a driver apprenticeship scheme.

'I tried for 1,500 jobs' says apprentice

edward pitt

The weeks were long and demoralising for Edward Pitt. After finishing university with a degree in theoretical physics and applied mathematics he spent day after day applying for jobs.