Mick Tamplin loved the fire service.
He won the Queen's Medal for Gallantry for rescuing some children from a blazing house.
But illness forced him to leave before he was due to retire.
A future as a florist seems less appealing.
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Keith Mercer, who became the first head teacher of the newly formed St Peter's comprehensive school in Solihull in 1974.
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Peter and Sylvia Lefroy-Owen, who have decided to sell up and retire after running their specialist needlecraft shop for 20 years.