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Love Island couple Dom and Jess to open Midlands KEBAB shop

Love Island duo Dom Lever and Jess Shears have announced the latest in a long line of public appearances - and it has sparked hysterics on social media. The pair shot to fame on the ITV2 dating show earlier this year. Dom and Jess, recently engaged,...

yesterday, 20:23 in Regional West

The tax system flaw which means 775,000 people are paying too much tax

More than three-quarters of a million people pay more tax on each extra pound that they earn than a millionaire, according to analysis by a mutual insurer. Royal London, which found around 775,000 people fall into this bracket due to...

yesterday, 19:07 in Regional West

Murder victim Callum Lees' family call for tougher knife crime sentences

Murder victim Callum Lees' heartbroken uncle has revealed how his family is backing greater sentences for knife killers. Leroy Lees says the family are supporting a petition calling for firmer punishments, and revealed: “We are broken.” The much-loved...

yesterday, 19:07 in Regional West

'Humiliated' mum wets herself at station because staff wouldn't let her use disabled toilet

A mum pushing a pram was left 'humiliated' after wetting herself when train station staff refused to let her use a disabled toilet. Shannon, who didn't want to provide her surname, was so desperate and says after childbirth "when you need to go,...

yesterday, 19:07 in Regional West

Courts: Catalytic converter thief targets vans at city garage

A Coventry man broke in to a city garage and stole four catalytic converters worth £2,000 each. John Cronin, 41, stole the parts from four Mercedes Sprinter vans at Allied Mobility/Cab Direct on September 3. Cronin, of Stoney Stanton Road, Foleshill,...

yesterday, 19:07 in Regional West

Wasps comment: Dai Young's make-your-own-luck philosophy is being tested to the full

“When you’re down there, people always keep on kicking you. It happens and you just have to dust yourself off.” It may not quite be Socrates or Descartes, but in the aftermath of Wasps’ defeat by Ulster Dai Young’s reaction could well be described as...

yesterday, 18:44 in Sport

Out-of-control car demolishes garden wall in Coventry

This was the damage caused when a car ploughed into a garden wall in Coventry today. The incident happened on the corner of Bodmin Road and Belgrave Road, Wyken, just after 12.20pm. It is understood the driver was pulling out of a drive opposite, but...

yesterday, 18:36 in Regional West

Coventry City's Ryan Haynes relishing scrap with best mate Chris Stokes for left-back berth

Ryan Haynes is relishing a scrap with his best mate for a first team spot at Coventry City. The 22-year-old took another step towards a return to full fitness with an hour of football and a goal in the Sky Blues Under-23s, who played out a 1-1 draw...

yesterday, 16:32 in Sport

Watch: Police investigate claims fox hunt protester was RAMMED by a quad bike

Shock footage which shows a hunt saboteur allegedly being rammed by a quad bike is being investigated by officers. The clip – which is believed to be filmed during a hunt in Ratcliffe Culey on Saturday, October 14 – shows a man, dressed in green...

yesterday, 16:19 in Regional West

Gangs of youths seen firing real arrows in park

Gangs of youths have been firing real arrows in a Nuneaton park sparking concerns that someone could get seriously injured. Warwickshire Police Force has confirmed that it received four separate reports about young people firing arrows in the...

yesterday, 16:19 in Regional West

Sunday League footballer who headbutted referee is spared jail

A Sunday League footballer who headbutted a referee and knocked him unconscious during “a moment of madness” was spared jail today. Kieran Kimberley attacked official Craig Ward following a game at Paul’s Land in Nuneaton in which Kimberley had been...

yesterday, 15:56 in Regional West
This fantastic new play area is making break time great for Foleshill pupils

This fantastic new play area is making break time great for Foleshill pupils

The wait is over for lucky pupils at Broad Heath Community Primary School in Coventry, who will now be spending their break times in a brand new play area. October 5 saw the official opening of the new Kompan play area at Broad Heath, which has...

yesterday, 15:56 in Regional West

Wasps' star Thomas Young faces club-versus-country dilemma following Wales policy upheaval

Wasps flanker Thomas Young faces a difficult club-versus-country decision in the coming months as a result an announcement Welsh rugby’s governing body have made. The WRU have reacted to an exodus of leading players to English and French clubs by...

yesterday, 15:50 in Sport

Former GB basketball coach Kevin Cadle dies aged 62

Former Great Britain coach Kevin Cadle has died aged 62. The American, who also coached England and Scotland, became the most successful coach in British basketball during a career in which he won 30 titles. "We are shocked and saddened to hear...

yesterday, 14:58 in Regional West

How long will the sun be red for? Hurricane Ophelia triggers amazing weather phenomenon

A red sun spotted in the sky over parts of England has been caused by Storm Ophelia. The former hurricane is pulling air and dust up from southern Europe and Africa, causing the sun to appear red. The red hue has sparked many on social media to ask...

yesterday, 14:38 in Regional West

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