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Watch: Former Coventry City winger slapped by Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Former Coventry City loan winger Michael Petrasso was at the centre of a remarkable sending off incident involving the enigmatic striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Petrasso spent time on loan with the Sky Blues during the 2013/14 season, joining from...

Tuesday, 16:33 in Sport
 

Hundreds of jobs at risk with closure of Tesco Direct

Tesco is to shut its loss making website, Tesco Direct, putting 500 jobs at risk. The Uk's largest supermarket said that after carrying out a review of the non-food website, Tesco Direct will cease trading on July 9.In addition, Tesco intends to close...

Tuesday, 16:08 in Regional West
 
Historic Victorian pub set to be converted into flats

Historic Victorian pub set to be converted into flats

An old Coventry pub left to ruin for almost a decade could finally be given a new lease of life as flats. The Rose & Woodbine public house in Stoney Stanton Road, Foleshill , fell into disrepair after last orders were called in 2010. Now plans to...

Tuesday, 15:59 in Regional West
 

Look: Festival goer's Biggest Weekend rant on Facebook

Coventry is just days away from hosting one of the biggest music events of the year - BBC Music's Biggest Weekend. But while the excitement is rising for most people, ahead of Sunday and Monday's music extravaganza at War Memorial Park, it has all...

Tuesday, 15:31 in Regional West
 

Council under fire again for poor grass cutting service

Yet more complaints have been made about the state of the grass cutting service across Nuneaton and Bedworth - just six months after council bosses had to apologise for previous problems. Concerns about how grass has or has not been cut across the...

Tuesday, 15:26 in Regional West
 

M42 lanes closed near Birmingham Airport after lorry breaks down

Motorists on the M42 were facing long delays on Tuesday afternoon after a broken down lorry closed two lanes near Birmingham Airport. The truck has broken down northbound between Junction 6 and 7. The incident happened shortly after 2pm. Some of those...

Tuesday, 15:13 in Regional West
 

Mayor set to take control of the cops under next phase of devolution deal

Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street could have even more power thrust into his hands after the next phase of the region's devolution from Westminster - taking on control of the police. Plans have been laid out to scrap the role of Police and Crime...

Tuesday, 14:51 in Regional West
 

Hat's the way to do it! Staff put their heads together for brain tumour research

Hats off to Coventry Building Society, who have been raising money for Brain Tumour Research. Staff at the head office at Binley Business Park donned their favourite hat in support of the charity’s annual Wear A Hat Day 2018 on Thursday, March 29....

Tuesday, 14:51 in Regional West
 

All Coventry City fans need to know about taking a flag to Wembley

Coventry City will be heading to Wembley on Bank Holiday Monday where they will face Exeter City in the League Two Play-Off Final. The Sky Blues booked their place in the final after beating Notts County 4-1 on Friday, an overall aggregate score of...

Tuesday, 14:16 in Sport
 

Wembley referee confirmed for Coventry City versus Exeter City play-off final

The referee for Coventry City’s Sky Bet League Two Play-Off Final versus Exeter at Wembley Stadium has been confirmed as David Webb. Webb has refereed Coventry once this season, a 2-1 home win over Cheltenham Town in December when he booked four...

Tuesday, 14:16 in Sport
 

Nick Walshe extended Coventry Rugby contract until 2020

Coventry Rugby’s title-winning head coach Nick Walshe has committed to a new contract extension until 2020 at Butts Park Arena. Walshe joined Coventry in 2016 having steered England U20s to back-to-back Junior World Cup titles as head coach in 2013...

Tuesday, 14:16 in Sport
 

Consortium plan to buy out Nuneaton Boro scrapped as supporters go it alone

A move to get businesses behind a bid to buy out Nuneaton Town Football Club has failed - forcing co-operative club members to go it alone. That was the outcome of the Nuneaton Borough Supporter's Cooperative (NBSC) meeting where interested parties...

Tuesday, 14:14 in Regional West
 

Council bosses have just 48 hours to consider calls for EGM over parking row

A group of Coventry's Conservatives have issued a formal call for an extraordinary meeting of the city council following the recent issues surrounding parking. Five Conservative councillors have delivered a signed notice to the new Lord Mayor,...

Tuesday, 13:41 in Regional West
 

Bank Holiday travel: The £246million reason there'll be no trains between Coventry and Birmingham

Train travellers over the bank holiday weekend will be faced with delays, disruptions and the dreaded rail replacement buses - and it comes as part of a multi-million pound improvement project. Railway users are being advised to plan ahead, as trains...

Tuesday, 13:29 in Regional West
 

Manchester Arena bombing: The 22 victims remembered on first anniversary

The 22 victims of the Manchester Arena atrocity are to be remembered at a service marking the first anniversary of the tragedy. From an eight-year-old schoolgirl to an off-duty police officer, these are the people who lost their lives in the terror...

Tuesday, 13:26 in Regional West
 


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