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Bin collections disrupted all week in Leamington due to big freeze

Bin collections in Leamington have been suspended today following the county's big freeze. Warwick District Council have said the collections will be disrupted alll week due to the adverse weather. They are the third council in the region to announce...

yesterday, 21:18 in Regional West
 

Peppa Pig has been accused of destroying the NHS

Cartoon character Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients' unrealistic expectations of what they can expect from their GP. A general practitioner, writing in the BMJ, also suggested the TV show aimed at preschoolers could be encouraging...

yesterday, 19:16 in Regional West
 

Is this football's most pathetic hot dog? Coventry City fans certainly seem to think so

One luckless Coventry City fan suffered double disappointment at Morecambe on Saturday. Not only did he make the 300-mile round trip - a near six-hour trek in freezing conditions - to get zero value for money watching his beloved Sky Blues fail to...

yesterday, 19:12 in Sport
 

Bin collections to resume on Wednesday after big freeze halted services

Bin collections are set to go ahead on Wednesday as Coventry City Council resumes the service after the disruption caused by the snow. They will be out collecting bins for the normal Wednesday collections, but also emptying any missed bins. The...

yesterday, 19:06 in Regional West
 

Look: These Coventry Christmas elves are cheekier than ever!

The Christmas elves have returned – and some of them are cheekier than ever! Parents of children across Coventry and Warwickshire will all know who we’re talking about - the December house guest who ‘reports’ back to Santa every night. However, it...

yesterday, 19:06 in Regional West
 

Courts: City man steals £14,000 car from finance company

A 37-year-old man has admitted stealing a £14,000 car from a finance company. The Volkswagen Passat was stolen by Ciprian Oprea, of Shakespeare Street, Stoke, from The Car Finance Company back on September 1. He pleaded guilty at Coventry Magistrates’...

yesterday, 19:06 in Regional West
 

New West Midlands Railway franchise launched - what passengers can expect

The new West Midlands Railway franchise has launched in Birmingham this week. The new service will see £1billion worth of investment, in hundreds of new carriages, station upgrades, more services including at off peak times, free wifi and new...

yesterday, 19:06 in Regional West
 

Wasps injury news: Dai Young expecting four key players to return for crunch La Rochelle match

Wasps are expecting No.8 Nathan Hughes to be back in training this week ahead of the black-and-golds' crunch European Champions Cup clash with La Rochelle. Hughes has been ruled out since England's international against Australia with a knee injury...

yesterday, 17:24 in Sport
 

Students gain insight into world of work at business festival

More than 150 students gained a valuable insight into the world of work as part of the first Coventry and Warwickshire Business Festival. The Careers Speed Networking Event, hosted by the Careers and Enterprise Company in conjunction with the Coventry...

yesterday, 17:03 in Regional West
 
This is the key to Coventry Rugby's brilliant form this season

This is the key to Coventry Rugby's brilliant form this season

There's no great secret behind Coventry Rugby's winning start to the National League One season – it’s just down to hard work and making the right decisions, according to head coach, Nick Walshe. Saturday’s 63-14 win over Ampthill took Cov to 14 from...

yesterday, 17:03 in Sport
 

Here's how the snow has disrupted Coventry City's training ahead of the Cheltenham Town match

Coventry City were back training at Ryton today after the players were forced to stay at home yesterday. The Sky Blues were unable to report for duty as usual on Monday after heavy weekend snowfall and freezing temperatures made it too dangerous for...

yesterday, 16:48 in Sport
 

Leicester home explosion: Woman dies after horrific blast

An elderly woman taken to hospital after an explosion destroyed two houses in Leicester has now died. Janet Jasper was seriously injured when a suspected gas explosion at the house next to hers caused a bedroom wall to collapse on top of her as she...

yesterday, 16:39 in Regional West
 

Death crash trucker was watching porn on his phone, court hears

A lorry driver from Bedworth was watching pornography on his mobile phone when he smashed into a broken down truck and killed the driver, a jury was told. Felix Gillon is then accused of snapping his SIM card and throwing his phone away after the...

yesterday, 16:28 in Regional West
 

The big freeze: Some schools to remain closed for a THIRD day

At least two schools will remain closed on Wednesday as the big freeze continues to bite. River House in Henley-in-Arden and Welcombe Hills in Stratford have announced they will not be open for a third consecutive day. Across the rest of Coventry and...

yesterday, 16:15 in Regional West
 

Nuneaton household's dazzling festive fundraiser

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at this Nuneaton household as it launches its amazing Christmas lights free for all to see. The Davenport family have excelled themselves yet again with an incredible display at 4 Cromdale Close. Anyone can...

yesterday, 16:15 in Regional West
 


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