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Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now Welcome to the Telegraph’s daily live blog, bringing you all the latest news, sport, travel and weather from around Coventry and beyond. We’re here to...

today, 09:30 in Regional West

Hitting the bricks for Zoe's Place! Nigel's heavy-duty challenge

Nigel Howell is taking on the Three Peaks Challenge – with 12 bricks on his shoulders! Nigel, a project manager at Wellington Residential, will face the gruelling challenge with 12 hand-painted building bricks on a hod all in aid of Zoë’s Place Baby...

today, 07:30 in Regional West

The curse of Gary McSheffrey who almost joined Coventry City for a third spell

Cov Kid Gary McSheffrey makes his fourth return to the Ricoh Arena on Saturday, when he travels with his latest club Grimsby Town. The 35-year-old forward joined the struggling League Two Mariners last week as a free agent after a spell at non-league...

yesterday, 20:38 in Sport

Three jailed for armed robbery at Warwickshire shop after being chased by customers

Three armed robbers were jailed for a total of 18 years after threatening staff at knifepoint and stealing cash from a Warwickshire shop. The trio were caught after ‘brave’ customers chased the getaway car to take down its number plate. Kevin...

yesterday, 18:59 in Regional West

Drivers stranded after lorry fire blocks M6

Drivers have been left stuck on a motorway for hours after a skip lorry caught fire on the M6 . Traffic was held on the northbound carriageway for around two hours while emergency services dealt with the fire between junctions 3 and 3a near Coventry...

yesterday, 17:25 in Regional West

Wasps explain reason for poor state of Ricoh Arena pitch

Ricoh Arena owners Wasps say the unusual combination of several "double headers" and a harsh winter have contributed to the poor state of the pitch this season. Coventry City boss Mark Robins and several Sky Blues players have bemoaned the...

yesterday, 16:44 in Sport

Coventry City to pay tribute to legendary striker Cyrille Regis at forthcoming international

Coventry City are sending a wreath to be laid on the pitch at the forthcoming Cyrille Regis International at Molineux. The game between England Under-21s and Romania Under-21s will take place at Wolverhampton Wanderers’ stadium on Saturday, March 24....

yesterday, 16:44 in Sport

Reaction: 'Hallelujah' - hospital car park can't come soon enough

‘Hallelujah’ - that was just one of the reader responses to news that University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire is planning to build a 1,600-space car park to ease congestion. The hospital in Walsgrave is a renowned traffic bottleneck, with...

yesterday, 16:35 in Regional West

Coventry councillor uses disabled insult in Twitter row

A Coventry councillor has apologised after using a term insulting to disabled people on social media. Cllr Rachel Lancaster got into a spat on Twitter and replied to a tweet by posting “Been licking the window again have you?” The term “window licker”...

yesterday, 16:14 in Regional West
The shocking violence behind 24-hour siege in Holbrooks

The shocking violence behind 24-hour siege in Holbrooks

A violent man who pulled a knife on officers during a 24-hour police stand-off was wanted for launching two vicious attacks on his girlfriend. Paul Messam had punched, slapped and stamped on his then-girlfriend during the attacks - even shoving a...

yesterday, 16:09 in Regional West

This jackknifed lorry is causing chaos in Canley

A lorry is causing chaos in Canley after jack-knifing in the middle of Charter Avenue. Drivers have been unable to get down Charter Avenue from around 1.30pm after the lorry became stuck on the grass verge close to the Xcel Leisure Centre. Cllr Peter...

yesterday, 15:08 in Regional West

Royal wedding fever brings back memories at Rugby care home

Royal wedding fever is giving residents of a Rugby care home plenty to chat about. Staff from Sofya Bridal visited Anya Court Care Home ahead of the forthcoming wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to chat about bridal fashions. Residents were...

yesterday, 15:08 in Regional West

Coventry pupils get ready to raise the roof at the Royal Albert Hall

Coventry pupils are gearing up to take part in a glamorous gala at London’s Royal Albert Hall Schoolchildren at Allesley Primary and SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary Schools in Coventry have been brushing up their vocal skills in preparation for the...

yesterday, 14:59 in Regional West

Coventry City's promotion rivals assessed by the experts ahead of the final run-in

Coventry City have reached the business end of the season with nine games left in which to secure promotion back to League One at the first attempt. Mark Robins 's men have 61 points with 27 left to play for in the final push, with an automatic place...

yesterday, 14:46 in Sport

M6 closed due to lorry fire - live updates

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now Traffic has been held in both directions on the M6 due to a large lorry fire. Highways Agency officers have stopped traffic on the major motorway due to...

yesterday, 14:34 in Regional West

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