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Former Coventry City player Andy Whing linked with Oxford United vacancy

Two former Coventry City players and a former Sky Blues boss have been linked with the vacancy at Oxford United. Michael Appleton has left his job as Oxford boss to take up the assistant managerial role at Leicester, the clubs have announced. The 41-year

Wednesday, 16:16 in Sport

Coventry City fans who made trip to Wembley in their wheelchairs celebrate platinum anniversary

Lifelong Coventry City fans who made the trip down to Wembley for the Checkatrade Trophy Final in their wheelchairs have celebrated their platinum anniversary. Jim and Lily French, two dedicated Sky Blue fans, have marked 70 years of marriage. The happy

Wednesday, 16:09 in Regional West

Two people charged in connection with Bosworth Water park death

Two people have been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence following the death of a five-year-old boy at Bosworth Water Park near Nuneaton last July. Leicestershire Police have now charged Lynsey Dunn, 28, and Paul Smith, 36, after Charlie Dunn d

Wednesday, 15:59 in Regional West

Arsonist who tried kill his ex-girlfriend 'took his own life in prison'

A Warwickshire man who tried to kill his ex-girlfriend by setting fire to her home was found hanged after being handed 10 years in prison, an inquest has heard. Daniel Watkins had told people that if he received a lengthy jail term, he would kill himself

Wednesday, 15:50 in Regional West

Air cadets 'buzzing' after trophy wins at Bramcote Barracks event

Air cadets from 163 (Coventry Phoenix) Squadron are celebrating after retaining their title as the Best All Round Squadron in Warwickshire and Birmingham Wing. Cadets from the Canley-based squadron were overall winners at the annual Wing Field Day held a

Wednesday, 15:28 in Regional West

Is this the worst parking in Coventry?

Is this the worst - and possibly most dangerous - parking in Coventry? One resident caught this car parked on the corner of Max Road in Coundon. Not only is the parking going to fail a driving test, but it is dangerous for both road users and pedestrians

Wednesday, 15:17 in Regional West

Coombe Country Park hit by "irresponsible" litter bugs

This was the state of a picnic table at Coombe Country Park after visitors failed to clean up their litter. A huge number of people flocked to the popular park at the weekend to make the most of the soaring temperatures. And this picture was snapped on S

Wednesday, 15:17 in Regional West

Non-emergency numbers buckle under strain for police

Police forces across Coventry and Warwickshire are today having problems receiving 101 calls. The number used for non-emergency calls is being heavily used by people calling. Warwickshire Police’s 101 service was completely down, with the force experienc

Wednesday, 15:17 in Regional West

Coventry man arrested in connection with Nuneaton assault

A man from Coventry has been arrested after a woman was allegedly assaulted in Nuneaton. Police are appealing for information following reports that a woman was attacked in a vehicle in Roanne Ringway. On Friday morning at around 10.15am, the woman is al

Wednesday, 15:17 in Regional West

Coventry City League Two Fixtures 2017/18: Five of the best

Coventry City have been handed a welcome home game to kick-off their inaugural season in the modern day League Two when they face one of their nearest rivals, Notts County at the Ricoh Arena. There are some horrible away days in the 2017/18 fixture list,

Wednesday, 15:10 in Sport

Man found with machete in city street thanks to eagle-eyed bobby on a bike

A man was stopped by police in Foleshill and found to be carrying a machete - after being spotted by an off-duty police officer cycling to work. The police officer was on his way to Foleshill police station on Tuesday morning when he saw the man carrying

Wednesday, 15:06 in Regional West

Theresa May's Queen's Speech: What's included and what's NOT?

Theresa May has torn up much of the Conservative manifesto to deliver a legislative timetable for the next two years dominated by preparations for Brexit. Of 27 Bills and draft bills unveiled in her first Queen's Speech, eight are devoted to the complex

Wednesday, 14:42 in Regional West

Warning: Very large hailstones, frequent lightning and flooding

The heatwave is set to end in dramatic fashion today. On the first day of summer, the Met Office says large hailstones, frequent lightning, strong winds and flooding will affect parts of the Midlands from this afternoon. Issuing an updated severe weather

Wednesday, 14:31 in Regional West

The Queen's hat at Parliament State Opening looked remarkably like the EU flag

The Queen's hat at the State Opening of Parliament has sparked humorous comparisons to the European flag on Twitter. Delphinium blue and adorned with a cluster of matching flowers with bright yellow centres, the hat was designed by the Queen's trusted pe

Wednesday, 14:10 in Regional West

Coventry Airport staff affected by full review of operations

Job roles at Coventry Airport are at risk as the owners carry out a full review of the operations. Last summer, operating hours were reduced and there had been an increased emphasis placed on corporate and general aviation - yet the airport continues to

Wednesday, 14:10 in Regional West

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