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The horrific descent into drug addiction a mum wants you to read

A mother realised her £3,000-a-day crack habit was out of control when her three-year-old son saw her being beaten by her partner. Araminta Jonsson, 31, said her son Rory watched on in horror as her then partner attacked her when their relationship...

Monday, 19:17 in Regional West

Wasps news: Fans' favourite signs a new deal to stay at the Ricoh

Wasps fans’ favourite Ashley Johnson has extended his six-year stay with the black-and-golds. And appropriately enough, the former Freestate Cheetah, who has three South Africa caps, has made the announcement in the week that he plays his 150th game...

Monday, 18:34 in Sport

This is what Coventry City legend did to spare Noel Gallagher's feelings

Coventry City FA Cup legend Dave Bennett has revealed his friendship with Oasis rocker star Noel Gallagher but admits he’s not the biggest fan of his albums. The Mancunians share a lot in common, both growing up in the same area and their passion for...

Monday, 18:12 in Sport

The lights are on at Friargate - but is anyone home?

The lights are on - but is anyone home in Coventry’s newest skyscraper? One Friargate, the first of 14 buildings to be built as part of the city’s business district project, is the new home of Coventry City Council. Officially completed, ALL the...

Monday, 17:26 in Regional West

How tap dancing helped this Coventry woman recover from near fatal disease

This is the story of a Coventry woman who DANCED to recover from a crippling and potentially fatal illness. Myra James was just 11-months-old when she unexpectedly contracted polio in 1953. The only person to be suffering locally, Myra was forced to...

Monday, 17:26 in Regional West
Manchester United target joins Darlington FC from the Boro

Manchester United target joins Darlington FC from the Boro

FORMER Boro boss Tommy Wright has launched a double raid on his ex-employers after Luke Trotman and Greg Mills swapped Nuneaton for Darlington this week. The duo, who Wright brought to the Boro during his one-year tenure at the LDJ Solicitors Stadium,...

Monday, 17:22 in Sport

White poppy wreath laid in hope of peace on Remembrance Sunday

A white poppy wreath was laid at the War Memorial in Leamington on Remembrance Sunday. Organised with agreement from the town council and the Royal British Legion, the white poppy remembers all victims of war – civilian as well as military. The wreath...

Monday, 16:58 in Regional West

Award hopes for former Cov Uni pair helping young people achieve

Two former Coventry University students who have launched a business to inspire young people have been shortlisted in a business competition. Carl Konadu and Azzees Minott set up 2-3 Degrees, which runs talks and workshops to increase confidence in...

Monday, 16:26 in Regional West

Watch shocking moment would-be robbers try to pull entire counter out of phone shop

Thieves tried to rip an entire display out of a mobile phone shop after threatening members of staff. The shocking moment was caught on camera after a gang of four youths stormed the Carphone Warehouse store in Solihull town centre. Two of the thieves...

Monday, 16:20 in Regional West

Is working hard pushing you into the danger zone?

Working hard is in our nature. In the West, we have grown up with it and it’s difficult to shake off. Jo Cameron of RedMane Group explains how to translate the age-old mantra into something that is more appropriate for today. Let me explain why...

Monday, 16:20 in Regional West

Man to stand trial after armed robbery at Coventry supermarket

A man is to stand trial for the robbery of a supermarket in Coventry. David Peebles, aged 46, was charged with robbery and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place after an incident at Asda in Cheylesmore at 5.30pm on Saturday. Peebles, of...

Monday, 16:16 in Regional West

Heartless thieves break into Coventry charity shop

A city centre charity shop has been left to pick up the pieces after being targeted by heartless thieves. Police were called to the British Heart Foundation shop on Smithford Way on Sunday morning after the early morning break-in. West Midlands Police...

Monday, 16:10 in Regional West

Former City College site revealed as one of biggest offshore property deals

Companies registered overseas own millions of pounds worth of real estate in Coventry and Solihull - including part of the Earlsdon Park development. The units, including part of the former Butts Centre, were sold for more than £50 million to...

Monday, 16:10 in Regional West

New Wasps signing Nizaam Carr ready for action wherever required

New Wasps signing Nizaam Carr says he is excited by the new challenge that faces him in England, and hoping to make a big impression when the Premiership action resumes this weekend. The Stormers back-rower made an impressive debut in the low-key...

Monday, 15:43 in Sport

From Coventry City to I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! The Dennis Wise Sky Blues story

Former Coventry City fans’ favourite Dennis Wise is heading for the jungle to star in this year’s I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! The 50-year-old Chelsea legend and ex-England star enjoyed a short but incredibly sweet spell at the Ricoh Arena...

Monday, 15:24 in Sport

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