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A hate crime was reported to police in Coventry nearly every day last year

A hate crime was reported to police in Coventry nearly every day last year - but the number did fall from the previous year. But in Coventry the number of hate crimes reported was down 16.6 per cent, from 428 in 2016 to 357 last year. Of those 357...

Tuesday, 10:25 in Regional West

Passengers killed in horror crash were mother and two-year-old son from London

A two-year-old boy and a woman who died when their car was in collision with a lorry near Rugby on Saturday night were a mother and son from London it has been revealed. The A426 near junction one of the M6 was closed for seven hours following the...

Monday, 20:56 in Regional West

This is where you can see and ride the Flying Scotsman this year

The Flying Scotsman will be travelling across the country later this year - and this is where you will be able to see it. Britain’s favourite locomotive will be travelling from London to Edinburgh, Scarborough to Lancashire, the Lake District to...

Monday, 19:27 in Regional West

These are the questions Coventry City fans want answered in Westminster

Seven Coventry City fan groups have come up with a list of questions they want a local MP to ask in Parliament this week. Nuneaton MP Marcus Jones has arranged a debate in Westminster Hall on Wednesday about the continuing uncertainty over the club’s...

Monday, 17:58 in Regional West

Kenilworth Railway Station opening delayed for fourth time

The opening of Kenilworth Railway Station has been delayed yet again - and the latest opening date could yet be pushed back once more. This is the fourth time that the opening date has been changed. It comes after a council boss confirmed that the...

Monday, 17:15 in Regional West

Warwickshire mum calls for public's help to get cannabis oil treatment for son's epilepsy

The mother of a seriously ill six-year-old boy from Kenilworth has described a government decision to deny him a life-changing cannabis treatment as “astonishing”. And she is now pleading with the public to help lobby for a change of heart. Alfie...

Monday, 16:44 in Regional West

This is the A46 diversion between Coventry and Warwick

This is the route that you will need to take if you are planning on travelling between Coventry and Warwick in the evenings over the coming weeks. Resurfacing work on the A46 over the next two weeks will see both carriageways shut for a week at a...

Monday, 16:36 in Regional West

Motorist slams "ridiculous" SEVEN-MILE diversion during A46 closure

Motorists will be faced with long overnight diversions over the next two weeks, as a major route is set to close for roadworks. A section of the A46 between Warwick and Coventry is set to be shut overnight over the course of the next two weeks, as...

Monday, 16:10 in Regional West

This is the million-mile impact of the Midlands' axed bus routes

Buses in the West Midlands are travelling 1.52 million fewer miles than they were just four years ago - due to axed routes and reduced services. For context, that is the equivalent of 61 trips around the equator. A number of factors, including rising...

Monday, 16:10 in Regional West

No action on Nuneaton Council House sale

Questions have been asked about the sale of the Council House as no action has been taken five months after a deal was struck. Despite revealing that a buyer had been found for the former Council House on Coton Road in September, there has been no...

Monday, 15:40 in Regional West

Coventry jihadi killed in Syrian drone strike

A Coventry jihadi alleged to have been planning terror attacks on Britain has reportedly been killed in Syria in a secret RAF-led operation. Naweed Hussain, 32, was tracked by UK Armed Forces to Raqqa, where he is believed to have been hit in a US...

Monday, 15:35 in Regional West

Emmerdale's Charley Webb and Matthew Wolfenden hold surprise wedding

Emmerdale stars Charley Webb and Matthew Wolfenden tied the knot after tricking their guests by inviting them to a birthday party. Webb, who started dating Wolfenden in 2007 after they met on the set of the ITV serial drama, told OK! magazine that the...

Monday, 14:59 in Regional West

Conviction of 'hurtcore' paedophile Matthew Falder a watershed, says National Crime Agency

The first successful conviction of a "hurtcore" paedophile has been described as a "watershed" moment for British police as they respond to new technologies that give criminals opportunities to increase the scale and depravity of...

Monday, 14:59 in Regional West

Three Coventry police stations to close amid cuts

Three police buildings in Coventry will be closing to save £5 million a year across the West Midlands. West Midlands Police bases in Willenhall, Canley and Foleshill will all close to cut costs. All three had their front offices shut previously. Clel...

Monday, 14:59 in Regional West

Arrest after Nuneaton superstore drama

Emergency services were called to a Nuneaton supermarket amid concerns for a man. Police officers and an ambulance were spotted at the Asda store off Newtown Road earlier this morning (Monday, February 19). It is understood that access to the men's...

Monday, 14:59 in Regional West

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