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Revealed: Coventry's shamed police officers

A Coventry police officer has been sacked after being found guilty of common assault. PC Vinny Jassi appeared at court last month where he was convicted of the attack, which took place in Coventry on September 12, 2016. This led to him being hauled befor

yesterday, 06:02 in Regional West

PE teacher is top of the class after winning international beauty crown

A Nuneaton teacher proves you can have beauty as well as brains after scooping a global crown. Jayne Bradshaw, who teaches PE and maths at the George Eliot School, swapped her trainers for stilettos when she took part in the International Beauty Pageant

yesterday, 06:02 in Regional West

14 beaches within easy reach of Coventry

With many families taking staycation holidays this summer, they're an ideal chance to enjoy a day at the seaside - but where are the nearest beaches to Coventry? Coventry is said to be further from the coast than any other city in the UK. While the city

yesterday, 06:02 in Regional West

Jim Brown column: 50 years since Coventry City's first ever game in the top-flight of English football

Fifty years ago today the Sky Blues took the field at Turf Moor, Burnley for the club's first ever game in Division One. After forty seasons in the Football League Coventry City had reached the pinnacle of the English game by winning the Second Division.

yesterday, 05:14 in Sport
Birmingham Moseley claim impressive pre-season win over Worcester Warriors

Birmingham Moseley claim impressive pre-season win over Worcester Warriors

Birmingham Moseley 24-15 Worcester Warriors They say one swallow doesn’t make a summer - and the wettest of Billesley Common Friday evenings could quite easily have been in November rather than August - but nevertheless Birmingham Moseley will take huge

Friday, 23:34 in Sport

Five stories you must read before bed

Disabled man says he is victim of hate crime - as wheelie-bin is left unemptied Michael Caine, from Earlsdon, says bin men regularly fail to empty his wheelie bins and are targeting him as he is disabled. He says he is a victim of hate crime as the probl

Friday, 21:05 in Regional West

"The nation will be heartbroken": Tributes to TV legend Sir Bruce Forsyth

Stars of TV, stage performers and politicians have all paid tribute to Sir Bruce Forsyth. The much-loved TV personality died on Friday at the age of 89 surrounded by his family. Des O'Connor, a close friend of Sir Bruce, said "the nation will be...

Friday, 20:28 in Regional West

Courts: Shoplifter nicked 38 shirts from TK Maxx

A man stole 38 shirts worth over £1,200 from the same shop. Ionut Calin, 40, of no fixed address, pinched the shirts from TK Maxx in Coventry - all on the same day - in a theft totalling £1,229. Calin admitted his guilt at Coventry Magistrates’ Court and

Friday, 20:10 in Regional West

Coventry City digest: 55 years since Jimmy Hill introduced sky blue to the football club

On August 18, 1962, Coventry City manager Jimmy Hill changed the history of the football club. Mr Hill introduced a new look all-sky blue strip to replace the all-white affair that the club had previously played in. Following the release of the new kit,

Friday, 19:54 in Sport

Man freed after getting leg stuck under digger

A man suffered a suspected broken leg after getting his leg stuck under a digger in Coventry. Emergency services, including firefighters and paramedics, worked together to free the man during the incident in Overslade Crescent, Coundon, on Thursday eveni

Friday, 19:09 in Regional West

Firefighters' warning: Arson attacks are stopping us dealing with proper emergencies

Fire crews are warning they may not be able to get to real emergencies while they deal with arson attacks across Nuneaton and Bedworth. They have issued a stark message that they ‘can’t be in two places at once’ in the wake of a dealing with ‘lots of cal

Friday, 19:09 in Regional West

More touching tributes paid to Oneil Din after Cornwall tragedy

More touching tributes have been paid to a Coventry man who died in the sea while on holiday in Cornwall. The tragic tale of Oneil Din’s death has shocked many across the city with heartfelt messages and memories of the 27-year-old being shared over the

Friday, 19:09 in Regional West

Coventry families wanted for new primetime TV quiz show - how to apply

Coventry residents are being urged to apply for a brand-new TV show. The new primetime family quiz comes from the producers of hit shows Alphabetical and The Cube. Teams consisting of three family members from three different generations will go head-to-

Friday, 19:09 in Regional West

Evergreen entertainer and TV treasure Bruce Forsyth has died, aged 89

TV veteran Sir Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89, his manager has said. The statement read: "It is with great sadness that the Forsyth family announce that Sir Bruce passed away this afternoon, peacefully at his home surrounded by his wife...

Friday, 16:58 in Regional West

Nuneaton hospital A&E department to be extended to ease waiting times

Nuneaton hospital's accident and emergency department is to be extended to help ease waiting times and pressure on staff. Work at the George Eliot will allow staff to be able to treat more patients in the increasingly under-pressure department. It is und

Friday, 16:14 in Regional West

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