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Nuneaton's own Kate gives birth just after The Duchess of Cambridge - and it's her third child too

Nuneaton’s very own Katherine gave birth to a bonny baby just half an hour after her royal namesake the Duchess of Cambridge. Katherine Hydon welcomed a new arrival at the George Eliot Hospital on the same day as Kate gave birth to the nation's new...

yesterday, 14:48 in Regional West
 

New development in Alfie Evans case after life support switched off

The tragic case of Alfie Evans is set to return to the High Court this afternoon. A judge is due to hear more submissions in Manchester at around 3.30pm. The latest development came as Alfie's parents, Tom Evans, 21, and Kate James, 20, kept vigil at...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional West
 

Meet the woman in charge of making Coventry shine in 2021

The Creative Director for UK City of Culture 2021 has been appointed - and it just might be the most important job in the city. Chenine Bhathena will have a huge part to play in the delivery of the City of Culture, and has promised that Coventry will...

yesterday, 14:14 in Regional West
 

Main Nuneaton road closed after collision involving police car

Traffic chaos is being caused around Nuneaton town centre due to a collision between a police car and another vehicle. Coton Road is currently shut in both directions following the incident close to the Town Hall . It is understood that a police car...

yesterday, 13:48 in Regional West
 

This is the first coffee shop chain to ban all disposable cups

A coffee shop chain has announced it will be the first to completely ban single-use takeaway cups. Boston Tea Party, which has branches in Solihull and Stratford-on-Avon , stands to lose over £1million in sales when it brings in the waste-reducing ban...

yesterday, 13:48 in Regional West
 

Child mauled in dog attack in Nuneaton

A schoolboy was hospitalised after being attacked by a dog outside a pub in Nuneaton. The eight-year-old, who has not been identified, was taken to the George Eliot Hospital . But, due to the severity of puncture wounds to one of his eyes, he had to...

yesterday, 13:37 in Regional West
 

M6 crash: Car hits Highways England vehicle attending breakdown

A Highways England officer escaped with minor injuries after a driver crashed into the back of their stationary vehicle on the M6. The officer was attending a breakdown on the southbound section, near junction 7 for Great Barr, when a car crashed into...

yesterday, 13:27 in Regional West
 

Explosives scare: What we know so far after man arrested in Coventry

A 20-year-old man has been detained under the Explosives Act after police raided a house in Coventry today. Inside the house in Brookside Avenue, Whoberley, officers found some "suspicious items" and the Army’s bomb disposal was called to...

yesterday, 13:10 in Regional West
 

Smoking police car leads to hold-up on A444

Smoke billowing from a police car led to major tailbacks on a main route into Nuneaton. Motorists last night wondered what the hold-up was on the A444 as they were stuck in a queue of traffic from 9pm and could see flashing blue lights lighting up the...

yesterday, 12:27 in Regional West
 

Pat Phelan set for another gruesome Coronation Street murder - but it won't be shown in traditional slot

Coronation Street villain Pat Phelan will return to claim another victim, according to reports. A Corrie source told The Sun that Phelan's reign of terror was far from over in Weatherfiled. And the killing will be so violent that it will not be able...

yesterday, 12:27 in Regional West
 

Unexploded bomb: Homes evacuated and roads closed in Coventry - updates

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now A bomb disposal unit and police have currently closed off at least one road in Coventry. Unconfirmed reports suggest they are searching a field. Rubens...

yesterday, 12:22 in Regional West
 

Coventry club to run last 3.7 miles that marathon runner didn't make

A Coventry running club will be pounding through 3.7 miles tonight - to 'finish' the London Marathon in honour of Matt Campbell. Matt was at mile 22.5 when he collapsed on Sunday. He later died in hospital. The marathon was Campbell's second in two...

yesterday, 12:11 in Regional West
 

Dan Robson: Wasps sign scrum half on long-term contract

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young believes he has retained the services of one of Europe's best scrum halves after Dan Robson today signed a long-term contract at the club. The 2017/18 season has been a breakthrough campaign for the 26-year-old...

yesterday, 12:09 in Sport
 

Case delayed of doctor accused of "sexually motivated" exam on pregnant woman

The hearing of a Coventry doctor accused of misconduct after allegedly performing an “inappropriate” and sexually motivated examination on a pregnant patient has been delayed. Dr Janusz Maciej Wrotniak was working at Poland Medical, in Park Road,...

yesterday, 12:00 in Regional West
 

Barrie Williams: The man who masterminded Coventry City's FA Cup giant killing dies

The man who masterminded Sutton United’s famous FA Cup victory over Coventry City has passed away. Barrie Williams, who led the non-league minnows to a 2-1 FA Cup third round triumph over the Sky Blues in 1989, died in Spain. Sutton were knocked out...

yesterday, 11:57 in Sport
 


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