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Watch June Brown star in Corrie long before she was ever on Eastenders

A rare throwback clip of EastEnders stalwart June Brown appearing in Coronation Street more than 45 years ago has been shared by the soap, leading the tributes on the veteran star's 90th birthday. While Brown is best known for appearing as Dot Cotton in

Thursday, 13:06 in Regional West
 
Lorry crash on M40 at Gaydon causes long rush hour delays

Lorry crash on M40 at Gaydon causes long rush hour delays

Motorists on the M40 faced delays of more than an hour this morning after a jack-knifed lorry closed several lanes on the motorway near Gaydon. A car and the lorry collided on the busy motorway between junctions 12 and 13 shortly after 8am. One person wa

Thursday, 12:46 in Regional West
 

Checkatrade Trophy: Want to experience Wembley in style?

Coventry City have announced details for customers looking to hire an executive box for the Checkatrade Trophy final. The Sky Blues will play either Oxford United or Luton Town under the arch on April 2, and while executive box packages are subject to av

Thursday, 12:03 in Sport
 

Vitamin D tablets could help protect against colds and flu, says new study

Taking vitamin D supplements could spare more than three million people from colds and flu in the UK every year, according to a new study. The so called 'sunshine vitamin' is recognised for its role in bone and muscle health, but it also protects against

Thursday, 11:55 in Regional West
 
Coventry RFC flanker Olly Povoas hopes to keep things simple

Coventry RFC flanker Olly Povoas hopes to keep things simple

Things are finally looking up for back row forward Olly Povoas after an injury-hit start to his Coventry career. The 20-year-old back row forward has spent more time on the physio table than on the field this season, but after safely negotiating two full

Thursday, 11:27 in Sport
 

Heavy panto dress sent my back into spasm, says Atomic Kitten's Kerry Katona

Atomic Kitten star Kerry Katona has said the dress she wore to play a fairy godmother in pantomime was so heavy it has left her with back problems. The Warrington-singer donned a huge sparkling gown for the role in Cinderella at the New Theatre Royal in

Thursday, 11:16 in Regional West
 
Coventry travel agent faces £40,000 fine over suspected illegal workers

Coventry travel agent faces £40,000 fine over suspected illegal workers

Two people have been arrested and detained in a raid by immigration officers at a travel agents in Coventry. Officers swooped on Mahdi Travels in King Edward Road, Hillfields, on Tuesday and found two men who had overstayed their visas. Immigration check

Thursday, 11:16 in Regional West
 

League One loan star Rohan Ince cleared of hitting bouncer with Jack Daniels bottle

Swindon Town loanee Rohan Ince has been cleared by a jury of hitting a bouncer with a Jack Daniel's bottle. The 24-year-old - on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion - is now looking forward to "getting his career back on track". Ince was...

Thursday, 10:29 in Sport
 
Foleshill stabbing: Man charged after woman suffers leg and head injuries

Foleshill stabbing: Man charged after woman suffers leg and head injuries

A man has been charged after a woman was stabbed in Coventry. Mihai Ilie, 28, of Foleshill Road, Foleshill, is charged with wounding and is due to appear at Coventry Magistrates Court today. West Midlands Police say a woman was injured at a home in Foles

Thursday, 10:16 in Regional West
 

Could it be YOU? Time running out to claim £100,000 Lotto ticket bought in Coventry

The hunt is on for a Coventry Lotto winner who has just days to claim a bumper £100,000 prize. The winning Lotto Millionaire Raffle winner bought their ticket in the Coventry area in August last year. Now the University of Warwick’s Wheelchair Tennis Clu

Thursday, 09:54 in Regional West
 
Named and shamed - Debenhams tops list of firms which fail to pay minimum wage and living wage

Named and shamed - Debenhams tops list of firms which fail to pay minimum wage and living wage

Debenhams topped a list of shame of a list of employers across the country who failed to pay their workers the national minimum or living wage. The company, which is based in London but has a large store at West Orchards Shopping Centre in Coventry, was

Thursday, 09:17 in Regional West
 
Eleven years was right - drug dealer who hid gun in bin loses sentence appeal

Eleven years was right - drug dealer who hid gun in bin loses sentence appeal

A Coventry drug dealer who hid a pistol in his dustbin can have no complaints about his tough 11-year sentence, senior judges have ruled. Harpriat Singh Dyal, 47, of Foleshill Road, Foleshill, was jailed at Birmingham Crown Court in February last year. J

Thursday, 09:07 in Regional West
 

Wiley delighted to be finally honoured at NME Awards

London-born rapper Wiley paid tribute to the genre he helped to pioneer as he was recognised for his contribution to music at the NME Awards. The Grime artist was handed the prize by long-time collaborator Skepta who was recognised with his own accolade

Thursday, 08:41 in Regional West
 
The morning news headlines: Campaigners hail church vote on same-sex marriage as 'victory for love'; Amber Rudd to announce £40 million blitz on child sexual exploitation

The morning news headlines: Campaigners hail church vote on same-sex marriage as 'victory for love'; Amber...

CAMPAIGNERS HAIL CHURCH VOTE ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGE AS 'VICTORY FOR LOVE' Campaigners have hailed a decision by Church of England's ruling body to throw out a controversial report on same-sex marriage as "a victory for love and equality". The...

Thursday, 07:51 in Regional West
 

Watch: Arsenal rant by Coventry City fan

Coventry City fan John Baker has published a video on Youtube discussing Arsenal fans who complain about the status of their club. The journalist mocks Arsenal supporters who feel anger towards their club, and compares their current situation with the pl

Thursday, 06:14 in Sport
 


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