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Temperatures to plunge on another bitter day as big freeze grips Midlands

The mercury will plunge on Monday night under clear skies in parts of the Midlands and Wales after another bitter day following the weekend white-out for many parts of the country. It will be colder than Russia in places as temperatures plummet where...

yesterday, 08:39 in Regional West
 

This is the reason some schools have to shut when it snows

Parts of Britain woke to a blanketing of snow on Friday morning as forecasters warned up to 20cm (8in) could fall in some places. 12cm is expected in Coventry by the end of the weekend. Local weather forecaster Steve Jackson tweeted a picture of...

yesterday, 08:39 in Regional West
 

Snow and ice to hit Monday commute as Britain shivers

Motorists are being warned to take care on the roads on Monday as snow turns into ice following a weekend wintry blast. Hundreds of schools are due to be closed at the start of the working week following a cold night which saw temperatures drop as low...

yesterday, 07:20 in Regional West
 

January discussion, every word from Mark Robins, fans' verdict and more Coventry City news

Talking points Bring on January Saturday’s game was City’s ninth League Two game out of 21 – so almost half – in which Coventry City have failed to score a goal. That is a worrying stat and one that needs to be addressed in the January window which...

yesterday, 06:10 in Sport
 
Snowmaggedon: When will the snow disappear?

Snowmaggedon: When will the snow disappear?

More than five inches of snow hit Coventry and Warwickshire yesterday, leaving the whole region virtually gridlocked. The white stuff arrived in the early hours of the morning around 3am, and it carried on throughout the day, blanketing the city. Up...

yesterday, 05:07 in Regional West
 
Snowmageddon: Chaos as Coventry covered in more than a foot of snow

Snowmageddon: Chaos as Coventry covered in more than a foot of snow

Today has been the snowiest of snow days in recent times. More than five inches of the white stuff hit Coventry and Warwickshire before 9.30am this morning, and it carried on throughout the day. The white stuff arrived in the early hours of the...

Sunday, 18:03 in Regional West
 
School closures: Coventry, Nuneaton, Leamington and beyond

School closures: Coventry, Nuneaton, Leamington and beyond

Schools across Coventry and Warwickshire will be closed on Monday as a result of heavy snow over the weekend. Below is a list of schools that had announced they would be closed at the time of writing. However, the list is continuing to grow - so...

Sunday, 17:46 in Regional West
 

Snow advice: Useful travel contacts

Here’s a number of useful websites for the main forms of transport used in the UK so you can check road conditions, find out about the traffic conditions, or see transport service updates and timetables. RAIL TRAVEL National Rail Enquiries Network...

Sunday, 17:36 in Regional West
 
Snow advice: What temperature should my thermostat be set at?

Snow advice: What temperature should my thermostat be set at?

With temperatures plummeting, it's fairly obvious that it's important to keep warm. But what is the ideal temperature to keep your room heated to? The Met Office says you should heat your home to at least 18°C. This is particularly important if you...

Sunday, 17:29 in Regional West
 

Watch: Lorry stuck in snow dug out after blocking road near Ricoh Arena

Travelling in snow can be tricky at the best of times, but even more so when you're charged with navigating the white stuff in a heavy goods vehicle. One driver was forced to dig a path for his vehicle today in order to escape after the truck got...

Sunday, 17:18 in Regional West
 
Is this the naughtiest Christmas elf of 2017? Send us your pictures

Is this the naughtiest Christmas elf of 2017? Send us your pictures

Is this the naughtiest Christmas elf of 2017? Rosie the Elf has only been back a week – and already she’s been up to all sorts of mischief at four-year-old Blossom’s house. While Blossom has been a good girl ahead of Santa’s big visit, Rosie the Elf...

Sunday, 16:52 in Regional West
 

Wasps' Dai Young: "I've seen enough today to be confident for next week"

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young was a disappointed man following his side's 49-29 loss to La Rochelle but he is still confident the black-and-golds can get back on track in next week's return fixture. Young's men were able to claim a try bonus-point...

Sunday, 16:48 in Sport
 
Pictures: Coventry and Warwickshire covered in thick blanket of snow

Pictures: Coventry and Warwickshire covered in thick blanket of snow

Today's weather has caused traffic chaos across the region, but it's also produced some spectacular images. Readers have been sending us their pictures of snow scenes, snowmen and dogs in snow all day. Here are some of the best. Pictures: Coventry...

Sunday, 16:20 in Regional West
 
La Rochelle v Wasps: Wasps' Champions Cup hopes take a dent with 49-29 loss in France

La Rochelle v Wasps: Wasps' Champions Cup hopes take a dent with 49-29 loss in France

La Rochelle left Wasps with a mountain to climb to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup after beating them 49-29 in front of a packed crowd at Stade Marcel Deflandre. Six tries from the home side earned them their third successive try bonus...

Sunday, 16:14 in Sport
 

How to drive safely in the snow

Snow is not something drivers have to deal with everyday, so it's easy to be caught out. The best advice at the moment is from police, who have warned motorists to avoid driving altogether in the current icy conditions. But, if you absolutely must...

Sunday, 15:55 in Regional West
 


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