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Coventry City find site for new training ground - but it's still a secret

Coventry City FC has found a location for a new training ground - but are staying tight-lipped about the location. Plans to redevelop its Ryton facility for housing were heard as part of a public inquiry into the Rugby Local Plan. The club is putting...

Thursday, 10:56 in Regional West

Main commuter road blocked after crash involving three cars

A main commuting route was blocked on Wednesday following an accident involving three cars. The cars collided on Hobs Moat Road at the junction of Ulleries Road, just outside Planet Ice, in Solihull just before 3pm. Two fire crews were at the scene...

Thursday, 10:42 in Regional West

Girl, 5, dies after being swept out to sea with mum

A five-year-old girl has died after being swept out to sea with her mum in Dorset. At around 11.30am on Wednesday April 18, HM Coastguard received reports of a child and a woman in distress in the water at beauty spot Durdle Door. The woman was...

Thursday, 09:58 in Regional West

Hour by hour forecast for Coventry and Warwickshire today as scorching weather arrives

Coventry and Warwickshire have transformed from chilly, snow-covered landscapes to an area baked by sizzling sun in a matter of weeks. Today will be the hottest of the year, with the mercury hitting a scorching 23C in the city and surrounding county....

Thursday, 09:13 in Regional West

Television personality Dale Winton has died at the age of 62

Television personality Dale Winton has died at the age of 62. The Dale's Supermarket Sweep star's agent has confirmed his sad passing this evening. It emerged he died at his home earlier on Wednesday. His long-term agent Jan Kennedy said in a...

Thursday, 07:30 in Regional West

Who's your Coventry City player of the year? - here are the main contenders

Coventry City players have already been recognised in the game’s annual awards. Goalkeeper Lee Burge and defender Jordan Willis have been named in the EFL League Two Team of the Season, while right-back Jack Grimmer has been selected by his peers for...

Wednesday, 17:32 in Sport

Garry Twist murder trial: Final moments of Jaguar Land Rover worker caught on CCTV

The final moments of an alleged murder victim's life were caught on CCTV and today shown to a jury at his murder trial. The footage shows Garry Twist inside a pub with his girlfriend before they leave and head out in to the street. It's once outside...

Wednesday, 17:19 in Regional West

Good Samaritan mown down by burglars as he protected neighbours' home in Bedworth

A Good Samaritan was left with serious leg injuries after being mown down by burglars as he attempted to protect his neighbour's home in Bedworth. The 54-year-old victim, who has not been identified, had challenged two thieves who had broken in his...

Wednesday, 16:57 in Regional West

Coventry University names its Student of the Year

Science student Blessed Pepple has been named Coventry University’s Student of the Year. Blessed, a student of Biological and Chemical Sciences, was nominated a record 12 times. Tutors and students suggested individuals for a total of 11 awards...

Wednesday, 16:33 in Regional West

Redvers Bickley jailed for life for killing housemate and stabbing three family members

A man convicted of murdering his housemate and attempting to murder her two sisters and father in a knife attack must serve at least 30 years behind bars before being considered for parole. Redvers James Bickley, 21, appeared at Mold Crown Court this...

Wednesday, 16:12 in Regional West

Man punched reveller in face just moments after he performed oral sex on him

A man allowed a reveller he had picked up in a nightclub to perform oral sex on him – and then punched him in the face. Jed Wheatley claimed he had been sexually assaulted when the man finished, threw the man’s trousers out the fire escape of his flat...

Wednesday, 16:12 in Regional West

Anti-terror chief Marcus Beale dismissed by West Midlands Police

Assistant Chief Constable Marcus Beale has been sacked by West Midlands Police for failing to safeguard top secret documents. The decision to dismiss the counter-terrorism officer without notice after classified files were stolen from the boot of his...

Wednesday, 15:11 in Regional West

Watch: Moment car crashes into garden near Coventry school

This is the moment a car crashed into a garden - and narrowly misses the front of a house. The BMW 1 Series veers off Terry Road and into the garden - which is close to Blue Coat Church of England School. Walls of two gardens fell to pieces as the car...

Wednesday, 15:01 in Regional West

Wasps winger Christian Wade 'does not feel in form' as he hunts down Chris Ashton, Mark Cueto and Tom Varndell

Christian Wade has delivered an ominous message to defences in the Aviva Premiership after his man-of-the-match performance against Worcester Warriors. The flying winger scorched his way to two first-half tries in Wasps' 30-15 victory to move him...

Wednesday, 14:57 in Sport

'He needs a rest but I need his quality' - Coventry City boss's selection dilemma

Coventry City boss Mark Robins admits he faces a bit of a selection dilemma with attacking midfielder Tom Bayliss. The Sky Blues manager says the teenager is looking jaded after starting an incredible 24 consecutive games since being plucked from the...

Wednesday, 14:57 in Sport

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