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'Seriously?!' Fans not happy as Coventry City release ticket prices for Stoke City FA Cup tie

Coventry City fans have hit out at plans to charge up to £26 for a ticket to the FA Cup third round tie against Stoke City. The Sky Blues announced today that prices for the game at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday 6 January would mirror what the club...

Thursday, 16:58 in Sport

Anti-terror cop Marcus Beale fined for leaving confidential papers in his car - and going to pub

A senior counter terrorism officer who left top secret papers in his car while he went on holiday before they were stolen has been fined. Assistant Chief Constable Marcus Beale, who was the counter terrorism lead for West Midlands Police, left the...

Thursday, 16:44 in Regional West

More jobs in pipeline at auto engineering firm MarchantCain

MarchantCain, one of Coventry ’s “best kept engineering secrets”, is set to expand its workforce. The automotive engineering firm, which designs and manufactures parts for some of the best known luxury car makers in the world, is investing £200,000 in...

Thursday, 16:44 in Regional West
Nuneaton council leader reveals reason behind shock retirement

Nuneaton council leader reveals reason behind shock retirement

His favourite saying - ‘Today is the first day of the rest of your life’ - could not be more fitting as Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council’s leader prepares to step down from the Town Hall. Cllr Dennis Harvey’s surprise retirement announcement has...

Thursday, 16:23 in Regional West

Inquiry launched into disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson

The Government has announced further plans for its independent inquiry into disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson, which will look at any broader lessons that can be learnt about private healthcare. The inquiry will be chaired by the Right Reverend...

Thursday, 16:10 in Regional West

Cruel thieves steal OAP's Christmas present money

Cruel thieves stole an elderly woman’s purse containing hundreds of pounds set aside for Christmas presents – but the community is now rallying around her. The OAP had withdrawn money from the Post Office in the Abbeygate Shopping Centre and had gone...

Thursday, 16:10 in Regional West

Parents warned to check child's phone as ‘disturbing’ video with ‘explicit sexual imagery’ sweeps UK

Schools are urgently warning parents to check their children's phones - for a very good reason. Police and teachers are telling mums and dads to be wary as a disturbing video is circulated. The footage reportedly shows indecent images of two...

Thursday, 16:10 in Regional West

Dazzling lantern parade kicks off the festive season in Leamington

Leamington was lit up with a dazzling display of lanterns for the town centre’s annual parade at the weekend. Hundreds of people gathered to join and enjoy the light spectacle from the bandstand in the Royal Pump Room Gardens on Sunday. A Star Wars...

Thursday, 15:47 in Regional West

Ex-Coventry City star Michael McIndoe claims fraud investigation dropped by police

Former Coventry City player Michael McIndoe claims that he has been "completely cleared" of fraud allegations made against him. It has previously been claimed that McIndoe - who played for the Sky Blues between 2009 and 2011 - had conned...

Thursday, 15:31 in Regional West

Coventry firms help fund UK City of Culture 2021 bid

In 1992, two days before my dad passed away, I started my career as a fundraiser in Coventry. Since then I have worked for some great charities in differing fields: music, sport, health and heritage – and enjoyed a12 year stint at Coventry Cathedral...

Thursday, 15:19 in Regional West

Coventry's rivals bidding to be UK City of Culture 2021

It’s a fact that Coventry has a very rich history of invention and reinvention, and the people of Coventry have been making things for centuries. And when it comes to the UK City of Culture competition, it would seem that Coventry is not alone. Here’s...

Thursday, 15:03 in Regional West

Here's what we've already enjoyed thanks to UK City of Culture 2021 bid

As part of the bid process, it was important to give the people of Coventry a taste of the kind of events and experiences they could experience if we were to win the title of City of Culture. Of course, it could never be a true reflection, as we think...

Thursday, 15:03 in Regional West

How Coventry's first Indian photgrapher has become a worldwide hit

My father Masterji, also known as Maganbhai Patel, has always loved taking photos. He arrived in Coventry in 1951 and, as many migrants during the postwar period, he was arrived when many people from the Sub-Indian continent, the Commonwealth and...

Thursday, 15:03 in Regional West

Project proving Coventry is a Great Place

While Coventry is gearing up to show that it is ready to host a programme of new exciting cultural activity in 2021, the next three years is set to celebrate what a great place the city already is, with projects and events both entertaining and...

Thursday, 15:03 in Regional West

From the frying pan into the fire: Fascinating insight from former Coventry City boss Steven Pressley

Steven Pressley has revealed how he went head to head with Mark Robins for the Coventry City manager’s job and then turned down the opportunity to replace him at Huddersfield Town. The former Sky Blues boss has revealed that he made it to the last two...

Thursday, 14:46 in Sport

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