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Families urged to move keepsakes from children's cemetery before maintenance works

Families of much-missed little ones are being urged to temporarily remove sentimental items from graves at a Nuneaton cemetery so that maintenance can get underway. Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is planning to carry out some works to the...

15 February 2018 in Regional West
 

Martial arts expert fights off FIVE machete-wielding robbers who broke into his home

A Solihull man bravely fought off FIVE machete-wielding thugs after they broke into his home. The martial arts expert fought to protect his teenage son in Catherine-de Barnes property earlier this week. The five masked robbers armed with baseball bats...

15 February 2018 in Regional West
 

M&S slammed for 'ruining' Valentine's Day - by delivering roses a day early

Customers have accused Marks and Spencer of 'spoiling' Valentine's Day by delivering bouquets 24 hours early. One man paid £22 for a dozen red roses to be delivered to his wife's work, but was angered when the pricey bunch arrived on February 13. A...

15 February 2018 in Regional West
 

This cemetery is set to expand - because space for graves is running out

A Warwickshire cemetery could be expanded after plans were submitted to planning chiefs at North Warwickshire Borough Council. Coleshill Town Council have placed an application to expand the site into pasture land after they have identified the need...

15 February 2018 in Regional West
 

Coventry's huge auto sector investment to be showcased on the world stage

Coventry and Warwickshire’s position at the forefront of new automotive technology – after a year of major investment to the tune of £2 billion – is set to be showcased to the world. The impact of major projects such as the National Automotive...

15 February 2018 in Regional West
 

National Lottery results: Winning Lotto numbers Wednesday February 14 2018

The National Lottery Lotto winning numbers for the draw on February 14 were 2, 8, 33, 46, 48 and 50. The bonus ball was 5. This draw’s £1m Lotto Millionaire Raffle was LIME 3072 0037. Lasat night's ’s National Lottery Thunderball winning numbers worth...

15 February 2018 in Regional West
 

Seventeen killed in Florida High School in Valentine's Day shooting

Seventeen people were killed after a gunman opened fire at a Florida high school on Wednesday. Sheriff Scott Israel of Broward County said suspect is in custody. The suspect, a 19-year-old former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

15 February 2018 in Regional West
 

New Bedworth home plans revealed

A mini estate boasting 92 homes is set to be approved for land opposite a former sporting hub in Bedworth . The outline planning application for the land at Parks Farm in Smarts Road, near to the former Bedworth Rugby Club, had previously been given...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 

Coventry MP leading the charge to change transplant law

A Coventry MP is leading the charge in a bid to change the law on organ donation which would improve the lot of transplant patients. Coventry North West Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson is presenting a Private Members’ Bill in the House of Commons on...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 

First electric London taxi delivered to cabbie in the capital

The first of the new electric London taxis being made in Coventry has been handed over to a cabbie in the capital. Black cab driver David Harris from Chingford was the first cabbie to receive the keys to the London EV Company’s new TX electric taxi....

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 

Heartbreaking video of baby fighting for her life which mum needs you to see

A mum whose baby daughter nearly died of sepsis has shared a heartbreaking video in a bid to raise awareness of the symptoms of the life-threatening condition. Katie Louise Goulbourn's tiny daughter Chloe had only been a bit unsettled - but four hours...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 

James Bulger inquiry REFUSED by government - despite 190,000 people signing petition

The government will NOT hold an inquiry into the murder of James Bulger. It comes despite a petition demanding answers about how the tot's killer was free to commit new offences winning 190,000 signatures. The campaign, supported by the murdered...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 

New cameras spotted on Coventry roads - this is what they're for

New cameras were spotted on several Coventry roads last week. A number of drivers spotted them and contacted us to find out what they were. Now the council has revealed they were used to conduct traffic counts as part of a bid to improve air quality....

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 

Clear up underway at derelict city centre site where man's body found

The city centre alleyway in which a man died last week has been tidied up. Police were called to the alley that runs between Bishop Street and Chapel Street on Thursday evening after a man’s body was found by council workers . The man’s identity and...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 

Police investigating theft want to find this tuxedo-wearing man

Police want to trace this man in a tuxedo as they investigate the theft of a watch at a Coventry city centre pub. The watch, which is worth £100, was stolen from a table at The Golden Cross pub, in Hay Lane, in the early hours of Sunday, February 4....

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 


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