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Arctic barrage to bombard Coventry and Warwickshire with HOURS of snow this weekend

Large areas of Britain could be carpeted in snow as an area of low pressure pushes a band of prolonged wintry showers across the country. Snow is likely to fall in many places through the weekend when a cold front sweeps from the north-west with falls...

Friday, 05:59 in Regional West

More than 200 Coventry children will be homeless on Christmas Day

Over 200 children in Coventry will wake up homeless and in temporary accommodation on Christmas Day, a new report by Shelter has revealed. The leading charity warned that 16 families are becoming homeless every day in the West Midlands. And it means...

Friday, 05:59 in Regional West

Watch the amazing celebrations as Coventry named UK City of Culture 2021

This video shows the emotional celebrations at the Belgrade Theatre when Coventry was announced as UK City of Culture 2021. A packed crowd invited to the theatre went wild as the news was revealed with the cheering lasting for minutes. As the cheers...

Thursday, 21:07 in Regional West

Coventry is named as UK City of Culture 2021

Coventry has been named as the UK City of Culture 2021. The city is now gearing up for one of the biggest years in its history after being named as the winner live on tonight’s The One Show. Coventry beat off strong competition from Paisley, Stoke,...

Thursday, 19:37 in Regional West

'Bring me sunshine' An in-depth lowdown on Coventry City's opponents Morecambe

Coventry City travel to struggling Morecambe looking to take advantage of their dismal home form this weekend. The Shrimps have only won three League Two games at the Globe Arena, having managed just four in total in the division in 20 games, to leave...

Thursday, 19:22 in Sport

Iranian Angelina Jolie admits making-up shocking surgery claims

A young woman who claimed to have had 50 surgeries to look like Angelina Jolie - with questionable results - has admitted it was all a lie. Sahar Tabar, 19, from Iran, came clean after experts accused her of using Photoshop and make-up effects to...

Thursday, 18:49 in Regional West

Live: UK City of Culture 2021 decision - will it be Coventry?

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now Tonight is the night that Coventry will find out if it has been named UK City of Culture 2021. The bid has been years in the making and organisers are...

Thursday, 18:10 in Regional West

Dionne Clark murder trial hears of “fatal cocktail” of cocaine, asphyxia and assault

Cocaine, asphyxia and assault have been described as a “fatal cocktail” which led to the death of 27-year-old Nuneaton woman Dionne Clark at a house in the town in June this year. The body of the mum-of-four was discovered at 3 Cornish Close in...

Thursday, 17:48 in Regional West

'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

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