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​Man killed after North Warwickshire bridge crash

OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses after an elderly man was killed when his vehicle hit a bridge in North Warwickshire. Warwickshire Police is appealing for information after the man, who was in his 70s, died when his blue Jaguar collided with a railwa

35 min. ago in Regional West

Ex-Bradford City defender sets ball rolling as Tamworth FC are beaten

Tamworth's play-off dream suffered another hit as they lost at runaway National North leaders AFC Fylde. Former Bradford defender Steve Williams gave Fylde, who led the table by ten points, a second minute lead. Fylde top scorer Danny Rowe doubled the Co

Saturday, 19:33 in Regional West

Aston Villa: Steve Bruce questions his team selections but says he WILL turn fortunes around

ASTON Villa manager Steve Bruce admits he is 'looking at himself' after a barren run of results. The pressure has been cranked up on the ex-Hull City boss after five defeats in as many games. Bruce's new-look Villa side are slipping closer and closer tow

Friday, 23:02 in Regional West

Aston Villa: Steve Bruce on new players 'hating' hotels; poor form and plans for team-bonding trips

SIX of Aston Villa's new recruits are living in hotels, with boss Steve Bruce revealing that they "can't wait to get out". All six reported for training on Friday at 8.10am which, considering starting times at most clubs is around 10am, is...

Friday, 23:02 in Regional West

Walsall man charged with stealing vehicle in Atherstone

A MAN from Walsall has been arrested and charged with stealing a vehicle from the Atherstone area. Carl Derek Steane, 35-years-old and from Stag Hill Road, Walsall has been charged with theft of a motor vehicle, driving a motor vehicle otherwise than in

Friday, 17:54 in Regional West

​Thieves hunted after fork lift truck stolen in Atherstone farm raid

OFFICERS are appealing for information after a fork lift truck was pinched from a farm in Atherstone. Warwickshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a red fork lift truck was stolen from a Farm in Foul End, Hurley, between 2pm on Thursday, Februar

Friday, 16:02 in Regional West

Atherstone Ball Game top ten funky facts...

Do you know why we have the Atherstone Ball Game? What do the three coloured ribbons represent? What is the actual circumference of the ball? Find our here in our top ten Atherstone Ball Game trivia facts... 1. The custom can be traced back to the time o

Friday, 14:41 in Regional West

Aston Villa: Steve Bruce on ex-Blackburn skipper Chris Samba; Dimitar Berbatov link and strikeforce

STEVE Bruce has revealed that trialist Chris Samba could add "experience" and "know-how" needed to drag Aston Villa out of a Championship dog fight. Villa are currently on a horrendous run of form, losing five on the bounce with no...

Friday, 12:10 in Regional West

Police hunt thieves after 14,000 golf balls pinched from Lea Marston Hotel

OFFICERS are appealing for information after THOUSANDS of golf balls were stolen from luxury hotel. Warwickshire Police is seeking help from the public to help them track offenders who stole £14,000 golf balls from Lea Marston Hotel, in Haunch Lane, on W

Friday, 11:59 in Regional West

​Burglar jailed after Coleshill home raid

A MAN who raided a Coleshill home has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to FOUR burglaries. Ian McKinley (43), of Bromford Lane, Birmingham, pleaded guilty to four counts of burglary at Warwick Crown Court on Wednesday, Februar

Friday, 11:26 in Regional West

1,000 homes plan at Arkall Farm to go before planning committee

MORE than 1,000 homes could be built on land at Arkall Farm, if plans are given the green light next week. Planning chiefs on Lichfield District Council are set to have their say on the application where they have the power to approve, defer or reject th

Friday, 10:01 in Regional West

Tamworth Borough Council cuts rents for vulnerable to cushion blow of £5 tax rise

COUNCIL tax for Tamworth residents is set to increase after the latest budget was announced this week. The budget for 2017/18 was approved at the full council meeting on Tuesday (February 21) and residents will see a £5 increase per year in council tax.

Thursday, 17:33 in Regional West

Coleshill Town boss will thrive off the underdog tag

PROUD Coleshill Town boss Simon Lyons insists his cup heroes have been handed the hardest possible semi-final draw in the FA Vase – but he says he wouldn't have had it any other way. Town have been underdogs for most of the season and they will undoubted

Thursday, 17:18 in Regional West

Ex-Aston Villa midfielder Taylor is in line for Lambs return

Connor Taylor could be set to start for Tamworth at AFC Fylde this weekend. The former Aston Villa youth player has been missing with a knee injury since the 2-1 win over Altrincham in December. He was an unused substitute as Tamworth lost at AFC Telford

Thursday, 15:47 in Regional West

West Midlands Ambulance Service receive calls of people being blown over

WEST Midlands Ambulance Service has warned people who are unstable on their feet to stay indoors as Storm Doris continues to blight Tamworth. Members from the service took to Twitter urging people to stay safe after receiving a number of calls to people

Thursday, 15:37 in Regional West

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