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New town centre parking charges to rake in thousands

Parking charges are to increase in Solihull town centre and Knowle - with the borough council expecting to rake in an extra £316,000. The changes in tariffs, approved by the cabinet member for transport and highways last week, are set to take effect...

Tuesday, 12:35 in Regional West

Parents taking cannabis oil battle to the House of Commons

Parents of an epileptic six-year-old boy are taking their battle to legalise cannabis oil to the House of Commons. Alfie Dingley can suffer up to 30 debilitating seizures a day, something his parents say could be treated with the illegal medicine....

Tuesday, 12:13 in Regional West

Gatecrasher is coming to Coventry Cathedral

One of the biggest clubbing names is coming to Coventry as part of the city’s amazing summer of entertainment. Gatecrasher will be taking over the ruins of Coventry Cathedral with a festival-style extravaganza that will combine classical music and...

Tuesday, 11:52 in Regional West

Crimewatch hit and run appeal: Police still hunting driver

Police are still hunting for the driver of a stolen car who ran over a man's leg as he tried to stop two burglars. Dave Jones had confronted two men who were trying to break in to his neighbour's home near Coventry and he was crashed in to by the...

Tuesday, 11:52 in Regional West

Refugee Week brings Cov's own World Cup to FarGo

A mini-World Cup will kick off in Coventry today as part of the city's Refugee Week celebrations. Coventry is joining a nationwide celebration for refugees and their communities thanks to an EU funding grant. Art exhibitions, music and community...

Tuesday, 11:52 in Regional West

Sikh Channel viewers raise £100k in just 24 hours to help JLR worker with leukaemia

A dad fighting for his life has been given a fresh chance of survival after £100,000 was raised for treatment in less than 24 hours. The astonishing response to Inderpal Singh's battle against an aggressive form of leukaemia came after our sister...

Tuesday, 11:52 in Regional West

Giant sex-crazed moths could swarm Cov looking for love

Randy moths are swarming the country, on the prowl for a partner amid a spate of hot weather. Promisingly for Brits, the sweltering heat will peak at 30C in parts of the UK on Tuesday. The mini-heatwave means June is likely to be Britain's hottest on...

Tuesday, 10:21 in Regional West

Coleen Nolan slams Ant's new girlfriend for 'violating the girl code'

Loose Woman presenter Coleen Nolan has criticised Ant McPartlin's new girlfriend for 'violating the girl code' after she started dating the TV star. Anne-Marie Corbett was revealed to be seeing the troubled Ant despite being a close friend of his...

Tuesday, 10:21 in Regional West

Shayne Ward returns to Coronation Street to surprise Catherine Tyldesley

Shayne Ward returned to Coronation Street to surprise Catherine Tyldesley as she prepared to leave the cobbles. The actress, 34, shared a picture on Instagram of herself with the actor - who left the ITV programme in May when his character Aidan...

Tuesday, 09:53 in Regional West

Love Island fans beg Samira to "back off" from Alex amid Zara interest

Love Island viewers have urged Samira Mighty to "back off" after she put the dampeners on Alex George's potential new romances. Alex has caught the eye of newcomers Ellie Brown and Zara McDermott after struggling to find love in the ITV2...

Tuesday, 09:53 in Regional West

Man dies after wall collapses at building site

A man has died after a wall collapsed at a building site. He was taken to hospital by air ambulance following the industrial incident in Rugby but nothing could be done to save him. Police were called to an address on Rugby Lane, Stretton on Dunsmore,...

Tuesday, 09:53 in Regional West

Police bosses warn Brexit failure could hit fight against crime

The ability of police to fight serious and violent crime could suffer if the government fails to reach a suitable Brexit deal, a meeting will hear today (June 19). Noting that failure to reach a satisfactory agreement could leave the UK on a...

Tuesday, 09:41 in Regional West

XXXTentacion - Jahseh Onfroy - shot dead aged 20 as tributes flood in

Kanye West has led the tributes to rapper XXXTentacion, who has been shot dead at the age of 20. XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, was attacked in what police suspect was a robbery in Miami, Florida, on Monday. He was leaving RIVA...

Tuesday, 09:23 in Regional West

Union claims support for latest strike in driver-only trains row

A fresh strike in the long-running dispute over driver-only trains was being "solidly supported" on Tuesday, causing fresh disruption to services. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union on Arriva Rail North (Northern) walked...

Tuesday, 09:23 in Regional West

Cloud to cool UK while parts of Britain bake in scorching heat

Many areas of the country are set to miss out on the scorching summery conditions predicted to bake the south-east. The mercury is set to rocket into the high 20s on Wednesday in London, the south-east and East Anglia, with temperatures just slightly...

Tuesday, 09:23 in Regional West

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