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How retired miner and builder son scooped £150,000 on horse racing bet

Picking a horse named Making Miracles did just that for a Nuneaton dad and his son who scooped £150,000. The pair, who did not want to be identified but live in the town , were the only ones from over 50,000 entries across the country to pick six...

Friday, 08:00 in Regional West

Trouble sees Build-A-Bear store closed on 'Pay Your Age' day

Police were called to a Build-A-Bear store today after reports of trouble among the giant queues for 'Pay Your Age' day. Shoppers raced to the store on Thursday, July 12, for a one-off promotion, offering customers the chance to buy any bear - which...

Friday, 07:46 in Regional West

Coventry traffic news: Ring road, M6, A46, A45, M69 and more

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now Good morning everyone, and what a day it is, because Friday has arrived. We are now just hours away from the weekend, and here at CoventryLive, we can't...

Friday, 07:41 in Regional West

Plans to scrap car parking spaces at Coventry shopping centre for student flats

Car parking space at a Coventry shopping centre could be scrapped and student accommodation built there instead. The owners of Cannon Park Shopping Centre, in Lynchgate Road, want to develop part of the car park for student accommodation and invest...

Friday, 05:45 in Regional West

Review of contact agencies had with teenager who was 'invisible to authorities'

A "full, independent review" is under way into what contact agencies had with Jordan Burling before his death after a jury heard he was "invisible to the authorities". It comes after his mother Dawn Cranston and grandmother Denise...

Thursday, 19:25 in Regional West

Portsmouth boss has his say on Coventry City target Conor Chaplin

Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett admits he will 'entertain' the sale of top Coventry City target Conor Chaplin. However, the 56-year-old Pompey manager is adamant the 21-year-old will not be allowed to leave Fratton Park unless a replacement can swiftly...

Thursday, 18:29 in Sport

Coventry City announce another fixture change due to Wasps clash

Coventry City have announced another fixture change due a number of clashes with Ricoh Arena owners Wasps next season. The Sky Blues' home game against Burton Albion, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 9, has been brought forward a day to...

Thursday, 18:29 in Sport
Gunman who took hostages at Nuneaton bowling alley has sentence cut

Gunman who took hostages at Nuneaton bowling alley has sentence cut

A 'dangerous' vodka-fuelled gunman who took terrified hostages at a bowling alley in Nuneaton has had his jail term cut by top judges. David Clarke, of Ryde Avenue, Nuneaton, was caged for 12 years at Warwick Crown Court on March 2. The 53-year-old...

Thursday, 18:11 in Regional West

Emergency services report record numbers of 999 calls after World Cup

Emergency services across Coventry, Warwickshire and the West Midlands were left to deal with the fallout of last night's England game. The number of 999 and 101 calls made in the local area dropped off significantly while England took to the field to...

Thursday, 17:31 in Regional West

Coventry stabbing: Man remanded in custody after crown court hearing

A man has appeared at crown court charged with murdering Daniel Kennell in Coventry. Daniel, 27, died on Sunday, July 8, when he went into cardiac arrest after being stabbed in St Austell Road, Wyken. He was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead...

Thursday, 16:23 in Regional West

What now for Coventry after the World Cup?

England's dreams of taking home World Cup glory were shattered last night in Moscow, breaking the hearts of football fans in Coventry and across Warwickshire. But while we may have tears in our eyes and despair in our hearts, there is still hope....

Thursday, 16:23 in Regional West

Coventry is the UK's most affordable university city

Coventry is the most affordable university city in the UK according to new research. The study, by credit specialists TotallyMoney, ranks the top 50 UK universities, as named by the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, in order from the most...

Thursday, 15:44 in Regional West

Mum of murdered Dionne Clark says family are "sick" at her killers' bid to get life sentences cut

The devastated mum of murdered Dionne Clark said the whole family "feels sick" at the news her killers want their sentences reduced. Sandra Clark said they were sickened when they were told that Dominic Wallis and Elizabeth Ellis have...

Thursday, 15:15 in Regional West

How pedal power helped Holland & Barrett staff raise £56,000

Seven Holland & Barrett employees cycled from Nuneaton to Amsterdam in just three days. The group, who were joined by key suppliers, travelled 300 miles in the Office 2 Office challenge. The ride raised more than £56,000 for several charities in...

Thursday, 14:41 in Regional West

Special visitors inspire Coventry pupils to think about careers

Pupils at a Coventry school were given a demonstration of the varied career paths that could lie ahead by industry professionals at a vocations day. Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, in Brays Lane , welcomed professional athletes, lawyers,...

Thursday, 14:26 in Regional West

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