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Strategy launched for thriving games and digital industry in and around Leamington 

24 Mar 17

A new strategy for growing the games cluster and the wider digital creative sector in and around Leamington has been launched by Coventry and Warwickshire’s Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP).


Business
A46 near Kenilworth closed tonight 

8 Aug 16

The northbound A46 between the A452 Kenilworth and the A45 Coventry will be closed tonight between 8pm and 6am for essential road repairs.


Business
JLR says ‘business as usual’ after EU vote 

24 Jun 16

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed its position within Warwickshire and Coventry after the UK voted to leave the European Union…


Business
Chamber of Commerce offers Brexit support to Warwickshire companies 

24 Jun 16

Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce is offering companies support on the back of the referendum verdict to leave the European Union.


Business
Myton challenges firms to take £50 and make it grow 

5 Mar 16

Businesses across Warwickshire and Coventry are being invited to help raise funds for the Myton Hospices by taking part in the charity’s annual Take 50 challenge.


Business
Kenilworth faces major disruption with Coventry Road closure 

8 Jun 15

Part of the road from Gibbet Hill will be closed for over two months when delayed work to instal new sewers goes ahead next month.


Business
Murfin is group’s first president 

28 Apr 15

Coventry and Warwickshire NSPCC Business Group has appointed its first president.


Business
Chamber’s Expo was a hive of activity 

20 Apr 15

David Myskow, chair of the Mid-Warwickshire branch of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce…


Business
We’re not party political but we want growth 

23 Mar 15

David Myskow, chair of the mid-Warwickshire branch of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce…


Business
Election candidates give us their views 

26 Feb 15

David Myskow, vice chair of the Mid-Warwickshire branch of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce…


Business
Rural businesses can still apply for loans to expand 

23 Feb 15

Loans to help businesses in rural Warwickshire who cannot source finance elsewhere, are being offered by Coventry and Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust (CWRT) to help businesses expand.


Business
Coventry Gateway decision seen as a setback by backers 

16 Feb 15

The decision to block the development of the Coventry and Warwickshire Gateway could have profound long-term economic consequences for the area, according to the team behind the scheme.


Business
Objectors welcome Coventry Gateway decision 

16 Feb 15

Campaigners and objectors have welcomed Community Secretary Eric Pickels’ decision to refuse permission for the £450 million Coventry Gateway scheme.


Business
Coventry and Wartwickshire Gateway turned down 

13 Feb 15

The decision to block the development of the Coventry and Warwickshire Gateway could have profound long-term economic consequences for the area, according to the team behind the scheme.


Business
Wolseley staff raise cash for baby death charity 

9 Feb 15

Festive fundraising at Wolseley UK has raised £3,100 for Coventry charity the Lily Mae Foundation.


Business
Chamber to host hustings events 

27 Jan 15

David Myskow, vice chair of the mid-Warwickshire branch of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce.


Business
Seymours recruits three legal experts 

24 Jan 15

The longest-established firm of solicitors in Coventry and Warwickshire continues to grow its team with the recruitment of three more dedicated experts.


Business
Work with us to make most of opportunities 

27 Nov 14

David Myskow, vice chairman of the mid-Warwickshire branch of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce writes…


Business
Success of networking events at the castles 

22 Oct 14

David Myskow, vice chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce’s Mid-Warwickshire branch, writes…


Business
Bowls helps put region on map 

20 Aug 14

Sophie Howe, mid-Warwickshire branch chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce…


Business
Denise is expert in helping vulnerable 

18 Aug 14

Denise Gorman, an expert in helping vulnerable people who are unable to make decisions about their property, finances and health and welfare, has joined Coventry and Leamington legal firm, Seymours.


Business
Being nominated for awards helps to raise the profile of businesses 

21 May 14

By Angela Tellyn, partnership manager at the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce.


Business
Women at top drive business success, Ladies First group members are told 

22 Apr 14

Businesses with women on their boards are statistically more successful, leading Coventry and Warwickshire businesswomen were told.


Business
‘We can’t just bask in the sun’ 

25 Mar 14

Sophie Howe, Mid-Warwickshire branch chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce…


Business
Browning to take over from Rigby at LEP 

5 Mar 14

Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has named one of Britain’s leading global automotive executives as its next chairman.


Business
Business seems to be picking up 

24 Feb 14

Sophie Howe, Mid-Warwickshire branch chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce.


Business
Last chance to book a stand at Business Expo 

13 Feb 14

Companies across Coventry and Warwickshire are gearing up for one of the biggest regional business events of the year.


Business
Small firms can apply for vouchers to help growth 

5 Feb 14

Small businesses across Coventry and Warwickshire are being given the chance to access new ‘vouchers’ to help them grow.


Business
Demand for commercial property could outstrip supply 

22 Jan 14

This could be the strong year for business regeneration as demand for commercial property in Coventry and Warwickshire is growing – and could soon outstrip supply.


News
Pet blood bank seeks doggy donors 

6 Jan 14

Dog owners are being asked to sign up their pets to a canine blood bank which is holding a collection session in Coventry.


News
Coventry star backs writing contest 

2 Jan 14

Coventry City star Callum Wilson is backing a creative writing competition organised by football’s equality and inclusion campaign, Kick It Out.


News
Teenager quizzed over club stabbing 

2 Jan 14

A teenager has been arrested after a 25-year-old man was stabbed at a nightclub in Coventry in the early hours of New Year’s Day.


News
Pair bailed in missing mother probe 

20 Dec 13

Two men arrested on suspicion of the murder and abduction of a young mother who disappeared while walking to her parents’ home in Coventry 22 years ago have been bailed.


News
Two quizzed over missing mother 

19 Dec 13

Detectives investigating the disappearance of a young mother in Coventry in 1991 have been granted a further 36 hours to question two men on suspicion of abduction and murder.


News
Two held over 1991 disappearance 

18 Dec 13

Police investigating the disappearance of a young mother as she walked to her parents’ home in Coventry 22 years ago have arrested two men on suspicion of her abduction and murder.


Business
Author at launch event for women’s network 

17 Dec 13

One of the most connected personalities in the City of London will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural event of a new Coventry and Warwickshire network for businesswomen.


News
Fresh hopes in missing mother case 

12 Dec 13

Detectives believe new cutting-edge forensic techniques may help unlock the mystery of what happened to a young mother who disappeared as she walked to her parents’ house in Coventry.


Business
Thousands of new jobs for Coventry and Warwickshire in City Deal 

11 Dec 13

Thousands of new jobs will be created in Coventry and Warwickshire and more than £90 million invested in the region under the terms of a new City Deal that has been agreed.


News
Six arrested over raids on ATMs 

11 Dec 13

Six men have been arrested in Coventry and Merseyside following attacks on 33 cash machines across the country.


News
Loan fund to help community schemes 

5 Dec 13

Budding business brains who want to benefit their community can now access interest-free loans thanks to a new scheme being launched in Coventry.


News
Murder probe after flats fall death 

5 Dec 13

A murder investigation has been launched after a man fell from a block of flats in Coventry.


Business
Tollbar roadworks get going 

3 Dec 13

A major three-year roadworks scheme aimed at reducing congestion on the Tollbar Island roundabout near Coventry is about to get going in full swing.


News
Baby threatened with hammer in raid 

2 Dec 13

Detectives are appealing for the public’s help in tracing robbers who threatened a baby with a hammer during a pub raid in Coventry.


News
Housing provider plants 100 trees 

29 Nov 13

A Coventry-based social housing provider has celebrated planting more than 100 trees in the past 12 months.


News
Fresh appeal over death of girl, 3 

28 Nov 13

Detectives investigating the death of a little girl in Coventry two years ago have issued a fresh appeal for information as they continue to investigate the case.


News
Housing project needs volunteers 

27 Nov 13

More volunteers are needed for a project launched to improve the financial confidence of people living in social housing in Coventry.


News
Family murders jury deliberates 

27 Nov 13

The jury in the trial of a Coventry businessman accused of murdering a family of four in their home has retired to consider its verdict.


News
Police plea over murdered toddler 

25 Nov 13

Detectives investigating the murder of a toddler from Coventry have appealed for people who had contact with him to help them build up a picture of his life.


Business
Ways to achieve global success 

21 Nov 13

By Sophie Howe, mid-Warwickshire branch chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce.


News
Jury hears family murders 999 call 

13 Nov 13

Members of a jury in the trial of a Coventry businessman accused of murdering a family of four in their home wept as a harrowing 999 call was played in court.