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Snow and severe cold weather warning for Coventry and Warwickshire 

1 Feb

Accumulations of 1-3 cm are likely, says the Met Office...


Holbrooks woman charged over Little Britain-style shoplifting 

1 Feb

A thief was seen getting out of a wheelchair and stealing items from a petrol station in Finham...


Armed police arrest three people after siege in Foleshill street 

1 Feb

A gun was recovered after officers raided a home on Friday afternoon.


Coventry paedophile priest who abused young boys has NOT been defrocked 

1 Feb

Father James Robinson worked in Foleshill during four-decade spell of abuse.


Maude to stand down at election 

1 Feb

Cabinet Office minister and former North Warwickshire MP Francis Maude announces he is to stand down at the next election after 32 years as a Conservative MP.


Rail delays as landslip blocks line 

1 Feb

A landslip blocks a railway line causing disruption to services between Banbury and Leamington Spa.


‘My Ebola battle in Sierra Leone': Coventry scientist returns home from helping save lives 

1 Feb

Lisa Berry was part of one of the first teams at the lab in Makeni, Sierra Leone...


New Aldi store in Coventry set to get green light 

1 Feb

Work at site of new discount supermarket could start as soon as next month...


Armed police arrest three people 

31 Jan

Three people are arrested after armed police are sent to an address in Coventry.


Transformed Exhall Boxing Academy is a knockout 

31 Jan

£26,000 funding helps to transform playing fields pavilion...


Coventry campaigner Jill Phipps remembered 20 years after her death 

31 Jan

Animal rights protester killed at Coventry Airport is remembered for her 'strength and her smile...


Look: Armed police in Foleshill 

30 Jan

Cops say there is an "ongoing police incident" in King George's Avenue, which has been cordoned off...


‘I have so much to thank the library for and the thought of losing it, staff losing their jobs, Bell Green becoming more and more deserted, is totally untenable’ 

30 Jan

Library closures and Coventry City 'bully boys' - Coventry Telegraph Letters for January 30...


End of an era as Coventry’s iconic camera shop closes 

30 Jan

Internet shopping and camera phones have spelled the end for family-run Beryl Houghton in Bull Yard, which will shut after trading in the city for 60 years...


Red Button: Owners of £5.4 million mansion for sale in Warwickshire revealed 

30 Jan

Not a rock star selling up - the ‘rocks’ are precious stones and the owners of Pappilon Hall, near Henley-in-Arden, are stars of jewellery trade...


Coventry Magistrates Court: Breaching non-molestation order by sending victim bunch of flowers among cases heard 

30 Jan

Cases before Coventry Magistrates Court on January 23-26...


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‘It’s enough to drive you to drink': Warwickshire brewery creates beer glasses for women 

29 Jan

Food and drink writer Mary Griffin says: 'Personally, I don’t care whether you drink it from a pewter tankard, a Champagne flute or a shoe...


External Funding Newsflash 

28 Jan

A further funding opportunity for you to look at: Scottish Power – Energy People Trust open for applications (GB) Grants of up to £50,000 are available to registered charities in Great Britain for projects that address fuel poverty explicitly ...


News and Scam Alerts from Coventry Trading Standards – 12 January 2015 

28 Jan

Rogue traders Residents are being reminded to avoid rogue traders who may cold call and carry out sub-standard work on their properties.


Nicola Payne: ‘It remains to be seen if we’ll ever know the truth but today marks a hugely significant step’ 

27 Jan

The evidence police have secured will be scrutinised in courtrooms by some of the UK’s most skilled legal minds...


Dead men tell no tales 

26 Jan

”The grave`s a fine and private place, But none, I think, do there embrace.


Allesley Hotel, Birmingham Road 

23 Jan

Residents have complained to me that the hotel has not been getting rid of its waste hygienically, a wall which is part of the hotel is in poor repair and that some of the trees on its land have branches recently fallen down endangering neighbours.


Browns Lane and Lyons Park – you win some, you lose some! 

23 Jan

I supported a residents petition at Planning Committee recently objecting to a Browns Lane resident building a house in his back garden.


Red Button: Coventry ‘stunner’ Debee Ashby says Page Three should be consigned to dustbin of history 

23 Jan

Former glamour model and 'wild child' says glitzy lifestyle was not all that it seemed and soon took its toll...


Help for Thistley Fields residents 

23 Jan

A number of elderly residents have had difficulties recently in getting help to improve their homes.


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Features »

Painting by Numbers 

31 Jan

Loving someone with dementia, I used to feel I needed a map to help me find a way to reach Mum.


Coventry Talking Newspaper-28th January 2015 

30 Jan

In this weeks show Lea reads about The First Emperor, Dave visits newly restored Berkswell Windmill, Cliff read extracts from Cat Sense, Dorethy examines the difference between Men’s Women’s brains,  Brian Hickford has a thoughtful...


Warwick expert contributes to national patient care publication 

30 Jan

Dr Sophie Staniszewska is one of the contributors to a new National Quality Board (NQB) publication aimed at improving experiences of patient care.


UK and US higher education boosts inward investment 

30 Jan

Universities in UK and US are driving Indian firms expansion across the globe, new research claims.


New £12 million Synthetic Biology Centre to help drive advances in biotechnology, medicine and food security 

29 Jan

Researchers at the University of Warwick have won a 12 Million award to create a new Centre to develop advanced technologies in synthetic biology.


Vince Cable announces that Warwick will be one of the five universities to lead the Alan Turing Institute 

29 Jan

The University of Warwick is one five universities announced today, Wednesday 28 th January, by the Rt.


New £12 million Synthetic Biology Centre to help drive advances in biotechnology, medicine and food security 

29 Jan

Researchers at the University of Warwick have won a 12 Million award to create a new Centre to develop advanced technologies in synthetic biology.


Globalisation doesn’t automatically make countries better off 

29 Jan

Only a small number of countries benefitted from the first wave of globalisation around 150 years ago, whilst the majority of nations ended up worse-off, a new study by the University of Warwick has revealed.


A Giggle of Santas 

29 Jan

Another set of photos that made an appearance in my JYC, but I did take lots on that day, so a 12x12" page was in order! This layout was made for the UKS weekly challenge to use warm colours (i did add a bit of green, but couldn't resist it on my ...


Vince Cable announces that Warwick will be 1 of the 5 universities to lead the Alan Turing Institute 

28 Jan

The University of Warwick is one five universities announced today, Wednesday 28 th January, by the Rt.


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Coventry City FC »

Jim’s column 31.1.15 

1 Feb

Fellow Coventry City historian Dean Nelson posted an interesting picture on Twitter this week.


Debut striker boost for Pressley 

31 Jan

Coventry manager Steven Pressley watched his two new loan strikers score on their debuts in a 2-2 draw with Rochdale.


Rochdale salvage draw at Ricoh 

31 Jan

Rochdale bounced back from their FA Cup defeat against Stoke to earn a 2-2 draw against Coventry on Saturday.


Dale bounce back at Coventry 

31 Jan

Rochdale bounced back from their FA Cup defeat against Stoke to earn a 2-2 draw against Coventry.


Sky Blues Solve One Problem 

31 Jan

Sky Blues Solve One Problem Vitalfootball:Coventry:31/01/2015 17:06:00 Coventry City 2 Rochdale 2...


Coventry Boss Bloods New Duo 

31 Jan

Coventry Boss Bloods New Duo Vitalfootball:Coventry:31/01/2015 14:25:00 Two signings make their Sky Blues debuts...


Sky Blues swoop for Trotters winger 

31 Jan

Coventry have signed Bolton winger Sanmi Odelusi on loan for the rest of the season.


Coventry sign Bolton winger 

31 Jan

Coventry have signed Bolton winger Sanmi Odelusi on loan for the rest of the season.


Coventry sign Bolton winger 

31 Jan

Coventry have signed Bolton winger Sanmi Odelusi on loan for the rest of the season.


Sky Blues Confirm Bolton Wanderers Deal 

31 Jan

Sky Blues Confirm Bolton Wanderers Deal Vitalfootball:Coventry:31/01/2015 09:16:00 Wiinger joins up with City...


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Sport »

Broadstreet Best In Basement Battle. 

1 Feb

The Ivor Preece Field , Rugby Road home to Broadstreet Rugby Football Club, was the setting for a must win game for two clubs at the wrong end of the table and; as might be expected, play throughout...


Reading striker Dominic Samuel joins Sky Blues on loan 

29 Jan

STRIKER Dominic Samuel has joined the Sky Blues on an emergency loan deal from Championship side Reading.


Blaze leave it late at home to Dundee Stars 

28 Jan

JAKUB Jakub Sindel netted the crucial game-winning goal as Blaze beat Dundee Stars 2-1 at the Skydome to move to within just a point of the Elite League play-offs.


Gary Madine deal out of Sky Blues hands 

28 Jan

SKY Blues chief executive Steve Waggott has confirmed it is out of his hands whether or not striker Gary Madine will sign on a permanent deal with the League One club.


Japan v New Zealand 

28 Jan

WASPS have signed All Black winger Frank Halai from the Auckland Blues for the 2015/16 season.


Dan Rundle hat-trick helps Coventry win 

28 Jan

A HAT-TRICK from Dan Rundle helped Coventry on their way to a 16th consecutive win to seal the club's longest winning run since the Second World War.


Phil Roach hits top form for MIRacing 

28 Jan

PHIL Roach continued his excellent run of form by producing two more excellent individual performances over another busy weekend.


Aussie star McMillan joins Coventry 

28 Jan

WORLD class Australian Bobby McMillan has joined Coventry Cycle Speedway club ahead of the 2015 season.


Victory for City ladies as winning streak continues 

28 Jan

THE WINNING streak continues for Coventry City Ladies after they recorded their 12th consecutive win of the season to progress in the County Cup at the expense of Burton Albion Ladies.


Are us Sky Blues fans still singing together 

28 Jan

This week's fan's view column has been sent in by Andrew Hall (@reference87) who questions whether Sky Blues fans are still in it together.


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Business news »

City Link was a mistake says Moulton 

28 Jan

THE owner of the private equity firm which owned Coventry-based parcel delivery group City Link has admitted trying to turn the business around was a mistake.


Severn Trent agrees new business plan unlocking £3.3bn of investment 

28 Jan

MIDLANDS utility Severn Trent has accepted the final proposals for its five-year business plan following deliberations from water industry watchdog Ofwat.


Chamber to host hustings events 

27 Jan

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


£30m Aerospace Research Centre handed over to MTC 

26 Jan

THE £30m Aerospace Research Centre being developed next to Coventrys pioneering Manufacturing Technology Centre has been formally handed over by construction company Wates and Midlands-based pr...


Warwickshire accountants host charity quiz night 

26 Jan

Warwickshire-based accountancy firm Burgis Bullock held its 10th annual quiz night at The Ricoh Arena in Coventry.


Seymours recruits three legal experts 

24 Jan

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


Coventry & Warks LEP reorganises planning group to reflect changing priorities 

23 Jan

THE Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnerships planning group has undergone a reorganisation with a new name; new chairman and new board lead to reflect a renewed emphasis on meeti...


Coventry manufacturer signs strategic agreement to move into India 

21 Jan

A COVENTRY manufacturer has signed a strategic agreement with an Indian firm that will see it establish itself in the sub-continent and other Asian markets.


New business prompts Wates Construction to expand Midlands operation 

21 Jan

THE construction group currently developing the Manufacturing Technology Centres (MTC) Ansty Park campus in Coventry and the £20m expansion of intu Potteries in Stoke on Trent, has announced pl...


Birmingham lags behind Coventry in Centre for Cities report 

19 Jan

City lags a lowly 50th in report charting growth over the past 10 years - while nearby Coventry is flying high...


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Lollipop man robbed of safety sign 

28 Jan

Lollipop man robbed of safety sign A popular lollipop man who has helped Coventry schoolchildren cross the road for over 14 years has been left injured after a robber pushed him to the ground and stole his road sign.


Woman in wheelchair gets up to steal goods in Coventry 

26 Jan

Woman in wheelchair gets up to steal goods in Coventry Do you recognise these two individuals? Officers from Coventry Police want to speak with them after food was stolen from an MS in a BP Service Station on the A45.


Do you know this man? BTP appeal for witnesses after bike is stolen from Canley station 

26 Jan

British Transport Police (BTP) is appealing for information after a bike was stolen from Canley railway station on Friday, 5 December.


Do you know this man? BTP appeal for witnesses after bike is stolen from Canley station 

26 Jan

British Transport Police (BTP) is appealing for information after a bike was stolen from Canley railway station on Friday, 5 December.


CCTV captures unprovoked punch on Coventry man 

9 Jan

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Business fire safety 

30 Dec

Coventry fire crews have been carrying out unannounced fire safety visits across the city during the festive period.


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LocalGov »

Foleshill Library music & rhymetime- Early Hurly Burly 

3 Feb

Music and rhymetime session at Foleshill Library every Tuesday 10:00-11:00.


Outstanding citizens get highest Council award 

30 Jan

Coventry City Council is to honour six people for their outstanding contribution to Coventry at a special award ceremony on Tuesday (3 February).


Coventry: Leonard Cheshire, the Living Wage and fees for residential care for younger adults 

30 Jan

Request sent to Coventry City Council by Doug Paulley on 30 January 2015 .


Damage to speed restriction island Langbank Avenue, 30th January 

30 Jan

A warning post has been knocked off the speed restriction island in Langbank Avenue where it meets Alex Grierson Close (CV3 2RG), and is lying on the grass verge.


Loose tyre in road on the roundabout, 30th January 

30 Jan

Seen this morning not aware of how long its been there.


Tile Hill Library music & rhymetime- Early Hurly Burly 

30 Jan

Music and rhymetime session at Tile Hill Library every Friday 10:00-11:30 (term time only).


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Arts & Culture »

Burial Plot 

27 Jan

DEAD SIMPLE Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, Monday 26 th January 2015 Shaun McKenna’s adaptation of the Peter James novel keeps the twisty-turny plot to the fore, which is as it should be in a story of this type.


Getting Through 

25 Jan

Despite my promises to blog more often, I have allowed a week to pass without a post.


Ha! Ha! Funny Polis – Groucho Marxist Records – 1981 / Quango – First World Problem Records – 2013 

18 Jan

Defiant Pose – Fight / Urban Enemies – Who Do You Hate? The Fegs – Mill Street Law And Order / X.


Peace at Last 

17 Jan

Lazy Saturday nap time, so I've got a few minutes to sit down and update my blog in peace and quiet.


The Primitives – Coventry band 

15 Jan

First main Pete Clemons article for the Coventry Telegraph in 2015, this time remembering the 80's hit band The Primitives who reformed.


Smoothie Experiments 

15 Jan

My quest to get my five a day in smoothie form continues, and I have to say I do feel the benefit of them, at least my stomach does! One of the latest attempts has been this:   Frozen Black Forest Mix, a pear, grapes and some blueberries, topped up ...


Coventry Music Stars 2014 

14 Jan

Coventry music stars that made 2014 a year to remember Article by Pete Clemons for the Coventry Telegraph.


Fun and Games 

11 Jan

Thought I'd post a little update of what we've been getting up to in the last few days...


Happy New Year From The CoverUps 

9 Jan

Happy New Year to you all! We’ve had a hectic couple of months playing weddings, Christmas and New Year’s parties.


Raspberry and Banana Muffins 

6 Jan

After we returned from visiting the family over the Christmas period, we didn't have a lot of food left in the house, but for some reason I had about five very overripe bananas.


New Beginnings 

4 Jan

It's that time of the year when everything is new and full of possibilities.


A New Blanket 

26 Dec

What a strange few days it's been.


Leaflet 

19 Dec

So I've finally reached the end of term, and boy has it been a tough one! Ed is doing a Primary PGCE which is a whole lot of hard work, and I have been struggling through not feeling very well a lot of the time.


Étude in Stripes 

14 Dec

My next project to share here after our mammoth photographing session the other day is my Étude in Stripes.


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