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Car parts manufacturer to create hundreds of jobs in Coventry 

17 Oct

The new jobs will be created at Liberty Pressing Solutions and Liberty Aluminium Technologies...


Courts: Catalytic converter thief targets vans at city garage 

16 Oct

Cases heard at Coventry Magistrates' Court from September 20-23...


The tax system flaw which means 775,000 people are paying too much tax 

16 Oct

Three key groups of people make up the 775,000 total...


Out-of-control car demolishes garden wall in Coventry 

16 Oct

An eye-witness said the car was pulling out of a driveway opposite when the collision happened...


Missing Lakes walker Dawid Kancyr: Rescuers find man’s body 

16 Oct

Police say the death is not being treated as suspicious.


This fantastic new play area is making break time great for Foleshill pupils 

16 Oct

Broad Heath Primary School unveils new playground equipment...


How long will the sun be red for? Hurricane Ophelia triggers amazing weather phenomenon 

16 Oct

The former hurricane is pulling air and dust up from southern Europe and Africa...


Why is the sun red today? Hurricane Ophelia triggers amazing weather phenomenon 

16 Oct

As the hurricane sweeps in, pictures and footage on social media have been showing a red sun...


Why is my car dusty? This is why we’ll need to wash our cars tomorrow 

16 Oct

Met Office forecaster Grahame Madge said the former hurricane is pulling air and dust up from southern Europe and Africa...


The ten ‘low-priority’ treatments becoming unavailable to NHS patients on prescription 

16 Oct

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens is behind the budget slash...


Red sun phenomenon ’caused by Hurricane Ophelia’ 

16 Oct

Dust whipped up from the Sahara is to blame for the phenomenon, says a weather expert.


St Clair Gardens: The future of mental health care in Coventry 

16 Oct

A brand new, state-of-the-art recovery centre is being built on the former Foleshill Leisure Centre site...


Mayhem Monday: Temperatures will hit 20C but winds may reach 50mph as Hurricane Ophelia hits 

16 Oct

Very windy weather is expected across the entire region...


England’s best and worst motorway service stations named 

16 Oct

All 112 motorway service stations are ranked.


UK set to be battered by Ophelia as country placed on storm red alert 

16 Oct

Violent and destructive winds are expected over higher ground with gusts of around 60mph...


Why you could be breaking the law by using old £1 coins 

16 Oct

Some stores, such as Iceland, Tesco and Poundland, plan to continue accepting them...


Coventry braced for 50mph gusts as Hurricane Ophelia sweeps in TODAY 

16 Oct

The Met Office has issued severe weather alerts...


How Coventry properties are selling like hot cakes at auction 

16 Oct

John Pye Property, part of the UKs largest commercial auction house, has seen a surge...


When Doctor Who came to Coventry – and other pictures of the past 

15 Oct

Take a trip down memory lane with the week that was October 6 to 14...


Revealed: Most haunted locations in West Midlands 

15 Oct

Host of places to visit for a truly chilling Halloween...


The Kingdom Of Us: Coventry mum Vikie Shanks’ fight for survival after suicide left her with 7 kids and £1m debt 

15 Oct

Former model Vikie Shanks' tragic story told in documentary...


Take a look inside Coventry’s “oldest rooms” hidden from view for hundreds of years 

15 Oct

They've remained preserved since the 13th century...


Watch: Road rage van driver PUNCHES lorry blocking way 

14 Oct

Impatient worker drives all over path and shrubs to get past...


Accrington Stanley v Coventry City 

14 Oct

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Accrington Stanley and Coventry City.


The shocking rise in the number of homeless people in West Midlands 

14 Oct

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street has said cutting homelessness is a top priority...


Marathon man Steve Edwards prepares for 800th race 

14 Oct

Steve Edwards fits training around his job in IT and has set himself a target of 1,000 marathons.


Wasps beaten by Ulster in Champions Cup 

13 Oct

Tries from Jacob Stockdale and Stuart McCloskey give Ulster a 10-point win over Wasps in their Champions Cup opener.


Speeding driver reversed on M6 during police chase 

13 Oct

Curtis Stewart drove at 100mph and reversed on part of the motorway to evade police, officers say.


Keeping my sister’s memory alive – by helping others with mental health 

13 Oct

June Simkiss recalls waking up to her 'worst nightmare' - learning of her sister Helen's suicide...


Councils and police need more powers to tackle illegal travellers camps, demands Coventry MP 

13 Oct

The city has seen a large number of camps pop up throughout 2017...


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