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Coventry Rugby's new artificial pitch will rival Cardiff Blues' Cardiff Arms Park surface

Work has commenced at Coventry Rugby  to install a new artificial pitch.

S&C Slatter are on site  at the stadium to lay the same surface used by Cardiff Blues at Cardiff Arms Park ahead of Coventry's IPA Greene King Championship season.

The new pitch will allow Cov to play ...

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Man in court over McDonald's robbery

A man has been charged with robbery after a McDonald's in Coventry was targeted at the weekend.

Daniel Parra-Braun, 36, of Allesley Old Road, Coventry, is due to appear before magistrates today (June 18) accused of two charges of robbery and two charges of attempted robbery.

It ...

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'Championship calling' - Coventry City fans on club's summer recruitment so far

Mark Robins has drafted in seven players to date to boost his Coventry City squad ahead of the new 2019/20 League One campaign.

More are expected to be on their way with many fans hoping Wolverhampton Wanderers' play-maker Bright Enobakhare will provide the icing on the cake.


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Wayfair huge summer sale date revealed

Budget furniture seller Wayfair has revealed the dates of its summer sale.

The online store sells everything from beds to cupboards at low prices but they are about to drop as part of a summer sale.

The store's latest summer sale is set to launch June 21- and we can safely say ...

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Wayfair huge summer sale date revealed

Budget furniture seller Wayfair has revealed the dates of its summer sale.

The online store sells everything from beds to cupboards at low prices but they are about to drop as part of a summer sale.

The store's latest summer sale is set to launch June 21- and we can safely say ...

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Fiery clash as objectors call fun fair approval a "disgrace"

A councillor was embroiled in a fiery clash with campaigners after an “inappropriate” funfair was given the go-ahead by Coventry City Council - despite more than 400 people opposing it.

Cabinet member for policing and equalities Cllr Abdul Khan agreed for Tommy Wilson’s funfairs to ...

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This is when thunderstorms are set to hit Coventry and Warwickshire

Coventry and Warwickshire could be hit by thunderstorms for more than 24 hours.

The Met Office yellow weather warning, which covers Coventry and Warwickshire, says there is a likelihood of thunderstorms for 27 hours.

It could bring torrential rain, hail and lightning.

The ...

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Man charged with assaulting emergency worker

A man has been charged after assaulting an emergency worker at Coventry's hospital before escaping custody.

Police issued an appeal after Kieron Jenkins absconded from University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire last Friday (June 18).

Local residents reported a large police ...

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Classic car restorers fix up comedian's 1961 Jaguar E-Type

A team of Jaguar restorers have painstakingly restored comedian Steve Coogan’s 1961 E-Type to its original glory – and even bagged a prestigious award for it.

Technicians at XK Engineering, based in Shilton, carried out a "labour of absolute love" to return the rare sports ...

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Universal Credit bosses received bonuses up to £17,500

Top officials from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) were given bonuses worth as much as £17,500.

The DWP is in charge of rolling out the controversial Universal Credit welfare system and 61 top civil servants received awards averaging £9,600 - while UC claimants are living on ...

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'We were shocked' - Coventry City chief on club's latest signing and where he'll fit in

Josh Pask arrived at Coventry City this week as the club’s seventh new face ahead of the new 2019/20 campaign.

A graduate of West Ham United’s Academy, the 21-year-old was regarded as one of the Premier League club’s brightest prospects a few short years ago.

But like so many ...

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Spain travel warning for Brits of 'severe' terror threat

If you're planning to travel aboard any time soon, then a quick check of the UK Foreign Office website should be on your to-do list.

The Foreign Office has updated its safety advice when it comes to factors such as terrorism, no-go areas and air quality.

Most holidays to the ...

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The adorable love story of Britain's oldest bride and groom

Love really does know no age as Nuneaton register office is about to host a wedding for two lovebirds with the combined age of 180.

Roy Button, aged 93, and Dorothy Moreton, aged 87, will tie the knot at the town’s register office tomorrow (June 19) – making them among the oldest to ...

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New Nuneaton secondary school hits stumbling block

A much-needed new secondary school in Nuneaton has been hit by a huge delay as government education bosses rejected the plan.

The Department for Education ruled that proposed The Sheriff School on land at Top Farm off Higham Lane could not go-ahead.

The Rugby-based Lawrence Sheriff ...

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This is where Coventry's two universities rank in the UK league table

Coventry's two universities have been ranked in the top 15 UK universities by the Guardian.

Both the University of Warwick and Coventry University scored highly in the 2020 league table.

The University of Warwick came in at number nine on the leaderboard, falling one place ...

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New Coventry City signing's refreshingly different summer holiday

Most young professional footballers head straight for the beach during the summer months, whether it be the fashionable Dubai or a party resort on the Med.

But not Coventry City ’s latest signing Josh Pask who, instead, opted for an enriching and humbling life experience helping those ...

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Martin Gleeson joins Wasps from Salford City Reds

Former Great Britain and England rugby league star Martin Gleeson has joined Wasps' coaching team.

The 39-year-old joins the Gallagher Premiership club as assistant attack coach ahead of the 2019/20 season working alongside backs coach Lee Blackett.

Wasps were linked with a move ...

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Tory leadership front-runner Boris Johnson reveals plans for review of HS2

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to become the UK's next Prime Minister, has revealed plans for a review of the case for building the HS2 high speed rail line.

He said he had already asked Douglas Oakervee, the original chairman of Crossrail - a new 73-mile rail line in ...

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Jobello sets out his Coventry City ambitions

Ambitious Coventry City signing Wesley Jobello has his sights set firmly on promotion.

The 25-year-old winger, who has joined the club for an undisclosed fee after playing in the French second division with GFC Ajaccio, can’t wait to get started and show the fans what he can do in a Sky ...

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Schoolboy hospitalised after collision with bus

A schoolboy was hospitalised following a collision with a bus on a busy road in Nuneaton.

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) said it responded to 999 calls made at 5.18pm yesterday (June 17) to report the collision on Hinckley Road, close to the Lidl supermarket.

A WMAS ...

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Bedworth death: Murder accused set for trial

Two men are to face trial after appearing in court over the murder of a Bedworth man.

The body of Mr Pitham was discovered after police forced entry into a house in Bulkington Road, Bedworth, on Monday, May 6.

The 33-year-old died from a stab wound to the heart, a post-mortem ...

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