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Online petition launched to save Atherstone Hunt

A petition has been launched to “Save Atherstone Hunt” after organisers cancelled its activities for the rest of the season.

Bosses of the event, which was first founded as The Atherstone Foxhounds at the beginning of the 19th century, admitted they are considering the longer-term ...

2019-10-18 11:47 open_in_new
Birds Eye recall chicken nugget packets

Birds Eye are recalling packets of chicken nuggets as there are fears they could contain plastic.

The frozen food giant is recalling 13,000 packs of nuggets and people are asked not to eat them.

Anyone who has bought a pack is asked not to eat them, but to return the pack to the ...

2019-10-16 20:56 open_in_new
'Just a blip' - Coventry City so close to handing out football lesson

Back to back defeats - it's just a blip, right?

Coventry City fans have surely seen enough in the first quarter of the new League One campaign to suggest that Mark Robins has got something special going this season.

Although the gifted 4-0 defeat at Rotherham United saw the ...

2019-10-16 20:56 open_in_new
The shocking amount Coventry hospital trust owes in PFI debt

The trust that runs Coventry's University Hospital still has around £2.1billion in PFI payments left to pay.

New analysis of NHS accounts data shows that University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is spending more than one in every eight pounds of its income paying off ...

2019-10-14 06:59 open_in_new
Worrying number of Coventry kids obese or overweight

Children in Coventry are some of the fattest in the country - with 38 per cent of 10 and 11-year-olds now overweight or obese

New figures from the Child Measurement Programme have revealed that 1,637 Year 6 pupils in the city were classed as clinically overweight or obese this year - ...

2019-10-14 06:59 open_in_new
Should the Premiership Rugby Cup always take place in pre-season?

The Gallagher Premiership's 12 clubs geared up for the kick off of the league season this weekend by playing four rounds of Premiership Rugby Cup games.

But should the pool stage of the competition, which replaced the Anglo-Welsh Cup ahead of the 2018/19 season, fall in the pre-season ...

2019-10-14 06:59 open_in_new
Network Rail is recruiting hundreds of apprentices with training taking place in Coventry

Network Rail is taking on new apprentices for 2020 which means the chance to earn a real wage while you learn.

Apprentices get paid £9,479 during their first year, plus £1,265 for successful completion and in the second year, this rises to £12,525 for 18 to 20 ...

2019-10-12 15:05 open_in_new
EuroMillions results for Friday October 11 2019

One UK EuroMillions player had their dreams come true this week when they scooped the £169million jackpot.

The jackpot had hit its cap for only the fourth time in history and the lucky soul with the winning ticket has become the biggest ever lottery winner on our shores.

No doubt ...

2019-10-12 10:53 open_in_new
The areas of Coventry that saw most sexual and violent crimes

Police in Coventry dealt with hundreds of violent and sexual crimes in August, including in residential streets and public areas.

A total of 792 offences were categorised as being violent or of a sexual nature during the month - around 100 less than the previous month of July.

The ...

2019-10-12 10:53 open_in_new
Look around the most-viewed homes last month on Rightmove

One of Warwickshire's grand homes was one of the most viewed across the country on Rightmove last month.

The stunning home was featured in the most recent series of Grand Designs - and costs a cool £1 million.

It joins other luxury properties that people have been having a ...

2019-10-12 10:53 open_in_new
The nearest Michelin-star restaurants to Coventry

The Michelin-star restaurants for 2020 have been revealed.

Michelin stars are considered the most prestigious award in the food industry.

And for those in Coventry, there's not too far to travel to your nearest Michelin-star restaurant.

All four Michelin star restaurants ...

2019-10-12 10:53 open_in_new
Can you spot the 11 signs burglars look for in a home?

A new puzzle is being shared online asking people to spot 11 clues in a picture of a house - and it's designed to help people prevent burglaries.

The picture shows a seemingly typical suburban home - but it also contains almost a dozen signs that a burglar could use to tell your home ...

2019-10-12 10:53 open_in_new
Solihull residents urged to be alert to the 'horrendous' exploitation of children by drugs gangs

"Merciless" criminal gangs which exploit children and vulnerable residents have extended their reach into many parts of Solihull, a meeting has heard.

Cllr James Burn, leader of the Green Party group, said he was "incredibly concerned" about the activities of so-called ...

2019-10-11 20:11 open_in_new
Unanimous backing for plan to tackle climate change in Solihull

Solihull Council has set a target of becoming carbon-neutral within 11 years as part of efforts to tackle climate change.

Councillors this week gave unanimous backing to a motion which committed the local authority to reducing greenhouse gases and air pollutants and working towards being ...

2019-10-11 20:11 open_in_new
‘Look silly at times’ - Coventry City man keen to showcase team’s talent on the telly

Coventry City striker Matty Godden is hoping he and his team-mates can show the rest of the country just how good they are this season.

The Sky Blues are desperate to get back to winning ways after last week’s defeat at Rotherham, and return to the form that has had plenty of people ...

2019-10-11 20:11 open_in_new
Teenager hospitalised after collision with car

A teenage boy has been hospitalised after a collision with a car near to a Nuneaton pub.

West Midlands Amhulance Service (WMAS) received a 999 call at 3.20pm to report a collision between a car and a child on a push bike.

The collision took place near the Acorn pub on Cambourne ...

2019-10-11 20:11 open_in_new
Fans' survey - Have your say on manager, star men, transfer targets and Sky Blues' season so far

It may be international weekend but there’s no let up in the fixtures for Coventry City, who get the chance to showcase their talents to a wider audience courtesy of the Sky TV cameras.

Barring last week’s 4-0 bump at Rotherham United, it’s been a pretty exhilarating ride for Sky ...

2019-10-11 20:11 open_in_new
Daily report LIVE: Lane closures causing long delays on M6

Hello and welcome to today's liveblog.

We're here to help you navigate the day with a mix of traffic and travel, news and weather from around the area and the UK.

We'll be keeping an eye on the roads to bring you traffic and travel updates, as well as news from the ...

2019-10-11 20:11 open_in_new
‘Massive’ - How Coventry City’s players reacted to the big news of the day

Coventry City’s players have expressed their delight at the news that manager Mark Robins is staying put.

The Sky Blues boss oversaw a huge turn around in personnel over the summer with ten new permanent and three loan signings and one of those, striker Matty Godden , expressed his ...

2019-10-11 20:11 open_in_new
New delivery service could be launched by Lidl

German retailer Lidl could be following in the footsteps of it's competitor Aldi by developing an online delivery service.

The supermarket chain recently put out an advert looking for a new Digital Project Manager.

The job description says the role would help expand its ...

2019-10-11 17:02 open_in_new
Mark Robins reveals his big hope after agreeing new contract at Coventry City

Mark Robins insists that one of his big hopes is that Coventry City get back to the club’s home city as soon as possible.

The Sky Blues boss, who has renewed his commitment by agreeing a new deal following a rejected approach for his serves by League One Sunderland, believes a return ...

2019-10-11 17:02 open_in_new