Travellers return to rugby club still counting cost of previous illegal encampment

Travellers have returned to a rugby club that was devastated by another illegal encampment only a month ago. Alcester RFC was left with a bailiff bill of nearly £5,000 and a massive clean-up operation after a group of vehicles and caravans set up camp on its pitches in early July. Buildings were damaged, windows smashed, […]

Council to review ‘heartbreaking’ grave changes in Nuneaton and Bedworth

Council bosses have said they will review what have been described as ‘heartbreaking’ changes over what keepsakes can be left on loved ones’ graves in Nuneaton and Bedworth. It follows the launch of a petition, which has more than 1,000 signatures, which demands a change of heart over new cemetery regulations. The petition was created […]

Forecasted storms could cause flooding in Coventry and Warwickshire

A yellow weather warning for thunderstorms in Coventry and Warwickshire has been issued by the Met Office. The warning runs from 10am to midnight on Friday when torrential downpours could potentially cause homes and businesses in the region to flood. The downpours also have the potential to disrupt public transport as was the case last […]

New shop to open in former Nuneaton Argos store

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Fraudster spotted as well known Coventry City football hooligan

A Coventry City fan who used a credit card stolen from a hotel room to obtain thousands of pounds was caught when he was recognised by a police football hooligan specialists unit. Dylan Whitty was known to the football spectators unit having been spotted by them on a number of occasions and he had previously […]

Jeremy Clarkson announces new career offshoot and fans can’t wait

Jeremy Clarkson has revealed an exciting new career move and fans of the presenter say they can’t wait. The TV host has announced he is writing a book around the popular Amazon Prime show Clarkson’s Farm. The former Top Gear and Grand Tour revealed details of the new literary venture on Instagram, BirminghamLive reports. READ […]

How the BBC is helping to celebrate Coventry’s year as City of Culture

By Stuart Thomas, Head of the Midlands for the BBC It’s been such a challenging 16 months for all. Like everyone, the BBC’s had to adjust in lots of new and creative ways. Many live events have been cancelled or postponed, with people having to rely more on technology and remote working. The relaxing of […]

Date set for murder trial over deaths of mother and son in Bell Green

The man accused of murdering a mother and son in Coventry and another woman in Leamington will stand trial in 2022. Anthony Russell has denied the murders of 58-year-old Julie Williams and her son David Williams, 32, whose bodies were found at separate flats in Riley Square, Bell Green, on October 25 and October 26 […]