Teenagers beaten up in e-scooter robbery in Foleshill

Police are appealing for information after a pair of teenage boys were violently assaulted by two men for an electric scooter. The incident happened in a Coventry park on Kingfield Road, Foleshill on Wednesday evening. The 14-year-old boys were punched “several times” before their attackers made off with a scooter belonging to one them. A […]

Pizza Express set to hire 1,000 workers as restaurants start to reopen

Restaurant chain Pizza Express is looking to recruit 1,000 new workers ahead of their planned reopening of outlets across the UK from next month. The second largest restaurant operator is planning the recruitment spree as part of efforts to recover rapidly after a year of closures and other pandemic related restrictions. According to Wales Online, […]

Marks and Spencer face backlash over response to Aldi’s charity suggestion

It is a childhood staple of birthday parties – but this week it has been making the headlines. The caterpillar cake. The classic sponge is beloved by many but could end up in a courtroom after a legal row was sparked between Aldi and Marks & Spencer’s, reports The Mirror. Aldi had stopped selling the […]

Jaguar Land Rover UK production hit by chip shortage

Production is to be suspended temporarily at two of Jaguar Land Rover’s UK factories due to a chip shortage. Supply chain disruption of some electronic components means the Coventry car maker is unable to get vehicles through the production lines at its plants in Castle Bromwich in Birmingham and Halewood on Merseyside. Production is being […]

Bid to turn Warwick leper hospital into homes

Plans have been submitted to turn Warwick’s Leper Hospital into a residential home, with a block of flats also set to be constructed at the site. According to planning documents, St Michael’s chapel will be converted into a one bedroom home and The Masters House into a two-bedroom home. A block of flats will also […]

Two-year battle over missed bin collections branded a ‘nightmare’

A two-year battle over missed bin collections has been branded a “nightmare” by a Coventry resident, who has called for action to solve the issue. David Gilbert said it has been a repeated problem – happening three times in the last four weeks alone – and is now starting to attract fly-tipping. Communal bins at […]

D-day looms for major plan to build new homes, shops, hotel and cinema in Coventry

Revised plans for a major regeneration scheme in Coventry to transform the city centre with new homes, shops and leisure facilities could be approved this week. Shearer Property Group’s plans to redevelop the southern part of the city centre contain up to 1,300 homes, up to 150 hotel rooms, a cinema, restaurants and commercial space. […]

Factory fire in Waterman Road, Coventry

Factory fire in Waterman Road, Coventry – CoventryLive Home News Coventry News The smoke from the fire was billowing over the A444 and the city (Image: Taia Dowd)1 of 4 People across Coventry could see the smoke from the factory blaze (Image: Phil Daniel)2 of 4 (Image: Kieran Lee)3 of 4 Crews remain at the […]