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2008-09-22 03:00:19

BOSSES at CV One, the destination management and promotions agency for Coventry, say Debbie Isitt's film will be a big boost for the city. Nativity has been made in Coventry and Warwickshire and stars comedian Alan Carr. Scenes of the film have been shot in Coundon, Stoke, Spon Street, Kenilworth, as well as the city's cathedral ruins. Peter Walters (pictured), CV One head of economic development, said the movie could help raise the city's profile. He said: "We are very excited about...

2008-07-30 03:00:35

The Headlands, Chapelfields, Coventry. AGENT: Harrington and Co. PRICE: pounds 205,000 OCCUPYING a prominent corner plot, this extended semi-detached property is an excellent family home within the Coundon Court School catchment area. Attractively presented throughout, the fourbedroom house benefits from en-suite facilities, central heating and double glazing. In the hall there are stairs leading off to the first floor with a cupboard beneath. A feature fireplace fitted with a...

2008-06-21 09:00:24

By Tony Kearney A BUTTERFLY conservation project which transformed into a fully- blown nature reserve has won the top accolade at an environment awards ceremony. Burnhill Nature Reserve, which lies between Tow Law and Castleside, was yesterday named winner of the nature category at the County Durham Environment Awards and went on to receive an overall outstanding award. A second outstanding award went to the tourism project to convert Brignall Mill, an 18th Century grade II-listed...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin