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By GRAHAM YOUNG IT'S easy to think of the Midlands as a wholly built-up area - but nothing could be further from the truth. Luckily, the amount of greenery in the region is astonishing both for its quality as well as its variety.
A WARWICKSHIRE woman is hoping to rein in a trophy or two after qualifying for one of the world's most prestigious horse shows. Laura Stewart is champing at the bit to do well in her first appearance at the Horse of the Year Show at the NEC today.
THE Salvation Army has signed a pounds 1 million record contract to boost Christmas fundraising. International Staff Band (ISB), members of the Salvation Army, have recorded the first album in the deal with Universal Music and it will go on sale on November 24. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph.
CITY COUNCIL leaders say they are disappointed with the High Court's refusal to back the airport's proposed terminal. The expansion plans were backed by the Coventry Chamber of Commerce and the city council - which had welcomed the idea of more jobs being created in the region.
TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of committing car crimes in a Warwickshire town. Police arrested a 21-year-old, from Leamington, on suspicion of theft from a vehicle in the Church Street area of the town at the weekend. He was charged with theft from a vehicle and released on police bail.
Midland organisations today joined criticism of the energy giant e.on for its plans to build the UK's first coal plant in three decades.
COVENTRY MP Jim Cunningham is calling for an investigation into poor people being overcharged for their energy bills if they use prepayment meters. Mr Cunningham wants energy regulator Ofgem to investigate just how much more people using prepayment meters have to pay for their energy.
By Mary Griffin, ENVIRONMENT REPORTER THE bold new city blueprint drawn up by prizewinning designers Jerde is awash with green. Designs revealed by the Coventry Telegraph show a New York-style city centre park, private gardens and a ream of tiered green spaces on shop roofs.
A COMMUNITY hall in Foleshill has been handed the perfect gift in time to celebrate its 10th birthday. The centre, in Broad Street, needed computers for all the groups which meet there.
MUSICIANS will be playing the blues when they plug in their instruments at a Warwickshire restaurant.
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