Latest COVENTRY Stories

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.

2008-09-19 03:00:21

PLAY Dead Certain is being performed at the Co-operative Theatre in Coventry next week. The Wheatsheaf Players are presenting the psychological thriller, by Marcus Lloyd, from Monday to Saturday at the Watersmeet Road theatre in Stoke Heath.

2008-09-17 15:00:11

By Lisa Vernon-Sparks COVENTRY -- For local nature lovers, there is an open trail leading to the best hiking spots close to home.

2008-09-17 06:00:28

POLICE are trying to trace an oil painting which went missing from the passenger terminal at Coventry airport last week. The owner discovered the loss on Tuesday, September 9, after taking a taxi from the airport shortly after 7.30am and returned immediately to look for it.

2008-09-17 06:00:27

FILM stardom awaits Coventry woman Paula Butler after she was picked to appear in Nativity. Paula is a managing partner's associate at Yorkshire Bank's Financial Solutions Centre at the Ricoh Arena and their boardroom was turned into a Hollywood mogul's Los Angeles office for the film.

2008-09-17 06:00:00

"THEY say never work with children or animals and I am working with 100 children, camels, a donkey, pig, sheep ... and Alan Carr," laughs Debbie Isitt. The Coventry-based writer and director has been heading all over Coventry and Warwickshire with a film crew in tow for her latest movie Nativity.

2008-09-15 06:00:15

OFFERING 3,252 sq ft, this modern light industrial unit on Attleborough Fields Industrial Estate, Nuneaton, is available to rent on a new lease. The premises in Anker Court, Alliance Close, benefit from gas heating and three phase electricity.

2008-09-15 06:00:00

By Catherine Vonledebur, HEALTH REPORTER Health chiefs in Coventry are launching a vaccination programme to protect 2,000 girls against the main cervical cancer virus.

2008-09-13 09:00:19

A PRIMARY school has landed a national award for its use of technology. Dean Bank Primary and Nursery School, in Ferryhill, is one of the first schools in the region to be awarded the ICT Mark from the British Education Communications and Technology Agency (Becta).

2008-09-12 12:00:22

DANCE the night away with High School Musical 2: Dance Edition, when it rocks up on Disney DVD on Monday. We have five copies of High School Musical 2: Dance Edition to win.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'