Latest Warwickshire Stories
A BBC newsreader has launched a project which aims to get Warwickshire people exercising more and eating healthier food. Midlands Today presenter Kay Alexander (above) kick-started the Action for Well-being scheme at Atherstone Memorial Hall last week.
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.
MUSICIANS will be playing the blues when they plug in their instruments at a Warwickshire restaurant.
A FORMER Nuneaton college band is celebrating after reaching the top of an online music chart. The Fores, who met while studying performing arts at North Warwickshire and Hinckley College, reached the number one spot in a chart organised by the north west-based DJ The Music Man.
By Lucy Wilson EDUCATION REPORTER PARENTS of more than 200 Coventry and Warwickshire pupils were fined for letting their children miss school last year. Education welfare staff sent the pounds 50 fines to parents who allowed their youngsters take time off or failed to stop them playing truant.
By Sian Powell AN internationally renowned film-maker and a TV newsreader have become patrons of Nuneaton's Mary Ann Evans Hospice. The Nuneaton-born director Ken Loach is one of two big names to join the current list of patrons at the hospice.
MEMBERS of the public are invited to attend the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust Annual General Meeting on Tuesday September 30. It will take place in the Council Chambers, Rugby Borough Council at 5pm.
By Warren Manger HEART attack victims in Coventry and Warwickshire are being denied life-saving care because recovery programmes are understaffed, a new report claims. Only half of all heart attack patients in the West Midlands receive vital cardiac rehabilitation, it has been claimed.
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.
"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.
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