COVENTRY NEWS AND FEATURES
(January, 2009)
Watch thieves steal empty safe
BUNGLING thieves stole a massive 200kg safe … only to find it empty.
A gang of five crooks spent 25 minutes distracting shopkeeper Warren Ketheesh as ... Watch and read
Perfect chip recipe revealed
Celebrity chef Raymond Blanc officially opened national potato day in Coventry.
Hundreds turned out for an event that boasted more than 80 different varieties of the vegetable. Watch
Holocaust walk attracts hundreds
MORE than 500 people marched through Coventry city centre to mark national Holocaust Memorial Day.
Supporters of Gaza attended the march, held only a week after the end of an Israeli military campaign ... Read
Video of ghosthunters in Coventry
Last weekend ghosthunters descended upon St Mary's Guildhall.
It's All About Coventry journalist Ben Glass joined them in their quest for evidence of the paranormal. Read & watch
Mum saves son by donating kidney
A MOTHER has successfully donated a kidney to her
son thanks to revolutionary treatment at a Coventry hospital.
Craig Clark, 29, was seriously ill following three ... Read
Free Asian art exhibition in Coventry
A COLOURFUL exhibition showcasing the work of new Asian artists is coming to Coventry.
Through Other Eyes: Contemporary Art from South Asia at The Herbert features 140 exhibits created by ... Read
Ghosthunters investigate Coventry
SPOOKY goings on will be investigated at a historic Coventry building on Saturday.
A team of ghosthunters are preparing to spend the night in and around St Mary’s Guildhall in Bayley Lane. Read
Morris dancers to bless apple trees
A MYSTICAL British tradition will take place at Garden Organic this weekend.
The Wassail, a custom originating in the cider-making regions of the South West of England, is ... Read
Campaign for Gaza launched in city
A RESTAURATEUR who lost 15 relatives in the latest Gaza war is calling for Coventry’s help.
Palestinian mum-of-two Manal Timraz – along with the support of Jewish neighbour Barbara Payman ... Read
Landlord lands £571 rubbish bill
A MAN who refused to clear rubbish from his Coventry garden has been slapped with a hefty fine and court costs. Landlord Shah Uzzaman, of Red Lane, was found guilty of failing to remove rubbish from a property ... Read
M45 murder victim images released
THESE are an artist’s impressions of a mysterious man whose body was set alight beside a Warwickshire motorway.
Police have released the images in the hope ... Read
The Tremeloes play free Coventry gig
A BAND once chosen over The Beatles by a major record label are to play a free gig in Coventry.
The Tremeloes, who had a number of hits in the 1960s, will be playing The Isle Casino at the Ricoh Arena. Read
Man mauled by rottweiler
POLICE are hunting a rottweiler and its keepers following a horrific attack in Coventry.
The victim – a 40-year-old father – was walking along Foleshill Road when the animal sank its teeth ... Read
Boffins design bomb suits at Coventry
SCIENTISTS at Coventry University are helping design bomb disposal suits.
Experts have been testing new cooling systems for highly padded clothing worn by bomb squad ... Read
Coventry market the best in Britain?
TRADERS are calling on shoppers to help make Coventry Market the best in Britain.
There are less than three weeks left until voting closes in the Britain’s Favourite Market competition ... Read
George Eliot's piano returns to city
CURATORS at a Coventry museum are hoping to hit the right note with a new display featuring George Eliot’s piano.
The instrument, along with the novelist’s writing ... Read

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