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give me sport
England announce 16-man squad to face Sri Lankafor the months ahead.” Alastair Cook (Essex) (captain) Moeen Ali (Worcestersh
England announce 16-man squad to face Sri Lanka
give me sport / Posted 25 minutes ago
for the months ahead.” Alastair Cook (Essex) (captain) Moeen Ali (Worcestershire) James Anderson (Lancashire) Ian Bell (Warwickshire) Ravi Bopara (Essex) Jos Buttler (Lancashire) Steven Finn (Middlesex) Harry Gurney (Nottinghamshire) Alex... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham schoolkids in fake £20 note scam11 notes from the pupils at the nearby Kingsbury School. But the Birmingham Ma
Birmingham schoolkids in fake £20 note scam
birminghammail / Posted 2 hours ago
11 notes from the pupils at the nearby Kingsbury School. But the Birmingham Mail has found other shopkeepers in the Warwickshire neighbourhood have not been so lucky. And one newsagent accepted three in just one week. Both the school and... Read more
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birminghammail
Darts Diary: Warwickshire upbeat despite defeat against DevonIt was not a happy ending to their season in the Premier Division of the BDO In
Darts Diary: Warwickshire upbeat despite defeat against Devon
birminghammail / Posted 4 hours ago
It was not a happy ending to their season in the Premier Division of the BDO Inter County Championships for Warwickshire as they lost their away tie with Devon 20-16. But overall it was not all bad news as they finished the season in fourth... Read more
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Nottingham Post
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Theatre Royal, Nottingham, reviewas Flute. This is a joyous and fitting celebration of the four-hundredth anniv
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Theatre Royal, Nottingham, review
Nottingham Post / Posted 5 hours ago
as Flute. This is a joyous and fitting celebration of the four-hundredth anniversary of Shakespeare's death. Even if you're one of that band of miseries – it includes your reviewer – who doubt that the man from Warwickshire actually wrote the pl... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
5000-1 Leicester City ruin bookies' yearwill have mixed feelings after being persuaded to cash out their 5000-1 bets se
5000-1 Leicester City ruin bookies' year
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 hours ago
will have mixed feelings after being persuaded to cash out their 5000-1 bets several weeks ago. They include an unnamed Warwickshire man who accepted £72,000 for his £50 bet from Ladbrokes in March. He would have been £178,000 better off if he... Read more
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AutoExpress
Careless cops do £400k of damage misfuelling police carsit’s also top of the table for the amount spent on fuel (£64.6m), given its hug
Careless cops do £400k of damage misfuelling police cars
AutoExpress / Posted 13 hours ago
it’s also top of the table for the amount spent on fuel (£64.6m), given its huge fleet. But taking fuel spend into account, Warwickshire is the worst offender, spending £1 on repairs for every £331.99 on fuel. Some forces haven’t racked up any... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Footballer forced to apologise for using homophobic slur on Twitterprofessionalism from our players as we're a family club and we want our players
Footballer forced to apologise for using homophobic slur on Twitter
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 hours ago
professionalism from our players as we're a family club and we want our players to act as role models in the Coventry and Warwickshire community. "We will work with organisations such as Kick it Out and Football v Homophobia to help educate Chris... Read more
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chroniclelive
New benefits regime tested in Newcastle 'will make working people poorer'in Cathedral Square. Newcastle is one of the first places where the full schem
New benefits regime tested in Newcastle 'will make working people poorer'
chroniclelive / Posted 19 hours ago
in Cathedral Square. Newcastle is one of the first places where the full scheme goes into effect, alongside Bath, Rugby in Warwickshire, Sedgemoor in Somerset and Waveney in Suffolk. Universal Credit will then be extended to more Jobcentre Plus... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
PETE ON THE BEAT: The overpaid world of footballIt’s a cruel world the place of the football supporter. WEATHERWATCH: Early le
PETE ON THE BEAT: The overpaid world of football
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
It’s a cruel world the place of the football supporter. WEATHERWATCH: Early leaders in cricket’s County Championship are Warwickshire. No surprise there.. except that they have managed to hit the top without winning a single game. In fact,... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire: Alex Lees repays captain Andrew Gale’s faith at Trent Bridgein Abu Dhabi, Lees had started the Championship season with scores of seven and
Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire: Alex Lees repays captain Andrew Gale’s faith at Trent Bridge
Wakefield Today / Posted yesterday
in Abu Dhabi, Lees had started the Championship season with scores of seven and one against Hampshire and 19 and 20 against Warwickshire. The consensus was that it was a toss-up between Lees and Jack Leaning as to who would get the chop for this... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Peter Rhodes: Is 60 the new 40? « Shropshire Starthe weight of patients with a condition that can be cured with more willpower a
Peter Rhodes: Is 60 the new 40? « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted yesterday
the weight of patients with a condition that can be cured with more willpower and fewer pies. AT the edge of a field in Warwickshire, not far from Cubbinton church where Jane Austen's brother James was once vicar, stands a pear tree reckoned to... Read more
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Coventry City FC
Coventry City defender Chris Stokes will be subject to an internal investigation following a social media remarkprofessionalism from our players as we're a family club and we want our players
Coventry City defender Chris Stokes will be subject to an internal investigation following a social media remark
Coventry City FC / Posted yesterday
professionalism from our players as we're a family club and we want our players to act as role models in the Coventry and Warwickshire community. We will work with organisations such as Kick it Out and Football v Homophobia to help educate Chris... Read more
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The New Statesman
“Driving Through the Pit Town”: a poem by Rory Watermanthe wordsmith had a terrific feel for the verbal pyrotechnics of the young Shak
“Driving Through the Pit Town”: a poem by Rory Waterman
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
the wordsmith had a terrific feel for the verbal pyrotechnics of the young Shakespeare, but also for his rootedness in the Warwickshire countryside. Fragmentary biographical gems – such as the weirdness of Shakespeare’s brother Gilbert – are... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Notts v Yorkshire (day two): Alex Lees repays captain Andrew Gale’s faithin Abu Dhabi, Lees had started the Championship season with scores of seven and
Notts v Yorkshire (day two): Alex Lees repays captain Andrew Gale’s faith
Wakefield Today / Posted yesterday
in Abu Dhabi, Lees had started the Championship season with scores of seven and one against Hampshire and 19 and 20 against Warwickshire. The consensus was that it was a toss-up between Lees and Jack Leaning as to who would get the chop for this... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Battling Oxfordshire suffer opening day defeat in County Championship ShieldOXFORDSHIRE fell to a 27-21 bonus-point defeat at the hands of Warwickshire in
Battling Oxfordshire suffer opening day defeat in County Championship Shield
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
OXFORDSHIRE fell to a 27-21 bonus-point defeat at the hands of Warwickshire in their Pool 1 opener at Rugby. Craig Burrows’ side were undone by a mistake-ridden ten-minute period in the first half of the County Championship Shield clash. However,... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Roads to hell? More than 150 planned lane closures in two weeks(76), the M62 in northern England (67) and the M40 from London to Birmingham (6
Roads to hell? More than 150 planned lane closures in two weeks
Surrey Advertiser / Posted yesterday
(76), the M62 in northern England (67) and the M40 from London to Birmingham (65). For 'A' roads, the A14 from Suffolk to Warwickshire was potentially a road to hell with 45 planned roadworks closures. Counties with most lane closures over... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Leicester City's triumph offers vital lessons in meritocracyis not about elitism and about people thinking that the top six have a right to
Leicester City's triumph offers vital lessons in meritocracy
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
is not about elitism and about people thinking that the top six have a right to win everything" A former professional with Warwickshire, he previously made a major impact as chief executive of the influential Chance to Shine charity, which seeks to... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Leicester City's triumph offers vital lessons in meritocracythe land in which they live, but it is a potential lifeblood that Khan is well
Leicester City's triumph offers vital lessons in meritocracy
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
the land in which they live, but it is a potential lifeblood that Khan is well placed to tap. A former professional with Warwickshire, he previously made a major impact as chief executive of the influential Chance to Shine charity, which seeks to... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Notts v Yorkshire (dat two): sgfsfdin Abu Dhabi, Lees had started the Championship season with scores of seven and
Notts v Yorkshire (dat two): sgfsfd
Wakefield Today / Posted yesterday
in Abu Dhabi, Lees had started the Championship season with scores of seven and one against Hampshire and 19 and 20 against Warwickshire. The consensus was that it was a toss-up between Lees and Jack Leaning as to who would get the chop for this... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Hornton Village celebrates May daydancing and of course, hedgehogs! For the past several weeks residents of Horn
Hornton Village celebrates May day
Banbury Guardian / Posted yesterday
dancing and of course, hedgehogs! For the past several weeks residents of Hornton have been working in conjunction with Warwickshire Hedgehog Rescue to release previously sick, weak or injured hedgehogs back into the wild. Ran by Brian and... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Yorkshire CCC edge first day as Jack Brooks takes the lead role at Trent Bridgeto what would have been his third hundred in just four first-class appearances
Yorkshire CCC edge first day as Jack Brooks takes the lead role at Trent Bridge
Wakefield Today / Posted 2 days ago
to what would have been his third hundred in just four first-class appearances this year. After draws with Hampshire and Warwickshire in their opening two games, Yorkshire handed a debut to David Willey and welcomed back Root for his first... Read more
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The New Statesman
King of the ice palace: Terrence Malick’s long, slow gamethe wordsmith had a terrific feel for the verbal pyrotechnics of the young Shak
King of the ice palace: Terrence Malick’s long, slow game
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
the wordsmith had a terrific feel for the verbal pyrotechnics of the young Shakespeare, but also for his rootedness in the Warwickshire countryside. Fragmentary biographical gems – such as the weirdness of Shakespeare’s brother Gilbert – are... Read more
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The New Statesman
Measure for pleasure: sex, money and Shakespearethe wordsmith had a terrific feel for the verbal pyrotechnics of the young Shak
Measure for pleasure: sex, money and Shakespeare
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
the wordsmith had a terrific feel for the verbal pyrotechnics of the young Shakespeare, but also for his rootedness in the Warwickshire countryside. Fragmentary biographical gems – such as the weirdness of Shakespeare’s brother Gilbert – are... Read more
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Oxford Mail
WEEKEND RESULTS: April 30-May 11: Henley 12, Rosslyn Park 31. National League 2 South: Chinnor 45, Southend S
WEEKEND RESULTS: April 30-May 1
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
1: Henley 12, Rosslyn Park 31. National League 2 South: Chinnor 45, Southend Saxons 26. COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP SHIELD Warwickshire 27, Oxfordshire 21. KINGSTONE PRESS LEAGUE ONE Toulouse Olympique 54, Oxford RL 8. SHAW GIBBS OXFORDSHIRE... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Yorkshire edge first day as Brooks takes the lead role at Trent Bridgeto what would have been his third hundred in just four first-class appearances
Yorkshire edge first day as Brooks takes the lead role at Trent Bridge
Wakefield Today / Posted 2 days ago
to what would have been his third hundred in just four first-class appearances this year. After draws with Hampshire and Warwickshire in their opening two games, Yorkshire handed a debut to David Willey and welcomed back Root for his first... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brewers are turning to unusual means to brew the perfect pint of beerof bees used to produce a seasonal honey beer. Meanwhile, Adnams of Suffolk, O
Brewers are turning to unusual means to brew the perfect pint of beer
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
of bees used to produce a seasonal honey beer. Meanwhile, Adnams of Suffolk, Otter Brewery in Devon and Purity Brewery in Warwickshire are also sending spent grain to feed cattle and pigs, while re-using hops as fertiliser. Tony Jerome, of the... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa prospects of appointing Pearson held up by takeover limboownership issue to be resolved. According to our sister title, the Sunday Peop
Villa prospects of appointing Pearson held up by takeover limbo
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
ownership issue to be resolved. According to our sister title, the Sunday People, Pearson was spotted with Hollis in a Warwickshire pub. Bruce is another name known to interest the board, who are being advised by Brian Little, but the prospect... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Lory Meagher Cup roundjoy for the local sides in today's Pairc na hEireann Lory Meagher Cup double-he
Lory Meagher Cup round
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 3 days ago
joy for the local sides in today's Pairc na hEireann Lory Meagher Cup double-header. Louth scored a 3-14 to 2-10 win over Warwickshire having led by 1-8 to 1-6 at the change of ends. Meanwhile, in the second game, Leitrim got the better of... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Chris Waters: Obvious talent in Yorkshire’s batting line-up needs to be reawakenedinnings they slipped to 147-6 before almost doubling their total in a match the
Chris Waters: Obvious talent in Yorkshire’s batting line-up needs to be reawakened
Wakefield Today / Posted 4 days ago
innings they slipped to 147-6 before almost doubling their total in a match they lost by four wickets. Last week, against Warwickshire at Edgbaston, Yorkshire were 85-4 before a fifth-wicket stand of 102 between Ballance and Leaning. They also... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Chris Waters: Obvious talent in Yorkshire’s batting line-up needs to rediscoveredinnings they slipped to 147-6 before almost doubling their total in a match the
Chris Waters: Obvious talent in Yorkshire’s batting line-up needs to rediscovered
Wakefield Today / Posted 4 days ago
innings they slipped to 147-6 before almost doubling their total in a match they lost by four wickets. Last week, against Warwickshire at Edgbaston, Yorkshire were 85-4 before a fifth-wicket stand of 102 between Ballance and Leaning. They also... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Andrew Gale: It was ice cold at Edgbaston but we’re not in bad shape for NottsA LOT of the talk this week has been about the unseasonably cold weather with s
Andrew Gale: It was ice cold at Edgbaston but we’re not in bad shape for Notts
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 4 days ago
A LOT of the talk this week has been about the unseasonably cold weather with snow in late April and our game against Warwickshire at Edgbaston represented a first for me – the first time that I have ever been snowed off on a cricket fi Previously,... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Andrew Gale: It was ice cold at Edgbaston but we’re not in bad shape for NottsA LOT of the talk this week has been about the unseasonably cold weather with s
Andrew Gale: It was ice cold at Edgbaston but we’re not in bad shape for Notts
Wakefield Today / Posted 4 days ago
A LOT of the talk this week has been about the unseasonably cold weather with snow in late April and our game against Warwickshire at Edgbaston represented a first for me – the first time that I have ever been snowed off on a cricket fi Previously,... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Blackpool v Latics - Big Game Preview2014 - Championship - Latics 0 Blackpool 2 19 Oct 2013 - Championship - Blackp
Blackpool v Latics - Big Game Preview
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 4 days ago
2014 - Championship - Latics 0 Blackpool 2 19 Oct 2013 - Championship - Blackpool 1 Latics 0 Ref Watch: Stuart Attwell (Warwickshire)Take a look at our 'Meet The Ref' article. Stuart Attwell Card Watch 2015/16Games - 41, yellows - 115, reds -... Read more
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Business Standard India
In Shakespeare's worldevery half an hour, from 9 am to 5 pm. Stratford Upon Avon The birthplace of S
In Shakespeare's world
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
every half an hour, from 9 am to 5 pm. Stratford Upon Avon The birthplace of Shakespeare, this town in the county of Warwickshire is located about 160 km north of London. The Stratford Upon Avon walking tour takes you through places... Read more
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Evening Standard
Out of this world: Why British music festivals are dressing upto get involved.” The top 20 family friendly UK festivals The top 20 family f
Out of this world: Why British music festivals are dressing up
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
to get involved.” The top 20 family friendly UK festivals The top 20 family friendly UK festivals Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire Often described as a Midland’s mini Glastonbury, the Lunar Festival keeps things PG during the day with a range... Read more
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give me sport
England could pick two new county captains with very different points to prove to solve batting dilemmahas experienced a perfect start to the season with Middlesex. His 231 and 106 i
England could pick two new county captains with very different points to prove to solve batting dilemma
give me sport / Posted 4 days ago
has experienced a perfect start to the season with Middlesex. His 231 and 106 in each innings of their home fixture against Warwickshire was a club record and a timely early season nudge to the selectors. However, his glut of runs did come against... Read more
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birminghammail
Girlfriend's tribute to 'doting father' who left two children“Robert was my first-born son, a truly wonderful, inspirational person and most
Girlfriend's tribute to 'doting father' who left two children
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
“Robert was my first-born son, a truly wonderful, inspirational person and most loving son.” A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving in connection with the crash. Anyone with information should call Warwickshire Police on 1... Read more
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Coventry City FC
Sky Blues in the Community prepare for a busy final day of the home season against the Bladesduring this season. Sky Blues in the Community will be working with 1,800 chil
Sky Blues in the Community prepare for a busy final day of the home season against the Blades
Coventry City FC / Posted 5 days ago
during this season. Sky Blues in the Community will be working with 1,800 children at Primary Schools across Coventry and Warwickshire. Year 5 children from these schools will participate in a 6 week programme that educates them about the... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Hurling previews: Banner out to dethrone Deise menwhere Tyrone will be fancied to bounce back from their heavy defeat to Mayo. V
Hurling previews: Banner out to dethrone Deise men
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 5 days ago
where Tyrone will be fancied to bounce back from their heavy defeat to Mayo. Verdict: Tyrone Lory Meagher Cup round 2 Warwickshire v Louth, Pairc na hEireann, 11.45am Both these sides are likely to set the pace in the Lory Meagher Cup and... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Hatfield House estate to host three-day countryside festivalsend a link to this page you must be logged in. The three-day event will alter
Hatfield House estate to host three-day countryside festival
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 5 days ago
send a link to this page you must be logged in. The three-day event will alternate between Hertfordshire and Warwickshire over the next six years. Hatfield House will be the venue in 2017, 2019, and 2021, with the event returning to... Read more
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birminghammail
Kabir Ali signs for Dartmouth as they aim to win back Birmingham League titleAlthough he has joined predominantly as a batsman, he might bowl the odd seamer
Kabir Ali signs for Dartmouth as they aim to win back Birmingham League title
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
Although he has joined predominantly as a batsman, he might bowl the odd seamer as well.” Dartmouth have also added former Warwickshire and Scotland player Navdeep Poonia to their line-up, who will open the batting with Kadeer. They have recruited... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Children as young as TEN get chance to enter driving competitionemergency braking and steering. The top 40 drivers will then be invited to a g
Children as young as TEN get chance to enter driving competition
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
emergency braking and steering. The top 40 drivers will then be invited to a grand final at the British Motor Museum in Warwickshire. Kim Stanton from Young Driver, said: “People would be amazed at the level of skill these young drivers... Read more
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Coventry City FC
"Six offered professional terms is great for the Academy and local area to be represented by their club." - Coventry City's Rich Stevensnetwork. "Scott has already been really busy forming links with local teams an
"Six offered professional terms is great for the Academy and local area to be represented by their club." - Coventry City's Rich Stevens
Coventry City FC / Posted 5 days ago
network. "Scott has already been really busy forming links with local teams and getting out and about in Coventry and Warwickshire. At the end of the day, trying to get boys from the local area into the club is the brief. "Jackson Moody... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Cunniffe throws down gauntletagainst Lancashire this weekend. The sides meet in the Lory Meagher Cup second
Cunniffe throws down gauntlet
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 5 days ago
against Lancashire this weekend. The sides meet in the Lory Meagher Cup second round and having lost their opening game to Warwickshire, the Connacht outfit are now in the last chance saloon. A win for Cunniffe’s charges brings them right back... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Injury-hit Oxfordshire are still strong, says head coach Craig BurrowsBurrows believes Oxfordshire are a stronger outfit than last year despite losin
Injury-hit Oxfordshire are still strong, says head coach Craig Burrows
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Burrows believes Oxfordshire are a stronger outfit than last year despite losing several players to injury. Oxon travel to Warwickshire tomorrow in their opening Pool 1 match of this year's County Championship Shield. After missing out on the... Read more
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Coventry City FC
BOARDROOM: Executive Vice Chairman Chris Anderson reviews the 2015/16 season, season tickets and the Academyclub is a vital community asset and it is hugely important for connecting the f
BOARDROOM: Executive Vice Chairman Chris Anderson reviews the 2015/16 season, season tickets and the Academy
Coventry City FC / Posted 5 days ago
club is a vital community asset and it is hugely important for connecting the football club with the people of Coventry and Warwickshire. Without the Academy and the Alan Higgs Centre, the likes of Callum Wilson, Cyrus Christie, Gael Bigirimana, and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Size 10 model told to lose weight shuts down haters in the best possible wayweight despite being a size 10 has shut down her haters with a daring unedited
Size 10 model told to lose weight shuts down haters in the best possible way
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
weight despite being a size 10 has shut down her haters with a daring unedited photo shoot. Jess Clack, from Coventry, Warwickshire, shared pictures of herself wearing revealing clothes during the untouched shoot in a bid to silence the people... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
South Lakeland hosts 70th anniversary baton relaywith a baton relay taking in locations across England, Scotland, Wales and Nort
South Lakeland hosts 70th anniversary baton relay
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
with a baton relay taking in locations across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The tour started in Warwickshire earlier this month, with the baton being passed between members of the Lakeland VMCC as part of the Cumbria leg... Read more
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Daily Mirror
World War Two hero died penniless after care home manager stole his life savingsthe River Meadows care home in Kineton, Warks. Oliver preyed on residents at t
World War Two hero died penniless after care home manager stole his life savings
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
the River Meadows care home in Kineton, Warks. Oliver preyed on residents at the River Meadows Residential Home, Kineton, Warwickshire to fund an "extravagant lifestyle" She took their bank cards and started emptying their accounts using a cash... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Injured Chesterfield serviceman prepares for Prince Harry’s Invictus GamesCraig and his family. *** FREE FOR EDITORIAL USE *** Wounded servicemen use a
Injured Chesterfield serviceman prepares for Prince Harry’s Invictus Games
Derbyshire Times / Posted 5 days ago
Craig and his family. *** FREE FOR EDITORIAL USE *** Wounded servicemen use a wind tunnel at Jaguar Land Rover in Gaydon, Warwickshire, to prepare for the Invictus Games, which takes place next month in Orlando, Florida. Cyclists Darran Challis... Read more
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