Warwickshire CCC extends Broadway Casino deal

Warwickshire County Cricket Club has extended its commercial deal with Birmingham casino Broadway.<p>The club has signed a two-year extension to its …

UK News

Warwickshire experiment with hybrid pitches

The pitches are still 90% grass but include strands of plastic and if tests go well the club could lay another such pitch somewhere near the middle …

Chris Woakes

LGBT Pride volunteers set up a market stall, and got more than 100 homophobic responses in one day

Volunteers who were promoting a Pride event in Stratford-upon-Avon were barraged with homophobic abuse over the weekend.<p>Warwickshire Pride had been …


Mum joins daughter at Warwickshire retirement village

It’s not often a mother follows in her daughter's footsteps, but for Maureen that’s exactly happened.<p>The 88-year-old made the move from her home in Leamington Spa to a retirement village near Rugby, eight years after her daughter moved there.


Restaurant review


Exiles take a big step towards final

Warwickshire 2-17 Monaghan 3-13<p>Warwickshire practically assured themselves of a place in the final by holding out against a resurgent Monaghan in …


Woman and toddler die in crash with lorry near M6, police launch appeal for witnesses

A woman and a young boy have died in a collision on the M6 near Leicestershire.<p>The crash, involving a blue Nissan Qashqai and a lorry, happened on …


Hoban rescues 13-man Exiles

Louth 1-16 Warwickshire 1-16<p>Paul Hoban's last-gasp free helped 13-man Warwickshire rescue a point against Louth in Darver.<p>Tony Joyce's side showed …


Woman and toddler killed after car collided with lorry in Warwickshire

A two-year-old boy and a 31-year-old woman have been killed after the car they were travelling in hit a lorry in Warwickshire.<p>Warwickshire Police …


Woman and toddler killed as car collides with lorry near Rugby

Man and six-year-old girl from same vehicle taken to hospital after crash in Warwickshire<p>A 31-year-old woman and a two-year-old boy have died after the car they were travelling in was involved in a crash in Warwickshire.<p>A man aged 35 and a six-year-old girl from the same vehicle were taken to …


Woman and two-year-old boy killed in horror smash as car collides with lorry

Three other people, including a six-year-old girl, were taken to hospital after the crash.<p>A woman and a two-year-old boy have died after the car they …

West Midlands

Churchover crash: Woman and boy, 2, die in collision

<b>A woman and a two-year-old boy have died in a crash between a car and a lorry.</b><p>It happened at about 22:30 GMT on Saturday when the car was coming off the M6 at J1 onto the A426 near Churchover, Warwickshire.<p>The woman, 31, and boy were declared dead at the scene.<p>They were passengers in a blue Nissan …


Two-year-old boy and 31-year-old woman killed in motorway crash in Warwickshire

The victims were travelling in a blue Nissan Qashqai when the incident happened at 10.30pm on Saturday, as they came off the M6 at junction 1 and …


Boy, 2, and woman die as car collides with lorry

A woman and a two-year-old boy have died after the car they were travelling in was involved in a crash in England.<p>A man aged 35 and a six-year-old …

News (Ireland)

Warwickshire Police warning after two 'sudden and unexplained' deaths in Rugby

Police have issued an urgent warning to Midlands residents after two deaths in Rugby.<p>Officers were called to an address in the Warwickshire town this …

UK News

'Stolen' Range Rover smashes into cricket pavilion building

This shocking image shows the moment a Range Rover smashed into Coleshill Cricket Club, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.<p>Officers from …

UK News

Warning over hundreds of pairs of stolen heated grips

Image: The heated grips that are really hot


Watch horror crash as car smashes through telegraph pole

This TERRIFYING footage shows the moment a car travelling at high speed wipes out a fence and telegraph pole, before flying into the air and stopping …

Ford Fiesta

Bird flu prevention zone declared across England to protect poultry

A bird flu prevention zone has been declared across the whole of England, as more dead wild birds were found with the virus.<p>The move, announced by …

News (Ireland)

Bird flu prevention zone declared in England in bid to stop virus spreading

The move, announced by chief veterinary officer Nigel Gibbens, comes after 13 dead wild birds in Warwickshire were confirmed to have the …

Public Health

Origins of the Atherstone Ball Game that is as old as England

The people of Warwickshire and Leicestershire have always been enemies in football – and this bitter feud in sport is what led to Atherstone getting …

Birmingham, UK

Nuneaton bowling alley siege: Man admits charges

<b>A man has admitted taking two people hostage during a four-hour siege at a bowling alley.</b><p>David Clarke, 53, of Ryde Avenue in Nuneaton, pleaded guilty to seven charges over the stand-off at MFA Bowl in Nuneaton in October.<p>These included two counts of false imprisonment and possessing a samurai sword …


Two women from Powys die in M42 crash

<b>Two women who died in an M42 crash near the Staffordshire and Warwickshire border were from Powys, police said.</b><p>The two-vehicle incident happened northbound between junctions nine (Litchfield) and 10 (Tamworth) at about 03:20 GMT on 5 January.<p>The women, in their 50s and 60s, were in the back of a …

News (Wales)

Ex-landlady and friend die in horror crash as they head to airport

Two friends were killed in a horrific crash on the way to the airport.<p>Barbara Jones and Christine Evans were travelling with Ms Jones’ partner Gareth …

News (Wales)

Tributes to popular Welshpool landlady and friend killed in M42 crash while on way to airport

Tributes have been paid to a popular Welshpool landlady who was killed alongside her friend in a motorway crash.<p>Barbara Jones had been the landlady …


Warwickshire man among two dead after multi-vehicle M40 crash

Two men have died after a multi-vehicle crash on the M40 that left another with serious leg injuries.<p>Police and paramedics were called to the M40 …

Thames Valley Police

Roger Surgay Signature Series Rods

THESE were a late season launch from The Tackle Exchange but an interesting one. You’ve only got to look on the Web to see the demand for ‘old …


Review: Roger Surgay Signature Series Rods

The Roger Surgay Signature Series Rods come under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, …


LISTED: Police helicopter response times for each Yorkshire force - as review reveals 'significant' differences

Questions have been raised after a watchdog highlighted concerns over the speed of response by police helicopters.<p>But West Yorkshire Police was found …

West Yorkshire Police

From firefighters to detection dogs - your public service heroes in pictures

For this year’s #OurDay tweetathon on 21 November, we asked Guardian readers to share their pictures of a day in the life of local public staff. Here are just a few of our favourites