Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)

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Articles from January 18, 2010

A Healthier Place to Be; YOUR Schools
Byline: Lucy Lynch EVERYONE at a learning centre that takes pupils struggling in mainstream schools has taken steps to improve their health. Staff and pupils at the Grange Extended Learning Centre have just achieved healthy schools status. They...
Baroness Quizzed by School Pupils
Byline: Lucy Lynch FORMER Coventry teacher Estelle Morris was quizzed about the expenses she claimed as an MP by pupils at a Coventry secondary school. Baroness Morris spent a morning at Blue Coat Church of England School in Terry Road, Stoke,...
Be Fair, Health Chiefs Urged
COUPLES in Coventry and Warwickshire are on the losing end of a postcode lottery for infertility treatment. They are only entitled to one cycle of IVF treatment on the NHS. But couples living in other parts of the country can expect the NHS to...
CALL THIS GLOBAL WA W RMING? THE Recent Big Freeze Has Prompted Doubts about Climate Change. but Environment Reporter MARY GRIFFIN Hears That, despite the Snow, the Heat Is Still On
Byline: MARY GRIFFIN AS the snow fell thicker, the questions came quicker... was this proof that climate change was just a lot of hot air? The effects of global warming were less than obvious as we squelched through the sleet and scraped the ice...
CHEATED OUT OF HAVING CHILDREN; IVF Couples Are Victims of Cruel Postcode Lottery IVF 'Justice' Campaign on the Net
Byline: Warren Manger HUNDREDS of childless couples across Coventry and Warwickshire are being denied the chance to become parents by a cruel postcode lottery. Local health trusts only pay for would-be parents to get one cycle of IVF treatment...
Chill Wind Blows through Market; Nostalgia
FOR those living in 'Iceberg Britain' in the winter of '63, the Sixties were more Shivering than Swinging, but were the conditions really as bad as our current cold snap? We spoke to traders in the Coventry Indoor Market about how things compare to...
CITY SUFFER LATE HORROR; Another Late Goal Denies Sky Blues an Away Point
Byline: ANDY TURNER Ipswich Town.... 3 Coventry City.... 2 THE SKY BLUES went into the game at Portman Road with the rather impressive record as the only Championship side not to have conceded in the last five minutes of a league game. They ended...
Coleman's Ready for FA Battle; BOSS FUMING OVER INJURY TIM BOS OSS SS OV RY TIME: Coleman Is Happy to Face FA for a 'Chat'
Byline: Alan Poole CHRIS Coleman expects to face FA charges after Saturday's Portman Road confrontation with referee Michael Oliver. But the Coventry City boss says that he is relishing the prospect of a trip to Soho Square where he will again...
Coming to a Village Hall near You. TheDailyPreview LIVE & LOCAL Various Venues
Byline: Marion McMullen THEATRE, music and storytelling is heading to a venue near you as part of the new Live & Local scheme. The scheme offers entertainment to local communities across the area and there is plenty in store over the coming...
Community Appeal as Cov Look for New Investment
Byline: John Wilkinson COVENTRY Rugby Club has launched an investment programme aimed at bringing supporters and the city community back into the heart of the Championship club. Recognising the priority to raise capital to underpin the business,...
Deaths
BAXTER Arthur Edward (Ted) Husband to Cherry, step-dad to Francesca, Stephen and Nicholas, father to Andrew, Helen, Christopher, also grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral to take place on Wednesday 27th January at 12.45 p.m. in the Cannon Hill...
Double Keeps Blaze on Top; Ice Hockey
Byline: Antony Hopker Coventry Blaze ..............5 g y Hull Stingrays.................3 COVENTRY Blaze dug deep to earn a four-point weekend, seeing off a lively Hull Stingrays 5-3. It took until the final minutes of the game, but backto-back...
Drugs Dogs Sniff out Train Crooks
Byline: Emma Stone SNIFFER dogs have been used by British Transport Police as part of an operation to tackle crime at Coventry train station. There has also been an increased police presence at the city's train station, as part of Operation Tranquillity....
FIRST EVER FORUM HAILED A SUCCESS; Group Aims to Improve Skills of Social Enterprise Advisers
Byline: Jenny Waddington COVENTRY and Warwickshire's growing social enterprise scene received a significant boost with the launch of the first ever forum designed to increase the skills and knowledge of the sector's specialist advisers. Organised...
FOOTBALL; JOIN THE DEBATE! A Just Visit Coventry Telegraph.net and Have Your Say on Any Story and Subject
FORMER players of Sherwyn Athletic FC (above) are calling for all past teammates to get in touch for a reunion. Brian Nicks, aged 72, from Glendower Avenue, Chapelfields, is one of those behind the reunion. He said: "The majority of the old players...
Forsdick's Return a Nuneaton Bonus; Zamaretto Premier
Byline: Derek Brown Hinckley .......................... 0 Nuneaton ....................... 0 LEFT-SIDED defender Simon Forsdick returned to action in Nuneaton Town's hastily arranged friendly at Hinckley United's 3G all weather pitch at The Greene...
Garage Slammed over Booze Plan
Byline: Helen Thomas A COMMUNITY is campaigning to stop a petrol station being granted a 24-hour licence to sell alcohol. The BP garage, known as RVT Motors, in Ansty Road, Wyken, Coventry, is already allowed to sell booze between 8am-10pm and...
In Memoriam
CORCORAN Catherine (Kay) Wife of Benny, Mum to Paul, Alan and families. Every moment of every day we love and miss you more than words can say, You will be in our hearts forever. GOODE Alexander John Treasured memories of a loving Husband, father,...
Is Blue the New Green?
I LEFT the cinema thinking Avatar was a fairly entertaining futuristic fantasy. Little did I know I had just been "brainwashed" by a movie of leftist, green "propaganda" which had attempted to recruit me as an "eco-terrorist". Or at least these...
Memories of 1963 Frozen in Time; YOUR Nostalgia
Byline: Carly Sumner TEMPERATA URES plummeted to Artic levels, stocks of road salt were in short supply and parts of the country come to a complete standstill. Sound familiar? Welcome to the original Big Freeze of 1963. For those with long...
Morrison Gutted over Last -Minute Rollover; Striker Admits Defeat Was Hard to Take
Byline: Andy Turner CLINTON MORRISON admitted that the way City threw away a point at Portman Road was enough to make them weep. "We are really disappointed because we got the early lead and then we worked so hard in the second half to get back...
Ricoh Station in Newdelay
Byline: Les Reid DELAYED plans for a new rail service through Coventry and Warwickshire stopping at the Ricoh face further hold-ups. A crucial next step for the NUCKLE scheme was expected this month with a new business case being presented to...
Rusty Cov in Need of Warm.up Time
Byline: John Wilkinson Plymouth Albion.........20 y Coventry ......................... 3 COVENTRY'S lack of game time and training were both in evidence as they came up short in difficult conditions at Brickfields and allowed Plymouth to consolidate...
Shock over Arson at Allotments
Byline: Tina Junday DISABLED students were left devastated when they discovered their allotments had been destroyed by arsonists at a college in Coventry. A greenhouse and two sheds were severely damaged in the fire at the back of Hereward College,...
The Teenage View
GOVERNMENT ministers are considering whether to allow product placement in TV soaps, dramas and chat shows. The move would pave the way for products such as drinks made by Coca Cola and confectionery made by Cadbury's to appear prominently during...
Tory Tax Break T Plans ATT a Acked T
THE TORIES have fended off attacks on their plans to give married couples a tax break. Schools Secretary Ed Balls accused Conservative leader David Cameron of engaging in "social engineering" and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg called the measure...
Totally Devoted. We're Just the Best of Friends; YOUR Celebrations
Byline: Cara Simpson SUE and Jack Lawton raised a champagne toast to 50 years of marriage at Coombe Abbey Hotel near Coventry last weekend. England-born Sue, 70, and Aussie Jack, 75, of Hillmorton in Rugby, met and married in Australia before...
We Want a Child So Badly - It's like There's a Hole in Our Lives
Byline: Warren Manger AS LISA Gibbins and her partner Brett Morris watched the snow create a winter wonderland outside their Coventry home they longed for a little son or daughter to share it with. But they cannot have a baby without medical...
WIN ...a Great Prize with LUCKY DIP
AT THE Coventry Telegraph we T constantly bring you great competitions. And here's another to brighten up your January! Plus for the first time ever you can choose what you win! We have SIX great prizes to give away every day this week and...
Your Stars
Byline: Claire Petulengro You need to be a little careful with your affections tonight, when seduction could see you missing out on the best match. Patience will serve you well on this day, and in fact throughout this week. Ring me now to hear why...