Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)

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Articles from May 25, 2002

ATHLETICS: Bridge Too Far in Brock's PB Effort
NEW SPHINX AC member Kevin Brock came close to achieving a personal best in the tough but scenic Broloppet half marathon that runs over the bridge linking Denmark and Sweden. The event was first held two years ago to celebrate the opening of ...
A Treasury of Modern Art; Coventry Cathedral 1962 - 2002
IN ADDITION to being a place of worship, Coventry Cathedral has become a major tourist attraction. Every year 250,000 visitors experience the modern masterpiece created by Sir Basil Spence. Richard Padgett finds out what the building has to offer....
CEMETERY SEX ATTACK ON MUM; Pilgrimage to Children's Graves Ends in Horror
Byline: MARTIN SMITH and CATHERINE TURNELL A WOMAN visiting the graves of her two young children was knocked to the ground and sexually assaulted in a Coventry cemetery. The former Coventry woman, who now lives in Dublin, is on a two-day trip...
CRICKET: Title Holders Still Finding the Going Hard; FRIZZELL COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP
UNDER-pressure Frizzell County Championship title holders Yorkshire, still looking for their first win of the season, endured another difficult day in the field at Headingley as John Crawley's rich vein of form continued. Crawley struck 79 and...
FOOTBALL: Deadline for Injured England Duo
TREVOR SINCLAIR was today rejoining his England team-mates at their Japanese World Cup base just three days after leaving them as David Beckham and Kieron Dyer faced up to injury deadlines. Beckham has been warned that he must be back in full...
Hard Graft, Angel Voices; Coventry Cathedral 1962 - 2002
THE clear voices of boys and girls ring out from the cathedral as they practice for that perfect pitch. The boys' choir may be a long-established part of cathedral life, but the girls are catching up. And both choirs have to put in a lot of...
In the Courts
Jail term for theft case man A COVENTRY man has been jailed for two months by city magistrates for offences including theft. Leon Edmundson, aged 20, of Tarquin Close, Willenhall, was charged with stealing nine T-shirts valued at pounds 89.98...
LETTERS: Your Views
Let's have a biennial arts festival to boost our city I AM always pleased to read your frequent reports of young Coventry kids excelling locally, nationally and even internationally in all areas of music and drama. Likewise I am aware of the...
Mason Fred's Own Little Bit of History; Coventry Cathedral 1962 - 2002
MASTER stonemason Fred Wilkes can still remember the sense of pride he felt on fitting the final piece above the 75 ft high Baptistry window of the new cathedral. There he is (far left), up on the roof, in his woolly hat and donkey jacket, helping...
More a Gardener Than a Fisher of Men.; Coventry Cathedral 1962 - 2002
COME with me, and I will make you fishers of men," said Jesus as he recruited his first disciples on the shores of Lake Galilee. The recently-installed Dean of Coventry, the Very Rev John Irvine, is more like a gardener than a fisherman. In...
WEEKEND BYTE SIZE: Pope and Glory
THE Vatican's website has been nominated for one of the internet's prestigious Webby awards. The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences gives out the Oscar-styled awards based upon the judgements of their panel of celebrity adjudicators...
Weekend Dinner Date
ANDY DAVIES, aged 36, broke into showbusiness by entering a string of phone-in competitions on radio station GLR. Presenter Emma Freud spoke to him off air, they went to lunch and there he met Chris Evans. Davies got a voluntary job answering...
WEEKEND TRAVEL: Wish I Was There ... Reader's Report
Name Anthony Farnworth, 36, of Holyhead Road, Coundon, Coventry. Favourite place Nepal. Landlocked country between India and Tibet, spans terrain from subtropical jungle to the icy Himalayas. Sum it up The people are really friendly, and it...