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Homes in West Midlands expected to be without power until evening after heavy snow disrupts supplies

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Homes in the West Midlands may be without power until this evening after snow across the region caused disruption to power supplies.

More than 8,000 homes across the region have experienced power cuts, while in the East Midlands, the number is almost 5,000.

Energy company Western Power Distribution said that engineers were out working to restore power to homes affected.

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Snow stops bin collections in Coventry

Bins in Coventry will not be collected today due to weather conditions.

Coventry City Council made the announcement on Twitter, stating that bin collection and commercial waste collection services have been halted due to the snow and ice.

It is not yet know when replacement services will take place.

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