A 16-year-old cat with arthritis is using a water treadmill as part of her hydrotherapy treatment to help ease her pain.
A tube that almost killed a sword swallower and a 'cursed' ventriloquist's doll go under the hammer in a bizarre Leamington Spa auction.
A mother and three children became trapped in their car when the engine cut out in a ford and water began to fill up to their elbows.
Three big projects in Coventry and Warwickshire will be boosted by a cash sum of over £21 million through the Local Enterprise Partnership.
The CW LEP has been granted about £24.4 million from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund, which has now been approved and is ready to spend.
The cash will be allocated to three areas – access to finance, support for strategic companies and for help with infrastructure and large projects.
Three key projects have been picked to get funding. The Friargate scheme planned for the area around Coventry Station will receive £12.7 million; Junction 12 of the M40 will get £3 million, while an extra £6 million will be given for road transport upgrades north of Jaguar’s global headquarters.
UK Coal has told ITV Central it is confident Thoresby Colliery in Nottinghamshire is still viable. The company has lost more than £200 million in a fire at another pit.
And it is talking to the government about what help it can give to make sure UK Coal survives.
Commenting on the future of UK Coal a Department of Energy and Climate Change spokesman said:
"The Government is looking at a number of options with UK Coal and our discussions are ongoing."
Britain's largest coal mining firm is calling on the government for financial support, following the underground fire at Daw Mill which has left the pit and workforce redundant.
Parts of UK Coal may return to public ownership under plans being discussed by ministers that would protect some, or all, of the company's ailing pension scheme.
The underground blaze at Daw Mill in Warwickshire, has resulted in 650 miners being put out of work. The damage has cost UK Coal £160million in lost coal and a further £100million in equipment losses.
Andrew Mcintosh, spokesperson for UK Coal, said a third of the company's business was affected by the fire at Daw Mill, which is still burning.
England's cricket squad for the first Test against New Zealand at Lord's has been named this morning.
Nottinghamshire's Graeme Swann will return to the squad after recovering from elbow surgery.
Team mate Stuart Broad has also been selected, along with Warwickshire's Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott.
Nottinghamshire's Graeme Swann is back in England's squad for the the first Investec Test after recovering from elbow surgery.
Warwickshire Fire and Rescue have been called to a fire near the Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon. 7 vehicles were found to be on fire around 3.30am this morning at a car storage area. Some of the surrounding bush and scrub area was also alight.
The UK's biggest coal miner said it is focused on securing a viable future for its remaining mines after speculation that a devastating fire may force it into liquidation and threaten 2,000 jobs.
A fire deep underground at Daw Mill mine in Warwickshire forced UK Coal Mine Holdings to shut the pit in March, leaving the company with a huge bill and threatening its viability.
The Financial Times said the miner is considering a voluntary liquidation for its main subsidiary, UK Coal Operations, to avoid being forced into insolvency over unpaid tax.
A 54-year-old man from the Stratford area has been charged with the theft of £113,000 from the former Warwickshire Police headquarters at Leek Wootton.
The man, a retired police officer, will appear before magistrates in Leamington on May 22.
Police are investigating the circumstances of a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the M42 southbound between J3A and J3 at 2.35pm on 29th April 2013.The collision occurred when a silver Nissan X-Trail left the road to the nearside.
It travelled across the hard shoulder, through a wooden fence and hedgerow and for some distance into an adjacent field.
Warwickshire Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the vehicle involved leave the carriageway or the manner of driving of any vehicles prior to the collision.
The female passenger in the car, in her 60’s from Worcestershire, suffered fatal injuries during the crash and was declared dead at the scene.
The male driver was taken by air ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for treatment. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.