In a letter to Geoffrey Robinson, the Labour MP for Coventry North West, Rolls-Royce has confirmed plans to close their Ansty factory.
We will progressively run down Defence Services work carried out at Ansty by a combination of natural termination of legacy programmes or re-location of on-going work to other facilities. This is expected to take a number of years.
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After a chilly start, it will be a largely dry day with sunny spells.
Another largely dry and fine day, though cloud may tend to thicken from the north, with perhaps some outbreaks of rain in the evening.
EE and Vodafone have bought a number of Phones4u stores in the Midlands after the Staffordshire firm went in to administration last week.