Coventry and West Midlands

Football fan banned from matches for three years after homophobic abuse

Catherine Muxworthy June 22, 2023

Liam Duce appeared at Dudley Magistrate Court on June 15 where he pleaded guilty to using threatening or abusive words and behaviour after he was arrested for homophobic abused at a Wolves vs Chelsea match back on April 8. The 24-year-old, of High Park Crescent, Sedgley, was given a three-year football banning order and fined £461.

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Wolverhampton born Beverley Knight wins Best Supporting Actress at Olivier Awards

Catherine Muxworthy April 4, 2023

During her speech, Beverley Knight praised theatre, which is becoming more accessible and inclusive. She said: “A show like Sylvia makes theatre accessible. We are diverse on stage and I love that I look out and see diversity in age, in race and most likely in [theatregoers’] financial situations, too. I give absolute respect to the Old Vic for that.

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