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Improvements to parks in Kenilworth and Lillington have begun

Work to improve two parks in Kenilworth and Lillington has now started, Warwick District Council has confirmed.

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Photo by Chase Meadow Residents' Association

UPDATE: Travellers return to Warwick just days after leaving

Travellers have been spotted back in Warwick just days after they left.

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Workers building the allotment at Myton School

New ‘wildlife garden’ built at Myton School

Myton School can now enjoy a new ‘wildlife garden’ after a team of pupils, builders, charity workers and Jaguar Land Rover employees combined to build it.

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The fox's head was caught between two headstones at  St Mary Magdalene Church, in Vicarage Road, Leamington.

Fox rescued by RSPCA after getting head wedged between headstones in Leamington cemetery

A fox was rescued by the RSPCA after making a ‘grave’ mistake by getting his head tightly wedged in between two headstones in a Leamington cemetery.

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The Guy's Cliffe Walled Garden will be one of the gardens open for the event.

Warwick Open Gardens event today

The Warwickshire Garden Trust’s open gardens day is taking place in Warwick today (Sunday).

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Concerned residents at Wellesbourne Allotments.

Historic Wellesbourne allotments threatened by houses

An historic allotment plot that is one of the oldest in Britain could be turned into housing, causing anger among some villagers.

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The new hotel is thought to go on the grandstand area at Warwick Racecourse. Warwick Racecourse on First jumps meeting of the 2013 season. ENGNNL00220130611173252

New hotel set for Warwick as St Mary’s Lands masterplan gets go-ahead

A new hotel is set for Warwick after a masterplan for a “unique visitor attraction” was given the green light last night (Wednesday).

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New hotel could be on the cards for Warwick

New hotel could be on the cards for Warwick

A new hotel could be on the cards for Warwick if plans get the go-ahead tonight.

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Hazel dormice were being introduced into the Warwickshire population at a secret location on Tuesday. MHLC-20-06-17 hazel dormice NNL-170620-221618009

Rare hazel dormice released into Warwickshire woods in effort to boost wild population

A secluded wood in Warwickshire was the scene for the reintroduction of an endangered species yesterday (Tuesday June 21).

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David Pool, far left, with his group of friends on the Annual South Downs Way Walk. Picture: Shirley Rushmer

Visually impaired Kenilworth walker finishes 100-mile walk for talking book service

A visually impaired walker from Kenilworth took on a 100-mile walk in Sussex to raise money for a talking book service he often uses.

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Kenilworth gardens on display once again this weekend for charity

Kenilworth gardens on display once again this weekend for charity

A selection of Kenilworth gardens will be open for the public to enjoy this Sunday (June 18) to raise money for a national charity.

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The Guy's Cliffe Walled Garden will be one of the gardens open for the event.

Warwick Open Gardens event to return next month

The Warwickshire Garden Trust will once again be hosting their open gardens day in Warwick next month.

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The book reveals the reasons behind why this path in Abbey Fields is so narrow, among many other things

Steep Abbey Fields footpath could be improved

A steep footpath down a hill in Abbey Fields could now be made easier for people to use after Warwick District Council agreed to look at potentially improving it.

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Children at Busy Bees nursery in Warwick getting hands on with gardening in honour of the Chelsea Flower Show.

Children at Warwick nursery enjoy gardening activities

Children at a nursery in Warwick had the opportunity to enjoy gardening activities last month in line with the Chelsea Flower Show.

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Warwick Prepatory School pupils learning about water usage. Photo from Severn Trent.

Severn Trent joins Warwick school pupils for Earth Day

Severn Trent staff paid a visit to a school in Warwick for their Earth Day.

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Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Hordes of pesky visitors could be invading homes this summer as freak weather conditions will mean a bumper season - for INSECTS, experts say.

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From left to right: Corenna Jennings (Barford Village Shop Manager), John Murphy (Parish Councillor - Barford, Sherbourne & Wasperton Joint Parish Council), Amanda Griffin (Chair of Barford village Shop), Keya Ray, Eve Baker and Zahra Nacer (Barford St. Peter's CE Primary School pupils).

Kenilworth and Barford benefit from new council grants

Kenilworth cricketers and Barford residents are the latest to benefit from improved outdoor facilities thanks to district council grants.

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Jojo Norris (supporter of Foundry Wood), Nicola Small (Warwickshire County Council), Kath Pasteur (Friend of Foundry Wood) and Kristie Naimo  (chair of Friends of Foundry wood).

Cycle way opens in Princes Drive

The Princes Drive cycle link to enhance sustainable access to the area has been declared open with an event aimed at encouraging cycling in the area.

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The fat blocked sewer in Warwick. Photo by Severn Trent.

Warwick sewers under attack from fat

Severn Trent bosses say Warwick residents ‘haven’t learnt their lesson’ after discovering fat was blocking part of the town’s sewers again.

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Ian Downie looking up at the street light that has been placed outside his house on West Street in Warwick.

Warwick residents’ anger over ‘40ft’ street light

The residents of a historical house in Warwick have become angry and concerned after the council placed a ‘40ft’ street light outside their home.

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