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Green campaigners want action to stop pigeon poo ‘raining down’ from bridge in Old Town

Green Party campaigners want a rail operator to take responsibility for pigeon poo ‘raining down’ from a railway bridge in Old Town.

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A photo of swans on Abbey Fields' lake, taken by Bev Flowers

Friends of Abbey Fields launch photo competition for new calendar

Friends of Abbey Fields (FOAF) has announced a photo competition for its new calendar for 2018 - with the winner appearing on the front cover.

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The Kenilworth Greenway near the bridge over Coventry Road

Kenilworth Greenway volunteers get grant for tools to help their work

Volunteers who help look after the Kenilworth Greenway have received a boost after being given a grant for tools to help their work.

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Where the work will take place. Copyright: Google Earth

Tree preservation work to take place in Abbey Fields

Important work to preserve trees in Abbey Fields will take place this week, Warwick District Council has confirmed.

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Oakman Inns are banning straws for Earth Day

“Straws suck” owner of popular Warwickshire pubs makes a statement with plastic ban

When Oakman Inns was founded 12 years ago by its CEO, Peter Borg-Neal, his vision was that he would not only create a highly-regarded, very successful business but that Oakman Inns would be a sustainable organisation that would contribute to its local community rather than exploit it.

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The new Skate Park in Victoria Park was officially opened in November 2016. People had fun trying it out. MHLC-05-11-16 Skate Park NNL-160511-220825009

New Warwick skate park plans starting to come together

Plans are taking shape to secure a new £300,000 skate park in Warwick.

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The section of Jubilee House's car park where the repair work is happening

Clean-up of fuel spillage in Kenilworth drags on

A fuel spillage in Jubilee House’s car park has been causing disruption to its tenants for more than two months.

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The 2nd Warwick Seascouts came out on Sunday to help clean up the River Avon.

Warwick scout group help clean up River Avon

A scout group in Warwick got together to help clean rubbish from the River Avon at the weekend.

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The outline of the site of Myton Green.

Work ahead of major housing development between Leamington and Warwick approved

Infrastructure works planned for land between Leamington and Warwick ahead of a new residential development have been given the go ahead.

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Pictured: Heidi Meyer, Master at the Lord Leycester Hospital, two of the brothers and Sandra Jebb, head gardener at the Lord Leycester Hospital gardens. NNL-170329-095832009

Fundraising bid to replace greenhouse in historical Warwick gardens

A gardener who has worked at historical gardens in Warwick for nearly 24 years has taken on the mammoth task of raising £10,000 for a new greenhouse.

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Dog owners warned after Alabama Rot case confirmed near Warwick

Dog owners warned after Alabama Rot case confirmed near Warwick

A local veterinary group is warning dog owners to be vigilant after a case of the Alabama Rot disease was confirmed near Warwick this week.

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Photo by Chase Meadow Resident's Association.

Strong turn out for Chase Meadow clean up

Residents of all ages joined together to help clean up the Chase Meadow area in Warwick.

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The entrance to Ebourne Rec

Work to improve two Kenilworth parks set to start soon

Work to improve two Kenilworth parks will soon be starting, Warwick District Council has confirmed.

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Dog owners given new guidelines on what to do with countryside poo

Dog owners given new guidelines on what to do with countryside poo

The Forestry Commission is urging dog walkers to change their method of dealing with poo in the countryside.

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Peregrine Falcon

Watch live footage of Peregrine Falcon nest at Leamington town hall tower

Live footage of peregrine falcons currently nesting in the tower at Leamington town hall can be watched online.

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Volunteer Richard Dickson at St John's Playing Fields for the Great British Spring Clean

Kenilworth parks get a spring clean

Volunteers ventured into four Kenilworth parks last weekend to spruce them up as part of the Great British Spring Clean.

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Pictures of fly-tipping sent into the Courier by our readers.

Review into district’s fly-tipping enforcement

A review into fly-tipping enforcement in the Warwick district will be carried out amid concerns about offenders not being prosecuted.

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The travellers that were on sites in Hampton Road last week have now moved onto sites in Tapping Way.

Frustrations increasing over travellers in Warwick

Tensions are growing in Warwick as travellers continue to move from site to site in the town.

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Friends of Abbey Fields members after a litter pick in 2016. Credit: David Rickers

Four Kenilworth parks to embrace national spring cleaning scheme

Kenilworth will be embracing the Great British Spring Clean in early March with four clean-ups happening in some of the town’s parks.

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