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UPDATE: Travellers in Kenilworth park to have notice of leave served on them

Travellers who set up camp in a Kenilworth park last night will have a notice of leave served on them by police tomorrow.

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The new habitats should help populations of great-crested newts

HS2 wildlife projects in Kenilworth to start this month

Work to create wildlife habitats in Kenilworth to try and decrease the impact of HS2 on environment is set to start this month.

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St Mary's Lands. Photo by Linda Bromley

Masterplan for St Mary’s Lands in Warwick gets full council backing

The masterplan for the development of land in Warwick has now received full backing.

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The memorial garden at Marloes Walk.

Warwick charity helps family create memorial garden in Sydenham

A Warwick-based charity has jumped in to help a family create a memorial garden at a nursing home in Sydenham.

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Tesco announces plans to scrap 5p single-use plastic bags

Shoppers at Tesco stores across Britain will no longer be able to buy 5p ‘single-use’ plastic carrier bags from the end of the month.

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New speed limit one step closer for Warwick town centre

New speed limit one step closer for Warwick town centre

A new speed limit is on the horizon for Warwick town centre.

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Travellers at Chase Meadow. Photo by John Berkeley.

Petition launched for more action about travellers in Warwick

Members of a residents’ association in Warwick have started a petition to get measures in place to prevent further traveller encampments.

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St Mary's Lands. Photo by Linda Bromley

Meeting in Warwick to discuss St Mary’s Lands masterplan

A meeting is being held next week to discuss the masterplan for St Mary’s Lands.

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New plan to tackle Warwick District’s fly-tipping issue

New plan to tackle Warwick District’s fly-tipping issue

Steps are starting to be taken to tackle the problem of fly-tipping in the Warwick District.

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Councillor Martyn Ashford with Tim Coates from Taylor Wimpey at Tapping Way with new trenches and mounds. ABCDE NNL-170725-121630001

Measures being put in place to deter travellers from site in Warwick

Measures are currently being put in place on private land in Warwick to deter further traveller encampments after ongoing issues.

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Old play equipment at Ebourne Recreation Ground in Kenilworth

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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