Warwick and Leamington boxing legend Dick Turpin remembered through portrait

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Warwick and Leamington boxing legend Dick Turpin was remembered by a number of special guests at the unveiling of a special portrait last week.

The portrait of Dick, created by Paul Oz and commissioned by Cleary’s Boxing Gym chairman Adrian Bush, was revealed at the Court House in Jury Street, Warwick, on Tuesday evening.

An unveiling ceremony for a portrait of local boxing hero Dick Turpin took place at Warwick Courthouse. The painting was created by artist Paul Oz (pictured).

An unveiling ceremony for a portrait of local boxing hero Dick Turpin took place at Warwick Courthouse. The painting was created by artist Paul Oz (pictured).

Former boxing champions Franco Wanyama, Bunny Johnson, Neil Simpson and ex-judo world champion Neil Adams attended while boxing writer Colin Hart provided a heartfelt tribute to Dick.