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Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western stands down as Warwickshire county councillor

Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western has resigned from his role as a Warwickshire County Councillor.
Kirstie Allsopp

Win tickets to see Kirstie Allsopp and co as Handmade Fair returns to Warwickshire this summer

The Handmade Fair presented by Kirstie Allsopp returns to Warwickshire this summer for the ultimate creative day out and you could win one of five pairs of tickets.

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Campaigners outside Shire Hall this morning who wanted a better cycle network for Warwickshire

Warwickshire-wide cycle network coming to county

Plans to create a new Warwickshire-wide cycle network linking several towns in the county with safer routes are set to become reality.

Warwick Castle.

Become part of history at Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle is encouraging the public to become a part of history by helping them mark 950 years since it was founded.

Colin Rickards. Photo provided by Warwickshire Police.

Police appealing for help locating man wanted on recall to prison who recently lived in Leamington

Warwickshire Police is appealing to the public for help locating a man wanted on recall to prison.

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Independent shoe shop for children to open in Leamington

Cotton Nappy Company founder and businesswoman Anna Leeksma is opening an independent shoe shop for children in Leamington.

Crime news

Police interview three men following knife attack in Leamington club

Warwickshire Police have thanked all those who helped with their appeal to identify three men they wanted to speak to in connection with in connection with an incident at Clink Bar in Leamington on December 29 last year.

Leamington student William Hsu (left) with friend Charles Stevens on their Beijing to Tehran cycle ride. They are now driving 10,000 miles from London to Yiwu in China

Leamington student taking on 10,000-mile drive with friend two years after mammoth cycle challenge

An intrepid Leamington student will be taking on an epic 10,000-mile drive across Europe and Asia with his friend, two years after they cycled all the way from Beijing to Tehran.

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Coventry Half Marathon cancelled

The Coventry Half Marathon has been cancelled.

Number of missing sex offenders in Warwickshire revealed

Number of missing sex offenders in Warwickshire revealed

Warwickshire Police have revealed how many sex offenders have gone missing.

The site for the proposed development of 150 homes in Hatton Park. Photo from Google Maps.

Plans for 150 homes in Hatton Park recommended for approval

Plans to build 150 new homes in Hatton Park have recommended for approval.

Mrs Swabb (Niki Baldwin), Constance Wicksteed (Kathy Buckingham Underhill) and Canon Throbbing (Richard Ball)

Review: Alan Bennett's puncturing of sexual hypocrisy still packs a punch on Stratford stage

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Habeas Corpus at the Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford
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New correspondence has shown Warwickshire County Council is responsible for the delay to Kenilworth Station's opening, despite earlier claims to the contrary.

Kenilworth Station's opening delay down to county council, rail regulator confirms

The delay to the opening of Kenilworth Station's is down to Warwickshire County Council, the rail regulator has confirmed.
Natalie Nason

Former Miss Leamington and Rugby Natalie has charity aim for her UK competition bid

Former Miss Leamington and Miss Rugby Natalie Nason is raising money for a children’s hospice ahead of her participation in the final of a national beauty pageant.

Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson to play Pet Sounds LP at Cropredy Convention

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson will be performing the iconic album Pet Sounds at Cropredy Convention this summer.
Warwick Lions Club President Pauline Fanti with her partner Jon Dodd handing over the donation to Sarah Noble, Head of Midwifery.

Warwick Lions give helping hand to Birth and Babies Appeal

The Warwick Lions Club helped an appeal trying to make a new birthing centre at Warwick Hospital a home away from home.


VIDEO AND PICTURES: Iconic chalk ‘White Lion’ is restored at Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo has finished restoration work on the Whipsnade White Lion, a famous chalk image that has overlooked the Dunstable Downs in Bedfordshire since 1933.


School bomb threat hoaxes reported to be a result of Minecraft game feud

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.

Barry Arundell was given a driving ban

Driving ban for Leamington pensioner who drove car into man's legs

A pensioner who drove his car into the back of another man’s legs has been banned from driving and ordered to take an extended test before getting his licence back.

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