Hotel Chocolat puts out job advert for new Leamington store

High-street luxury chocolatier chain Hotel Chocolat looks set to open a store in Leamington.
Trevor Nelson MBE, Britvic's David Greenaway, Peter Borg-Neal, The Caterer's Editor Chris Gamm

Popular pub-restaurant group scoops major hospitality award

Peter Borg-Neal, CEO of popular pub-restaurant operator Oakman Inns - which has venues across Herts, Bucks, Oxon, Northants, Warwickshire and Bedfordshire - was recognised with a Pub & Bar Award at the 35th Annual ‘Cateys’ in London.


More frozen foods recalled: Full list of 53 items from Aldi, Iceland, Lidl, Sainsbuy’s, Tesco and Waitrose linked to listeria outbreak

UK Supermarkets have been forced to pull more frozen vegetable products from their shelves over fears that they may be contaminated with the listeria bacteria.

There will be no Sunday service at Kenilworth until at least May 2019.

No Sunday services at Kenilworth Station until May 2019

Trains will not be serving Kenilworth on Sundays until at least May 2019, it has been confirmed.
An appeal has been lodged against the refusal for plans for an M&S Foodhall in Leamington Shopping Park.

Appeal lodged against refusal of M&S Foodhall plans at Leamington Shopping Park

An appeal has been lodged against the refusal for plans for an M&S Foodhall in the Leamington Shopping Park.

Drivers are facing long delays

M40 closed between Gaydon and Leamington after lorry crash

Drivers are experiencing severe delays after police closed the northbound M40 this afternoon (Monday July 9) due to a lorry crash.

The full list of 43 frozen foods recalled from Tesco, Lidl, Aldi, Waitrose, Sainsbury's and more due to the listeria outbreak

Supermarket chains including Waitrose, Tesco and Aldi have been forced to remove dozens of items from sale, following an outbreak of listeria.

The A46 junction near Kenilworth. Copyright: Google Earth

Major works at A46 junction near Kenilworth to combat traffic approved

A major scheme to help reduce tailbacks at a busy junction on the A46 near Kenilworth has been given the go ahead by Warwickshire county councillors.
2016 Jaguar F-Pace R Design (Jaguar UK) EMN-170401-123841001

Leamington and Warwick MP’s concern over JLR’s Brexit announcement

Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western has warned about the impact of a bad Brexit deal for the UK in light of the grave announcement by Jaguar Land Rover this week.

Police are at the scene

Delays after crash near Bubbenhall

Drivers are facing delays this afternoon after a crash near Bubbenhall.

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Accident at Bubbenhall leads to traffic queues

A crash involving two cars at Bubbenhall has caused traffic chaos for those driving into and out of Leamington this morning.
Traffic is backed up heading into Warwick.

Emscote Road works cause traffic chaos heading into Warwick

There is traffic chaos heading into Warwick this morning due to three-way signals on the junction of Greville Road and Emscote Road.

Daniel Ricciardo

GUIDE: All you need to know about this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone

For one weekend a year, the village of Silverstone becomes one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country as F1 descends on Northamptonshire.
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The three plots of land being auctioned off Rouncil Lane. Copyright: Google Earth

Rural land in Kenilworth could be sold to housing developers in auction

Three patches of land in rural Kenilworth are being auctioned off to housing developers later this month.
Spider-Man is removed from the front of Murphy's Bar in Leamington.

Heroes fall in Leamington pub's fight against council order

Statues of superheroes have been removed from the front of a Leamington pub after the business lost its battle with Warwick District Council to keep them up.

Delays this morning down to emergency roadworks on A46 near Warwick after lorry crash yesterday

Delays this morning down to emergency roadworks on A46 near Warwick after lorry crash yesterday

Emergency roadworks on the A46 near Warwick are causing long delays this morning after a lorry crashed into the central reservation yesterday (Monday July 2).

The amount of waste being recycled in the Warwick has slightly decreased over the last three years. Photo from Warwick District Council.

Figures reveal decrease in waste recycled in Warwick district

New figures reveal that the proportion of waste recycled in the Warwick district has slightly decreased over the past three years - despite a drive to encourage more recycling. Reporter Kirstie Smith looks into the possible reasons behind the statistics.

The site in Hampton Magna where the homes were set to go. Photo submitted.

Plans for 147 homes in Hampton Magna rejected

Plans for up to 147 homes in Hampton Magna have been rejected.


Is it too hot to work in the heatwave? Your rights on when you can leave the office and go home

The UK is set to sizzle this week as a heatwave sweeps across the country but does it ever get too hot to be sent home from work?

Joe Rukin at Dale House Farm

HS2 protestor locks minister in Kenilworth farm during 'green corridor' launch event

A HS2 protestor locked a government minister in a Kenilworth farm this morning as she gave a speech on HS2's new 'green corridor' this morning (Monday June 25).
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