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Work to widen Abbey Fields footpath to start on Monday

A steep and narrow footpath in Abbey Fields will be widened during work expected to last four weeks.
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Christchurch Gardens in Leamington. Photo from Google Street View.

Community litter pick in Leamington this weekend

A community litter pick will be taking place in Leamington this weekend.

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Kenilworth gardens will open to public for charity

Kenilworth gardens will open to public for charity

Several Kenilworth gardens will soon be open for the public to view in order to raise money for a national charity.
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The trees were felled in May

Council could have done more to challenge Kenilworth tree felling

Controversial tree felling on land off Rouncil Lane could have been challenged by Warwick District Council, despite an earlier statement from council leader Cllr Andrew Mobbs claiming otherwise.

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Left to right: Sarah Cleverley, early years educator; Vince Kilby, contract manager; Raj Kalsi, contract administrator and Councillor Moira Grainger with pupils from Warwick Nursery School.

Warwick Nursery School wins recycling competition

Pupils and teachers from nursery school in Warwick were recently presented with a prize after winning a recycling competition.

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Andy Parker's friends and family next to his newly-replanted tree and memorial stone. His sisters Julie (front row, third from left), Lindy (front row, fourth from left) and Caroline (front row, fifth from right) all helped campaign for the replanting

Tree planted in Leamington man's memory - 15 years after original tree vandalised

Friends and family of a Leamington man gathered today (Friday June 1) to plant a tree in his memory - 15 years after his first memorial tree was vandalised.

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Stunt bike teams are coming to this year's Kenilworth Show

Kenilworth Show coming to Stoneleigh Park soon

Thousands are expected to flock to this year’s Kenilworth Show for a taste of the what country life has to offer.

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The clean up operation at Southam United FC started this week.

Community pulls together to help Southam football club

The clean up operation at a children’s football club in Southam has begun.

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One of the felled trees on Thursday May 17

'No common courtesy' over lack of communication before Kenilworth tree felling

The lack of communication to nearby residents before several trees were felled in Kenilworth showed a lack of common courtesy, a district councillor has claimed.
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The rubbish was dumped over the bank holiday weekend

Fly tipping reported in Kenilworth

A large amount of rubbish has been fly tipped on a country lane in Kenilworth.
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VIDEO: Watch the moment the lightning hits an electric box in Warwick Gates

The thunderstorm in the early hours of Sunday morning certainly woke up a few people - and many of our readers to capture it on camera.

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Three buildings struck by lightning in Leamington and Kenilworth

Three buildings struck by lightning in Leamington and Kenilworth

Five buildings in the county were struck by lightning during this morning’s thunder storm.

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One of the baords being used for the 2 minute litter pick.

Now or Never campaign launches 2 Minute Litter Pick boards in Leamington

Clean Up Britain’s Now or Never campaign has brought two 2 Minute Litter Pick boards to Leamington having seen them inspire people on beaches around the country.

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Devastation left behind by travellers at children's football club in Southam

The team at the Southam United Football Club have been left devastated after finding the mess left behind on their site by travellers.
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The mess left behind at the Southam United Football Club clubhouse.

Community rallying to help children's football club in Southam after devastation caused by travellers

The community is rallying together to help a children's football club in Southam after a trail of destruction was left by travellers.
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One of the trees felled on Thursday May 17

Kenilworth tree felling stopped indefinitely

Controversial tree felling in a rural part of Kenilworth has now stopped indefinitely, according to a local councillor.
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Pc Mark Finch of West Mercia Police speaking to Cllr Sue Gallagher and Joshua Tebby after the incident

Police called after alleged assault during Kenilworth tree felling protest

Police were called after an alleged assault at a protest over tree felling in a rural part of Kenilworth this morning (Monday May 21).
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One of the trees felled yesterday

Warning signs put up about Kenilworth tree felling a day too late

Warning signs have been put up about tree felling in a rural part of Kenilworth - a day after the work started.

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One of the trees felled yesterday

'No evidence' of wildlife crime where Kenilworth trees felled yesterday

A police officer who visited the site of extensive tree felling in Kenilworth yesterday (Thursday May 17) found 'no evidence' of any wildlife crime.
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From left: Cllr Sue Gallagher, Joshua Tebby (son of Rouncil Farm owner Ray Tebby), and Cllr Alan Cockburn (leaseholder of the land)

Fury as formerly protected Kenilworth trees suddenly felled

Several trees in a rural part of Kenilworth on land rented by a county councillor have been felled this morning (Thursday May 17), to the fury of nearby residents.

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