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Tree removal works to take place in Warwick as part of road improvement scheme

Tree removal and other works will be taking place over the next few weeks as part of a road improvement scheme in Warwick.

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A new scheme to help reduce plastic waste could be coming to Leamington.

New scheme to help reduce plastic waste could be coming to Leamington

A scheme to reduce plastic waste could be coming to Leamington.

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Kenilworth RFC president Willie Whitesmith with his grandson Evan Bahey, who plays for the club's under-6 Minis, in Glasshouse Spinney next to the replanted trees

Kenilworth RFC plants hundreds of new trees after felling last year

Kenilworth RFC have replanted hundreds of new trees on land near its pitches after felling several in September last year.

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Severn Trent prosecutes company for illegal hydrant use in Warwick

Severn Trent has prosecuted a company for illegally using a hydrant in Warwick.

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Sophie Eades, owner of Mashed Swedes with member of staff Cydney Shaffer.

Leamington cafe doing their bit to tackle plastic waste

Another Leamington business owner has joined the fight against plastic waste.

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The area by Heathcote Primary School.

Warwick primary school in bid for cash boost for new community project

A primary school in Warwick is bidding to get a cash boost to help it deliver a new project for its community.

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Mayor of Warwick Stephen Cross (centre), with Andre Klein (general manager, Warwick Racecourse) to his left, Charlie Brooks (far left, construction director, Wigley Building and Development), James Ellerington (far right director of operations, The Wigley Group), with members of the Racecourse Committee.

New entrance for Warwick Racecourse officially opened

The new main entrance at Warwick Racecourse has been unveiled on one of its biggest racedays of the year.

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Concerns remain over car parking displacement strategy for Leamington town centre

Concerns remain over car parking displacement strategy for Leamington town centre

Residents living in Leamington town centre remain gravely concerned about Warwick District Council ‘s plans to make up for some of the shortfall in parking while it builds a new headquarters in the area - despite the most controversial part of the proposals now being scrapped.

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The tenants have had enough of the stench.

Kenilworth residents fed up with nasty stench

A Kenilworth woman is at the end of her tether over a smelly sewer outside her council home - which she said has not been properly fixed for more than three years.

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The site in Hampton Magna where the 147 homes could be built. Photo by Martin Taylor.

Objections piling up to plans for 147 homes in Hampton Magna

Objections are mounting up against plans for up to 147 homes in Hampton Magna.

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Anger over number of trees to be felled as part of council’s Leamington HQ move project

Anger over number of trees to be felled as part of council’s Leamington HQ move project

Residents living near Warwick District Council’s Riverside House headquarters have been angered after they discovered more trees will be lost than they had first expected when a housing estate is built on the site.

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Plants have been stolen from Warwick planters once again

Warwick has reached tipping point after 'mindless' thefts and vandalism

Warwick Town Council has reached a tipping point with vandals after another week of mindless destruction in the town centre.

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Lydia Papaphilippopoulos-Snape, who owns Warwick Street Kitchen, uses compostable take-away cups, cutlery and boxes.

Coffee shop owners in Leamington have their say about proposed ‘latte levy’

Coffee shop businesses in Leamington believe the proposed ‘latte levy’ by the Government has the potential to have a good 
and bad impact.

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

Plans submitted for 150 homes in Hatton Park

Plans to build 150 new homes in Hatton Park have been submitted.

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Warwickshire Wildlife Trust concerned Environment Plan could be full of empty promises

The Warwickshire Wildlife Trust has reacted to the news of Prime Minister Theresa May’s 25 year plan for the environment.

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The HECE solar farm in Stratford. Photo by Mongoose Energy.

Energy company open shares for Warwickshire community

A community energy company is offering residents a stake in its business - which is designed help local charities.

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Nick Baker will be coming to Leamington in February.''Photo by Paul Carter.

Wildlife TV presenter coming to Leamington

A wildlife TV presenter will be coming to Leamington next month for his tour.

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Friends of St Mary’s Lands group in Warwick respond to removal from Working Party

A community group, which was removed from a working party about lands in Warwick, has now had their say.

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Iceland take a stand against plastic

Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

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Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping 'organic' coconuts in plastic

‘Zips on bananas next’ Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping ‘organic’ coconuts in plastic

A supermarket giant has come under fire for selling ‘organic’ coconuts wrapped in plastic packaging.

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