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Another case of Alabama Rot reported in Warwickshire

Another case of the Alabama Rot disease has been reported in Warwickshire.

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Hannah Deacon with Alfie Dingley

Mother of severely epileptic Kenilworth boy applies to Home Office to allow medical cannabis treatment

The mother of a severely epileptic Kenilworth boy has now submitted an application to the Home Office for a licence to treat him with medical cannabis.
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Members of Warwickshire Hearts and the defibrillators at the top and bottom of the Parade in Leamington. Defibrillator photos from Google Street View.

New scheme to be launched in Leamington to help save more lives

A Warwickshire charity that specialises in life-saving skills is looking for volunteers who work or live in the centre of Leamington to help save more lives.

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Graham Fulford, left, with President John Hibben.

Warwick Rotarians urge men to take test for prostate cancer

Rotarians in Warwick are urging men to take a test for prostate cancer.

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From left: Cllr Felicity Bunker, Kenilworth mayor Cllr Kate Dickson and Ryan Smith with the new defibrillator

New defibrillator unveiled outside Kenilworth medical centre

A new defibrillator has been unveiled outside a Kenilworth medical centre after a grant from Kenilworth Town Council made its installation possible.
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Simon LaBarbera has not had his disability benefit since December 2017. He missed an assessment in November when the benefit changed from Disability Living Allowance to Personal Independence Payment, and has not been reassessed since. Simon uses a wheelchair, and is worried he will lose his Motability car, which will cost him his livelihood. NNL-181004-183927009

Sydenham man not paid benefits since December worried he will lose his livelihood

A Sydenham man who has not been paid disability benefit since December last year is worried he will lose his car and his livelihood if nothing changes.

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St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre. Photo provided by Everyone Active.

Olympic medallist to attend community open day at Warwick leisure centre

An Olympic medallist will be joining a community fun day in Warwick to celebrate the official opening of the newly redeveloped centre.

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Sarah Hookey will taking on the Warwick Half Marathon this weekend.

Warwick mum urges residents to ‘use their legs’ ahead of Warwick Half Marathon

A Warwick mum is urging residents in the District to ‘use your legs’ as she limbers up for this weekend’s Warwick Half Marathon.

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Pictured: Martyn Parker together with his guide dog Wheeler. Martyn was refused entry to Panache Balti last week, as guide dogs are not allowed in the restaurant. NNL-180327-220924009

Warwick man felt ‘discriminated’ against after business turns away guide dog

A blind Warwick man was left angry and upset after claiming he was refused entry into a restaurant because he had a guide dog.

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LISTED: The conditions you can’t get prescriptions for and the treatments banned by the NHS

Prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ remedies such as paracetamol and cold treatments have been cut after NHS officials voted in favour of money-saving plans.

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MacGregor Ward staff being presenting armfuls of Easter eggs by the Quattro Recruitment team and representatives of Molly Olly's Wishes.

Children’s ward at Warwick Hospital receives hundreds of Easter eggs

Children staying on ward at Warwick Hospital were still able to celebrate Easter thanks to kind donations from local businesses and organisations.

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Helen Wing, vet surgeon at Avonvale's Warwick practice, with Ruby and some of the Easter treats which can be harmful to dogs.

Warwickshire vets warns of danger to dogs at Easter

A leading Warwickshire vet has issued a warning to dog owners about the dangers of their pets snaffling chocolate this Easter.

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Four in five Britons don't know they have hepatitis B

Four in five people don’t know they have hepatitis B

Four in five people in th UK are infected with hepatitis B do not even know they have it, a study warned.

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IN PICTURES: Inside the redeveloped St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre in Warwick

The new state-of-the-art facilities at a leisure centre in Warwick officially opened to the public last weekend.

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Vaping ‘may lead to accumulation of fat in the liver’

Vaping ‘may lead to accumulation of fat in the liver’

Researchers found that high nicotine in electronic cigarettes causes non-alcohol fatty liver diseases in mice.

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Paul Rowland, Neil Ward, Nick Shacklock, Tim Morris, Helen Gregory, Guy King, Kelly Higgerson, Sally Shacklock with Chief Executive of WMAS NHS Foundation Trust Dr. Anthony C. Marsh. Photo courtesy of emagica-photography.co.uk

Members of Warwickshire Hearts charity win awards for their hard work

A Warwickshire charity that specialises in training people in life-saving skills has won a number of awards for their work.

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ESH Community near Southam.

Warwickshire’s first drug and alcohol community rehab centre opens near Southam

Warwickshire’s first drug and alcohol community rehabilitation centre has now officially opened.

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Hannah Deacon with her son Alfie Dingley

Cannabis treatment a step closer for severely epileptic Kenilworth boy after Prime Minister meets family

A licence to allow a severely epileptic Kenilworth boy to have medical cannabis treatment is looking more likely to be granted after the Prime Minister met with his family yesterday (Tuesday) in Downing Street.
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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.

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Warwick Hospital GV.

Two wards at Warwick Hospital closed due to Norovirus

Two wards at Warwick Hospital have been closed to visitors.

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