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Decision on plan to build 425 homes near Burton Green postponed

A decision on whether to grant planning permission for 425 homes to be built on land near Burton Green will no longer be made tonight (Tuesday April 24).

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CCTV image released after Shipston burglary

Police have issued a CCTV image of a woman who may have information that could help officers investigating a burglary at business on the outskirts of Shipston.

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Imperial Commercials. Photo by Nigel G Waller

Wellesbourne business bounces back after “heroic” actions by staff during blaze

A Wellesbourne commercial vehicle dealer has re-opened for business after its staff “responded heroically” when fire swept through a neighbouring company’s premises.

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Henry Blofeld (centre right) with (from left) Jacinta McLaughlin, Tamsin Rosewell and Judy Brook of Kenilworth Books

WATCH: Cricket legend enjoys time at Kenilworth bookshop and praises independent shops

A cricket legend enjoyed his time spent at a Kenilworth bookshop signing books and meeting fans on Saturday (April 21) - and also praised independent shops.

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David Phillips (left) with Olympic hurdler Colin Jackson, the honorary captain of Team Phillips in 2018

Kenilworth's marathon man only eight races away from 500-marathon target after beating London heat

Kenilworth's marathon man is now just eight races away from his target of 500 completed marathons after beating the heat to finish the London Marathon last Sunday (April 22).

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The site where the proposed 150 homes would go in Hatton Park.

Plans for 150 homes in Hatton Park withdrawn from meeting

Plans to build 150 new homes in Hatton Park were due to be heard tonight (Tuesday) but have been withdrawn.

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Alabama Rot

Another case of Alabama Rot reported in Warwickshire

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

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Leamington man pleads guilty to carrying out gunpoint robberies in Warwick and Long Itchington

A Leamington man has finally admitted being responsible for carrying out gunpoint robberies at a Warwick petrol station and a village store on the same night.

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Jonathan and Corinne as they left Warwick on their bikes.

Pothole ends Kenilworth man’s 140 mile charity challenge

A pothole brought an end to a Kenilworth man’s 140 mile charity challenge at the weekend.

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The aftermath of the crash

Three-vehicle crash near Stoneleigh

Three cars were involved in a crash near Stoneleigh yesterday afternoon.
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Duncan Nealon after crossing the finish line of the Marathon des Sables

Harbury runner fulfills 20-year dream by completing gruelling desert race

A Harbury runner has finally achieved his 20-year-long dream of completing a gruelling seven-day run through the Sahara desert.
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An escape room is set to open in Warwick.

Escape room set in medieval gaol to open in Warwick

An escape room set in a medieval gaol is set to open in Warwick.

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BREAKING: Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a son weighing 8lbs 7oz, Kensington Palace has announced.

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Major anti-litter campaign launched in Leamington

Leamington will be the town trialled in a major campaign to tackle the problems of litter.
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Town councillor Richard Dickson outside Bates Memorial Park

Council apologises for long delays to improve play equipment at two Kenilworth parks

Warwick District Council has apologised for the long delays in repairing and improving play equipment at two Kenilworth parks.
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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Warwick Thai Festival 2017. Photos provided by The Rotary Club of Warwick.

Warwick Thai Festival to return for 14th year

Organisers of the Warwick Thai festival are hoping this year’s event will be ‘better than ever’.

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Leamington woman escapes jail after burgling her grandmother’s home during spate of offences

Leamington woman escapes jail after burgling her grandmother’s home during spate of offences

A Leamington woman who burgled her own grandmother’s home during a spate of offences has escaped being jailed after a judge heard she is finally tackling her drug addiction.

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Why you could face a HUGE fine if you wear sunglasses while driving

Why you could face a HUGE fine if you wear sunglasses while driving

We have been spoilt with sunshine for the last few days and the sunglasses have been out in force.

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Climate change is slowing Atlantic currents that help keep Europe warm

Climate change is slowing Atlantic currents that help keep us warm

The ocean currents that help warm the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America have significantly slowed since the 1800s and are at their weakest in 1600 years, according to new research my colleagues and I have conducted.

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