Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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The 2nd Warwick Sea Scouts.

Warwick Sea Scouts need help securing £10,000

A scout group in Warwick are appealing for help to secure funding to replace their damaged equipment.

Center Parcs has announced that it is launching a nationwide search for The UKs Top Treehouse, led by wildlife presenter and adventurer Steve Backshall.

Most children would prefer a treehouse over a new game console

Center Parcs has launched a nationwide search for The UK’s Top Treehouse, led by wildlife presenter and adventurer Steve Backshall.

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Free weekly guided cycles in Leamington this summer

Trained cycle leaders from Sky Ride are leading free community cycle rides in Leamington every Sunday in July and August.

Young cyclists can be inspired by the Aviva Women's Tour, which recently passed through Warwickshire, and sign up to Bikeability training.

Bikeability training will show young cyclists how to stay safe

Children and teenagers in south Warwickshire can get fitter and safer on the road by enrolling in a cycling course this summer.

Acroyoga blends acrobatics with yoga and healing arts such as Thai massage and therapeutic flying.

Learn how to fly in a yoga studio

Anyone who is looking for an interesting and social way to get fit can learn the art of AcroYoga at a convention in Leamington this month.

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Fun for all tastes during half term

Horrible Histories attractions, Elizabethan adventures, singing along to Grease and making an animation are among the activities in which children can take part in south Warwickshire this half term (May 28 to June 5).

People taking part in a trial day of the new Dementia Care Project at Ryton Organic Gardens.

Ryton Organic in new Dementia Care Project

A new project to support people with dementia and their carers is being set up at Ryton Organic Gardens near Leamington.

Dancers at the Regency Ball held at the Pump Room in Leamington in 1964.

Dance the night away to celebrate Leamington’s Pump Room’s anniversary

Leamington’s Pump Room is inviting people to step back to the 19th century and celebrate its bicentenary at a Regency Ball.

The swimming timetables have been revised at Warwick District Council's three swimming pools.

New timetables for swimmers at Warwick District Council’s pools

Fewer public swimming sessions and more classes, children’s sessions and times reserved for parties feature in revised timetables at Warwick District Council’s three swimming pools.

Monarchs and film stars at Warwick

Monarchs and film stars at Warwick

Fortunate mums will be enjoying the sumptuous delights of afternoon tea in Warwick Castle’s state dining room on Sunday.

Seventh Earl of Warwick with Marlene Deitrich

Warwick earl steps out in style with The Blue Angel

As older town residents may remember, the seventh Earl of Warwick became known as the Duke of Hollywood after signing a contract with MGM in 1936.

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The Mannered Mob will be performing at Compton Verney's Georgian Weekend.

Georgian weekend at Compton Verney

Compton Verney is taking a step back in time to the Georgian era when the mansion was in its heyday this weekend.

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Spooks galore this half term across south Warwickshire

With Halloween coinciding with this year’s autumn half term school holiday, there are plenty of frightful goings-on for children to get spooked by across south Warwickshire.


Enter the darkest dungeons with Phoenix

Seriously scary actor Phoenix Di Sebastiani -and yes that’s his real name - is awaiting your presence at Warwick Castle as he joins in a week of Halloween Horrors.

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Get active and join a free guided cycle ride in south Warwickshire

Cyclists of all ages and abilities are invited to take part in free Sky Rides run by the county council and British Cycling.


Get on your bike and join a free Sky Ride near Leamington

Cyclists of all ages and abilities can take part in free group rides across south Warwickshire, thanks to a new venture run by British Cycling and Warwickshire County Council.


Head down to Hill Close in Warwick for a teddy bear’s picnic

If you go down to Hill Close Gardens in Warwick on Thursday, you could be in for a big surprise, says the trust that runs the attraction in Bread and Meat Close.

The Leamington Sparklers cheerleaders at the National Cheerleading Championships in Manchester.

Leamington’s sparkling squad among UK’s best

Congratulations have gone out to young atheletes from Leamington and surrounding areas who won 19 top four-placed trophies in this year’s National Cheerleading Championships.


Leamington pool to close for two months

ONE of Warwick district’s most popular swimming pools is to close for two months this winter.

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