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Part of Leyes Lane in Kenilworth flooded

A section of Leyes Lane in Kenilworth has flooded today (Thursday October 19) after a period of heavy rain this morning.

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One of the trees felled by Kenilworth RFC

Dog-walker criticises Kenilworth RFC’s felling of trees near footpath

A Kenilworth dog-walker has criticised the recent felling of trees on land owned by Kenilworth Rugby Club.

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Petrol caused the massive explosion at Buncefield back in 2005. BP now want to store petrol back at their terminal

BP sets target date to store petrol again at Buncefield in Hemel Hempstead

Fuel giants BP have said they intend to store petrol back at Buncefield as early as March.

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Hill Close Gardens.

Apple Day and Country Fair at historic Warwick gardens this weekend

An annual Apple Day and Country Fair will be returning to historic gardens in Warwick this weekend.

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One of the marked trees on land just off Rouncil Lane

‘Beautiful’ trees in rural Kenilworth given permanent protection from felling

Threatened trees in a rural part of Kenilworth have been given permanent protection from unauthorised felling after fears they could be cut down.

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Photo from Google Street View.

UPDATE: “RSPCA satisfied” with Hatton Country World’s care of sheepdog and puppies

The RSPCA have been said to be “satisfied” with the care that a farm park was providing for sheepdog and her puppies after a picture caused social media backlash.

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Fly-tipped rubbish

Councils join forces to tackle fly-tipping across Warwick district and Rugby borough

Councils have joined forces to tackle the issue of fly-tipping in areas in and around Leamington and Warwick.

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L-R Stephen Woolridge, Philippa Stewart, Jessica Faulkner, Paul Stephen and James Hewetson-Brown from Wild Flower Turf.

Show home garden in Long Itchington wins award

A show home garden in Long Itchington has won an award for its biodiversity.

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Britain's biggest 'fatberg' weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

Here’s why you shouldn’t put oil down the sink

Britain’s biggest ‘fatberg’ weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

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Warwick has retained their gold awards at the Heart of England Bloom Awards 2017.

Warwick gets the Gold at Bloom Awards

Warwick has retained its prestigious Gold award in the Heart of England Bloom Awards 2017.

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UPDATE: Power restored to 800 homes in Bishops Itchington

UPDATE: Power restored to 800 homes in Bishops Itchington

More than 800 homes in and around Bishops Itchington have been left without power.

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In review: One year on after charges introduced for recycling bins in Warwick District

A policy which meant residents in the Warwick district had to pay for recycling containers has had a 
“successful” first year.

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Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

The average British family is wasting over TWO kgs of food every month.

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‘Don’t use conkers’ Spider season is upon us, here’s how to keep arachnids out of your home

‘Don’t use conkers’ Spider season is upon us, here’s how to keep arachnids out of your home

A cool August has seen spiders head indoors earlier than usual this year.

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Travellers' caravans in Bates Memorial Field

Kenilworth will ‘live in fear’ if permanent traveller sites not found, council leader claims

Kenilworth’s residents will ‘live in fear’ if no permanent sites for travellers are found, the leader of Kenilworth Town Council has claimed.

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Cllr Kristie Naimo at Eagle Recreation Ground when the travellers were on site.

Calls for more action after further traveller encampments in Warwick District

More calls for action have been made following further traveller encampments across the district.

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Drop Bollard at Edmondscote Field.

Security work takes place at sites across Warwick district to prevent unauthorised traveller encampments

New measures have started to be installed at green spaces and parks in the Warwick district to try and prevent travellers encampments.

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UPDATE: Police  and animal welfare agencies visit traveller encampment at Warwick Gates

UPDATE: Police and animal welfare agencies visit traveller encampment at Warwick Gates

Police and animal welfare agencies have visited the traveller encampment at Warwick Gates today.

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Lisa Edmond together with her daughter Ruth, who together with a small group of local residents, recently cleaned up the children's recreational area, Twycross Park, after travellers were moved on. NNL-170822-202053009

Neighbours unite to clear up mess left behind by travellers at Warwick park

The actions of a small group of Warwick residents has been commended after they cleaned up the mess left
behind by travellers at a park.

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One of the marked trees on land just off Rouncil Lane

Kenilworth farmer ‘very pleased’ nearby trees now protected

A Kenilworth farmer is ‘very pleased’ threatened trees near his farm in a rural part of Kenilworth have been given an extra layer of protection.

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