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Leamington student to design new Kenilworth Castle mayors’ bench

A Leamington student has been chosen to create the new mayors’ bench at Kenilworth Castle.

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ELECTION 2017: Voters with learning disabilities are being excluded from this election

ELECTION 2017: Voters with learning disabilities are being excluded from this election

There are more than 1m people with learning disabilities in the UK and the number is expected to increase. These are people who face exclusion from society more than ever – particularly when it comes to voting. Not enough is done to enable their participation in the most basic democratic right available to British citizens.

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Amy To runs the South Warwickshire mum2mum franchise.

Market to support fundraising appeal for Warwick’s new birthing unit

An award-winning market will be taking place to support a fundraising appeal for a new birthing unit at Warwick Hospital.

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Judy Brook, owner of Kenilworth Books which won Business of the Year. Copyright: Gecko Photography

Kenilworth’s worthy people and businesses honoured at The Worthies 2017

The winners of this year’s Worthies, Kenilworth’s unique awards, have been revealed.

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ALERT: ‘Microsoft’ tech support scammers cashing on in ransomware attack

ALERT: ‘Microsoft’ tech support scammers cashing on in ransomware attack

Scammers are using the recent Wannacry ransomware attack as a ploy to defraud worried computer users.

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

A new drug to treat one of the world’s deadliest cancers is to be given to more than 300 British patients.

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UPDATE: Missing teenager found safe and well

Police have said today (Monday) that the missing 16-year-old boy from Kenilworth who went missing has been found safe and well.

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ELECTION 2017: Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

ELECTION 2017: Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

Following the political surprises of 2015 and 2016, there has been much reflection and debate on the accuracy of the polls in the run-up to the impending snap-election of 2017. It is fair to say that, although perhaps somewhat unfair on the pollsters, the EU referendum and US presidential election have exacerbated – rather than healed – the widespread loss of public faith in the polls induced by the 2015 general election debacle.

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How close should you get to your work colleagues?

How close should you get to your work colleagues?

Some people spend years in an office without ever really getting to know their colleagues; others dart out the door and down to the pub together as soon as it comes to clocking off time on a Friday.

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Young people more loyal to their phones than their partners

Young people more loyal to their phones than their partners

Young people are more loyal to their mobile phone network than their PARTNERS, a study has found.

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Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

It’s a guilty pleasure that men need six times a week but women can get by with just once - it’s eating chocolate.

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Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Thousands of Brits jetting off on city breaks this weekend could be faced with flight delays to popular European destinations.

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Cold callers the number one irritation for Brits

Cold callers the number one irritation for Brits

Cold callers, stepping in dog poo, queue-jumpers, kids screaming in public and people walking slowing in front of you are the top five things that make Brits say ‘get me outta here’, according to a new study by GalaSpins.com.

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Tesco urgently recalls lipstick and lollipop pens

Tesco urgently recalls lipstick and lollipop pens

Tesco has issued an urgent product recall notice for a range of pens due to fears that they could cause asphyxiation if accidentally swallowed.

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ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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New housing strategy could help control student population in Leamington and Warwick

New housing strategy could help control student population in Leamington and Warwick

A report which could shape the future of how student housing and houses in multiple occupancy (HMOs) are managed in and around Leamington and Warwick is likely to be approved next week.

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Increased police presence across Warwickshire over the weekend

Warwickshire Police say they will be increasing the number of police out on the streets over the bank holiday weekend following the terror attack in Manchester on Monday.

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Headteacher of Kenilworth School Hayden Abbott (left) with the official Guinness World Record certificate

Kenilworth School now holds world record for largest human image of bicycle

Kenilworth School now holds the world record for the largest human image of a bicycle after smashing the old mark.

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Leamington sees increase of rough sleepers

Leamington sees increase of rough sleepers

More people used the Leamington Night Shelter in the last financial year than in the previous one, which 
suggests that homelessness is either on the rise or not being addressed in the town.

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