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Special meeting for Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan coming soon

A special meeting will be held next month to discuss the future of the Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan, town councillors have confirmed.

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Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.

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Kenilworth Town Council will not increase council tax next year

Kenilworth Town Council will not increase its portion of council tax in the next financial year.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Feature: Shadow Transport Secretary Andy McDonald brings Labour’s campaign against rising rail fares to Leamington

Rail passengers in Warwick district and across the country are paying “outrageous” fares to travel amid “staggering” price rises.

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Local Plan hits another setback - but council leader staying positive

Local Plan hits another setback - but council leader staying positive

The Local Plan which will shape the future of Warwick district has hit another setback, but the district’s leader remains positive.

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Paint thinner chemical found in Lidl gravy by Food Standards Agency

Paint thinner chemical found in Lidl gravy by Food Standards Agency

Unsafe levels of a paint thinner chemical have been found in gravy granules sold at Lidl, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed.

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Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan could be made public soon

Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan could be made public soon

A plan to help shape Kenilworth’s future could be made public soon.

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Warning issued after staff injured by fire extinguisher explosion in Wellesbourne

A warning has been issued after people were injured after a fire extinguisher exploded in Wellesbourne.

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Fareham's weater recue unit was called to an incident in Bewley

Fears over fire service cuts plans for Warwickshire

Firefighters have warned that public safety will be put at risk should the service face further cuts under Warwickshire County Council’s plans to make up a £67 million budget shortfall.

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Jenny Morgan, who is in a long-running dispute about housing benefit with district council.
In the latest liability order - she says - bailiffs were told to impound her two dogs!
They are Tillie a border terrier and Thistle, a mongrel.
Keep Trade Local photoshoot with Chris White MP. Also pictured are Clemens Street greengrocer John Clarke and Brian Dormer FTA.
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Ten-year saga may leave disabled Lapworth OAP homeless

The culmination of a battle
 between a disabled woman and Warwick District Council that has been going on for nearly 10 years has been 
delayed even further.

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Warwickshire Conservatives’ cuts plan would keep firefighters in jobs but hundreds of council staff would still lose theirs

Plans made by Warwickshire County Council’s Conservative Group in the face of large budget cuts could mean that Firefighters will keep their jobs and more social workers will be employed.

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The results are in the the Warwick by-election.

Results are in for Warwick by-election

The results are in for the Warwick by-election.

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First group of Syrian refugees resettled in Warwickshire

The first group of Syrian refugees have been successfully resettled in the county.

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Kenilworth is planned to be paired with Leamington - but Conservatives would be happy to see it merge with south Coventry

Kenilworth Lib Dems oppose Tories’ idea to merge Kenilworth with Coventry

A Conservative-led idea to merge Kenilworth and the south of Coventry into one parliamentary constituency has been strongly opposed by the town’s Liberal Democrats.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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This week in 1974 - Birmingham pub bombings and Last Tango in Paris banned

This week in 1974 - Birmingham pub bombings and Last Tango in Paris banned

This week, 42 years ago, the Birmingham Pub Bombings took place. On November 21, 1974, bombs were planted in two Birmingham pubs – the Mulberry Bush and the Tavern in the Town. The explosions killed 21 people and injured 182 others.

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The Army Cadet Force doing first aid training.Picture by Shaun Fellows / Shine Pix .

New £600,000 cadet centre to open in Warwick

A new £600,000 cadet centre is set to open in Warwick this weekend.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

The Oxford Dictionary has announced that the word “post-truth” is Word of the Year 2016.

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