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Deadline for feedback on Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan extended to fit in public meeting

The deadline for public feedback on the Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan has been extended to allow time for a public meeting on the plan to be held.

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Cllr Alan Cockburn

County councillor steps down from cabinet following ‘breach of protocol’

A Warwickshire county councillor has stepped down from his cabinet role following an ‘unintended breach of protocol’.

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More than 80 Barford residents posted objections to the plans on Warwick district council's planning portal.

Barford residents ‘angry’ and ‘disgusted’ after 63 homes gets go ahead

Residents in Barford have been left ‘angry’ and ‘disgusted’ after plans for 63 homes got the green light.

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The meeting on Monday June 19 outside Castle Farm Recreation Centre

Concerns over Kenilworth sports club’s move to Castle Farm

More than 100 residents living near to a Kenilworth leisure centre met this week to voice concerns over the move and expansion of a Kenilworth sports club to the centre and its grounds.

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Barford residents objected to the plans for 63 homes.

Plans for Barford homes given green light despite objections

Plans for an additional 63 homes in Barford have been given the green light despite objects.

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Council tower blocks in Warwick district having extra fire safety checks after Grenfell blaze

Tower blocks owned by Warwick District Council are having extra fire safety checks following the deadly blaze at Grenfell Tower in London last week.

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PM Theresa May

The biggest myths and misinterpretations following the election last week

General Election 2017: A lot has been said - and not all of it is true.

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Future of children’s centres in Warwick district looks bleak

Children’s centres in Warwick district could be replaced by ‘family hubs’ under Warwickshire County Council plans to cover service funding cuts.

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Demoliiton of Rios Nightclub

Demolition starts at former Rio’s nightclub site in Leamington

Demolition work has started at the former Rio’s nightclub in Leamington as part of a project to turn the site into student flats.

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Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western

Warwick and Leamington’s new MP Matt Western speaks to the Courier immediately after his surprise election victory

Warwick and Leamington’s new Labour MP Matt Western spoke to the Courier in the early hours of this morning about his surprise victory in the General Election.

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One of the letters sent to parents by Warwickshire County Council without postage. Photo: Dale Keeling NNL-171206-122446001

Warwickshire parents pay for council letters sent without postage

Parents across Warwickshire were made to pay to receive letters from the county council as they were accidentally sent without postage.

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Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western

Labour candidate Matt Western wins seat for Warwick and Leamington in general election

Labour candidate Matt Western has been elected as the MP for Warwick and Leamington.

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Experienced chorister Ted Clark is entering the singing section Leamington Competitive Festival for the first time.
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Leamington singer to finally go it alone - aged 87!

A stalwart chorister who spent decades ‘hiding in the back row’ of the choir will
be taking centre stage for the first time in his life this weekend - at the age of 87.

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Jeremy Wright was re-elected MP for Kenilworth and Southam

ELECTION: Conservative candidate Jeremy Wright holds Kenilworth and Southam

The Conservative candidate Jeremy Wright was re-elected as MP for Kenilworth and Southam in the early hours of this morning (Friday June 9) after Thursday’s general election.

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GENERAL ELECTION LIVE: Warwick and Leamington go to the polls

Welcome to our live coverage of the general election.

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GENERAL ELECTION LIVE: Conservative candidate Jeremy Wright retains seat

GENERAL ELECTION LIVE: Conservative candidate Jeremy Wright retains seat

Conservative candidate Jeremy Wright has retained his seat in Kenilworth and Southam with 31,207 votes.

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UPDATE: Latest General Election predictions from Warwick “Sweetometer”

A sweet shop in Warwick is once again holding a sugary poll for the upcoming General Election.

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ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

It’s going to be a long night as the UK goes to the polls for its snap 2017 general election.

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ELECTION 2017: How to get the most out of opinion polls without being led up the garden path

ELECTION 2017: How to get the most out of opinion polls without being led up the garden path

After the polling miss at the 2015 general election, many politicians and journalists loudly declared they would never trust polls again. Two years later, opinion polls have regularly been leading the election news. First they foresaw a Conservative landslide, including a resurgence in Scotland, and more recently they’ve pointed to a shock Labour fightback.

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Election pollsters put their methods to the test – and turnout is the key

Election pollsters put their methods to the test – and turnout is the key

Trust in election forecasting is probably as low as it has been since 1948, when political polling suffered possibly its worst ever humiliation. In that year’s US presidential election, the 8-1 underdog Harry Truman defied all predictions to defeat his Republican challenger, Thomas Dewey. “Dewey Defeats Truman” screamed the now-infamous newspaper headline printed before the actual votes were counted.

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