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Detailed plan for 1,400 homes east of Kenilworth could be on its way

A detailed plan to coordinate the building of 1,400 new homes on land east of Kenilworth is expected to be commissioned by Warwick District Council.

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Winner announced for Leamington town council by-election

Winner announced for Leamington town council by-election

Yesterday (Thursday) Leamington Town Council held a by-election to fill the vacancy for a ward Councillor.

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Final version of Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan being drawn up

Final version of Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan being drawn up

The final version of the Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan is now being drawn up after the consultation period ended last week.

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Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could act as a ‘gateway’ to cocaine for young people, say scientists.

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CGI of the main aerial view of the new Warwick District Council HQ. NNL-170522-165640001

Council HQ move plan includes more than 100 new homes on current Leamington site

Plans to build about 100 new homes on the site of Warwick District Council’s current headquarters near Leamington town centre will be submitted later this month.

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Approval of Warwick district’s Local Plan ‘a disaster’

Approval of Warwick district’s Local Plan ‘a disaster’

Official approval of Warwick district’s Local Plan has been described as ‘a disaster’ and ‘a turning point for the worse’ by certain campaign groups.

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Lib Dems want 20mph speed limit for Kenilworth town centre and schools

Lib Dems want 20mph speed limit for Kenilworth town centre and schools

A 20mph speed limit in Kenilworth town centre and by its schools is among the changes local Liberal Democrats would like to see implemented into the town’s Neighbourhood Plan.

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Villagers outside the entrance to the field

Bitter dispute over future of Moreton Morrell playing field goes on

A bitter dispute between villagers and Warwickshire College over the future of a community playing field has still not been resolved.

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GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Sickening footage shows chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws

This sickening footage shows a chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws.

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One of the fields behind Castle Farm Recreation Centre as it looks at the moment

Petition formed to ‘save Castle Farm’ in Kenilworth

An action group formed in the wake of the draft Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan has started a petition to ‘save Castle Farm and its grounds’.

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‘Landmark moment’ as Warwick district’s Local Plan gets Government approval

‘Landmark moment’ as Warwick district’s Local Plan gets Government approval

Warwick district’s Local Plan, which will shape the development of the district for the next 12 years, has finally been approved by the Government.

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Shire Hall, where Warwickshire County Council sits

Children’s services in Warwickshire ‘require improvement’

An Ofsted inspection has found services for vulnerable children in Warwickshire require improvement.

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Cllr Michael Coker addressing the audience

Confusion reigns at Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan meeting

Confusion reigned among attendees of a busy public meeting on the Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan yesterday (Tuesday July 25).

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Shire Hall, where Warwickshire County Council sits

Conservatives block Labour motion to extend children’s centres consultation

The deadline for people to give feedback on possible children’s centres cuts in Warwickshire will not be extended after a Labour motion to do so was defeated.

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Tractors driving along Green Lane at the protest

‘Human chain’ protest over planned houses to be built on green belt near Burton Green

Almost 300 people linked hands to form a ‘human chain’ last weekend in protest over houses planned to be built in and around Burton Green on green belt land.

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Protestors find new evidence Warwick district’s Local Plan may be based on shoddy stats

Protestors find new evidence Warwick district’s Local Plan may be based on shoddy stats

Protestors from in and around Burton Green who think the Warwick district Local Plan is based on shoddy statistics have found more evidence to support their claim.

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Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Just two beers or glasses of wine a day raises the risk of bowel and gullet cancer by more than a fifth, according to new research.

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Shire Hall, where Warwickshire County Council sits

Planned closure of Kenilworth children’s centres a ‘total shock’

There has been further backlash against plans to close both children’s centres in Kenilworth.

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‘Human chain’ protest coming near Burton Green over ‘false’ Local Plan

‘Human chain’ protest coming near Burton Green over ‘false’ Local Plan

A ‘human chain’ will be formed with Burton Green residents and many others in protest over new housing from Warwick District’s Local Plan next weekend.

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The disabled toilet in Abbey Fields. The bump by the men's toilet and the narrow walkway make it difficult to access

Abbey Fields disabled toilet ‘worst I’ve ever seen’, claims mobility scooter user from Kenilworth

A mobility scooter user from Kenilworth has claimed the disabled toilet in Abbey Fields is the worst she has ever seen.

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