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Brexit concerns raised by Warwick & Leamington MP Matt Western in maiden speech

Warwick and Leamington’s newly elected MP Matt Western has outlined the importance of the Government securing a workable Brexit deal in his maiden speech to the House of Commons.

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What the new boundaries could look like

Kenilworth could merge with part of Coventry in new constituency boundaries

Kenilworth could merge with part of Coventry if new plans to change parliamentary constituency boundaries go through.

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The new proposed parliamentary boundaries.

Campaigners celebrate after plans to split Leamington and Warwick constituency dropped

Campaigners are celebrating after plans to carve up the Warwick and Leamington parliamentary constituency have been dropped.

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Land on Gallows Hill in Warwick.

Plans for 260 homes in Gallows Hill area in Warwick rejected

A plans to build 260 homes on land near Warwick Castle Park were refused planning permission last night (Tuesday).

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Trevor Wright has been elected

Conservative candidate wins Stoneleigh and Cubbington by-election for district council

The Stoneleigh and Cubbington by-election for vacant seat on Warwick District Council has been won by the Conservative candidate.

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The Gallows Hill site.

Gallows Hill housing plans look set to get go-ahead

Plans to build 260 homes on land near Warwick Castle Park look set to get the green light next week.

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The land near to Burton Green where the homes could be built. Copyright: Google Earth

Developers shelve plans for 425 new homes near Burton Green

Developers planning to build 425 new homes near Burton Green as part of Warwick district’s Local Plan have withdrawn their application for the time being.

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Planning news.

Europa Way near Leamington to become dual carriageway as part of transport plan to cope with more houses

Plans are now in motion for a multi-million pound building scheme to add another lane to the road linking Leamington to the M40.

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An earlier protest over the plan on the Kenilworth Coventry border

Group ‘more determined than ever’ to challenge recently approved Local Plan

Opponents to the recently-approved Local Plan are ‘more determined than ever’ to challenge the decision in the courts.

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Work is starting at the Printworks site in Theatre Street in Warwick.

Work starts at new affordable housing development site in Warwick

Work has now started at a new affordable housing development site in Warwick.

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Cutting the ribbon from left to right are: Neil Myers of Interserve, Jenn Kot of Alumno, Bob Devereaux (a poet whose words are inscribed in the public artwork) Cllr Alan Boad (chairman of Warwick District Council), Behind is Anthony Frost (artist and son of Sir Terry Frost  whose work is featured in the scheme) David Campbell MD of Alumno and Ross Satchwell of Interserve.

Student accommodation officially opened alongside Grand Union Canal in Old Town

New accommodation for 187 students has been officially opened in Old Town.

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CGI of the aerial view of the new Warwick District Council HQ. NNL-170522-165629001

New council HQ and housing development plans for Leamington submitted

Plans for two major development schemes in Leamington – totalling £50 million – have taken a major step forward.

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The Court House in Jury Street, Warwick. Photo from Warwick Town Council.

Public meeting to be held in Warwick to discuss St Mary’s Lands plan

A public meeting is being held in Warwick next week about the masterplan for St Mary’s Lands.

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Consortium plans legal challenge if Local Plan gets green light from Warwick District Council

Consortium plans legal challenge if Local Plan gets green light from Warwick District Council

Just days before it is set to be approved, Warwick district’s Local Plan could face a legal challenge from a consortium of parish councils and groups which are aiming to halt certain development projects and to protect green belt land.

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Photo from Google Street View.

Plans to turn former Leamington bakery in into flats given green light

Plans that would see flats built on the site of a former bakery in Leamington have been given the green light.

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Photo from Google Street View.

Plans for 40 flats in Leamington to be heard tonight

Plans that would see a former bakery site converted in 40 flats could get the go ahead today.

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Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Nearly four million homeowners aged over 55 have plans to downsize, according to a new survey.

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Detailed plan for 1,400 homes on land east of Kenilworth to be drawn up

Detailed plan for 1,400 homes on land east of Kenilworth to be drawn up

A detailed plan to help coordinate the building of 1,400 homes on land east of Kenilworth will now be drawn up.

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Up to 135 homes could be built next to Kenilworth Cricket Club

Up to 135 homes could be built next to Kenilworth Cricket Club

Up to 135 homes could be built next to Kenilworth Cricket Club as developers draw up plans just a month after the district’s Local Plan was approved.

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

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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