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Mackey opens account in Racers romp

Racing Club claimed a 4-0 win at Coventry Plumbing on Tuesday evening.
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Kenilworth Nursery School is under threat. Headteacher Rachel Gillett wants parents to respond to a consultation which could persuade the Government to change how it is funded.

Headteacher warns Kenilworth Nursery School will shut unless funding changes

The headteacher of Kenilworth Nursery School has said it is in danger of closing unless the way it is funded changes.

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Castle Nursery in Priory Road. Copyright: Google Street View

Kenilworth nursery gets 'outstanding' Ofsted rating

A Kenilworth nursery has been rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted after a recent inspection.
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Keir Edmonds, MCS Group managing director; Lianne Kirkman, chief executive, Helping Hands; Tim Perkins, MCS Group construction director.

Claverdon based construction company gives homeless charity a helping hand

A Claverdon-based construction company has give a homeless charity in the Warwick district a helping hand after raising thousands of pounds at their recent fundraising event.

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Veterans in Crisis: ‘We must find out if international suicide rates are reflected in UK’

A psychologist at a leading veterans charity says it is important that more research is carried out  in order to find out if a spike in military veteran suicides among the UK’s allies is also reflected among British ex-service personnel.
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Pictured: (from left to right) Heath Harvey, Simon Jones, Nic Erskine (CW Champions Manager), Steve Richards and Les Ratcliffe (CW Champions Chairman).

International cycling events bring millions to Warwickshire says organiser

The social and economic impact Britain’s most prestigious cycle races bring to Warwickshire were the key topics at a leading business networking event in Warwick recently.

Business

Our campaign calls on the Government to get a grip on veteran suicide figures

The Government is today accused of “turning a blind eye” to concern that suicides among military veterans are spiralling after a Johnston Press investigation found that no comprehensive official records are kept of the number of British ex-servicemen and women taking their lives.
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Police catch woman stealing cash from elderly residents at Warwick nursing home

A woman who stole money from elderly people in a Warwick nursing home was caught after police used covert forensic technology.
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Venomous bird-eating spiders found on the loose in the UK

Two giant bird-eating tarantulas with a leg span of up to 10 inches could be on the loose, after babies were found abandoned in a car park.

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Traders and customers at last year's Kenilworth Food Festival

Kenilworth Food Festival returns this weekend

Kenilworth Food Festival is back this weekend, and more than 12,000 visitors are expected to attend.

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St John's House in Warwick will be hosting a WWI family fun day next week.''Photo provided by Heritage and Culture Warwickshire.

WWI family fun day event to be held at Warwick museum

A military museum in Warwick will be hosting a family fun day themed around the First World War next weekend.

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Visitors from Roccalumera and members of the KTA outside the Bullring during a day trip to Birmingham

Kenilworth Twinning Association welcomes Italian visitors

Members of the Kenilworth Twinning Association welcomed 13 visitors from Roccalumera in Sicily last week for a five-day stay.
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Rise in safety standards for nail bars across Warwick district following inspections

Safety standards are being raised at nail bars across Warwick district due a response to the growing number of the businesses being opened across the area.
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Burglars force entry into man's Kenilworth flat and leave him with serious injuries

Police have launched an appeal after a group of suspects forced entry into a man's Kenilworth flat and left him with serious face injuries before making off with property.
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Incredibles 2: great fun

More Incredible adventures in top-notch sequel

Matt Adcock reviews Incredibles 2 (PG)

TV and Film

In Pictures: Leamington Carnival 2018

Leamington Carnival’s organisers have hailed this year’s event as a success but are also appealing for sponsorship to ensure that it can take place again in 2019.

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Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

Why bloodsucking horseflies are on the rise this summer

As temperatures reached the exotic heights of 31C across the country this week, sunbathers could be in for more than a tan as horse flies appear to be terrorising the nation.

Health
Sophia Nomvete and Clare Burt as Joan and Joan Littlewood

Review: RSC's fun and affecting tribute to groundbreaking woman of theatre

Peter Ormerod reviews Miss Littlewood, presented by the RSC at the Swan Theatre, Stratford

Theatre and Comedy
Highways England are reviewing speed limits around roadworks

Speed limits could be increased but concern remains over road workers safety

Drivers could be allowed to travel at increased speed through motorway roadworks depending on what day of the week they are travelling, under new plans from Highways England.

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From left, Keith Hancock, Simon Dullenty and Jim Layton

New book celebrates fifty years of musical history in Leamington and Warwick

The history and influence of Leamington and Warwick’s music scene over 50 years is the focus of a new book to be released next week.

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