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Roadworks in Warwick set to finish on time

Improvement works to roads in Warwick town centre are on track to be completed as scheduled.

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The new Helping Hands Cafe in Warwick is now open.

Helping Hands’ new cafe opens in Warwick

A charity that helps vulnerable and homeless people in the Warwick District has set up a new cafe.

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Sophie Eades, owner of Mashed Swedes with member of staff Cydney Shaffer.

Leamington cafe doing their bit to tackle plastic waste

Another Leamington business owner has joined the fight against plastic waste.

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The new diversion route after the old one sent drivers the wrong way down Fieldgate Lane

Dodgy diversion route for A46 roadworks changed

A diversion route that would have seen traffic from the A46 heading through narrow Kenilworth streets during long roadworks has been changed after it was realised a mistake had been made.

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Chandos Street car park in Leamington

‘Decks’ idea for more spaces at Chandos Street car park in Leamington is dismissed at meeting

Suggestions to turn a car park in Leamington town centre into a multi-storey as part of a strategy to cover the loss of spaces while Warwick District Council’s new headquarters are built have been dismissed.

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The opening date of Kenilworth Station is in doubt

Train operator casts doubt on Kenilworth Station opening date

The new operator of Kenilworth Station has cast doubt on the station's recently announced opening date of Monday February 26.
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The Greenway path looking down onto Coventry Road

Construction vehicles to drive on Kenilworth Greenway to access Crackley Triangle site

Part of the Kenilworth Greenway will be driven on by large construction vehicles as part of upcoming roadworks, it has emerged.
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Kenilworth Station's new opening date has been confirmed

No Sunday service when Kenilworth Station opens

A new date for the long-delayed opening of Kenilworth Station has been confirmed - but there will be no Sunday service.
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Concerns remain over car parking displacement strategy for Leamington town centre

Concerns remain over car parking displacement strategy for Leamington town centre

Residents living in Leamington town centre remain gravely concerned about Warwick District Council ‘s plans to make up for some of the shortfall in parking while it builds a new headquarters in the area - despite the most controversial part of the proposals now being scrapped.

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CGI of how the Arts Centre will look after the building work is completed.

Warwick Arts Centre to get multi-million funding for development project

Warwick Arts Centre at Warwick University is set to receive a £4.2 million funding boost in order to develop ‘world class facilities’.

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What the new retail prk in Leamington could look like. Graphic by Diageo Pension Trust Limited.

Leamington could get a new retail park

A new retail park could be on the way for Leamington.

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The site, marked with blue lines.

Ryton Organic Gardens up for sale due to 'high running costs'

Ryton Organic Gardens could fetch up to £4 million after being listed for sale as a site for potential ‘residential redevelopment’.
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L-R Roisin Currie, Lorraine Kessey, Roger Whiteside. Photo by fivesixphotography.com
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Greggs in Kenilworth.

Greggs in Kenilworth is ‘best in the west’

Greggs’ branch in Kenilworth has been named the best in the West Midlands in a national competition held by the company.

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Shire Hall, where Warwickshire County Council sits

Tax rise of almost five per cent is part of Warwickshire County Council’s budget

Taxpayers will have to pay almost five per cent more towards public services provided by Warwickshire County Council including recycling and libraries for the next 12 months from April.

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The Shell garage in Warwick Road

Kenilworth's Shell garage wants 24-hour alcohol licence

Kenilworth's Shell garage is applying for a licence from Warwick District Council to sell alcohol all day, every day.

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The resurfacing work will last for more than three months

Long period of disruption for drivers during A46 resurfacing near Warwick and Kenilworth

The A46 near Warwick and Kenilworth will be completely closed to drivers during the night as major resurfacing work lasting more than three months are set to begin.

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A McDonald's could soon be setting up shop in Warwick.

Posters about plans for McDonald’s in Warwick appear in town

Posters about the plans to build a McDonald’s in Warwick have been appearing in the town.

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What next for parking displacement plan as part of HQ build in Leamington?

What next for parking displacement plan as part of HQ build in Leamington?

Plans to cover for some of the loss of car parking spaces in Leamington during Warwick District Council’s HQ move project will still be discussed this week despite a major site having been removed from the proposals.

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10 of the toughest job interview questions – and how to answer them

10 of the toughest job interview questions – and how to answer them

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking experiences, made even more intense if the interviewer goes off script to ask something unexpected.

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Britain faces hummus crisis amid global chickpea shortage

Britain faces hummus crisis amid global chickpea shortage

The price of supermarket hummus has leapt by 29 per cent since January 2017 due to a global chickpea shortage. A 310g pot of hummus costs £1.47 on average now, a year-on-year increase of 33 pence, according to analysis by the trade magazine The Grocer.

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