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Works to improve accessibility in and around St Mary’s Lands in Warwick due to start

More improvements are due to take place in an around St Mary’s Lands in Warwick this summer.

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Photos from the Warwick in Bloom judging.

Here are the results of Warwick in Bloom

This year’s Warwick in Bloom results are in.

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Warwick district councillors and officers opening some of the new equipment in Bates Memorial Park in May

Fenced-off play equipment at Kenilworth park will not be ready until July

Fenced-off play equipment at a Kenilworth park will not be ready for the public to use until July, it has emerged.

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The Magpie Hall site. Copyright: Google Earth

Councillor changes mind on Kenilworth waste station plan after speaking to applicant

A Warwickshire county councillor has changed his mind over a plan to allow a 'waste station' at a site in rural Kenilworth after speaking to the applicant.

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Joe Rukin at Dale House Farm

HS2 protestor locks minister in Kenilworth farm during 'green corridor' launch event

A HS2 protestor locked a government minister in a Kenilworth farm this morning as she gave a speech on HS2's new 'green corridor' this morning (Monday June 25).
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The Magpie Hall site, where a 'waste transfer station' could be built. Copyight: Google Earth

Approval needed for 'waste station' for sorting rubbish in rural Kenilworth

A 'waste station' used for storing and sorting a pile of rubbish as part of a skip business in a rural part of Kenilworth needs to be approved by Warwickshire County Council.
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Work will start on Monday June 25 and is expected to last four weeks

Work to widen Abbey Fields footpath to start on Monday

A steep and narrow footpath in Abbey Fields will be widened during work expected to last six weeks.
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Christchurch Gardens in Leamington. Photo from Google Street View.

Community litter pick in Leamington this weekend

A community litter pick will be taking place in Leamington this weekend.

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Kenilworth gardens will open to public for charity

Kenilworth gardens will open to public for charity

Several Kenilworth gardens will soon be open for the public to view in order to raise money for a national charity.
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The trees were felled in May

Council could have done more to challenge Kenilworth tree felling

Controversial tree felling on land off Rouncil Lane could have been challenged by Warwick District Council, despite an earlier statement from council leader Cllr Andrew Mobbs claiming otherwise.

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Left to right: Sarah Cleverley, early years educator; Vince Kilby, contract manager; Raj Kalsi, contract administrator and Councillor Moira Grainger with pupils from Warwick Nursery School.

Warwick Nursery School wins recycling competition

Pupils and teachers from nursery school in Warwick were recently presented with a prize after winning a recycling competition.

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Andy Parker's friends and family next to his newly-replanted tree and memorial stone. His sisters Julie (front row, third from left), Lindy (front row, fourth from left) and Caroline (front row, fifth from right) all helped campaign for the replanting

Tree planted in Leamington man's memory - 15 years after original tree vandalised

Friends and family of a Leamington man gathered today (Friday June 1) to plant a tree in his memory - 15 years after his first memorial tree was vandalised.

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Stunt bike teams are coming to this year's Kenilworth Show

Kenilworth Show coming to Stoneleigh Park soon

Thousands are expected to flock to this year’s Kenilworth Show for a taste of the what country life has to offer.

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The clean up operation at Southam United FC started this week.

Community pulls together to help Southam football club

The clean up operation at a children’s football club in Southam has begun.

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One of the felled trees on Thursday May 17

'No common courtesy' over lack of communication before Kenilworth tree felling

The lack of communication to nearby residents before several trees were felled in Kenilworth showed a lack of common courtesy, a district councillor has claimed.
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The rubbish was dumped over the bank holiday weekend

Fly tipping reported in Kenilworth

A large amount of rubbish has been fly tipped on a country lane in Kenilworth.
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VIDEO: Watch the moment the lightning hits an electric box in Warwick Gates

The thunderstorm in the early hours of Sunday morning certainly woke up a few people - and many of our readers to capture it on camera.

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Three buildings struck by lightning in Leamington and Kenilworth

Three buildings struck by lightning in Leamington and Kenilworth

Five buildings in the county were struck by lightning during this morning’s thunder storm.

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One of the baords being used for the 2 minute litter pick.

Now or Never campaign launches 2 Minute Litter Pick boards in Leamington

Clean Up Britain’s Now or Never campaign has brought two 2 Minute Litter Pick boards to Leamington having seen them inspire people on beaches around the country.

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Devastation left behind by travellers at children's football club in Southam

The team at the Southam United Football Club have been left devastated after finding the mess left behind on their site by travellers.
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