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Elderly sex offender was caught attempting to meet child in Leamington

A south Warwickshire man who was already on the sex offenders’ register for indecent assaults on a young girl offered to pay a 14-year-old schoolgirl to meet him for sex.

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The burglary was foiled by the family dog

Kenilworth dog comes to the rescue after biting would-be burglar

A loyal Kenilworth dog came to the rescue of its owners after it sunk its teeth into a burglar who was trying to break into the family home.
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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

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Clearning snow, what are the rules?

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your paths and driveways? Expert advice

Despite snow falling on most of the region, many residents are still nervous about clearing it for fear of getting punished.

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Myton Hospices' Santa Dash has been rescheduled for this weekend.

Myton Hospices’ Santa Dash rescheduled to take place in Warwick

After being forced to cancel last week’s event The Myton Hospices have now announced another date for their annual Santa Dash.

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MP Matt Western with cadets from the 1368 Squadron Air Cadets and members of the Warwick Lions Club.

Warwick Lions Club and volunteers create food parcels for those in need

Members from the Warwick Lions Club along with volunteers put together around 200 Christmas food parcels for those in need in the Warwick District last weekend.
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VIDEO: Shooting stars due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever this week

Night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars later this week.

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Children enjoying a previous Lions carol concert

Kenilworth Lions hoping Abbey Fields carol concert will be a success

Kenilworth Lions are hoping their rearranged carol concert in Abbey Fields will be a success this year.

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Michael Grantham

Police appeal for help to locate Stratford man wanted on recall to prison who has Leamington links

Warwickshire Police is re-appealing to the local community and surrounding public in Warwickshire, Cirencester, Gloucester, Bristol, Oxfordshire and West Mercia for help to locate a man who is wanted on prison recall.
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Mel Twigger at a recent street collection in Kenilworth

Kenilworth teacher aiming to raise £2,000 for children's charity by running first ever marathon

A teacher from Kenilworth is aiming to raise £2,000 for a children's charity by running a marathon for the first time in London next year.

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Tanya Malone during the LACA (Lead Association for Catering in Education) School Chef of the Year West Midlands final.

Southam school’s cook wins ‘School Chef of the Year’ regional final

A cook at a school in Southam has won a regional competition and is set to compete in the national finals.
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Back row from left: Megan Levis, Lianne Kirkman, Grace Whitely, a volunteer from Helping Hands, and Julie Brown. Front row from left: Beatrice Guest, Flora Fulton, Anais Sahota, Chloe Dempsey, Isabel Wales

Leamington Rainbow group donates 22 Christmas shoeboxes to homeless charity

A Leamington Rainbow group met with local homeless charity Helping Hands to donate 22 Christmas shoeboxes filled with useful items to them.

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Warwick Town Centre GV.

Road improvement works in Warwick set to start next year

Improvement works to roads in Warwick are set to start early next year.

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Warwickshire Police ‘requires improvement’ in new report

Warwickshire Police ‘requires improvement’ in new report

Warwickshire Police has been rated as ‘requiring improvement’ in regards to police legitimacy.

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Arsalan Abdulbakht

Leamington shopkeeper jailed after being caught twice storing illegal cigarettes and tobacco

Just two days after trading standards officers had raided his store, a Leamington shopkeeper who had been selling illegal cigarettes to children rented a self-storage unit in Coventry.

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Kayes Miah

Warwick restaurant infested with rats leads to food business ban for owner

The owner of a Warwick restaurant where rat and mouse infestations put the health of customers at risk has been banned from taking part in running any food business.

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Some schools will remain shut today.

Schools that will be closed today (Tuesday) in and around the Warwick District

On Monday thousands of schools across the country were closed because of the snow.

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Take extra care on untreated roads

Ice warning issued by Met Office for Tuesday morning as motorists warned to be prepared for big freeze

With temperatures set to plummet well below zero degrees tonight the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice for the evening and tomorrow morning.

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Photo from last year's Carols at the Castle. Photo taken by Gill Fletcher.

Carols at Warwick Castle returns this weekend

Thousands of people are set to attend an annual Christmas carols event in Warwick this weekend.

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Warnings remain in place for ice and the remnants of snow on the roads.

Gritting trucks to hit Warwickshire roads this evening as freeze continues

The continued cold weather will see gritting trucks out on the county roads again this evening.

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