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Ban on plastic bags to be introduced at markets in Warwick District

A ban on plastic bags is being rolled out at weekly markets across the Warwick District.

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Two men have been charged following the incident

Two men charged after woman robbed at knifepoint in Kenilworth

Two men have been charged after a woman was robbed at knifepoint in Kenilworth earlier this month.

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Kenilworth Station is finally set to open

Opening date for Kenilworth Station announced

The opening date for the long-delayed Kenilworth Station has been announced.

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Southam woman sets her sights on a world first at marathon

Southam woman sets her sights on a world first at marathon

So what’s the challenge?

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Rachel Cefai

Southam woman jailed after stealing more than £100,000 from workplace

A Southam woman stole more than £100,000 from the estate agents where she worked – while she was subject to a suspended sentence for stealing from a previous employer.

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Arson attacks on homes have risen in Warwickshire

Arson attacks on homes rising in Warwickshire

Arson attacks on Warwickshire homes have become more common since last year, figures from the Home Office show.

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Traffic near Thickthorn Island at a previous horse fair

First horse fair of the year coming to Kenilworth next week

The first horse fair of the year is coming to Kenilworth next week - and residents have been warned about the amount of traffic.
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Admissions issue exists after just one year at new Heathcote School

Admissions issue exists after just one year at new Heathcote School

Parents who have unsuccessfully applied to have their child attend Heathcote Primary School in September are campaigning for a second reception class to be added at the new site.

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Ambitious bid being prepared to bring Channel 4 hub to South of Leamington town centre

Warwick District Council is preparing an ambitious bid to have Channel 4 move part of its operation to the south of Leamington town centre.
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Hector Ashwood.

Tributes paid to Leamington’s legendary landlord

Tributes have been paid to Leamington’s first West Indian pub landlord who was loved by the community.

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Scott Murray.

Police seek Warwick man after missed court appearance

Police are seeking a Warwick man after he missed a court appearance five months ago.

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The War Memorial project has now been launched. Photo provided by Unlocking Warwick.

Warwick community invited to join in with online war memorial project

The community in Warwick is being invited to join in with an online project that has been launched to commemorate the fallen soldiers on the town’s War Memorial.

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WATCH: Warwick schoolgirls quiz NASA astronaut live from International Space Station

Schoolgirls from Warwick quizzed a NASA astronaut about space travel - all while he was floating above Earth in the International Space Station (ISS).

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Oakman started out with The Akeman in Tring, Herts, and now has over 20 venues in 9 counties

First straws now single-use plastic, popular pub group makes serious pledge

It has been widely acknowledged that Oakman Inns, which operates popular pub-restaurants across Bucks, Herts, Beds, Oxon, Northants and Warwickshire, was the first multiple-site pub group to end the use of plastic straws across their 20 plus venues.

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Helen Durrant with, Jane Hood, Ruby and Trudy Gough.

Warwick residents to celebrate Royal wedding with street party

Royal occasions have previously been greeted with street parties - and it looks like the corks will be popping across the streets again next month to celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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This year's Carnival Queen and her attendants

Kenilworth Carnival organisers hosting drop-in session next week

Organisers of this years Kenilworth Carnival will be hosting a drop-in session next week to answer people's questions and give advice on how to build floats.
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A large bin nearly caused a collision on the northbound carriageway of the A43.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: A46 southbound near Warwick now full reopened

The A46 southbound has now fully reopened near Warwick after an earlier accident.

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Warwick Crown court is based at Warwickshire Justice Centre in Leamington.

Lillington man found guilty of attempting to murder ex girlfriend by throwing her out of fourth-floor window

A man who hurled his girlfriend out of a fourth-floor maisonette window during a violent argument has been warned to prepare himself for ‘a very long sentence indeed.’

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