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Council Leader says public exhibition for new Leamington HQ plans was ‘extremely worthwhile’

Council bosses have said that a public exhibition for their new Leamington headquarter plans was ‘worthwhile’.

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Homelessness: stock photo

Government gives thousands to help tackle homelessness in Warwick district

A government grant of more than £300,000 has been given to help tackle the homelessness issue in the Warwick district.

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Outgoing Whitnash Mayor Cllr Tony heath hands over to Cllr Teryy Shepperd.

New mayor for Whitnash

Outgoing Whitnash Mayor Cllr Tony Heath has welcomed his successor Cllr Terry Shepherd in front of an audience of distinguished guests at Acre Close Community Centre.

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WATCH: Public exhibition for Council's new HQ in Leamington met with anger and criticism

Controversial plans for Warwick District Council’s new headquarters in Leamington have been met with more criticism and anger following the launch of a public exhibition.

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Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western.

Warwick and Leamington MP calling business rates reform following news of House of Fraser closures

Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western is calling for reform of the business rates system to ease the burden on high streets and town centres following the announcement of the House of Fraser closures.

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Warwick District Council have agreed to start talks with Kenilworth Wardens over purchasing its land and helping it move to Castle Farm

Kenilworth Wardens and council to start talks over buying club's land for Castle Farm move

Talks are set to begin between Kenilworth Wardens Cricket Club and Warwick District Council over the purchase of the land the club uses to allow it to move to Castle Farm.
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The current boundaries. Credit: contains Ordnance Survey data (c) Crown copyright and database rights 2018

Last chance to have say on Warwick district’s ward boundaries

A public consultation on proposals that would mean changes to all of the Warwick district’s current ward boundaries will close next week.

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Mayor Richard Eddy with Mark Robertson, Mayor's Consort (middle left) with family. By David Clarke Photography

New Warwick mayor takes the chains

Warwick’s new mayor for the next civic year has now officially been selected.

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CGI of the aerial view of Warwick District Council's new headquarters

Leamington residents demand judicial review against district council's HQ move plan

A group of residents has written to Warwick District Council to demand a judicial review of its controversial plans to move its headquarters to the site of the ailing Covent Garden car park in Leamington.

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Kenilworth Wardens' planned move to Castle Farm could happen sooner rather than later as Warwick District Council could start negotiations to purchase its land. Once bought, around 760 homes could be built on and near the old site.

Kenilworth Wardens' land could soon be bought by council for major housing development

Land leased by Kenilworth Wardens Cricket Club could soon be bought by Warwick District Council to allow around 760 homes to be built on and near the site.
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Cllr Richard Eddy is set to become the new Mayor of Warwick tomorrow.

Warwick set to get new Mayor this week

Warwick is set to get a new Mayor this week following the Annual Meeting of the Town Council and the Mayor Making Ceremony.

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Thomas Oken trustees Anita White and Clive Mason.

Legacy funds low-cost homes in Warwick

A centuries old Warwick charity has completed the renovation of cottages in the town to provide low-cost accommodation for local people.

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Matt Western has renewed his calls for a public meeting on the council's planned HQ move

Warwick and Leamington MP renews calls for meeting on controversial council HQ move

The MP for Warwick and Leamington has renewed his calls for a public meeting on Warwick District Council’s controversial HQ move.

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Dame Tessa Jowell

Tributes paid to Shipston politician Dame Tessa Jowell

Tributes have been flooding in for former cabinet minister Dame Tessa Jowell after she died at her home near Shipston on Saturday (May 12), aged 70.
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What the new HQ could look like

‘Confidential’ assessments for council HQ move plan in Leamington made public

Previously confidential reports into the financial viability of Warwick District Council’s controversial plans to move its headquarters have now been made public.

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Caroline Lucas MP outside Kenilworth Station with Green Party members. From left: Christophe Locatelli, a Green Party member of Warwick University, Cllr Jonathan Chilvers, Alix Dearing, John Dearing, Caroline Lucas MP, Pippa Austin, James Kennedy, and George Martin.

Green Party co-leader encourages Kenilworth residents to use new railway station

The co-leader of the Green Party has encouraged Kenilworth residents to use the newly-opened railway station during a visit this afternoon (Thursday April 10).
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Helen Adkins is the new Labour councillor for the Willes ward in Leamington. Matt Western, MP for Warwick and Leamington, previously held the position.

Labour holds seat by just 25 votes in Leamington by-election

It was a tight race in the Leamington by-election last week but Labour managed to keep hold of their seat by just 25 votes.

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Photo from when soldiers took part in the  Kineton Freedom Parade in Warwick last year. NNL-170722-213645009

Troops to march through Warwick District this week

Soldiers are set to march through the Warwick District this week.

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Results in for Leamington by-election

Results in for Leamington by-election

The results are now in for the Leamington by-election.

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Naughty local elections voter guide: Can I bring my dog? And am I allowed to turn up drunk?

Voters across England will be heading to their local polling station to cast their ballot in the local elections until 10pm.

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