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Warwickshire County Council splash £13k on leader’s furniture

New furniture to make Warwickshire County Council’s leader’s office look ‘credible’ has cost taxpayers more than £13,000.
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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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Council to reduce rent charged to tenants in Warwick District

Warwick District Council has announced that they will be reducing the rent they charge their housing tenants.

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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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The site in Hampton Magna where the 147 homes could be built. Photo by Martin Taylor.

Objections piling up to plans for 147 homes in Hampton Magna

Objections are mounting up against plans for up to 147 homes in Hampton Magna.

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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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Kenilworth School's move has been given a big boost

Kenilworth School's planned move given big boost after £9.6 million grant awarded to district council

Kenilworth School and Sixth Form’s planned move to a new site a received a big boost after Warwick District Council was awarded a £9.6 million grant to help fund the move.

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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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Breaking news: Tennis courts in Leamington will NOT be turned into car park as part of council HQ plan

Breaking news: Tennis courts in Leamington will NOT be turned into car park as part of council HQ plan

Plans to build a car park on public tennis courts in Leamington town centre have been scrapped.

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What the site could look like

Developer wants public's feedback on 690-home plan to land east of Kenilworth

A developer wanting to build up to 690 homes on land to the east of Kenilworth is inviting people to a public consultation event to discuss its plans.
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Where the 90 homes will be built in Burton Green

Plan to build 90 houses on Burton Green site approved

A plan to build 90 houses on a site in Burton Green has been approved despite opposition from the village’s parish council.
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Cllr Peter Phillips

Rough sleepers 'attracted' to Leamington and Warwick, councillor claims

The rise in rough sleepers in Warwick district is down to homeless people being 'attracted' to the area's town centres, a district councillor has claimed.
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Tennis courts could make way for car park as part of council HQ plan in Leamington

Tennis courts could make way for car park as part of council HQ plan in Leamington

Public tennis courts in Leamington town centre could make way for car parking spaces as part of plans to build new council headquarters in the area.

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Henry Webster, service manager of P3 Warwickshire

Charity expanding in response to Warwick district's rough sleeper increase

A charity committed to 'social inclusion' is expanding in response to a rise in rough sleepers in Warwick district.

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Leamington landlord fined thousands for letting property without HMO licence

A landlord has been prosecuted letting his property in Leamington without a licence for a house in multiple occupation (HMO).

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Mo Potter (front) with (left to right) Olivia Cooper, quality assurance operations manager at Warwickshire County Council, Jayne Barrow, commissioning intelligence manager for quality at Warwickshire County Council, Shivorne Poole, activities coordinator at pathway in Warwick and Helena Wallis, chief executive of Heart of England Mencap.

Warwick Mencap customer wins competition to design new quality mark for Warwickshire County Council

The creative talents of a woman with a learning disability will be seen by people across Warwickshire after she won a competition.

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The site of where the new homes will go if planning permission is granted

90-home plan in Burton Green recommended for approval despite objections

A plan to build 90 houses on land in Burton Green has been recommended for approval despite an objection from the village's parish council.
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Warwickshire Wildlife Trust concerned Environment Plan could be full of empty promises

The Warwickshire Wildlife Trust has reacted to the news of Prime Minister Theresa May’s 25 year plan for the environment.

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Matt Western MP

WATCH: Warwick and Leamington MP debates fairness of councils granting themselves planning permission after HQ move approval

Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western debated the fairness of councils granting themselves planning permission after Warwick District Council approved their own HQ move.

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Councillors clashed over the town council budget last night

Councillors clash over Kenilworth Town Council budget

Kenilworth town councillors clashed over what residents' council tax should be spent on in next year's budget at a meeting last night (Thursday January 11).
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