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11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

Three-quarters of Brits are what is described as ‘micro-criminals’ - committing tiny crimes in shops and online to get a better deal. Research by YouGov found that 74 per cent of UK citizens had perpetrated at least one very minor crime. Most common was

yesterday, 16:43 in Regional West

When do the clocks go back?

It’s almost that time - don’t get caught out. The lighter nights officially come to an end on Sunday October 30 when the clocks go back an hour, finally seeing off British Summer Time (BST). Greenwich Mean Time kicks at 2am, when the clocks go back to 1a

yesterday, 16:43 in Regional West

Plans for ‘luxury’ student digs in Kenilworth raise concerns

A plan to convert a Kenilworth hotel into ‘luxury’ student accommodation is proving controversial. Victoria Lodge in Warwick Road could become an 11-bedroom house aimed at either postgraduates or young professionals if the plans are approved by Warwick D

yesterday, 15:35 in Regional West

Topping pour ceremony for new housing estate in Leamington

A new affordable family housing development in Leamington has hit a high point – thanks to the town’s Mayor. Cllr Ann Morrison, the mayor of Leamington, performed a topping out ceremony with developer Orbit and Coventry-based Deeley Construction at Union

yesterday, 15:26 in Regional West

Sikh temple incident update: one man cautioned as investigation continues

Three more men have answered bail in connection with the incident at the Gurdwara Sahib in Leamington on September 11. A 28-year-old man from Coventry was cautioned for religiously aggravated criminal damage. A 39-year-old man from Birmingham was rebaile

yesterday, 15:03 in Regional West

Warwickshire trading standards: ‘ham and cheese’ pizzas did not contain ham or cheese

Cheese that was actually non-dairy fat oil and ham that was really turkey or chicken were just two problems identified with takeaway pizzas examined by Warwickshire County Council Trading Standards. Trading Standards Officers purchased 40 pizzas from sma

yesterday, 15:03 in Regional West

Six people hurt in head-on collision near Leamington

Six people were hurt including two seriously after a head on collision between two cars near Leamington yesterday evening (Sunday). The incident happened on Old Milverton Lane in Blackdown at about 4.40pm. Four ambulances, a paramedic area support office

yesterday, 13:06 in Regional West

Dog resembling Dracula from Kenilworth Dogs Trust needs rehoming

A dog that looks like a vampire from Kenilworth Dogs Trust needs rehoming in time for Halloween. The eight-year-old greyhound, called Mavis, has her front teeth missing apart from her four fang-like canine teeth. Staff are hoping that someone can embrace

yesterday, 11:24 in Regional West

Warwick man ‘caused death’ of OAP, Jury hears

A young Warwick man caused the death a frail pensioner from a heart attack following a confrontation after banging on his window, a jury has been told. Steven Jones then plotted with a group of friends to lie about the incident, and beat up a youngster w

yesterday, 10:37 in Regional West

Annual Kenilworth fireworks display less than a fortnight away

The annual Kenilworth Round Table fireworks display and bonfire held at Kenilworth Castle is almost here after nine months of planning. The display, to be held on Saturday November 5, will be led by Fantastic Fireworks and is one of the biggest in the Mi

yesterday, 10:37 in Regional West

One in five parents stressed out by half-term as extra costs hit £323

A fifth of parents have admitted that they find the half-term break stressful, with the additional costs the holiday brings being the source of much of the worry. With the week off fast approaching in England and Wales and already a distant memory for so

yesterday, 10:37 in Regional West

Missing Warwick woman found

A Warwick woman who went missing earlier this week has now been found. Anina Brindley-Smith, 66, who also refers to herself to George, went missing at approximately 3.45pm on Wednesday October 19 near to Warwick New Road. Warwickshire Police wished to th

Sunday, 06:21 in Regional West

Migraine sufferers ‘should avoid processed meats and leafy greens’

Migraine sufferers should avoid eating processed meats and leafy greens because they increase the level of nitrates which may cause the debilitating headaches. Researchers discovered that people with migraines harbour significantly more nitrate microbes

Sunday, 06:21 in Regional West

Eggs of mosquito capable of carrying the Zika virus found in the UK

Eggs of a mosquito capable of carrying the zika virus have been found in a small village in England. Fifteen homeowners in the Kent area were hand delivered letters on Friday telling them that a small number of Asian Tiger Mosquito eggs had been found ne

Saturday, 09:29 in Regional West

Parents urged to swap candles for LED light for Halloween

Parents are being urged to swap candles for LED lights this year to prevent accidents on Halloween. The plea has come from Warwickshire Fire and Rescue services and the County Council’s Trading Standards in a bid to reduce the risk of children’s costumes

Saturday, 06:54 in Regional West

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