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VIDEO: Warwick Hospital's Birth and Babies Appeal calling for public's help

Warwick Hospital's Birth and Babies Appeal is calling for the public's help and support to fund a birth pool. The appeal is calling on the community’s support for their campaign to fund a birthing pool over a six-week period. The crowdfunding campaign...

8 min. ago in Regional West

Concerns over possible changes at Kenilworth children's centre in September

Concerns have been raised over possible changes to the services being provided from a children's centre in Kenilworth this September. Warwickshire County Council voted to close 25 children's centres across the county in November 2017 to save £1.12...

today, 16:37 in Regional West

Knightcote murder: judge reads statement from Patricia McIntosh's family before jailing her killer for life

The son of Knightcote murder victim Patricia McIntosh has told the man who killed her that he committed the "ultimate betrayal" to both her and her family. At Warwick Crown Court in Leamington today (Thursday May 24), Patricia's estranged...

today, 13:10 in Regional West

How police spot a drink driver - even before they’ve stopped your car

Police officers have issued a warning to drink and drug drivers who think they can get away with it: Don’t bother. Despite tip-offs from the public via Crimestoppers, officers still use their skill, intuition and experience to spot drink drivers....

today, 12:32 in Regional West

Historic Warwick garden installs poppy wall mural

Volunteers at a historic garden in Warwick have installed a poppy wall mural. The team of volunteers at Guy's Cliffe Walled Garden installed the mural to commemorate the Battle of Jutland - which was a naval battle fought by the British Royal Nay...

today, 12:14 in Regional West

Leamington hotel to extend into disused building and open new restaurant

A hotel in the centre of Leamington will be extending into a neighbouring disused building and will open a new restaurant. Work to extend the Premier Inn Hotel on the Parade and create a new Bar + Block restaurant will begin in late June. The hotel,...

today, 11:46 in Regional West

Warwickshire pilot who murdered wife in Knightcote given life sentence

A former airline pilot from Warwickshire has been given a life sentence after murdering his estranged wife in a fit of rage in Knightcote last year. Andrew Thomas McIntosh, 54, of Woolscott, will serve a minimum of 17 years in prison after killing...

today, 11:03 in Regional West

REVIEW: Step back in time with Warwick Castle’s escape room

Warwick Castle’s escape room certainly stands out from other experiences. Back in April Warwick Castle announced that they would be opening an escape room to celebrate the return of their War of the Roses Live performance. The escape room officially...

today, 10:27 in Regional West

Warwickshire pilot found guilty of murdering estranged wife in fit of rage in Knightcote

A former airline pilot from Warwickshire has been found guilty of murdering his estranged wife in a fit of rage in Knightcote last year. At Warwick Crown Court today (Wednesday 23 May), a jury found Andrew Thomas McIntosh, 54, of Woolscott, guilty of...

yesterday, 16:48 in Regional West

Kenilworth tree felling stopped indefinitely

Controversial tree felling in a rural part of Kenlworth has now stopped indefinitely, according to a local councillor. The felling of trees on land off Rouncil Lane began on the morning of Thursday May 17 until Cllr Sue Gallagher and Joshua Tebby, the...

yesterday, 14:31 in Regional West

Motionhouse dance company is now rehearsing at Vitsoe’s new production building in Leamington

Internationally renowned touring dance-circus company Motionhouse has joined British furniture manufacturer Vitsoe in its new home in Leamington to bringing together the arts and manufacturing in one inspirational space. Vitsoe’s naturally lit and...

yesterday, 13:50 in Regional West

New photo released to help find missing Radford Semele man

A new photo has been released by Warwickshire Police of a missing Radford Semele man in an effort to find him. Matthew Ryan, 47, left his home in the afternoon Sunday May 20 after going to meet someone at the White Lion in Radford Semele. He did not...

yesterday, 11:20 in Regional West

Kenilworth bookshop enjoys 50th birthday celebrations

Staff and customers of a Kenilworth bookshop enjoyed celebrating its 50th birthday this week. Kenilworth Books in Talisman square marked the big day on Monday May 21 with a party with bubbly and homemade cake baked by Tamsin Rosewell, who works at the...

yesterday, 10:44 in Regional West

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. Tomorrow (Thursday May 24) Warwick Town Council will hold their Annual Meeting, which includes the official Warwick Mayor...

yesterday, 10:26 in Regional West

First Warwick Festival taking place this weekend

The first Warwick Festival will be taking place in the town this weekend. The festival, which runs from Saturday (May 26) to Monday (May 28), is centred around the legend of ‘Guy of Warwick’ and a number of attractions in the town are set to host...

yesterday, 09:46 in Regional West

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