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Two 15-year-old girls from Kenilworth missing

Warwickshire Police is appealing for information to the whereabouts of two missing 15-year-old girls from Kenilworth. Eleanor Price and Isla Franco have been missing since yesterday afternoon (Monday June 26). Eleanor is described as white, approximately

today, 16:26 in Regional West

Weather warning for heavy rain and thunder in Warwickshire issued by Met Office

A yellow weather warning for heavy rain has today been issued by the Met Office for Warwickshire and the surrounding region. The Met Office said: “there is an increasing risk of heavy rain, with thunder possible, developing over southern England on Tuesd

today, 16:26 in Regional West

Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them. The items from the supermarket’s Deli Fillers range were withdrawn after listeria monocytogenes was found in some of the p

today, 11:49 in Regional West

Deadline for feedback on Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan extended to fit in public meeting

The deadline for public feedback on the Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan has been extended to allow time for a public meeting on the plan to be held. Residents now have until Tuesday August 8 to respond to the plan, and will be able to voice their opinions

today, 11:49 in Regional West

Leamington Carnival will include a parade after successful appeal

Leamington Carnival is set to go ahead as planned in July after organisers had feared they would have to cancel the event’s parade. In April the organisers put out a desperate appeal for groups, schools, charities, companies and organisations to take par

today, 11:18 in Regional West

Car stolen after house broken into in Kenilworth

A car was stolen after burglars broke into a Kenilworth house and stole a set of car keys, police have reported. Between noon and 2pm on Monday June 19, burglars climbed over a side gate at a home in Newfield Avenue and then kicked through a wood and gla

today, 10:01 in Regional West

Warwick Rotary Club’s Thai Festival to return for 13th year

Warwick Rotary’s annual Thai festival will be returning for its 13th year next month. This year the Rotary Club is staging its popular festival at Warwick racecourse with Thai food and entertainment. On Sunday, July 16 more than 40 stalls will be selling

today, 09:53 in Regional West

Teen who lied to police about death of Warwick pensioner jailed after breaching his order

One of the teenagers who gave police a false story to cover up for a young man accused of the manslaughter of Warwick pensioner William Heathcote has ended up behind bars. Stephan Reilly (19) formerly of Willes Road, Leamington, had denied conspiring to

today, 09:33 in Regional West

Richard celebrates 50th year with marathon bike ride

A Tesco employee has managed to tick off another ambition from his birthday wish list after completing a marathon cycle ride. Around 14,500 cyclists united together in the fight against heart disease for the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) legendary Lon

today, 09:33 in Regional West

VIDEO: WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT - Investigation claims local pig farm is “vision of hell”

A pig farm housing 15,000 animals in Oxhill has been described as a ‘vision of hell’. The conditions at Hogwood Pig Farm were filmed by the vegan and animal welfare organisation VIVA and exposed in a spread in the Daily Mirror. The activists said conditi

today, 09:33 in Regional West

One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits say they would rather date someone with a pet, according to a new survey. Almost a third of those polled said they’d much rather smooch a pooch-owner, while a quarter said they’d more likely be feline the love with a cat keeper. And an

today, 07:37 in Regional West

Drop-in sessions about planned A46 ‘link road’ at Stoneleigh junction announced

Drop-in sessions to help answer questions about improvements to the Stoneleigh junction as part of the planned A46 ‘link road’ have been announced. Warwickshire County Council will be hosting drop-in sessions at Kenilworth Library in Smalley Place on Tue

yesterday, 17:13 in Regional West

Radford Semele dance teacher’s double celebration

A Warwickshire woman who set up a dance school and had a kidney transplant, all in the same year, will be marking the double anniversary with a celebration ball. Nikki Shurvinton established her Radford Semele-based, The Nikki Jay Academy of Dance, in 19

yesterday, 17:13 in Regional West

Man allegedly pushes boy off his bike in Leamington

Warwickshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy was allegedly pushed off his bike while cycling in a Leamington park by a man. The incident took place in Christchurch Gardens on Saturday June 24 between 11.35 and 11.40am. The man is described

yesterday, 17:13 in Regional West

Man threatens to bomb Leamington in drunken assault on police

A Warwickshire man threatened to bomb Leamington and assaulted a police officer having returned to alcohol, a court heard today (Monday, June 26). Martyn Gardner, who confessed to having an alcohol problem, was sober having left prison in September but d

yesterday, 16:10 in Regional West

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