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New Rugby community prepares to launch Neighbourhood Watch scheme

Eden Park, a new housing development near Leicester Road, is launching its Neighbourhood Watch scheme. A spokesperson said: "Our aim is to work along side the police so that we can achieve a safe community to live; whilst bringing the residents...

yesterday, 17:14 in Regional West
 

Two days of ‘persistent snow’ forecast for Warwickshire with Met Office warning of potential power cuts and...

The Met Office have taken the rare step of issuing a snow warning for Warwickshire for two days in a row. The Met Office is forecasting “persistent snow showers on from 4pm on Monday and throughout Tuesday. A Met Office spokesman said: “Snow showers...

yesterday, 17:14 in Regional West
 

Rugby School musicians perform at annual Concerto Concert for Myton Hospice

Top soloist musicians from Rugby School are to perform alongside a full professional orchestra at an annual Concerto Concert raising funds for Myton Hospice. The musical highlight of the school’s calendar, the concert showcases the very best soloists...

yesterday, 14:32 in Regional West
 

Top dancers win en pointe

Students at a Rugby performance school have sung, danced, tapped and pirouetted to success at a dance competition showcasing their skills to dance pupils. Performers from Jaide’s Stage Studios, based in Market Street, hosted their annual Competitive...

yesterday, 14:13 in Regional West
 

Rugby council hits back after Hall of Fame criticism in Private Eye magazine

Rugby council has hit back after being criticised in the Rotton Boroughs section of Private Eye magazine for its handling of the Hall of Fame. Featured in Private Eye and written anonymously, the article brands the Hall of Fame the "Hall of...

yesterday, 13:14 in Regional West
 

REGIONAL: Family ‘distraught’ as brothers, aged two and six, killed in hit and run

A two-year-old boy and his six-year-old brother were killed in a hit-and-run crash in Coventry yesterday (Thursday). Police are continuing to investigate how the two young brothers died in a non-stop collision. The boys, aged two and six, were with...

yesterday, 12:04 in Regional West
 

How next week’s cold weather could affect your mobile phone

Bitterly cold weather is on the way in the coming days and the Met Office has issued a warning to mobile phone users. The weather service has this morning issued a Yellow Warning for snow for much of the country and the wintry blast could affect your...

yesterday, 12:04 in Regional West
 

Co-op reveals minimum age limit on sales of energy drinks with high caffeine levels

Central England Co-op has today announced that it is putting in place an age limit for sales of energy drinks with high caffeine levels. From March 1, customers who buy energy drinks that contain 150mg or more caffeine per litre will be asked to prove...

yesterday, 10:58 in Regional West
 

Thousands of tonnes of chicken meant for KFC could go to waste in Rugby warehouse

Thousands of tonnes of chicken being stored at Rugby's DHL warehouse may go to waste following a supply problem which saw hundreds of branches of KFC closed over the last week. KFC said it is is struggling to find charities which will accept the...

yesterday, 10:51 in Regional West
 

Attackers beat up dad in his Rugby home until son handed over X-box to stop the assault

A man was hit with a metal bar and viciously beaten up in his own home after telling two men who turned up on the doorstep hoping to buy cannabis that they had the wrong address. And one of John Barnes’s attackers, Andrew Orzechowski, has been jailed...

yesterday, 10:27 in Regional West
 

HGV forces traffic lights onto historic Dunchurch feature

A heavy goods vehicle collided with the traffic lights on Dunchurch crossroads yesterday - forcing the lights onto the historic Market Cross. It is not known if any damage was caused to the Market Cross when the collision occured on Wednesday,...

Thursday, 17:27 in Regional West
 

Police remove pig farm protesters from Rugby planning meeting

Police were summoned to remove dozens of members of the public during a planning meeting last night which saw a councillor called an 'idiot' and plans for a pig farm rejected. Residents previously set up a petition and a group, People in Grandborough...

Thursday, 17:27 in Regional West
 

Wife's plea for witnesses after husband's car flipped into ditch following hit-and-run on A428

A dad-of-three from Yelvertoft was left upside down in a ditch for half-an-hour after a driver hit his car after failing to stop at a junction. Brandon Acton was on his way home on from his shift at Northampton General Hospital to see his wife and...

Thursday, 17:19 in Regional West
 

Corby Glen seeks bigger council

The village of Corby Glen is growing so much, its parish council wants to make itself bigger. At present, Corby Glen Parish Council has seven members, but there are plans to make it nine. Now, the parish council has asked South Kesteven District...

Thursday, 17:19 in Regional West
 

Plans for McDonald's on Gala Bingo site spark criticism

Plans for a two-storey McDonald’s at the former Gala Bingo site in Rugby town centre have attracted criticism. Rugby Liberal Democrats argue the McDonald’s, off Evereux Way, could cause traffic problems, fuel childhood obesity, spoil the look of the...

Thursday, 12:24 in Regional West
 
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