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Push the boat out with narrowboat holiday from Rugby

A relaxing narrowboat holiday has always been on my bucket list. I’m happy to say I can now tick it off the list having travelled for hours along the Oxford Canal at a relaxing pace of around four miles per hour. Seeing the country in an ABC Boat Hire...

today, 07:31 in Regional West
 

VIDEO AND PICTURES: Devastation left behind by travellers at children's football club in Southam

The team at the Southam United Football Club have been left devastated after finding the mess left behind on their site by travellers. Earlier this week travellers gained access to Southam United FC. After the travellers left the site on Wednesday...

yesterday, 17:24 in Regional West
 

Rugby firm helps turn 2CV into world's smallest food truck

A Rugby firm has helped turn a classic Citroen into what is though to be the world’s smallest food truck. Revive! was asked to join the Best of British consortium who helped transform a 35-year-old 2CV named ‘Dolly’ from into the state-of-the-art...

yesterday, 17:24 in Regional West
 

Community rallying to help children's football club in Southam after devastation caused by travellers

The community is rallying together to help a children's football club in Southam after a trail of destruction was left by travellers. Earlier this week travellers gained access to Southam United FC. After the travellers left the site volunteers and...

yesterday, 16:07 in Regional West
 

Special award for caring Rugby student Tom

A Rugby College stsudent has been awarded a special honour in a ceremony at Coombe Abbey Hotel. Tom Wood, 17, won Carer of the Year at Pride of Rugby Awards last year. Rugby FM invited him back again this year to give a speech on mental health and...

yesterday, 15:28 in Regional West
 

Chief officer behind Rugby's Local Plan set to leave council

The council officer in charge of Rugby's controversial Local Plan is set to leave the authority. Head of growth and investment Rob Back oversaw the Local Plan, including the controversial decision to swap housing allocations at Walsgrave for a 1,500...

yesterday, 13:05 in Regional West
 

MP joins Rugby Street Pastors on Saturday night patrol

Experiencing the highs and lows of a Saturday night out in Rugby was on the agenda for the town’s MP who went out on patrol with street pastors. Before hitting the pub and club scene Mark Pawsey was given an overview of the street pastors’ work. This...

yesterday, 13:05 in Regional West
 

One of the chief architects of Rugby's Local Plan steps down as cabinet member

One of the chief architects of Rugby's Local Plan has stepped down as cabinet member for the growth and investment portfolio. Cllr Heather Timms helped to propose the borough's Local Plan - which includes the controversial Lodge Farm and South West...

Thursday, 14:27 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...

Thursday, 13:20 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....

Thursday, 12:46 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...

Thursday, 10:52 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...

Thursday, 10:19 in Regional West
 

Stepping back in time at Rugby’s museum

Almost 500 Rugbeians, including mayor Tom Mahoney, stepped into the Middle Ages to meet knights, princesses and dragons at the town’s Night at Thy Museum. The night of medieval merriment took place on Friday 18 May and was packed full of period...

Thursday, 10:15 in Regional West
 

Dunchurch fete limited by health and safety but organisers say it will be as 'lively as ever'

Increasing costs and tighter traffic rules have seen organisers of Dunchurch’s fete procession have to scale the event back. The fete has struggled in recent years because tighter traffic rules mean float trailers are banned, the route must be...

Wednesday, 16:49 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...

Wednesday, 16:49 in Regional West
 
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