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Dyslexic boy completes charity book challenge

A Cawston schoolboy who has dyslexia has raised £1,150 by taking part in a reading challenge. Nicholas Findlay, 11, completed a number of books over 33 days to help two schools. He has been supported with his Read and Raise fundraiser by his younger sist

21 min. ago in Regional West
 

Three burglaries reported in Rugby roads

Burglaries have taken place at addresses in three Rugby roads in recent days. On Wednesday at about 9.30pm, offenders broke into a home in Duncan Drive after kicking in the rear door. Once inside, they carried out a search before making off with several

57 min. ago in Regional West
 

Rugby MP backs Coventry’s culture campaign

It’s a chance to show there’s more to Coventry than the ring road – and Rugby’s MP is backing our near neighbour’s bid for cultural glory. The race to find the UK’s City of Culture 2021 was launched by Culture Minister Matt Hancock last week in Hull, whi

yesterday, 18:47 in Regional West
 

Dogs shot after they killed sheep in South Warwickshire

Police are warning dog owners to keep their animals under control in the countryside during lambing season after five pets were shot last week. Five dogs were shot by farmers for killing sheep and their unborn lambs in two separate incidents which took p

yesterday, 17:32 in Regional West
 

School goes for gold!

Brownsover Community School has been awarded the prestigious Food for Life Gold award for its healthy and climate-friendly food culture. It is the ultimate award that recognises schools which use practical learning experiences to reconnect young people t

yesterday, 16:02 in Regional West
 

Tesco recalls ready meal over health concerns

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal The health risk was sparked after it was discovered that the sauce coating Tesco Takeaway Butter Chicken contained nuts, which were not mentioned on the packaging. This presents an obvious risk to

yesterday, 14:48 in Regional West
 

’Pointless’ work performance reviews driving workers to tears

Most workers believe that performance reviews are a waste of time, a new study has found. Around two-thirds of employees, and managers, said that formal reviews were time-consuming and outdated, in a survey by software firm Adobe - who themselves have ab

yesterday, 11:38 in Regional West
 

Wetherspoons and Prezzo branded ‘bottom feeders’ over seafood sustainability

Prezzo and Itsu restaurants plus pub chain Wetherspoons came bottom in a survey of sustainable seafood on offer at High Street eateries. A lack of information about the sources of seafood is one of the biggest barriers for diners trying to eat seafood su

yesterday, 06:28 in Regional West
 

Sitting down too much can age women by 8 years, warn scientists

Sitting for too long can age women by up to eight years, say scientists. A study found those who did little exercise and spent ten hours of the day in a chair had cells that were biologically much older. They had shorter telomeres - tiny caps found on th

yesterday, 06:28 in Regional West
 

2017 property crash would see £399 a week wiped off UK property values

While the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has forecast that house prices in the UK will rise by around 3 per cent this year, a Times survey of leading economists has predicted that 2017 could be the year the London property bubble finally

yesterday, 06:28 in Regional West
 

Two men bailed over robbery - then arrested in connection with another robbery

Two men from Market Harborough arrested on Thursday in connection with the robbery of a van on a test drive during which a garage salesman was seriously injured, have been bailed by Warwickshire Police while investigations continue. But the two were then

Sunday, 06:33 in Regional West
 

Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed. How does it work? The hacker will first send yo

Sunday, 06:33 in Regional West
 

Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week According to a new joint report issued last week by child psychologist Dr Sam

Sunday, 06:33 in Regional West
 

Dunchurch declares it’s panto time

Over the next couple of weeks Dunchurch Pantomaniacs are presenting not only a new version of The Princess and the Pea but one which has been written by one of their ever-presents of the past 28 years, Sue Protheroe. Tickets are available from Wanda’s in

Saturday, 16:22 in Regional West
 

Win tickets to retro car show

A fantastic line-up or rallying and racing legends have joined the 15th anniversary Super Show celebrations of Race Retro - and the Rugby Advertiser has five pairs of tickets to give away. The iternational historic motorsport show returns to Stoneleigh P

Friday, 18:52 in Regional West
 
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