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Rugby MP: ‘We owe our safety to brave security forces’

The Rugby MP praised the ‘bravery’ of the security services at Westminster ‘keeping MPs safe’ as he spoke to the Advertiser while locked in the Commons Chamber due to the terrorist incident. A police officer was stabbed and a car ploughed into pedestrian

yesterday, 17:58 in Regional West

BREAKING: Rugby MP ‘safe’ after ‘terrorist incident’ outside Parliament

An aide for Rugby MP Mark Pawsey said he is safe along with the rest of the MPs after a ‘terrorist incident’ outside the Houses of Parliament today (Wednesday, March 22). Commons leader David Lidington has told MPs the ‘alleged assailant was shot by arme

yesterday, 17:27 in Regional West

Thrilling mystery game brings Rugby to life

Dozens of wannabe detectives descended on Rugby town centre as it was turned into massive game of ‘whodunit’ on Saturday. Locations around the town hid clues and puzzles to unlock the answer to the giant investigation in Rugby First and Casebook Events’

yesterday, 16:46 in Regional West

BREAKING: Jeremy Wright MP ‘fine’ after shooting in Westminster

The MP for Kenilworth and Southam, Jeremy Wright, is said to be ‘fine’ after a shooting outside Parliament in Westminster this afternoon (Wednesday March 22). The House of Parliament are currently in lockdown after a man reportedly wielding a knife was s

yesterday, 15:44 in Regional West

BREAKING: Firearms incident on Westminster Bridge - House of Commons locked down

Scotland Yard says it was called to a firearms incident on Westminster Bridge amid reports of several people injured this afternoon, Wednesday March 22. Commons Leader David Lidington has told MPs a “police officer has been stabbed” and the “alleged assa

yesterday, 15:25 in Regional West

Rugby Radio Station history book for air ambulance is on sale

A book chronicling the history of Rugby Radio Station in support of the air ambulance is now on sale. Historian and former radio station manager Malcolm Hancock’s book, The History of Rugby Radio Station, is now available to buy. All proceeds will go to

yesterday, 15:25 in Regional West

Thieves break into two Rugby homes through back garden

Two homes in Rugby were broken-into through the garden with a number of items stolen from both on Sunday (March 19). Offenders entered the rear garden of a property in Brocket Place, Cawston, at some point between midnight and 2pm. They forced open the r

yesterday, 13:25 in Regional West

Woman with young child attacked and robbed in Rugby town centre

Warwickshire Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Rugby town centre around 5pm on Saturday (March 18). A female with a young child was walking along Victoria Street towards Lawford Road when she was assaulted and property stolen fr

yesterday, 09:42 in Regional West

Revamped Tollbar End officially opened after £106 million project

The revamped Tollbar End was officially opened last week after work costing £106 million was finally completed. The major project aims to reduce the volume of traffic using the Tollbar End roundabout by providing a two lane dual carriageway underpass lin

Tuesday, 17:47 in Regional West

Rubbish pile in Caldecott Park marks fly-tipping crackdown

A pile of rubbish was dumped in Caldecott Park today (Tuesday, March 21) to mark the launch of a new campaign to crackdown on fly-tipping. Rugby Borough Council staged the fly-tipping stunt to promote the launch of #CrimeNotToCare, a nationwide campaign

Tuesday, 17:47 in Regional West

Elliot’s Field extension underway after sod-turning

A sod-turning event signalled the start of the £20m extension to Elliot’s Field Shopping Park yesterday (Monday, March 20). Rugby Borough Council leader Michael Stokes and owner Hammerson’s Tom Cochrane officially broke ground on the former Tribune Tradi

Tuesday, 15:06 in Regional West

New group leads Coventry Bees fightback

The fight to get Coventry Bees back on home turf has stepped up a gear with the launch of a new umbrella group for campaigners. The wrangles over the future of Brandon Stadium finally triggered the heartbreaking point where the team was ruled out of this

Tuesday, 14:28 in Regional West

Rugby residents learn more about composting

Residents were given advice on composting at a community event in Rugby ahead of the looming green bin charge. Rugby Liberal Democrats arranged for master composters John and Sandy Young to talk to people at the GEC recreation ground on Saturday, March 1

Tuesday, 13:35 in Regional West

Accident on M1 near Watford Gap

Traffic on the M1 northbound in Northamptonshire has been delayed after a van was involved in an accident at lunchtime. The vehicle was left diagonal across the M1 northbound after colliding with a roadworks barrier between junctions 17 and 18 near Watfo

Tuesday, 12:42 in Regional West

Increase in violence in Rugby town centre

There was an increase in violent crimes in the town centre last month while the number of thefts dropped. Figures released by police yesterday (Monday, March 20) show there were 18 violence-related incidents in February, resulting in 13 arrests. The same

Tuesday, 12:42 in Regional West

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