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Former Warwick School pupil to play town legend in new show at Warwick Castle

A former Warwick School pupil is set to play the part of the town’s legend – Guy of Warwick – in a new summer show at Warwick Castle. This August the Castle will be bringing their summer spectacle Dragon Slayer to life with the premier taking place on...

40 min. ago in Regional West

Warwick occupational therapist inspired by dad to help people with Parkinson’s keep active

An occupational therapist from Warwick has been spurred on to play an active part in the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease after her dad was diagnosed with the condition. Emma Bracher, who lives and works from her home in Hatton Park, has been...

yesterday, 11:35 in Regional West

Warwick sea scouts group maintain Navy recognition

A sea scout group in Warwick has continued to maintain its prestigious Royal Navy Recognition. The 2nd Warwick Sea Scouts was founded in 1959 and in the late 1980s the group was awarded the recognition. This honour is currently only granted to 103 Sea...

Saturday, 11:13 in Regional West

Police appealing for information after spate of robberies across Warwickshire

Police are appealing for information following a series of robberies in the county this week. The first incident occurred at the BP Garage in Coventry Road, Southam, at 6.30am on Wednesday (July 18). Three men with knives got out of a black BMW before...

Saturday, 10:51 in Regional West

Youngsters create big poppies for Warwick project

Six big handmade poppies have been made by some of the youngsters from Warwickshire Young Carers for the Warwick Poppies 2018 project. They were made at poppy making workshops which were held thanks to a collaborative partnership between Warwickshire...

Saturday, 06:46 in Regional West

Warwick primary school needs your votes to win playground

Coten End Primary School in Warwick is currently in the top five schools in the running to win a sustainable playground made from recycled 
plastic. The school is currently competing against 31 other schools and can only be successful by receiving the...

Friday, 17:09 in Regional West

Kenilworth nursery celebrates 'outstanding' Ofsted rating with party

Staff, children and their parents at a Kenilworth nursery celebrated its recent 'outstanding' Ofsted rating with a garden party today (Friday July 20). Castle Nursery in Priory Road received an 'outstanding' rating from Ofsted this week after an...

Friday, 17:09 in Regional West

Three Warwick district parks earn awards for quality

Three parks in Warwick district have been recognised for their quality with a special award. Jephson Gardens in Leamington, Oakley Wood in Bishop's Tachbrook and for the first time, Crackley Woods near Kenilworth, were all given Green Flag awards this...

Friday, 17:09 in Regional West

Young Leamington burglar jailed for more than three years

A Leamington youth who became a ‘third strike’ burglar with a break-in carried out in Rugby just ten days after his 18th birthday has been jailed for more than three years. Callum Taylor pleaded guilty at Warwick Crown Court to the burglary, committed...

Friday, 14:31 in Regional West

Warwick district councillor urges men to ‘get tested’ following his cancer diagnosis

A Warwick district councillor is urging men to take a test for prostate cancer after he was diagnosed with the disease. Last year councillor Noel Butler took part in a blood test to show support for the Graham Fulford Trust, which was the chosen...

Friday, 14:31 in Regional West

Calls for improved services at Kenilworth Station's official opening

Calls to improve Kenilworth Station's services were made at an official opening of the station today (Friday July 20). The station was officially opened by the unveiling of a plaque outside the station's entrance by the Transport Secretary Chris...

Friday, 14:31 in Regional West

Firefighters called to lorry fire in Harbury Lane

Firefighters have been called out to a fire in Harbury Lane in the Heathcote area this morning (Friday). Currently two fire crews from Leamington are on the scene. A spokesperson from Warwickshire Fire and Rescue said: “There is a lorry on fire in...

Friday, 14:31 in Regional West

Travellers spotted in Warwick car park

Travellers have been spotted in a car park in Warwick. A group of Travellers are thought to have moved on the Myton Fields car park around 9pm last night. Around seven caravans are on the site. Last week a group of Travellers were in Hatton Park and...

Friday, 14:31 in Regional West

IN PICTURES: Warwick Beer, Cider and Music Festival 2018

IN PICTURES: Warwick Beer, Cider and Music Festival 2018 The annual Warwick Beer, Cider and Music Festival returned to the town last weekend. This year the event took place at a new venue - the Westend Centre Marching Band HQ, Hampton Road. Warwick...

Friday, 14:31 in Regional West

Man charged following car chase that started when he was spotted near Leamington

A man has been charged following a police pursuit through Warwickshire and Coventry. The pursuit took place after officers spotted a vehicle on the A46 near Leamington that had allegedly previously failed to stop for police. The car was spotted again...

Thursday, 17:26 in Regional West

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