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Harbury couple's Easter fundraiser this weekend

A couple from Harbury will be hosting an Easter event this weekend to help them in their efforts to raise £10,000 in memory of a much-loved family member. In 2017 Andrew Bowell and his partner Michelle Lawley hosted events to help raise money in...

5 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Hundreds of tributes paid to Warwick's Ron Everett who inspired so many

Ron Everett was known to many across the Warwick district for his dedication to the community. Since he passed away recently, tributes have been flooding in. Kirstie Smith reports on the life of a remarkable person who was once named as Warwick...

5 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Celebrating the Champions of business in Coventry and Warwickshire

Leading lights of business across the county have been held up as examples to inspire others. The success of some impressive companies was highlighted at a Coventry and Warwickshire Champions event at the Ricoh Arena attended by 200 business leaders....

5 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Former rugby star Ben Cohen and Strictly Come Dancing's Kristina Rihanoff to appear at Warwick family fun day

Residents in Warwick are being invited to attend a family fun day tomorrow (Saturday). Forever Living Products, will be officially opening its newly refurbished product centre at Longbridge Manor. The product centre will be officially opened by the...

5 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Restore Kenilworth Lido group invites residents to share their ideas for outdoor pool

Campaign group Restore Kenilworth Lido has today (Friday April 5) launched a new initiative for its ongoing fight to keep an outdoor swimming pool in the town. Members are inviting residents to share their ideas for a lido in the town based on the...

5 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Leamington FC fan's book contains nostalgic images of footballing heroes past and present

For more about Windmill Heroes: A celebration of football in Leamington click here. 1. Windmill Heroes Ed Blackaby with a copy of his book. jpimedia Buy a Photo 2. Windmill Heroes Photo from the last ever match at the Windmil Ground in Tachbrook Road....

5 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Leamington man named ‘volunteer of the year’ for 20 years of service at tennis club

A long-standing volunteer at a Leamington tennis club has been awarded the ‘volunteer of the year trophy’ after 20 years of service. In March more than 180 tennis enthusiasts gathered to celebrate the performances and work of players and volunteers...

5 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Leamington FC fan’s book remembers footballing heroes past and present

Leamington Football Club supporters can look back on famous games and remember some of their favourite players in a new book written by a fellow fan. Windmill Heroes, by Ed Blackaby, is a celebration of football in the town including chapters...

5 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Accomplice told burglar to stab homeowner when confronted in the Warwick home

A burglar who had broken into a Warwick house escaped after an accomplice shouted to him to stab the householder who had returned home and confronted him. But even though the owner did not see the get-away car, his experience in the automotive...

5 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Traders and cyclists striving to create community hub in street in Warwick

Members of the Warwick community are teaming up to help create a new community hub for the town and are appealing for the public’s help. The initiative, known as Warwick cycle hubs, is being spearheaded by Lara Smith who owns the Smithery on Smith...

5 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Kenilworth church team launch campaign to raise £300,000 to help church better serve community

The team at a church in Kenilworth are endeavouring to raise £300,000 to help better serve their community. Last Saturday (March 30) the team at Abbey Hill United Reformed Church launched their fundraising campaign ‘Dare to Dream 2’ at their Easter...

5 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Former Warwick School pupil gets Duke of Edinburgh Award - aged 70!

A past pupil has returned to Warwick School to receive his Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award from the headmaster – at the age of 70! Nigel Robinson, a director of Newsline PR in Leamington, was one of the first boys to enter the award scheme when the...

4 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Warwick railway station looks set to get funding boost to improve accessibility

Warwick railway station looks set to get funding boost to help improve accessibility The funding for the improvements is part of a larger programme of funding from the Government. Jack Rankin, Conservative parliamentary candidate for Warwick and...

4 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Harbury shop helping to tackle plastic waste with new partnership

A couple who run a post office and shop in Harbury are helping to fight plastic waste and stay in business. Preet and Bob Dhillon, who took over Harbury Supermarket and post office in August 2018, have been hosting a plastic-free stall inside their...

4 April 2019 in Regional West
 

Old Town businesses 'should not be forgotten' under plans to improve signposting in Leamington

Leamington’s Old Town businesses 'should not be forgotten' under plans to improve signposting in the town Councillors at this week’s [Tuesday's] Warwick District Council’s overview and scrutiny meeting were told that as part of the ‘Vision and...

4 April 2019 in Regional West
 


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