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Fashion show raises funds for Warwick’s Lord Leycester Hospital

The Great Hall at The Lord Leycester Hospital was transformed into an catwalk for The Mayor of Warwick’s Fashion Show, which was held last Friday (October 12). Hosted by Kate Cleary (owner of Ostrich Boutique) and Heaphy’s, the fashion show featured...

today, 10:14 in Regional West

Special school plan is given the go-ahead

Controversial plans to turn a former dairy room and creamery into a special needs school in Algarkirk have been passed, despite concerns over road safety and the effect on neighbouring properties. The Chelsea Group of Children is set to build the new...

today, 10:14 in Regional West

Warwick Lions donate much-needed funds to ambulance association

The Warwick Lions club recently supported an ambulance association by donating much-needed funds for medical training equipment. At a recent meeting at the Warwick Arnms Hotel, Warwick Lions President John Tunney presented a cheque for £500 to Mia...

today, 05:17 in Regional West

Witness appeal following hit-and-run collision in Leamington

Police are appealing for witnesses to a hit-and-run collision in which an elderly woman was seriously injured when she was hit by a car in Leamington. The incident took place in Clarendon Avenue, near the junction with Chandos Street on FRiday August...

yesterday, 17:13 in Regional West

Here's your chance to win a family day pass for Warwick Castle's 'Haunted Castle'

Warwick Castle is offering the chance for someone to win a family day pass to their Haunted Castle event this half term. The Haunted Castle will be open until 10pm on selected dates during the Halloween season which runs from October 20 until November...

yesterday, 16:40 in Regional West

Warwick residents invited to Autumn Court Leet meeting

Residents in Warwick are being invited to attend the Autumn Court Leet Meeting next week. The meeting will be taking place on October 25 at 7pm in The Ballroom at the Court House in Jury Street. It is a chance for residents to raise any concerns about...

yesterday, 16:04 in Regional West

Leamington bowling greens officially confirmed as part of Commonwealth Games 2022

The bowling greens at Victoria Park in Leamington will be used for tournaments as part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games it has been confirmed. The announcement was made as part of an event in Birmingham - the city which will host the games - today. Noel...

yesterday, 14:05 in Regional West

Globe in Warwick celebrates after refurbishment

The team at The Globe in Warwick are been celebrating after reopening following a refurbishment. Over the past few weeks work has been taking place at The Globe pub, restaurant and hotel in Theatre Street. At a celebratory VIP party for around 200...

yesterday, 12:21 in Regional West

Cars stolen and others damaged in latest Kenilworth crimes

Two cars were stolen and another two were subjected to criminal damage in Kenilworth this week. In a double car key burglary between 11.30pm on Thursday 18 October and 12.30am on Friday October 19, burglars broke into a property in Beechwood Croft and...

yesterday, 12:21 in Regional West

Warwick dad hopes sharing his experiences will inspire others to adopt

To mark National Adoption Week this week, a couple from Warwick have spoken about their experiences, hoping to inspire others after adopting two young children. A Warwick dad who adopted two young children has opened up about how he helped them to...

yesterday, 09:54 in Regional West

Youth group launch project to help the homeless in Leamington

Young people from Warwick District's Youth Forum have mounted a charity and research campaign to understand the issues behind homelessness and help those affected. Following advice from the leaders of Leamington’s Night Shelter members of the local...

Thursday, 19:36 in Regional West

Myton Hospice cycle challenge gives Kenilworth benefactors the chance to support schoolchildren in Cambodia

A successful Far Eastern fundraiser for Myton Hospice has also paid dividends for in-need primary school pupils. During a Myton charity cycle challenge through Vietnam and Cambodia, organised by agency The Leisure Traveller, tour guide and agency...

Thursday, 14:53 in Regional West

Ferrari was on fire in Leamington

Firefighters from Kenilworth Fire Station were called out to an incident in which a Ferrari Spider was on fire in Leamington this morning. The incident took place in Station Approach at about 11am. A hose reel and breathing apparatus were used. The...

Thursday, 12:51 in Regional West

Kenilworth School warns parents after girls 'approached by man' on way home

Kenilworth School has issued warnings to parents and carers of pupils after a man acting 'strangely and inappropriately' approached two girls on their way home last night (Wednesday October 17). In a text and email sent out to parents, the school said...

Thursday, 12:46 in Regional West

New businesses help to tackle plastic waste in Warwick district

Two new business have been set up offering residents in the Warwick district a way to help tackle plastic waste. Alex Daniels and Beth Smith, who both live in Leamington, have created a businesses that sells organic, low-waste wholefoods such as...

Thursday, 11:49 in Regional West

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