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Genie out the lamp for sparkling panto at Bedworth Civic Hall

Aladdin - Bedworth Civic Hall Until December 29 - Lucie Green Tickets: 024 7637 6707 Disney fans are in for a treat with the Civic Hall’s magical offering of Aladdin. The genie’s well and truly out the lamp for this panto, which brings bucket loads of...

29 min. ago in Regional West

Brownsover residents get a glimpse of new £2.3m medical centre

Residents have been given a tour of the new medical centre that is set to bring GP services back to Brownsover in January. On Friday, November 16, residents of Brownsover were joined by staff from NHS Coventry and Rugby Clinical Commissioning Group...

today, 12:27 in Regional West

Brownsover artists help foodbank and church

Keen artists helped raise money for Rugby Foodbank by holding an exhibition. Brownsover Art Group chose the charity because a foodbank is held at Christchurch every Friday. Sue Dean, chair of the group, said the artists meet weekly at the church, in...

today, 11:08 in Regional West

Rugby MP takes to parliament to criticise Heart of England Co-op over attempts to build on Oakfield Rec

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey joined residents and councillors in criticising the Heart of England Co-op for pushing-on with attempts to build on Oakfield Recreation Ground despite widespread objections. Speaking in the House of Commons on December 13, Mr...

today, 10:59 in Regional West

No homes built for social housing in Rugby last year

No homes were built for social rental in Rugby last year, figures show. Across the country, the number completed each year has dropped nearly 80n per cent in the last decade. The Chartered Institute of Housing has criticised the slowdown in building...

yesterday, 11:49 in Regional West

Rugby council calls on Co-op to return Oakfield Rec to community after two failed attempts to build on the...

Rugby council has called on the Heart of England Co-op to return Oakfield Recreation Ground to the people of Rugby after it was fenced-off. Oakfield Rec, owned by the Heart of England Co-op, was previously leased by Rugby council so it could be used...

yesterday, 10:32 in Regional West

Firefighters from across the county attend Brownsover house fire

At 12:22pm today, December 12, Fire Control received several calls to a house fire on Foxons Barn Road in Brownsover. Fire Crews from Rugby, Lutterworth and Atherstone initially proceeded - but at 12.53 pm firefighters asked for the assistance of...

Wednesday, 17:16 in Regional West

Thousands of patients in Nene are waiting at least three weeks to see GP

Nearly 40,000 patients in Nene are waiting at least three weeks to see a GP, new figures reveal. Doctors say it is important to treat patients early to “avoid conditions getting worse”. NHS Digital data shows that 37,140 people in the Nene Clinical...

Wednesday, 16:23 in Regional West

Thousands of Rugby patients are waiting three weeks or more to see GP

Thousands of patients in Rugby are waiting at least three weeks to see a GP, new figures reveal. Doctors say it is important to treat patients early to “avoid conditions getting worse”. NHS Digital data shows that 13,110 people in the Coventry and...

Wednesday, 15:20 in Regional West

Rugby MP uses PMQs to support Theresa May as she faces vote of no confidence

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey this morning used Prime Minister's Questions to suggest it is in the interests of the country for parliament to back Theresa May when she faces a vote of no confidence this evening. Mr Pawsey told the house: "Many businesses...

Wednesday, 13:58 in Regional West

Outpouring of support means Rugby's Yum Yum world will not be closed for long

Yum Yum World on High Street will close on January 7 after a year-long dispute over business rates, but a huge outpouring of support prompted the business’s owners to tell this newspaper it will not be closed for long. The owners of the business,...

Wednesday, 13:18 in Regional West

Man in 70s dies after Long Itchington crash

A man in his late 70s has died after the mobility scooter he was riding was in collision with a car in Long Itchington last weekend. Police were called at 9.46am on Saturday December 8 to report of a collision involving a BMW 320D and a mobility...

Wednesday, 11:33 in Regional West

Rugby's Yum Yum World set to close

Yum Yum world on High Street has announced it will close in January due to a dispute over business rates. The business officially opened on December 9 last year and quickly proved a hit with Rugbeians - but its owners took to social media yesterday to...

Wednesday, 10:22 in Regional West

One in nine people in the county suffer from depression

More than one in nine registered patients in Northamptonshire have been diagnosed with depression, official figures show. New Public Health England data shows that between April 2017 and March 2018 the proprtion of patients in the local authority with...

Tuesday, 16:14 in Regional West

More EU citizens move to Rugby

Brexit has not deterred more EU citizens from moving to Rugby, official figures show. The number of EU citizens has risen by around 5,000 since the referendum held in June 2016, according to the latest estimates fcrom the Office for National...

Tuesday, 16:14 in Regional West

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