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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, 10:24 in Regional West

Rugby school gets award for its science teaching

A Rugby school has received a top award recognising the quality of its science teaching. Staff and pupils at Henry Hinde Infant School, part of the Transforming Lives Educational Trust, are celebrating after the school was awarded the Primary Science...

today, 07:14 in Regional West

Two sheds broken into in one Rugby street on the same night

Two garden sheds in the same Rugby street were targeted by burglars Both incidents took place on Wednesday night (October 17 into 18) in Fareham Avenue, Hillmorton. At the first incident the burglars pulled down fencing to access a rear garden and...

yesterday, 16:52 in Regional West

Delays on the M1, M6 and A5

A broken down vehicle has caused delays on the M1 south of Rugby. The vehicle has broken down on the southbound side of the M1 between junctions 17 (for the M45) and 16 (for the A45 at Flore). Highways England is warning of delays of around 15...

yesterday, 16:01 in Regional West

Man is jailed after he admits burglary at a house in Rugby

A man has been jailed after he admitted taking more than £800 of jewellery in a burglary at a Rugby house. Billy Baraclough, aged 19 of no fixed abode, appeared at Warwick Crown Court on Thursday, October 18. He was sentenced to 18 months in prison...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional West

Shop in Rugby fined by court after selling alcohol to underage teenagers

A shop in Rugby has been fined after illegally selling alcohol to an underage teen. Alma Supermarket, on Clifton Road, was targeted by Warwickshire County Council’s Trading Standards Service and Warwickshire Police after reports suggested that...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional West

Rugby man sentenced after assaulting police officer in town

A Rugby man is now behind bars after assaulting a police officer who was trying to arrest him. On Saturday September 15, Daniel Porter, 37, of no fixed abode but residing in Rugby, headbutted an officer who was trying to arrest him in Rugby for recall...

yesterday, 10:05 in Regional West

Poppies take pride of place as Rugby village gets set to unveil First World War commemoration displays

A village is getting set to begin its commemorations marking the centenary of the end of the First World War. Brinklow is being decorated with poppies with the unveiling of a grand cascade of the mark of remembrance taking place on Saturday. A...

yesterday, 09:37 in Regional West

Still time to enter Rugby Rotary Young Photographer Competition

Young creatives in Rugby have still got time to enter the Rugby Rotary's Young Photographer competition. Due to popular demand, competition organiser Terri Morgan, from Rotary Club of Rugby Saturday Breakfast, has extended the closing date by one week...

Thursday, 10:29 in Regional West

New plan to get more people cycling in Rugby

New measures to increase access to cycling – including a bike-share scheme – have been backed by Warwickshire County Council. The council’s cabinet approved recommendations aimed at increasing cycling routes and promotion of cycling in Rugby and...

Thursday, 09:38 in Regional West

Police shut road near Ryton and Princethorpe after concern for man's welfare

Police shut the A423 Oxford Road between the Sky Blues Island and Princethorpe this morning (Thursday October 18) after concerns were raised for a man's welfare. Police were called to the scene at around 7am. The man was taken to hospital with a head...

Thursday, 09:19 in Regional West

Hospital Trust makes more than £1m from charging staff to park

The University Hospitals Coventry And Warwickshire NHS Trust made more than £1 million by charging staff for parking last year, it has been revealed. Figures released by the NHS show the trust raked in £1.66 million in the year to March from charges...

Thursday, 09:06 in Regional West

Woman dies after collision on the A361 south of Rugby

A woman has died following a collision on the A361 south of Rugby. Northamptonshire Police said today (October 17) that a 49-year-old woman has sadly died following a fatal collision the A361 near Pavilion Lodge Ashby St Ledgers on Monday (October...

Wednesday, 18:23 in Regional West

Major Ryton incident involving armed men 'attempted murder'

A major police incident near Ryton yesterday (Tuesday) involving several men is being treated as attempted murder. Police were called at approximately 8.40am to reports of a road traffic collision involving a number of vehicles on the A445 Leamington...

Wednesday, 16:54 in Regional West

Vet issues warning over outbreak of potentially deadly dog disease in Warwickshire

A vet from Kenilworth has issued a warning over an outbreak of a potentially deadly dog disease in Warwickshire. Kieran O’Halloran, clinical director at Avonvale Veterinary Centres, is urging dog owners to be “alert and vigilant” to the threat of...

Wednesday, 13:28 in Regional West

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