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Have your say on this plan to make Rugby's St Andrew’s Gardens an inviting space for the town centre

Plans to make St Andrew’s Gardens a relaxing and inviting space for Rugbeians in the town centre are to be put to the public. The grounds are home to the graves of some famous Rugbeians and they provide a quiet space in the town centre – but they have...

today, 08:41 in Regional West

A woman who has supported charities since the death of her brother has won a wedding at a hotel near Rugby

A bride-to-be who has supported neurological charities since the death of her brother has won a wedding at a Rugby Borough hotel after buying a ticket in aid of Nerve Tumours UK. Zoey Henchliffe from Newbold in Chesterfield attended the UK Midland...

yesterday, 07:33 in Regional West

Family and friends rally together to complete Rugby man's dream car project in time for his funeral procession

The friends and family of a Rugby man who was stabbed to death last month rallied together to see his dream car project finished in time to join his funeral procession. Car enthusiast Reece Ottaway died as the result of a stab wound in Northampton on...

Friday, 17:11 in Regional West

M1 resurfaced and reopen 12 hours after huge lorry fire

A lorry fire on the M1 in the early hours of this morning forced the closure of the motorway for around 12 hours. All emergency services were in attendance to the incident in the early hours of this morning (Friday) which resulted in a full northbound...

Friday, 16:15 in Regional West

Author signs new fast-paced thrilled at Rugby Library

The author of a new fast-paced thriller will be signing copies of his book at Rugby Library on April 13. Peter Aengenheister, a former editor of the Rugby Advertiser, has penned a book set against three decades of East/West sabre rattling. He said...

Friday, 13:16 in Regional West

Murder investigation launched after five-year-old dies following major Rugby house fire last year

A five-year-old boy has died following a fire which gutted a house in Rugby last year and saw the community come together to donate items to the affected family. A mother and her three children were left with serious injuries after the fire broke out...

Friday, 12:28 in Regional West

Violence at Southam wedding leads to community sentence for man

A doorman suffered a dislocated knee and a cut to his head after violence marred what should have been a bride’s happiest day at a Southam wedding venue. But after a judge at Warwick Crown Court accepted that wedding guest Christopher Stroud had not...

Friday, 11:41 in Regional West

Rugby MP sports bloodied head after dramatic rugby game with Scottish Parliamentary team

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey sported a bloodied head after a dramatic game with the Scottish Parliamentary rugby team last weekend. As the Six Nations came to a dramatic end, 62-year-old Mr Pawsey got stuck into the Commons and Lords Rugby Football Club’s...

Friday, 10:40 in Regional West

Severe disruption to rail services between Milton Keynes and Watford Junction

Passengers are facing delays and cancellations on trains today (Friday) due to a signal failure. Virgin Trains and London Northwestern are advising all passengers to check before they travel today due to severe disruption on all lines due to a...

Friday, 10:18 in Regional West

M1 closed near Lutterworth after lorry fire

The M1 has been closed near Lutterworth due to a lorry fire. All three lanes on the northbound side of the motorway are shut between Lutterworth (junction 20) and Foss Park (junction 21). Traffic on the northbound M1 has backed up to the Catthorpe...

Friday, 08:27 in Regional West

Teams battle it out to claim trivia quiz crown in aid of Myton Hospice

The quiz was compiled and presented by local quizmaster Dave Twynholm with a wide variety of questions testing the teams’ knowledge of trivia from algebra to the zodiac. It was a hard-fought competition with all teams performing admirably, but the...

Friday, 06:44 in Regional West

Prison for man who threatened Rugby town ranger with knife before racially abusing police officer

A man has been jailed after threatening a Rugby town ranger with a knife. On October 30 last year, Kevin Oldham threatened a Rugby town ranger with a lock knife in Drury Lane. And on the same day in Nuneaton he racially abused a police officer who was...

Thursday, 16:19 in Regional West

Rugby council to reduce grass cutting on 13 more sites to create urban meadows and boost wildlife

Rugby council is to create urban meadows in 13 more sites in the borough after last year's trial brought new new species of plants, moths, butterflies and dragonflies to sites for the first time. The council said it is taking a more 'pragmatic'...

Thursday, 15:36 in Regional West

Police appealing for Rugby residents' help in piecing together the life of woman whose body was discovered...

Police in Yorkshire are trying to build a picture of the life of a woman whose body was discovered in a remote location in the Yorkshire Dales. North Yorkshire Police have said the body, which was discovered on the Pennine Way, between Pen-y-ghent and...

Thursday, 13:32 in Regional West

Over £18,000 added to Rugby council's special fund to boost our town centre

Rugby council has received an £18,643 government grant which will be put towards improving the town centre. The grant, which is expected to be used to clean up shopping streets, came from a £9.75 million pot that was divided among all front-line...

Thursday, 11:37 in Regional West

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