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Badgers near Rugby given jabs to stop bovine TB

Badgers at three sites across Warwickshire – including one near Rugby – have been vaccinated in co-operative projects involving two of the county’s conservation groups. Warwickshire Badger Group (WBG) has one of the country’s most experienced,...

yesterday, 09:16 in Regional West
 

90-year-old Rugby care home resident meets an elephant for the first time

A Rugby care home resident and elephant-lover is delighted after meeting an elephant for the first time at a safari park. 90-year-old Penney Dinmore has a collection of over 200 glass elephants, and had seen some elephants from a distance in a trip to...

Saturday, 10:04 in Regional West
 

Watch: Driver from Rugby who smashed through M6 toll barrier in stolen car is jailed

A Rugby man has been jailed after driving at speeds of up to 150mph in a stolen vehicle and smashing through an M6 toll barrier. Mandeep Barhey, aged 30, of Campbell Street in Rugby, was jailed for 10 months, disqualified from driving for 21 months...

Friday, 16:55 in Regional West
 

Badgers at a site near Rugby given jabs to stop bovine TB

Badgers at three sites across Warwickshire – including one near Rugby – have been vaccinated in co-operative projects involving two of the county’s conservation groups. Warwickshire Badger Group (WBG) has one of the country’s most experienced,...

Friday, 10:08 in Regional West
 

Plans revealed for Rugby's 'Mr Kipling' roundabout

Rugby’s ‘Mr Kipling roundabout’ will be adorned with sculptures and a floral centrepiece next spring. Urban & Civic, the developers behind the Houlton estate, agreed to sponsor the roundabout for five years after Mr Kipling announced it was...

Thursday, 17:35 in Regional West
 

Rugby nurse nominated for prestigious national award

A Rugby nurse who pioneered the use of a system which makes it easier for NHS staff to see the resuscitation wishes of patients has been nominated for a national award. Catherine Baldock, who has been teaching staff at University Hospital in Coventry...

Thursday, 17:35 in Regional West
 

Author asks Rugbeians to come forward with their ghost sightings

An author is asking Rugbeians to come forward with their ghostly sightings as part of her investigation into the paranormal. Tales of a recklessly driven phantom truck terrorising motorists on the A45 caught the interest of Ruth Roper Wylde as she...

Thursday, 17:14 in Regional West
 

Rugby family's fundraiser after dog develops mystery illness

A Newbold woman is trying to raise £2,000 for an MRI scan which could see her dog’s mystery illness diagnosed and treated. Student Millie Jones and her family took their seven-year-old poodle, Gem, to the vet after they noticed her becoming wobbly and...

Thursday, 17:14 in Regional West
 

Council backs changes to Rugby's Local Plan

The borough’s Local Plan has entered a new round of public consultations with 183 proposed main modifications after the council gave the changes the green light. Rugby Borough Council held a cabinet meeting on Monday, August 13, which lasted 15...

Thursday, 16:45 in Regional West
 

A-level results: Rugby School celebrates best results in a decade

Rugby School students are celebrating record-breaking A level and Pre-U results. The results at both A*-B and A*-C are the best pre-remark grades the School has achieved in a decade. A spokesperson for the school said: "This is particularly...

Thursday, 15:49 in Regional West
 

Students in garden of Eden

Rugby College students’ sustainability studies biome boost Part of the Prologis Sustainability Programme, twenty-five students spent two days at The Eden Project exploring the centre’s famous biomes. The attraction, nestled in a huge former quarry,...

Thursday, 15:49 in Regional West
 

A-level results: Bilton School celebrates 'excellent' results

Bilton School celebrated another set of excellent A-levels with 74 per cent of students gaining A*-C grades, and an overall 98 per cent pass rate. Particularly pleasing results were achieved by the following students: Zara Taylor A*A B, Elizabeth...

Thursday, 15:44 in Regional West
 

A-level results: Ashlawn School student gets one of the best grades in country

Students from Ashlawn School were celebrating fantastic results this morning following months of hard work and dedication to prepare for their A-Level and BTEC exams. It is expected that one student, Dan Hobson, will have one of the strongest sets of...

Thursday, 13:47 in Regional West
 

A-level results: Princethorpe College celebrates 'best ever' results

Princethorpe College is celebrating its best ever set of A-level results. 107 students sat A-level exams this summer, over a third (34 per cent) have been awarded A* or A grades, more than 80 per cent have achieved A* to C grades and the College has...

Thursday, 12:24 in Regional West
 

Plan for new homes on cul-de-sac near Rugby deferred over parking concerns

Parking problems and flooding fears have led to councillors deferring a decision on plans for two new homes in Clifton-on-Dunsmore Kevin Brown explained to this week’s Rugby Borough Council Planning Committee that he wanted to build two semi-detached...

Thursday, 11:28 in Regional West
 
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