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World-renowned theatre designer's collection comes to Stratford

The family of Abd’elkader Farrah, who worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company, has deposited their father’s personal collection of costume and set

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Major road closed near Leamington after crash between car and motorbike

A major road near Leamington has been closed after crash involving a car and motorbike.

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New cohort of Community First Responders join West Midlands Ambulance Service

The new Community First Responders have all successfully completed their training, to the national recognised level, this month.

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Regions' business leaders call for next round of MPs to provide more employment land

The Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce says there is a ‘chronic need’ for more land to be allocated for business use

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BOWLS - Warwickshire bowlers reach regional finals

Warwickshire triumphed 34-33 to set up a tie with Devon while the team also beat Gloucestershire 108-105 in the National Johns Trophy at Royal Leamington Spa Bowling Club in another exciting finish.

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Big dogs are having their day at Kenilworth Dogs Trust

Weighing more than 300kg between them, big dogs Ella, Buddy, Moose, Yogi Bear, Ginger, Nellie and Deki, will be the stars of Dogs Trust Kenilworth’s “Big Dog Da

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Support available for Warwickshire residents to pay their bills

WCC’s Local Welfare Scheme is distributing government funding from the Department for Work and Pensions’ Household Support Fund to people living in the county w

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Just days left to get your FREE voter ID for the July 4 general election

Those who do not have an accepted form of ID can obtain a Voter Authority Certificate.

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Time to dig out the spandex for Glow for Myton

The charity is once again putting on its Glow for Myton event to raise vital cash - and this year it will have an 80s theme.

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FOOTBALL - Leamington sign midfielder Elliott from Halesowen

The 22-year-old central midfielder scored two goals in 34 appearances for newly-promoted Halesowen in the Southern League Premier Central last season.

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Budding filmmakers invited to enter regional short film competition

The competition has been launched by Live & Local as part of the fifth Big Picture Film Festival at The Bear Pit Theatre and other venues around Stratford between Thursday August 29 and Sunday Septemb

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CRICKET - Bethell stars as Birmingham Bears gear up for derby with dominant win against Northants in T20 Blast

Bethell hit seven maximums and three fours in a scintillating knock as the Bears posted a huge 219-4 from their 20 overs at Edgbaston.

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Banners signal second chance to protest against Barford quarry

Campaigners believe this second consultation period is likely to be towards the end of June with a limited timescale of just three weeks in which more objection

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FOOTBALL – Leamington F.C. Loses Connor Taylor to Neighbours at Warwick F.C.

  With the playing season over for the Southern Premier division, we have covered a lot of the recent signings and switch-ups you can expect in 2024/25. Another one has hit the press...

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Southam resident awarded an MBE for services to waste

Dr Adam Read has been recognised with a Member of the Order of the British Empire in the King’s Birthday Honours List for services to advancing the waste and re

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Warwickshire County Council: Cabinet member agrees party should make clear process on SEND storm trio

A member of Warwickshire County Council’s cabinet has acknowledged answers “should be available” over how three councillors under fire for comments on SEND will be dealt with by the Conservatives.

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Leamington golfing duo attempt 100 holes for charity

Captain of Leamington Golf Club, Tim Clayton, is being joined by Neil Betteridge to take on the challenge of The Longest Day Golf Event, taking place on June 21, which is the longest day of the year.

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How Your Leamington Café Can Brew Up a Fresh Cup of Success

Owning a café in Leamington Spa, with its vibrant streets and bustling market atmosphere, is an exciting venture.

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Plans submitted for more than 70 houses at former council HQ site in Leamington

Plans have been submitted to build up to 74 new houses at the site of the former Riverside House Warwick District Council headquarters in Leamington.

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Badger sett destroyed at Newbold Comyn to create illegal bike trail

The "unnecessary" destruction was discovered just 50 metres away from official bike trails at Newbold Comyn.