Star director: My parents are like "if it's not in the Kenilworth Weekly News, it didn't happen"

Acclaimed filmmaker Alice Lowe is coming back to her home territory with when she appears at Warwick Arts Centre on Thursday January 26 to talk about her new film, Prevenge (15), which she has directed and in which she plays the lead role. In this Q and A, she talks about returning to a place she knows well - and what it's like to play a pregnant woman who feels compelled to murder people...

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James McAvoy in Split

Review: Split's depiction of mental health is questionable but film has strengths

Matt Adcock reviews Split (15), starring James McAvoy

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supporting them would enable them to fund a Weekend away.

Southam students ship shape and ready for school trip after kind donation

A house building firm have helped a group of pupils push the boat out with a donation to their school trip fund.

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app.

The Circus of Horrors has toured around the world

Circus of Horrors promises a ‘never-ending nightmare’ in Leamington

Circus of Horrors celebrates its 21st anniversary in Leamington next month with its latest incarnation The Never-ending Nightmare.

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The play explores themes of greed and jealousy revolving around a love triangle. Picture: Peter Weston

Thriller favourite comes to Kenilworth theatre

A classic thriller comes to the stage in Kenilworth this month when the Talisman Theatre presents Dial M for Murder.

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From left to right - Gary Craine (Leamington Round Table), Robert Lee (Wright Hassall), Lianne Kirkman (Helping Hands), Andrew Savage (Chairman of The Leamington 41 Club)

Annual Leamington charity 10k runners under starter’s orders

An annual Leamington Spa charity 10k run is under starter’s orders with organisers anticipating more runners than ever before.

Warwickshire quidditch team try-outs should be magic

Warwickshire quidditch team try-outs should be magic

Quidditch-mad Muggles in Warwickshire have been invited to try out for a Harry Potter-inspired sports team, suitable for non-magic people - and Squibs.

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Speed bumps and 20 mph speed limit could be coming to Leyes Lane outside Kenilworth School

A new proposal to install speed bumps and enforce a 20 mph speed limit in Leyes Lane outside Kenilworth School has been put forward - and feedback is needed.

Aimee Hillson shoots for Warwickshire Bears against Plymouth Storm.

Warwickshire Bears storming clear at the top

Warwickshire Bears 2nds preserved their unbeaten Third Division South & West record with a 49-26 success at nearest rivals Plymouth Storm.

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German Sherherd Jake was found in a lane in Warwick in such a bad state that he had to be put down. xlaBlrUmz16FiQ0o6ADD

German Shepherd dog with rotting flesh found in country lane in Warwick

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an emaciated German Shepherd dog with rotting skin was found wandering in a country lane in Warwick and had to be put down.

Kart racer William Attreed. Picture submitted

Parents target £5,000 to help fund karting dream

A couple from Warwick are taking on fundraising duties to help their son’s dream of becoming a top-level kart racer.

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The ATM skimmer found on the cash machine at the Co-op in Cressida Close

Card skimming device found at shop in Warwick Gates

An ATM skimming device was recovered from the Co-op store in Cressida Close, Warwick Gates, yesterday (Thursday January 19).

The man received a cut which required hospital treatment

Leamington man arrested in connection with two armed robberies

A 29-year-old man from Leamington has been arrested on suspicion of robbery following two incidents in Warwick and Long Itchington on Sunday evening (January 15).

Leamington Hibs christened their new kit, supplied by the Green Man pub in Leamington, by beating Heathcote Athletic 10-0.

Proctor’s magnificent seven eases Leamington Hibernian past Heathcote

Leamington Hibernian eased into the fourth round of the Unison Challenge Cup with a 10-0 victory over Heathcote Athletic.

Ahmed Hamad

Missing Leamington teenager found safe and well

A Leamington teenager who went missing in November last year has been found safe and well.


WATCH: From twerking builders to Scottish football fans: 10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was hit by a car in the high street.

Three arrested in Leamington after sword found in car

Three people have been arrested after a sword was found in a car in Leamington.

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Student to star on new BBC talent show on Saturday

A former Warwick University student will take centre stage in a new BBC talent show this Saturday.

Lucy, Evelyn-Mae and Alan Rose.

Couple’s fundraising bid to thank Warwick hospital’s maternity staff

A couple are fundraising for Warwick Hospital as a thank you to staff who helped deliver and care for their daughter.

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