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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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The 2nd Warwick Sea Scouts.

Warwick Sea Scouts need help securing £10,000

A scout group in Warwick are appealing for help to secure funding to replace their damaged equipment.

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Center Parcs has announced that it is launching a nationwide search for The UKs Top Treehouse, led by wildlife presenter and adventurer Steve Backshall.

Most children would prefer a treehouse over a new game console

Center Parcs has launched a nationwide search for The UK’s Top Treehouse, led by wildlife presenter and adventurer Steve Backshall.

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Free weekly guided cycles in Leamington this summer

Trained cycle leaders from Sky Ride are leading free community cycle rides in Leamington every Sunday in July and August.

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Young cyclists can be inspired by the Aviva Women's Tour, which recently passed through Warwickshire, and sign up to Bikeability training.

Bikeability training will show young cyclists how to stay safe

Children and teenagers in south Warwickshire can get fitter and safer on the road by enrolling in a cycling course this summer.

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Acroyoga blends acrobatics with yoga and healing arts such as Thai massage and therapeutic flying.

Learn how to fly in a yoga studio

Anyone who is looking for an interesting and social way to get fit can learn the art of AcroYoga at a convention in Leamington this month.

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Fun for all tastes during half term

Horrible Histories attractions, Elizabethan adventures, singing along to Grease and making an animation are among the activities in which children can take part in south Warwickshire this half term (May 28 to June 5).

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Win tickets to new burlesque night in Leamington

A new night of burlesque in Leamington will feature a selection of the finest artistes of tease.

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People taking part in a trial day of the new Dementia Care Project at Ryton Organic Gardens.

Ryton Organic in new Dementia Care Project

A new project to support people with dementia and their carers is being set up at Ryton Organic Gardens near Leamington.

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Hatton wants to add more thrills

Hatton wants to add more thrills

Hatton Adventure World is about to re-submit a planning application to build one of the country’s highest slides - measuring 12.5 metres - or more than 40 feet.

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Warwick Castle on the attack after plans thrown out

Warwick Castle on the attack after plans thrown out

Angry officials at Warwick Castle said the council’s 
decision to refuse permission for lodges and tree-houses in its grounds has left them 
‘considering their position’ in the town.

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Children enjoying the  Warwick Mop fair

Warwick Mop can stay - but there will be changes...

With the licence for the Warwick Mop coming up for renewal next spring, district council officers have taken the opportunity of recommending some changes.

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owls at Hatton Country World near Warwick

Little and large flying displays at Hatton

Three new baby owls have made their debut appearance at Hatton Adventure World - although one of them has a distinctive advantage in terms of size.

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Graham Sutherland, town crier and Court Leets' official ale taster

Graham pronounces the Warwick real ale is good to drink

There are not many opportunities for Warwick’s town crier Graham Sutherland to indulge in his other honorary job - that of official ale taster to the Court Leet.

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Dancers at the Regency Ball held at the Pump Room in Leamington in 1964.

Dance the night away to celebrate Leamington’s Pump Room’s anniversary

Leamington’s Pump Room is inviting people to step back to the 19th century and celebrate its bicentenary at a Regency Ball.

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Movie star brands Warwick council ‘communists’ as film row heats up

Movie star brands Warwick council ‘communists’ as film row heats up

The decision to ban four 1980’s classic films from Warwick’s film festival has caused outrage that has spread all the way to the corridors of Westminster and to Hollywood.

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The swimming timetables have been revised at Warwick District Council's three swimming pools.

New timetables for swimmers at Warwick District Council’s pools

Fewer public swimming sessions and more classes, children’s sessions and times reserved for parties feature in revised timetables at Warwick District Council’s three swimming pools.

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Monarchs and film stars at Warwick

Monarchs and film stars at Warwick

Fortunate mums will be enjoying the sumptuous delights of afternoon tea in Warwick Castle’s state dining room on Sunday.

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A large crowd gathers for a free concert in Market Place, Warwick, at the annual Warwick Folk Festival 2008.'Picture Submitted.

Warwick set for year-long 1,100th anniversary party

Warwick is all set to leap into spring with terrific line-up of events to mark the 1,100th anniversary of the town.

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Warwick ready to mark its roots and show contemporary triumphs

Warwick ready to mark its roots and show contemporary triumphs

When town and district councillor Moira Ann Grainger takes over as mayor of Warwick in May the celebrations for the 1100 year celebrations of the town’s founding will already be well underway,

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