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Comptons Garage in Cubbington reopens with new Spar and Subway

Comptons Garage in Cubbington has reopened with a brand new look and new services.

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Warwick town centre

Warwick District named ‘most vibrant’ place in West Midlands

The Warwick District has been found as the most vibrant place in the West Midlands according to a new index.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

New analysis has revealed jobs in construction dominate the list of occupations most likely to have a conviction for drink and drug-driving.

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Laptop battery packs recalled over fire hazard fears

Computer manufacturer Toshiba has recalled a range of laptop battery packs over fears that the units could overheat and potentially catch fire.

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Plans to build a new 735-home housing development on land between Myton Road and Europa Way.

More homes between Leamington and Warwick could see revamp for busy junction

More details have emerged as part of a major development between Leamington and Warwick - including a new layout at a busy junction and a ‘green corridor’.

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Kenilworth Town Council will not increase council tax next year

Kenilworth Town Council will not increase its portion of council tax in the next financial year.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Traffic news

Collision in Leamington causing slow traffic

A collision in Leamington between Old Warwick Road and Tachbrook Road near the train station is causing very slow traffic this evening (Wednesday January 11)

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NatWest in Warwick Road, which is set to close in June.

Petition to save Kenilworth’s NatWest branch from closure gathers steam

A petition to save Kenilworth’s NatWest branch from closure later this year has been gathering steam.

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NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry �100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a draconian law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

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The aftermath of the crash and fire. Picture courtesy of OPU Warwickshire

UPDATE: Five people escape injury after M40 vehicle fire

Five people were lucky to escape serious injury following a crash on the southbound M40 this morning (Monday January 9) which left a car and van on fire.

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Food processors recalled over blade danger fears

A high street retainer has recalled a range of food processors over fears that parts of the devices’ blades could detach.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

Parents are being urged to stop using a range of cots and children’s beds IMMEDIATELY - which are being linked to the sudden death of a newborn baby.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Royal Pump Rooms in Leamington. Copyright: Google Street View

Changes to improve Royal Pump Rooms’ tourism centre

Changes will be made to the visitor information centre at the Royal Pump Rooms after a district council review found it needed improving.

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Riders racing through Warwick during Stage 2 of the Aviva Women's Tour last year

Elite cycling race held last summer boosts Warwickshire’s economy

An elite cycling race held in Warwickshire last summer gave a ‘healthy boost’ to the county’s economy after 75,000 people came out to watch.

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