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Show home garden in Long Itchington wins award

A show home garden in Long Itchington has won an award for its biodiversity.

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Britain's biggest 'fatberg' weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

Here’s why you shouldn’t put oil down the sink

Britain’s biggest ‘fatberg’ weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

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Warwick has retained their gold awards at the Heart of England Bloom Awards 2017.

Warwick gets the Gold at Bloom Awards

Warwick has retained its prestigious Gold award in the Heart of England Bloom Awards 2017.

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UPDATE: Power restored to 800 homes in Bishops Itchington

UPDATE: Power restored to 800 homes in Bishops Itchington

More than 800 homes in and around Bishops Itchington have been left without power.

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In review: One year on after charges introduced for recycling bins in Warwick District

A policy which meant residents in the Warwick district had to pay for recycling containers has had a 
“successful” first year.

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Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

The average British family is wasting over TWO kgs of food every month.

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‘Don’t use conkers’ Spider season is upon us, here’s how to keep arachnids out of your home

‘Don’t use conkers’ Spider season is upon us, here’s how to keep arachnids out of your home

A cool August has seen spiders head indoors earlier than usual this year.

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Travellers' caravans in Bates Memorial Field

Kenilworth will ‘live in fear’ if permanent traveller sites not found, council leader claims

Kenilworth’s residents will ‘live in fear’ if no permanent sites for travellers are found, the leader of Kenilworth Town Council has claimed.

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Cllr Kristie Naimo at Eagle Recreation Ground when the travellers were on site.

Calls for more action after further traveller encampments in Warwick District

More calls for action have been made following further traveller encampments across the district.

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Drop Bollard at Edmondscote Field.

Security work takes place at sites across Warwick district to prevent unauthorised traveller encampments

New measures have started to be installed at green spaces and parks in the Warwick district to try and prevent travellers encampments.

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UPDATE: Police  and animal welfare agencies visit traveller encampment at Warwick Gates

UPDATE: Police and animal welfare agencies visit traveller encampment at Warwick Gates

Police and animal welfare agencies have visited the traveller encampment at Warwick Gates today.

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Lisa Edmond together with her daughter Ruth, who together with a small group of local residents, recently cleaned up the children's recreational area, Twycross Park, after travellers were moved on. NNL-170822-202053009

Neighbours unite to clear up mess left behind by travellers at Warwick park

The actions of a small group of Warwick residents has been commended after they cleaned up the mess left
behind by travellers at a park.

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One of the marked trees on land just off Rouncil Lane

Kenilworth farmer ‘very pleased’ nearby trees now protected

A Kenilworth farmer is ‘very pleased’ threatened trees near his farm in a rural part of Kenilworth have been given an extra layer of protection.

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Travellers' caravans in Bates Memorial Field

UPDATE: Travellers in Kenilworth park create mess before leaving

Travellers who set up camp in a Kenilworth park this week have now gone, but left a mess behind.

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Photo by Severn Trent.

Warwickshire residents encouraged to ‘fight fat’ in sewers by recycling

Severn Trent is encouraging people across Warwickshire to ‘fight fat’ and help keep the sewers clear of blockages.

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One of the marked trees on land just off Rouncil Lane

Kenilworth oaks are here to stay, council confirm

Marks on around 50 trees in a rural part of Kenilworth has caused a scare for residents that they might all be cut down.

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The new habitats should help populations of great-crested newts

HS2 wildlife projects in Kenilworth to start this month

Work to create wildlife habitats in Kenilworth to try and decrease the impact of HS2 on environment is set to start this month.

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St Mary's Lands. Photo by Linda Bromley

Masterplan for St Mary’s Lands in Warwick gets full council backing

The masterplan for the development of land in Warwick has now received full backing.

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The memorial garden at Marloes Walk.

Warwick charity helps family create memorial garden in Sydenham

A Warwick-based charity has jumped in to help a family create a memorial garden at a nursing home in Sydenham.

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Tesco announces plans to scrap 5p single-use plastic bags

Shoppers at Tesco stores across Britain will no longer be able to buy 5p ‘single-use’ plastic carrier bags from the end of the month.

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