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Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

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Pet food recalled over salmonella fears

A range of pet food has been recalled by its manufacturer following the discovery that the product contains salmonella.

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GPs and campaign group wanted better consultation on five-year plan which will shape health care in Warwickshire

GPs in Warwickshire and Coventry have gone on record to express their concerns that they have been “excluded” from the drawing up of a major five-year plan which will shape health care services in the area.

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First group of Syrian refugees resettled in Warwickshire

First group of Syrian refugees resettled in Warwickshire

The first group of Syrian refugees have been successfully resettled in the county.

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Whitnash woman’s brave leap for charity calender

A brave woman from Whitnash has shown off her stoma bag for a charity calendar to inspire others to fight stigma.

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Harvey the Beagle.

Beloved dog Harvey returns home after poisoning ordeal

A poorly Beagle who had suspectedly been poisoned has now returned to his loving home in Warwick.

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Andrew Peter Longworth. Photo by Warwickshire Police.

Kenilworth parent’s plea to help find son

Parents in Kenilworth are pleading for help to find their son who they believe is missing.

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Breakfast cereals full of sugar

Breakfast cereals full of sugar

A large bowl of Kellogg’s Frosties can contain NINE TEASPOONS of sugar - the same as a can of fizzy drink, a survey shows.

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Harvey the beagle.

Dog fighting for life after poisoning on walk in Warwick

A devastated couple from Warwick are warning other dog owners to be vigilant after their dog was suspectedly poisoned.

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Cold snap set for Warwickshire

Warning after cold weather approaching Warwickshire.

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Aldi issues recall

Aldi recalls popular food dish over allergy fears

ALDI is recalling one of its popular curry dishes because it contains milk, which is not declared within the ingredients list.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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Leamington and Warwick runners dare to bare all for charity

Leamington and Warwick runners dare to bare all for charity

Members of Leamington-based running group Run Like A Girl are daring to bare for a charity calender.

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Children’s Air Ambulance awarded £1million from bank fines

Banking fines are being put to good use after being awarded to a children’s ambulance charity in Warwickshire.

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From left: Ed Russell of WCS Care, Richard Dickson of Kenilworth Lib Dems, Christine Asbury of WCS Care, Cllr John Whitehouse, Norman Lamb MP and Cllr Jerry Roodhouse

£950 a week Kenilworth care home is ‘the future’, MP says

A new £950 a week care home in Kenilworth was described as ‘the future’ by a Lib Dem MP during his tour of Warwickshire last week.

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Burning eye fears lead to contact lens solution recall

A contact lens solution has been recalled by the manufacturer following the discovery of a potential fault which could cause eye irritation or possibly more serious consequences.

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Urgent calls to help homeless this winter ‘choked off’

Urgent calls to help the 
homeless this winter have been ignored after a public debate was ‘choked off’, according to some councillors.

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The Coventry and Warwickshire STP planners have been accused of keeping quiet.

Future Warwickshire health plans kept quiet

NHS campaigners have accused the planners of Warwickshire’s future health service of keeping them in the dark.

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Matilda Henley and Matilda Davies (both aged 7) with Fight for Sights Ultimate Plum Pudding Company puddings. Picture by Heather Fanning. NNL-161116-151929001

Buy a Christmas pudding and help a little girl fight eye loss

A seven-year-old Kenilworth girl who has a painful eye condition is asking for people to help her fight against sight loss through a fundraising Christmas appeal.

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Jenna Blemmings with her sons, preparing for their Christmas Art Splats session. NNL-161116-143405001

Tots can make an Arty Splat to raise cash for unwell children

A Warwick mum is expressing her thanks for the “great care” her family received at hospital by organising a fundraising Christmas-themed toddler session.

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