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New council HQ and housing development plans for Leamington submitted

Plans for two major development schemes in Leamington – totalling £50 million – have taken a major step forward.

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The Court House in Jury Street, Warwick. Photo from Warwick Town Council.

Public meeting to be held in Warwick to discuss St Mary’s Lands plan

A public meeting is being held in Warwick next week about the masterplan for St Mary’s Lands.

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Consortium plans legal challenge if Local Plan gets green light from Warwick District Council

Consortium plans legal challenge if Local Plan gets green light from Warwick District Council

Just days before it is set to be approved, Warwick district’s Local Plan could face a legal challenge from a consortium of parish councils and groups which are aiming to halt certain development projects and to protect green belt land.

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Plans to turn former Leamington bakery in into flats given green light

Plans that would see flats built on the site of a former bakery in Leamington have been given the green light.

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Plans for 40 flats in Leamington to be heard tonight

Plans that would see a former bakery site converted in 40 flats could get the go ahead today.

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Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Nearly four million homeowners aged over 55 have plans to downsize, according to a new survey.

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Detailed plan for 1,400 homes on land east of Kenilworth to be drawn up

Detailed plan for 1,400 homes on land east of Kenilworth to be drawn up

A detailed plan to help coordinate the building of 1,400 homes on land east of Kenilworth will now be drawn up.

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Up to 135 homes could be built next to Kenilworth Cricket Club

Up to 135 homes could be built next to Kenilworth Cricket Club

Up to 135 homes could be built next to Kenilworth Cricket Club as developers draw up plans just a month after the district’s Local Plan was approved.

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Detailed plan for 1,400 homes east of Kenilworth could be on its way

Detailed plan for 1,400 homes east of Kenilworth could be on its way

A detailed plan to coordinate the building of 1,400 new homes on land east of Kenilworth is expected to be commissioned by Warwick District Council.

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Winner announced for Leamington town council by-election

Winner announced for Leamington town council by-election

Yesterday (Thursday) Leamington Town Council held a by-election to fill the vacancy for a ward Councillor.

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Final version of Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan being drawn up

Final version of Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan being drawn up

The final version of the Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan is now being drawn up after the consultation period ended last week.

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Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could act as a ‘gateway’ to cocaine for young people, say scientists.

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CGI of the main aerial view of the new Warwick District Council HQ. NNL-170522-165640001

Council HQ move plan includes more than 100 new homes on current Leamington site

Plans to build about 100 new homes on the site of Warwick District Council’s current headquarters near Leamington town centre will be submitted later this month.

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Approval of Warwick district’s Local Plan ‘a disaster’

Approval of Warwick district’s Local Plan ‘a disaster’

Official approval of Warwick district’s Local Plan has been described as ‘a disaster’ and ‘a turning point for the worse’ by certain campaign groups.

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Lib Dems want 20mph speed limit for Kenilworth town centre and schools

Lib Dems want 20mph speed limit for Kenilworth town centre and schools

A 20mph speed limit in Kenilworth town centre and by its schools is among the changes local Liberal Democrats would like to see implemented into the town’s Neighbourhood Plan.

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Villagers outside the entrance to the field

Bitter dispute over future of Moreton Morrell playing field goes on

A bitter dispute between villagers and Warwickshire College over the future of a community playing field has still not been resolved.

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GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Sickening footage shows chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws

This sickening footage shows a chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws.

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One of the fields behind Castle Farm Recreation Centre as it looks at the moment

Petition formed to ‘save Castle Farm’ in Kenilworth

An action group formed in the wake of the draft Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan has started a petition to ‘save Castle Farm and its grounds’.

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‘Landmark moment’ as Warwick district’s Local Plan gets Government approval

‘Landmark moment’ as Warwick district’s Local Plan gets Government approval

Warwick district’s Local Plan, which will shape the development of the district for the next 12 years, has finally been approved by the Government.

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Shire Hall, where Warwickshire County Council sits

Children’s services in Warwickshire ‘require improvement’

An Ofsted inspection has found services for vulnerable children in Warwickshire require improvement.

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