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Warwick and Leamington MP says Autumn Budget was a ‘missed opportunity’

Today Philip Hammond delivered his Autumn Budget.

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VIDEO: Everything you need to know from Philip Hammond’s Budget

All the key facts from Philip Hammond’s Budget with our video graphics.

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What the finished plan could look like. The submitted plan is for outline permission only, so finer details will have to be agreed in a future application

New 135-home plan will 'blight' Kenilworth Cricket Club

A plan to build 135 homes next to Kenilworth Cricket Club will 'blight' the club if it goes ahead, a spokesman said.

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G.V. - Covent Garden Car Park, Russell Street, Leamington Spa, earmarked for the site of the new Council HQ. NNL-150922-230746009

‘Robust’ strategy needed for when Leamington loses parking spaces during council HQ project build

A robust strategy is needed for Leamington town centre to offset the loss of hundreds of car parking spaces which would be caused by the proposed development of a new council headquarters.

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What the finished plan could look like. The submitted plan is for outline permission only, so finer details will have to be agreed in a future application

Plans to build up to 135 new homes next to Kenilworth Cricket Club submitted

Plans to build up to 135 homes on land next to Kenilworth Cricket Club have been officially submitted.

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Local residents are campaigning against a development proposal for three houses on an area that was designated as a play area. NNL-171024-235343009

Warwick residents’ plea to save play area from housing development

Residents in Warwick are coming together to object to plans that would see homes built on a play area that has been in their estate for more than 40 years.

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Matt Western

Brexit concerns raised by Warwick & Leamington MP Matt Western in maiden speech

Warwick and Leamington’s newly elected MP Matt Western has outlined the importance of the Government securing a workable Brexit deal in his maiden speech to the House of Commons.

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What the new boundaries could look like

‘Nonsense’ to merge Kenilworth and south Coventry to make new constituency

A plan to merge Kenilworth with part of south Coventry in new parliamentary boundaries has been described as ‘a nonsense’.

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What the new boundaries could look like

Kenilworth could merge with part of Coventry in new constituency boundaries

Kenilworth could merge with part of Coventry if new plans to change parliamentary constituency boundaries go through.

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The new proposed parliamentary boundaries.

Campaigners celebrate after plans to split Leamington and Warwick constituency dropped

Campaigners are celebrating after plans to carve up the Warwick and Leamington parliamentary constituency have been dropped.

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Land on Gallows Hill in Warwick.

Plans for 260 homes in Gallows Hill area in Warwick rejected

A plans to build 260 homes on land near Warwick Castle Park were refused planning permission last night (Tuesday).

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Trevor Wright has been elected

Conservative candidate wins Stoneleigh and Cubbington by-election for district council

The Stoneleigh and Cubbington by-election for vacant seat on Warwick District Council has been won by the Conservative candidate.

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The Gallows Hill site.

Gallows Hill housing plans look set to get go-ahead

Plans to build 260 homes on land near Warwick Castle Park look set to get the green light next week.

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The land near to Burton Green where the homes could be built. Copyright: Google Earth

Developers shelve plans for 425 new homes near Burton Green

Developers planning to build 425 new homes near Burton Green as part of Warwick district’s Local Plan have withdrawn their application for the time being.

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Planning news.

Europa Way near Leamington to become dual carriageway as part of transport plan to cope with more houses

Plans are now in motion for a multi-million pound building scheme to add another lane to the road linking Leamington to the M40.

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An earlier protest over the plan on the Kenilworth Coventry border

Group ‘more determined than ever’ to challenge recently approved Local Plan

Opponents to the recently-approved Local Plan are ‘more determined than ever’ to challenge the decision in the courts.

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Work is starting at the Printworks site in Theatre Street in Warwick.

Work starts at new affordable housing development site in Warwick

Work has now started at a new affordable housing development site in Warwick.

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Cutting the ribbon from left to right are: Neil Myers of Interserve, Jenn Kot of Alumno, Bob Devereaux (a poet whose words are inscribed in the public artwork) Cllr Alan Boad (chairman of Warwick District Council), Behind is Anthony Frost (artist and son of Sir Terry Frost  whose work is featured in the scheme) David Campbell MD of Alumno and Ross Satchwell of Interserve.

Student accommodation officially opened alongside Grand Union Canal in Old Town

New accommodation for 187 students has been officially opened in Old Town.

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CGI of the aerial view of the new Warwick District Council HQ. NNL-170522-165629001

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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