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Election candidates for Warwick and Leamington take part in hustings on education issues

Prospective parliamentary candidates for Warwick and Leamington in the forthcoming general election have had their say on the state of and funding for education.

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Lillington Free Church on Cubbington Road in Leamington. Photo from Google Street View.

Plans to rebuild church and create more housing in Leamington revealed

Plans have been drawn up that would see the demolition of a church in Leamington to make way for a new place of worship and housing.

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The newly appointed deputy mayor Richard Eddy with the newly appointed mayor Stephen Cross.

New Warwick mayor follows wife’s footsteps in new role

A new mayor has officially been chosen for Warwick for the next year.

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The five candidates. From left: Richard Dickson (Lib Dems), Harry Cottam (UKIP), Bally Singh (Labour), Rob Ballantyne (Greens), Jeremy Wright (Conservatives)

Heckles, applause and mocking laughter at Kenilworth and Southam hustings before general election

Heckling, applause and mocking laughter were all heard at a hustings event yesterday (Monday May 22) for Kenilworth and Southam’s five prospective candidates for the upcoming general election.

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Tonight's (Tuesday's) hustings event at the town hall has been cancelled.

Election hustings event in Leamington cancelled due to tragic events in Manchester

The election hustings event in Leamington, due to be held tonight (Tuesday), has been cancelled due to the tragic events in Manchester.

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Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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Candidates are vying for your vote.

General Election 2017: Warwick and Leamington parliamentary candidates to take questions from public at hustings debates next week

All five prospective candidates for the Warwick and Leamington parliamentary seat in the forthcoming General Election will be available to be questioned at hustings debates taking place next week.

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Emily Thornberry

ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

The election machines have well and truly kicked into gear, so who’s had a good week, and who’s had a bad week on the campaign trail?

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Photo by Google Street View

Plans for student flats in Leamington revealed

Plans to convert a former retail building in Leamington into student flats have been drawn up.

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Warwick District Councillor Nick Harrington who represents Stoneleigh and Cubbington.

BREAKING: Warwick district councillor quits over ‘racist’ Tweet

A Warwick district councillor who made offensive comments towards Irish travellers has resigned.

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A copy of the Neighbourhood Plan

Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan finally published

The draft version of the Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan has finally been published this week - and the town council want residents’ feedback.

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ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

Labour’s election manifesto launch was overshadowed by fresh questions over how it would pay for a string ambitious promises costing billions of pounds.

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Frustration as Kenilworth primary school to close again on election day

Parents and governors at a Kenilworth primary school have ‘had enough’ of the school closing when it becomes a polling station for elections.

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CGI of the main aerial view of the new Warwick District Council HQ.

New £50 million council HQ plan for Leamington town centre is unveiled

Plans for two major development schemes in Leamington involving the relocation of Warwick District Council’s headquarters to the town centre have been unveiled.

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Hundreds march in Leamington against NHS and education cuts

Hundreds march in Leamington against NHS and education cuts

Campaigners marched in their hundreds in Leamington on Saturday to protest against cuts to funding for the NHS and education.

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ELECTION 2017 - Fact Check: are fewer people switching gas or electricity company?

ELECTION 2017 - Fact Check: are fewer people switching gas or electricity company?

“We wanted to see more competition. We wanted to see more people able to switch between energy users [sic], that, over the last three or four years has not happened. This is a market that is not working perfectly and therefore we are intervening to make markets work better.”

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Warwick District Councillor Nick Harrington who represents Stoneleigh and Cubbington.

UPDATE: Warwick District Councillor being investigated by police

A Warwick district councillor is being investigated for hate crime after making an offensive comment on Twitter on Saturday.

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Warwick District Councillor Nick Harrington who represents Stoneleigh and Cubbington.

Warwick District Councillor suspended over Eurovision comments

A Warwick District Councillor has been suspended for six months after making an offensive comment on his Twitter account.

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Candidates named for Leamington and Warwick seat in General Election

The candidates for next month’s general election for the Warwick and Leamington parliamentary seat have been confirmed.

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