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Confusion reigns at Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan meeting

Confusion reigned among attendees of a busy public meeting on the Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan yesterday (Tuesday July 25).

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Shire Hall, where Warwickshire County Council sits

Conservatives block Labour motion to extend children’s centres consultation

The deadline for people to give feedback on possible children’s centres cuts in Warwickshire will not be extended after a Labour motion to do so was defeated.

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Tractors driving along Green Lane at the protest

‘Human chain’ protest over planned houses to be built on green belt near Burton Green

Almost 300 people linked hands to form a ‘human chain’ last weekend in protest over houses planned to be built in and around Burton Green on green belt land.

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Protestors find new evidence Warwick district’s Local Plan may be based on shoddy stats

Protestors find new evidence Warwick district’s Local Plan may be based on shoddy stats

Protestors from in and around Burton Green who think the Warwick district Local Plan is based on shoddy statistics have found more evidence to support their claim.

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Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Just two beers or glasses of wine a day raises the risk of bowel and gullet cancer by more than a fifth, according to new research.

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Shire Hall, where Warwickshire County Council sits

Planned closure of Kenilworth children’s centres a ‘total shock’

There has been further backlash against plans to close both children’s centres in Kenilworth.

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The back garden of Chen's Takeway in Rugby, which was fined �2,000 for food hygiene offences. The photo was taken during the inspection.

Chinese takeaway in Rugby fined thousands of pounds for food hygiene offences

Flies were found hovering over bowls of cooked pork which were left in the back garden of a Chinese takeaway near Rugby town centre.

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‘Human chain’ protest coming near Burton Green over ‘false’ Local Plan

‘Human chain’ protest coming near Burton Green over ‘false’ Local Plan

A ‘human chain’ will be formed with Burton Green residents and many others in protest over new housing from Warwick District’s Local Plan next weekend.

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The disabled toilet in Abbey Fields. The bump by the men's toilet and the narrow walkway make it difficult to access

Abbey Fields disabled toilet ‘worst I’ve ever seen’, claims mobility scooter user from Kenilworth

A mobility scooter user from Kenilworth has claimed the disabled toilet in Abbey Fields is the worst she has ever seen.

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New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents are electing to name their children after politicians - with Corbyn the hottest new baby-naming trend, a study has found.

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Concerned residents at Wellesbourne Allotments.

Historic Wellesbourne allotments threatened by houses

An historic allotment plot that is one of the oldest in Britain could be turned into housing, causing anger among some villagers.

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The former Homewood site in Leamington

Luxury Leamington retirement village expansion plans get go ahead

Plans to build luxury retirement apartments on the site of a former Leamington care home have been approved.

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A copy of the Neighbourhood Plan

Deadline for feedback on Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan extended to fit in public meeting

The deadline for public feedback on the Kenilworth Neighbourhood Plan has been extended to allow time for a public meeting on the plan to be held.

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Cllr Alan Cockburn

County councillor steps down from cabinet following ‘breach of protocol’

A Warwickshire county councillor has stepped down from his cabinet role following an ‘unintended breach of protocol’.

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More than 80 Barford residents posted objections to the plans on Warwick district council's planning portal.

Barford residents ‘angry’ and ‘disgusted’ after 63 homes gets go ahead

Residents in Barford have been left ‘angry’ and ‘disgusted’ after plans for 63 homes got the green light.

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The meeting on Monday June 19 outside Castle Farm Recreation Centre

Concerns over Kenilworth sports club’s move to Castle Farm

More than 100 residents living near to a Kenilworth leisure centre met this week to voice concerns over the move and expansion of a Kenilworth sports club to the centre and its grounds.

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Barford residents objected to the plans for 63 homes.

Plans for Barford homes given green light despite objections

Plans for an additional 63 homes in Barford have been given the green light despite objects.

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Council tower blocks in Warwick district having extra fire safety checks after Grenfell blaze

Tower blocks owned by Warwick District Council are having extra fire safety checks following the deadly blaze at Grenfell Tower in London last week.

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PM Theresa May

The biggest myths and misinterpretations following the election last week

General Election 2017: A lot has been said - and not all of it is true.

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Future of children’s centres in Warwick district looks bleak

Children’s centres in Warwick district could be replaced by ‘family hubs’ under Warwickshire County Council plans to cover service funding cuts.

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