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Plans for 30 new homes on ‘wasted space’ in Kenilworth industrial estate

Plans to demolish a warehouse and a nearby bungalow in Inchbrook Road to build 30 new ‘live-work’ homes and an office building on a site in Common Lane Industrial Estate have been submitted.

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Review into district’s fly-tipping enforcement

A review into fly-tipping enforcement in the Warwick district will be carried out amid concerns about offenders not being prosecuted.

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Councillor Izzi Seccombe, Leader of Warwickshire County Council, with  Members to the UK Youth Parliament (MYPs).

Warwickshire youth parliament results revealed

The newest representatives for the Warwickshire youth elections have been selected.

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Fly-tipping.

Fly-tippers in Warwick District not prosecuted

Nearly 3,000 cases of fly-tipping has been reported in the district over the last three years but no one has been prosecuted for any of these crimes.

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Council tax up by 3.3 per cent in district council budget

Council tax up by 3.3 per cent in district council budget

Part of homeowners’ council tax will rise by more than three per cent this year after Warwick District Council’s executive approved its budget for 2017/18.

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NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

The NHS is facing its biggest shake up in a generation with nearly 20 hospitals marked for closure and care from cradle to grave put through a wholesale overhaul to plug a £22bn black hole in health service funding, an investigation by this newspaper can reveal.

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Cllr Izzi Seccombe

Political parties put point across after budget for Warwickshire is set

Warwickshire County Council has set out its budget for the coming year under “challenging circumstances” which mean the authority must again make large cuts.

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Warwickshire County Council budget includes tax rise of four per cent and job cuts are likely

Tax payers in Warwickshire will pay extra to soften the blow of budget cuts on social services and to ensure the jobs of tens of fire and rescue service staff are not lost over the next three years.

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Aerial view of Newbold Comyn leisure centre

Warwick district Labour councillors raise concerns over ‘risky’ leisure centres costs

Concerns have been raised over ‘high-risk’ additional costs for the multi-million pound project to revamp leisure centres in Leamington and Warwick.

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Warwick District is in need of 'urgent' affordable housing.

Warwick District in ‘urgent’ need of affordable housing

The Warwick District is in ‘urgent’ need of more affordable housing after a new report reveals people would need a minimum income of £70,000 to secure a mortgage.

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Cllr John Whitehouse when the Connect2 bridge was opened over Coventry Road in 2011.

‘An honour’ to serve Kenilworth, says county councillor who will step down after 12 years

A Warwickshire county councillor has said it has been ‘an honour’ to represent part of Kenilworth for 12 years as he announced his intention to step down before the next election in May.

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Warwickshire County Council websites were 'attacked' over the weekend.

Warwickshire County Council websites hacked

Warwickshire County Council were forced to take down some of their websites today after they were ‘attacked’ over the weekend.

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Warwickshire County Council Budget: tax rise will barely soften service funding cuts blow

Taxpayers will have to pay more to help Warwickshire County Council contend with further budget cuts of £34 million this year which will lead to a reduction in funding for several important services in the county.

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Kenilworth and Southam MP Jeremy Wright

Kenilworth MP explains why he backed Brexit Bill

Kenilworth and Southam MP Jeremy Wright voted in support of last night’s Brexit Bill despite backing the Remain campaign last year.

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Leamington and Warwick MP backs Brexit Bill

The MP for Warwick and Leamington voted in support of last night’s Brexit Bill despite backing the remain campaign last year.

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'Crackley Triangle' - the site where Bloor Homes wish to build 93 homes. Copyright: Google Earth

Controversial changes to planned Crackley Triangle houses in Kenilworth approved

Controversial plans to increase the amount of larger houses to be built on land off Common Lane in Kenilworth have been approved by Warwick District Council’s planning committee.

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Kate Sayer cutting the cake for the official opening of Sayer Court, joined by Cllr Peter Philips and Chair of Warwick District Council Jane Knight.

Flagship development of 81 Leamington homes officially opened

A flagship development of 81 new homes in Leamington was officially opened yesterday.

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A protester at one of last night's rallies (Photo: Dean Kirby/i)

The very British signs on show at anti-Trump protests around the country

Across the country last night Britons took to the streets to protest Donald Trump’s ban on people from seven majority Muslim countries entering the United States.

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Protest against Donald Trump’s Muslim ban to take place in Leamington

A demonstration will be held outside Leamington town hall tonight (Monday) in protest of US President Donald Trump’s ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US.

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Spencer Yard, in the cultural quarter, Leamington.
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Developer to be appointed to build new creative quarter for Leamington

A developer to help create a new Creative Quarter in Leamington should be appointed in the next two months.

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