Warwick occupational therapist inspired by dad to help people with Parkinson’s keep active

An occupational therapist from Warwick has been spurred on to play an active part in the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease after her dad was diagnosed with the condition.

The 2nd Warwick Sea Scouts have maintained their Navy recognition. Photo submitted.

Warwick sea scouts group maintain Navy recognition

A sea scout group in Warwick has continued to maintain its prestigious Royal Navy Recognition.

Warwickshire Police are appealing for information after a spate of robberies across Warwickshire

Police appealing for information after spate of robberies across Warwickshire

Police are appealing for information following a series of robberies in the county this week.

Pictured with some of the  youngsters are Matt Deakin (Warwickshire Young Carers), Elizabeth Hunter (immediate past Chairman of The Arts Society, Leamington) and Helen Fitzpatrick (from Warwick Poppies 2018).

Youngsters create big poppies for Warwick project

Six big handmade poppies have been made by some of the youngsters from Warwickshire Young Carers for the Warwick Poppies 2018 project.

There is only a few days left to vote for Coten End primary school.

Warwick primary school needs your votes to win playground

Coten End Primary School in Warwick is currently in the top five schools in the running to win a sustainable playground made from recycled 

Co-director Mat Bromley (left), assistant manager Sonia Wozencroft (second-left), and co-director Sarah Bromley (right) with children just after the garden party at Castle Nursery.

Kenilworth nursery celebrates 'outstanding' Ofsted rating with party

Staff, children and their parents at a Kenilworth nursery celebrated its recent 'outstanding' Ofsted rating with a garden party today (Friday July 20).

From left: Karl Curtis (Director of Reserves and Community Engagement,'Warwickshire Wildlife Trust), Jon Holmes (Green Space Development Officer, WDC), Cllr Moira-Ann Grainger (Portfolio Holder for Neighbourhood Services), John Hodges and Mick Waring (idVerde).

Three Warwick district parks earn awards for quality

Three parks in Warwick district have been recognised for their quality with a special award.

The picturesque red-tiled roofs of Gudhjem is home to Denmark's annual 'Sol Over Gudhjem' cookery competition and its week long food festival.

Travel: The Baltic island of Bornholm is Denmark's secret delight

To the locals it's the 'The Sunniest Place in Denmark' yet the Danish island of Bornholm, with its picture-postcard fishing villages, dense beech and conifer forests, stunning beaches and rugged granite cliffs, is little known to us in Britain.


Calls for improved services at Kenilworth Station's official opening

Calls to improve Kenilworth Station's services were made at an official opening of the station today (Friday July 20).
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Sex Cells at The Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford upon Avon

A title like Sex Cells is bound to attract attention. And the theme of Anna Longaretti’s play, which is less about sex and much more about motherhood, adds depth to the premise.

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Two people have been taken to hospital with serious injuries today following a collision near Moulton Park.

UPDATE: slurry lorry ‘completely destroyed’ by a fire in Harbury Lane

Firefighters were called out to a fire in Harbury Lane in the Heathcote area around 11.40am this morning (Friday).

Mike Wallace was a comprehensive winner for Spa but it was not such good news on the other rinks.

Royal Leamington Spa men wilt in the heat against Sherwood Park

A spectacular late collapse saw Royal Leamington Spa’s men slump to a 31-shot defeat in their five-rink home match against Sherwood Park from Birmingham.

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The Travellers in the Myton Fields car park in Warwick.

Travellers spotted in Warwick car park

Travellers have been spotted in a car park in Warwick.


IN PICTURES: Warwick Beer, Cider and Music Festival 2018

The annual Warwick Beer, Cider and Music Festival returned to the town last weekend.

Callum Taylor, 18, of Binswood Avenue, was jailed

Young Leamington burglar jailed for more than three years

A Leamington youth who became a ‘third strike’ burglar with a break-in carried out in Rugby just ten days after his 18th birthday has been jailed for more than three years.

Councillor Noel Butler.

Warwick district councillor urges men to ‘get tested’ following his cancer diagnosis

A Warwick district councillor is urging men to take a test for prostate cancer after he was diagnosed with the disease.

Caroline Donley has become a Queen's Nurse

Wellesbourne nurse 'honoured' by new title after high level of service

A Wellesbourne nurse says she is ‘honoured’ to have received a special title marking her high level of service in the community over more than 20 years.

Crime news.

Man charged following car chase that started when he was spotted near Leamington

A man has been charged following a police pursuit through Warwickshire and Coventry.

Liz Kershaw re-opens Painting's Plantation at Campion School. She was joined by pupils, Leamington Mayor Cllr Heather Calver, Campion headteacher Jassa Panesar and others as she cut the ribbon for the woodland area.

Revamped woodland area at Leamington school will be haven for people with dementia

People with dementia and their carers will now be able to seek calm and relaxation at a revamped woodland area in the grounds of a Leamington secondary school.


VIDEO: WW2 guns found in canal in Warwick

Weapons from the Second World War have been discovered in a canal in Warwick.
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