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Members of former US boy band in Warwickshire over Christmas

Members of former US boy band in Warwickshire over Christmas

Members of a former US boy band spent time in Warwickshire over the Christmas period.

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Leamington homeless charity overwhelmed by support for Christmas shoebox appeal

Leamington homeless charity overwhelmed by support for Christmas shoebox appeal

Staff at a Leamington-based charity that helps homeless and vulnerable people have been left overwhelmed at the amount of support they have received for their Christmas appeal.

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Southam community unites once again for shoebox appeal

Southam community unites once again for shoebox appeal

A community initiative which helps spread Christmas cheer to those less fortunate has had another successful year.

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Warwick Castle saves Santa’s grotto at school fair

Warwick Castle saves Santa’s grotto at school fair

Warwick Castle made sure Santa made it to a Christmas fair at a nearby school after doubts were cast as to whether he could make it.

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Warwickshire vets warn pet owners about Christmas hazards which can harm animals

Warwickshire vets warn pet owners about Christmas hazards which can harm animals

A Warwickshire vet practice is warning pet owners to be aware of household hazards which could affect their animals at Christmas in a bid to avoid an emergency trip to surgery.

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Christmas diary dates in the Leamington area

Christmas diary dates in the Leamington area

The Christmas spirit is already building across Warwickshire, with a host of festive activities taking place.

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Can you paint the perfect Christmas scene and win shopping vouchers?

Can you paint the perfect Christmas scene and win shopping vouchers?

With Christmas fast approaching, now is the time to think about those festive presents and put paintbrush to paper to win some shopping vouchers in our annual yuletide competition.

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In pictures: people gather for Leamington Christmas lights switch-on 2018

In pictures: people gather for Leamington Christmas lights switch-on 2018

Our photographer took some photos as people gathered for the Christmas lights switch-on event in Leamington on Sunday.

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Leamington couple’s huge nativity set collection to be displayed in Kenilworth

Leamington couple’s huge nativity set collection to be displayed in Kenilworth

A Leamington couple who have collected more than 100 nativity sets from around the world are to display their collection in Kenilworth soon.

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Leamington group helps spread Christmas cheer with ‘comfort and joy’ boxes

Leamington group helps spread Christmas cheer with ‘comfort and joy’ boxes

A group of friends in Leamington have banded together to help spread joy this Christmas by helping elderly ladies in the county.

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for