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Warwickshire getting ready for electric vehicle future

Warwickshire is getting ready for a greener future with a new plan to make the county electric vehicle friendly.

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household recycling

Waste and recycling collections in Warwick District delayed or cancelled due to weather

Bin collections in the Warwick District may be delayed or cancelled today (Monday) because of the weather conditions.

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Photo supplied by Warwickshire County Council.

Weather warning still in place for Warwickshire

A weather warning is still in place for Warwickshire this morning (Monday).

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Steve Dover, with the BSAC wreck award for 2017.

How a scuba diver from Leamington brought a shipwreck back to life

A Leamington scuba diver who has spent two decades researching and helping to preserve the wreck of the first British merchant ship to be sunk by the German Navy in the First World War has won a top award for his work.

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Video captured of rare white squirrel in Leamington

Courier reader June Arthurs has captured video footage of the rare White squirrel which has been spotted in the Princes Drive area of Leamington in the last few days.
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Photo of the White Squrrel spotted around the Princes Drive area of Leamington. Photo by Esther Williamson

Rare white squirrel spotted in Leamington

Courier reader Esther Williamson has sent in these photos of a rare white squirrel spotted in her garden in the Princes Drive area of Leamington.

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Photos by Mandy Littlejohn.

Frustrations growing at missing plants in Warwick

Frustrations are growing in Warwick after plants in the town are going missing.

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Warwick Town Centre.

New speed limit signs going up in Warwick

New speed limit signs have appearing in Warwick this week.

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From left: Cllr Judy Falp, Jenny Heath and Cllr Tony Heath

Mayor officially opens new £100,000 play equipment in Whitnash park

New play equipment costing £100,000 in a Whitnash park has been officially opened by the town's mayor.

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GV of Warwick Castle.

Glamping to continue at Warwick Castle

The use of the Warwick Castle grounds for glamping will be able to continue despite some opposition.

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Are you making any of these common recycling mistakes?

Pizza boxes, crisp bags and light bulbs: here’s what NOT to recycle

People could save thousands of tons of recyclable materials from going to landfill by avoiding the country’s biggest recycling mistakes, according to an expert.

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A number of residents at Beauchamp Court, Kenilworth, are at the 'end of their tether' over the state of their lawns, which are looked after by Warwick District Council. NNL-171031-210611009

Kenilworth residents blame council contractors over state of lawns

Residents of council-owned sheltered accommodation in Kenilworth are ‘at the end of their tether’ over the state of the grass outside the building.

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Cllr Pat Cain has praised the security measures installed in Kenilworth parks to deter travellers. Left: Bates Memorial Field. Right: St John's Playing Field

Praise for new security measures at Kenilworth parks to stop travellers

New security measures installed at Kenilworth parks to deter travellers from camping have been praised by a district councillor.

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Leamington’s air ‘not fit to breathe’, new report finds

Leamington’s air ‘not fit to breathe’, new report finds

Leamington’s air is not fit for humans to breathe, according to a new report published today (Wednesday October 31).

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Warwick Town Centre GV.

New speed limit in Warwick town centre

Improvements to Warwick town centre are set to begin with the implementation of a new speed limit.

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Paw Patrol soap warning

Alert over Paw Patrol soap after toddler left fighting for life

The makers of a novelty Paw Patrol bath foam have withdrawn it from sale after it apparently exploded leaving a toddler in a critical condition.

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The flooding at the junction of Leyes Lane and Keeling Road

Drains in Leyes Lane cleared after flooding

The drains in a section of Leyes Lane in Kenilworth have been cleared after flooding yesterday (Thursday October 19).

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One of the trees felled by Kenilworth RFC

Dog-walker criticises Kenilworth RFC’s felling of trees near footpath

A Kenilworth dog-walker has criticised the recent felling of trees on land owned by Kenilworth Rugby Club.

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Hill Close Gardens.

Apple Day and Country Fair at historic Warwick gardens this weekend

An annual Apple Day and Country Fair will be returning to historic gardens in Warwick this weekend.

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One of the marked trees on land just off Rouncil Lane

‘Beautiful’ trees in rural Kenilworth given permanent protection from felling

Threatened trees in a rural part of Kenilworth have been given permanent protection from unauthorised felling after fears they could be cut down.

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