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Ambitious bid being prepared to bring Channel 4 hub to South of Leamington town centre

Warwick District Council is preparing an ambitious bid to have Channel 4 move part of its operation to the south of Leamington town centre.
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Jeremy Wright MP has had his say on the recent airstrikes in Syria

Kenilworth MP shares his thoughts on Syria airstrikes

The MP for Kenilworth and Southam, Jeremy Wright, has had his say on the Government's airstrikes on Syria which took place last Saturday (April 14).
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The planned site for the 425 homes between Cromwell Lane, Westwood Heath Road and Bockendon Road. Copyright: Google Earth

Major plans to build up to 425 homes near Burton Green recommended for approval

Major plans to build up to 425 homes near Burton Green as part of Warwick District Council's Local Plan has been recommended for approval.

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The site where the proposed 150 homes would go in Hatton Park.

Plans for 150 homes in Hatton Park to go before planning committee

Plans to build 150 new homes in Hatton Park will be going before councillors this month.

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An indicative view of what the site might look like

Plan to build up to 125 homes next to Kenilworth Cricket Club recommended for approval

A plan to build up to 125 homes on land directly next to Kenilworth Cricket Club has been recommended for approval.
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Matt Western MP

Warwick and Leamington MP postpones public meeting about HQ

Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western has postponed the public meeting he had arranged for members of the public and business owners to raise concerns about Warwick District Council's controversial plan to relocate its headquarters.
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County Council by-election to be held for Leamington ward

County Council by-election to be held for Leamington ward

A by-election for a County Councillor in Leamington will be held next month.

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Sugar tax war: Tesco, Asda and Morrisons gear up for soft drinks battle ahead of Friday’s levy

Tesco, Asda and Morrisons have all reduced the amount of sugar in their own-label soft drinks prior to the introduction of the so-called “sugar tax” this week.

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Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western

MP claims 'dramatic' u-turn on Government intervention for council's Leamington HQ plan

Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western has expressed his anger over what he has described as a 'dramatic u-turn' on the Government's intervention into Warwick District Council's controversial headquarters move plan.

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A campaign group has claimed Remain would win in a second referendum

Remain would win in second EU vote, Warwick district campaign group claims

An EU campaign group based in Warwick has claimed its research shows if the EU referendum was run again, Remain would win.

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Council plays down Government intervention in Leamington HQ plan

Council plays down Government intervention in Leamington HQ plan

Warwick District Council has played down the significance of its controversial headquarters move plan being put “on hold” pending a possible Government review.

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Lillington Free Church has been demolished to make way for housing. NNL-180327-221040009

Work underway for new church and houses in Lillington

Lillington Free church has now been demolished to make way for housing and a new place of worship for its congregation.

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The current boundaries. Credit: contains Ordnance Survey data (c) Crown copyright and database rights 2018

Consultation opens for new ward boundaries in Warwick district

Public consultation on Ward boundaries across the Warwick district is now open.

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The proposed design for Warwick District Council's new HQ.

Breaking news: Warwick District Council HQ move plan placed ‘on hold’ until Government review takes place

Warwick District Council’s ambitious plan to move its headquarters into Leamington town centre and build a housing estate on the current site has been blocked pending a Government review.

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Report reveals Warwick district in desperate need of affordable homes

The Warwick District is in desperate need of more affordable homes after a new report reveals that people would need an income of more than £75,000 to secure a mortgage.

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Warwick noisy neighbour hit with £1,000 fine

Warwick noisy neighbour hit with £1,000 fine

A noisy neighbour in Warwick will have to pay a £1,000 fine after shouting, banging and profanities were heard coming from their address.

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One of the recycling bags for the coffee pods. Photo supplied by Warwick District Council.

Recycling trial for coffee pods launched in Warwick district

Residents in the Warwick district will be able to take part in recycling trial for their coffee machine pods.

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The site for the proposed development of 150 homes in Hatton Park. Photo from Google Maps.

Plans for 150 homes in Hatton Park withdrawn from meeting agenda

Plans to build 150 homes in Hatton Park were withdrawn from the agenda of the planning meeting last night (Tuesday).

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The proposed designs for Warwick District Council's new HQ.

Calls for Warwick District Council to release study into controversial headquarters plan

The plans might have been approved, but there are still questions over Warwick District Council’s plans to downsize and move into offices on the new Covent Garden multi-storey car park development.

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Around 20 organisations attended the summit last week.

Task force set up to help homeless in Warwick district

A task force is being created to help tackle the homelessness issue in the Warwick District.

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