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From the Advertiser archives - September 21, 2017 edition

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Lifestyle
CRICKET: Two wins for Willoughby youngsters on Yorkshire tour

CRICKET: Two wins for Willoughby youngsters on Yorkshire tour

Final friendlies of season for seniors

Sport
Philip Seccombe

PCC Philip Seccombe labels plan to draw police pay rise from existing local budget 'unsustainable'

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Philip Seccombe has welcomed Government plans to lift the police pay cap, but spoke out after discovering the pay rise will take the equivalent of 12 police officers' salaries from the existing local policing budget.
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Dr Peter Kent

Lawrence Sheriff School and Lutterworth High School set for joint work in new trust

Lawrence Sheriff School and Lutterworth High School have announced plans to create a new multi-academy trust (MAT) called The Sheriff Trust.

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Elliott's Field

New stores coming to Elliott's Field

Retail shopping park Elliott's Field is undergoing an expansion, with several new stores to begin trading by October.
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The original casting of the famous bronze statue

Original casting of iconic William Webb Ellis statue up for auction

The original casting of the famous William Webb Ellis statue which stands outside Rugby School is up for auction.

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The grotto

Scout grotto finds new home for Christmas

Newbold Scouts are relieved after finding a new home for their popular Christmas grotto after having to leave their base of two years when it was put on the market.

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Kyle Rowley, back from injury against Sphinx    PICTURES BY MARTIN PULLEY

RUGBY TOWN: Back in FA Vase action this weekend

Two good wins this week on a six-game unbeaten run

Football
Rugby's Chris Abbott with his trophy

GOLF: Scratch champion wins trip to play final in Mauritius

Chris beats UK’s best amateurs over three rounds at Belfry

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Adam Shaw against Loughborough

FOOTBALL: Rugby Borough hit 20 goals in two games

League and cup victories for Kilsby Lane’s senior side

Football
ORIENTEERING: Octavian Droobers

ORIENTEERING: Octavian Droobers

News from their latest events

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Crime news

Man jailed for historic child sex offences in Priors Marston area

A 48-year-old man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for historic child sex offences which took place in the Priors Marston area.

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RugbyFest has been co-founded by Spencer Brown (pictured in action) and Mark Dunkley

RUGBY: It’s RugbyFest weekend celebrating game with something for all the family

Ireland’s Shane Byrne among Legends on Close on Friday evening

Rugby Union
Rugby Town U8s Colts v Southam Minor Devils

FOOTBALL PICTURES: Rugby Town junior teams in action

Play from Kilsby Lane games over the weekend

Football
Taron Egerton as Eggsy and Mark Strong as Merlin

REVIEW: Kingsman - The Golden Circle delivers a full-on feel-good adrenalin overload

Matt Adcock reviews Kingsman - The Golden Circle, starring Colin Firth and Halle Berry

Arts
Old Laurentians Under 16s squad

RUGBY: Great start to season for Old Laurentians juniors

Harsh lesson from Leamington for 2nd XV

Rugby Union
Rugby’s Hoskyn Centre celebrates 65th anniversary with party

Rugby’s Hoskyn Centre celebrates 65th anniversary with party

A charity is celebrating 65 years of providing a safe, caring and friendly environment for people in Rugby.

News
Rugby reporter goes Sober for October in memory of her Dad

Rugby reporter goes Sober for October in memory of her Dad

People in Rugby plan to ditch the drink for the whole of October to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Latest news

New restaurant to open in former Summersault premises

A new restaurant and cocktail bar is set to open in the former Summersault premises on Saturday, September 23.

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Weston with close friend Arren.

Hundreds pay respects to Rugby “legend” Weston

Hundreds of mourners packed Rugby’s Rainsbrook Crematorium to say their final goodbye to town “legend” Weston Gamble.

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