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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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Mr Hickinbotham said he intends to appeal the result

Long Itchington couple ordered to demolish home disguised as garage

A couple who built a house disguised as a garage have been ordered to tear it down.
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Warwickshire Police launches knife surrender campaign

Warwickshire Police is urging people to surrender their knives at police stations as part of a four-week long campaign to reduce knife crime.
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Warwickshire Police respond to raising of national security threat level

Warwickshire police has issues a statement in response to Prime Minister Theresa May raising the national security threat level for the UK to ‘critical’ following the incident in London during the week.

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Rugby council officer and wife took their own lives hears inquest

A dedicated officer from Rugby Borough Council and his wife took their own lives after struggling with her condition following a stroke, an inquest has heard.

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Live - Panic among commuters as ‘explosion’ leaves ‘many injured’ on London underground

Emergency services were called to a London Underground station after reports of an explosion on a train.

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Police appealing for help in locating lost medication in Rugby

Police are appealing for help from the public in locating medication that has been lost in Rugby.

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Warwickshire Police warn residents to take extra care as storm approaches

Warwickshire Police warn residents to take extra care as storm approaches

Warwickshire Police are warning residents to take extra care as a storm approaches today (Tuesday).

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Trio jailed after campaign of burglaries across Warwickshire

Three men carried out a campaign of burglaries where they targeted houses in Rugby, Kenilworth, Nuneaton, Bedworth, and Coventry to steal the keys to expensive cars.

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The bonfire

Company director handed £1,700 legal bill after bonfire tip-off to Rugby council

Magistrates have handed a company director a £1,700 legal bill after he stopped a council community safety warden from entering a business premises where he was burning a tyre on a bonfire.

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Rugby man arrested after bus window smashed in Leamington

A 28-year-old man from Rugby was arrested after a bus window was smashed in Leamington.

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Use of force statistics from Warwickshire Police

Warwickshire Police release use of force figures

Warwickshire Police published figures on the use of force by officers on Tuesday.

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The Justice Centre in Leamington, home to Warwick Crown Court

Man jailed after handing himself in for ram-raid on Rugby shop

A man who took part in a ram-raid at a Rugby cycle shop decided he could not live with the constant worry that sooner or later he would get a knock on the door from the police.

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Car smashes through wall at Rugby retail park

A car smashed through a wall at a retail park in Rugby yesterday (Wednesday).

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Appeal for witnesses after assault and robbery at service station between Rugby and Lutterworth

Appeal for witnesses after assault and robbery at service station between Rugby and Lutterworth

Police are appealing for witnesses after assault and robbery at a service station between Rugby and Lutterworth.

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Up to 2 million customers personal data stolen after electronics retailer CEX is hacked

A cyber-attack on Electronics retailer CeX has compromised the personal data of up to 2 million customers, the company has confirmed.

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Rugby mother’s appeal for information after arson attack leaves car minutes from exploding

A Rugby mother is appealing for information after an August 11 arson attack left her husband’s car minutes away from exploding and setting their home on fire.

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Witness appeal after man hit by car in Rugby

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 64-year-old man was hit by a car in Rugby this week.

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People discovered in rear of lorry off A45 near Rugby

Emergency services are on the scene after a group of people were found in the back of a lorry on the A45.

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Police appeal after man attempts to assault 15-year-old girl in Rugby park

Police were called to a park on Hillmorton Road in Rugby at around 8.40pm yesterday (Monday August 21) following a report a man had attempted to assault a 15-year-old girl.

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