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Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando’s, is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the UK this week.

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The Enterprise Centre in Gilmorton Road

Lutterworth school announces closure

A school in Lutterworth has announced that it has closed.

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Divisive plan for two free schools on Rokeby Field approved

A controversial plan to build two free schools and sports facilities on Rokeby playing fields was approved today (Tuesday, August 8).

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2017's Young Poet Laureate, Rugby School student Emily Stephens.

Search is on to find Warwickshire’s Young Poet Laureate 2018

The search is on to find Warwickshire’s Young Poet Laureate 2018.

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A petition was launched calling for a vote of no confidence in the new Long Lawford Primary School head teacher NNL-170720-131709001

Anger over changes made by Long Lawford school head teacher

A number of parents are angry with changes made by the new Long Lawford Primary School head teacher, with a vote of no confidence petition gaining nearly 200 signatures.

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Rugby Free Secondary School parents and pupils show support for the Rokeby Field schools plan. Photo courtesy of Donna McCrae NNL-171107-173203001

Rugby Free Secondary parents call for school’s future to be secured

Many parents of children at the free school which could move onto Rokeby Field say its future must be secured for the sake of their children’s education.

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DHL helps Rugby school pupils stay safe around lorries

Pupils at a Rugby school got up close with a lorry from DHL to learn about safety.

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Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Women feel more betrayed by ‘emotional’ rather than ‘sexual’ infidelity when they catch a cheating partner on Facebook, according to new research.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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Have your say on potential cuts to children’s centres in Warwickshire

Residents are being encouraged to have their say on children’s centres cuts in the county after dates for consultation meetings have been announced.

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Avon Valley School and Performing Arts College pupils with head teacher Alison Davies NNL-170714-171030001

Rugby secondary school celebrates ‘good’ Ofsted report

Staff and pupils at a secondary school in Rugby are celebrating after being rated as ‘good’ once again by education watchdog Ofsted after an inspection this week.

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Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Budget supermarket Aldi has launched what could be Britain’s cheapest school uniform - which will see children fully-kitted out for only £3.75.

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Freddie Ouattara receives his award from Rugby firefighters Guy Buxton (left) and Iain Cresswell (right).

Long Lawford schoolboy uses fire safety knowledge for countywide award

A Long Lawford schoolboy proved he can spot potential fire hazards to be named as this month's junior fire safety champion for Warwickshire.

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Ground-breaking Muslim football coach shows Rugby primary school her BEM

An inspirational football coach returned to a Rugby school to show the children her British Empire Medal from the Queen.

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Campaign group SHARE gather outside Warwickshire County Council ahead of the meeting to decide on the Rokeby Field schools proposal. NNL-171107-142906001

Decision on controversial Rokeby Field schools plan deferred

The decision on the Rokeby Field schools proposal was deferred for a month at a meeting today (Tuesday, July 11) to give objectors time to consider late transport information.

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Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

The UK has a reputation (rightly or wrongly) for struggling to learn foreign languages. A recent survey showed, for example, that 62% of the population can’t speak any other language apart from English.

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Decision day for Rokeby Field schools bid

The crunch decision on the controversial scheme to place two new free schools on Rokeby Field is set to be made today (Tuesday, July 11).

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Tracy Tilley (third left in pink top) and other parents are angry about proposed changes to the school timetable at Ashlawn School. Photo by Morris Troughton-Hume NNL-170407-182243009

Rugby school timetable changes anger parents

A group of parents are angry over proposed changes to a Rugby secondary school’s timetable.

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One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

With summer holidays upon us and children bidding farewell to their teachers, a survey has suggested that many parents give expensive gifts as a thank-you to school staff.

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