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Could ‘Boris bikes’ be coming to Warwickshire?

London-style ‘Boris bikes’ could be on their way to Warwickshire’s towns as a way of reducing congestion and improving air quality.

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Philip Seccombe chaired a meeting about the traveller issues in Warwickshire.

More co-ordination to be created to tackle traveller issues in Warwickshire

A new strategy to create better co-ordination between agencies is to be created to tackle the unauthorised traveller encampments.

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Oakfield protesters before the Co-op closed the rec NNL-170301-101813001

Save Oakfield builds up war chest

Campaigners are gearing up to be in the best possible position to continue the fight for Oakfield rec as the crunch planning appeal looms.

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Water leak repairs on Rugby road delayed

Water leak repairs on Rugby road delayed

Repairs to water leaks on a busy Rugby road have been delayed.

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Green waste.

Christmas waste collection changes bewildered Rugby residents

“The changes to the Christmas waste collection schedule were publicised to all residents before Christmas – nevertheless they will have caused some disruption and inconvenience.”

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Families warned ahead of Flytipping Friday

Families warned ahead of Flytipping Friday

Families have been warned to resist the temptation to dump unwanted rubbish as Britain prepares for the busiest fly-tipping weekend of the year.

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Yuki with his family.

Much-loved dog on the mend after being hit by a car in Rugby

A dog that was hit by a car in Rugby is on the mend.

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Date announced for repairs to leaks on busy Rugby road

Date announced for repairs to leaks on busy Rugby road

Repairs to water leaks on a busy road in Rugby are not scheduled to take place for another week.

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Two water leaks found near busy Rugby road

Two water leaks found near busy Rugby road

Two water leaks have been found on a busy road in Rugby.

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Turkeys

How your Christmas turkey arrives already stuffed – with antibiotics

You may consider the turkey to be a traditional part of your Christmas celebrations. But however you cook it, something about this festive bird is changing – it’s getting fatter.

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Police to increase number of Taser trained officers

Police to increase number of Taser trained officers

Warwickshire Police are looking to increase the number of Taser trained officers.

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Some Brownsover residents woke up without water this morning.

Burst water pipe leaves Rugby residents without water

Residents in Rugby have been left without water after a pipe burst in the early hours of this morning.

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Volunteers joined forces to plant dozens of saplings at Hillmorton Recreation Ground.

Joining forces to spruce up Rugby park

Volunteers joined forces with councillors and the council’s parks and grounds team to plant new hedgerows at a Rugby rec.

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Rugby bin changes for the Christmas period.

Changes to bin collections for Christmas period

The waste collections in Rugby will be changing as of next week to accommodate the Christmas period.

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Princethorpe partners celebrate receiving Heritage Lottery funding

Cash boost for Princethorpe woods

A woodland project in Rugby has been awarded more than £1million.

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Town’s park comes out on top at awards

Town’s park comes out on top at awards

A park in Rugby has been crowned the most improved Fields in Trust site across whole of the UK.

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REVEALED: The most common sofa stains and shocking fact that 1 in 10 never clean them

REVEALED: The most common sofa stains and shocking fact that 1 in 10 never clean them

One in ten Brits never clean their sofas despite them being regularly stained with food, drink and even bodily fluids.

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Green bins

Petition to asks for a re-think on green bins suspension

A petition is to be launched next week calling on Rugby Borough Council to reverse its controversial decision to suspend the green bins service for three months.

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Colin Horton, a green spaces officer at Rugby Borough Council, and Cllr Lisa Parker, the council's portfolio holder for environment and public realm, at the park in Hollowell Way. NNL-161125-175002001

Brownsover park is in the money

The refurbishment of Brownsover’s Hollowell Way park has been boosted by a £50,000 grant from Suez Communities Trust.

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