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Rugby parks manager presented with MBE by Prince Charles

A parks and ground manager for Rugby Borough Council has been presented an MBE medal.

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Photos taken at Rugby Grill House. 
Photos by Rugby Borough Council.

Rugby takeaway owner prosecuted after breaching 10 food hygiene regulations

A mouldy pizza from a Rugby takeaway prompted inspections that led to the discovery of 10 breaches of food hygiene regulations.

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Newbold residents left without water after burst pipe

Newbold residents left without water after burst pipe

A burst water pipe is causing problems for some residents in Newbold today.

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Your green bin - will it stay or will it go? SM-S091207-041js NNL-170802-171943001

Last-ditch attempt to see off green bin charge defeated

An opt-in garden waste collection service costing £40 a year will launch in April, after approval was given at a meeting of Rugby Borough Council held yesterday, Tuesday, February 7.

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Several solar farms have been planned for sites in Warwickshire. ABCDE SUS-160617-110533003

Cheaper energy company on the cards for Warwickshire residents

Residents in Warwickshire could soon have an alternative energy supplier for their gas and electric bills.

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Butterfly Park, Long Sutton
Solar park
Names: Michael Crosse, Ignacio Silla, Peter Smeaton and Michael Ziloudis NNL-170125-153437001

Solar farm plans set for sites in Rugby

New solar farms could be
installed in the Rugby area in the near future.

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'Boris bikes' in London

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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