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Rugby MP unanimously backed as Tory candidate in general election

Conservative Rugby MP Mark Pawsey was unanimously supported by his party last night (Thursday, April 27) to stand in the general election.

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‘Clear way forward’: Rugby council’s priorities plan approved

The ruling Rugby Conservative councillors’ plan for the next three years was approved on Tuesday with promises for their progress to be scrutinised annually.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Councillor proposes motion to back rural GP shortage scheme

A village councillor is calling on Rugby council to support a scheme to tackle the shortage in rural GPs.

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Rugby MP confirms plan to stand in general election

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey confirmed he wants to be picked to stand for re-election in the general election on June 8.

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Kenilworth and Southam MP Jeremy Wright

Kenilworth and Southam MP Jeremy Wright aims for re-election

The MP for Kenilworth and Southam Jeremy Wright has confirmed his intention to stand for re-election.

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Prime Minister Theresa May. Picture: Hannah McKay/PA Wire

Theresa May calls snap general election for June 8

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a snap general election.

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Cllr James Shera

Rugby council stalwart to be given highest honour

A Rugby council stalwart and former mayor will be given the highest honour a local authority can award after decades of dedication.

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Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant more likely to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant ‘more likely’ to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink BEFORE they become pregnant can still harm their babies, warns new research.

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Imminent UK cuts to mothers tax credits are an assault on womens human rights

Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

When the new UK tax year begins on April 6, stand by for a severe attack on women’s welfare.

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Ashlawn’s night in the Radio 4 spotlight

It was always going to be a special night when BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? came to Ashlawn School but last Friday’s live broadcast had extra attention after the terror
attack two days before.

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Free green bin collection ends today

Today (Friday, March 31) is the last day of free green bin collections in Rugby – the new paid service starts on Monday.

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Discovery of human waste contamination in cans at Coca-Cola plant sparks investigation

Discovery of ‘human waste’ contamination in cans at Coca-Cola plant sparks investigation

Coca-Cola and the PSNI have launched an investigation after a shipment of drinks cans at the company’s Lisburn plant were found to have been contaminated with what workers are speculating could be human waste, according to reports this week.

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Independent pair switch to Conservatives

In an era of political surprises, Rugby got in on the act last week as leading independent councillor Howard Roberts announced he was returning to the Conservative party.

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Radio 4’s Any Questions? in Rugby this week

Westminster’s only Green MP, a leading economic commentator and Jonathan Dimbleby will be among the high-profile visitors to Rugby tomorrow, Friday.

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Rugby MP: ‘We owe our safety to brave security forces’

The Rugby MP praised the ‘bravery’ of the security services at Westminster ‘keeping MPs safe’ as he spoke to the Advertiser while locked in the Commons Chamber due to the terrorist incident.

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Rugby MP ‘safe’ after ‘terrorist incident’ outside Parliament

An aide for Rugby MP Mark Pawsey said he is safe along with the rest of the MPs after a ‘terrorist incident’ outside the Houses of Parliament today (Wednesday, March 22).

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Warning over tax rebate scam

Warning over tax rebate scam

A warning has been issued about a potential scam which involves the sending of fake emails or texts offering a tax rebate.

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Borough council takes it to the max for tax rise

Rugby Borough Council’s share of the council tax will be going up by the maximum possible before it would need to call a referendum.

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Free-range eggs become barn eggs following bird flu

Free-range eggs become ‘barn eggs’ following bird flu

A bird flu panic has seen free-range eggs temporarily lose their status after hens were brought indoors.

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