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Section of Rugby's relief road closed following incident

Motorists are facing severe delays due to a section of Rugby's Western Relief Road is shut following an incident.
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Venomous bird-eating spiders found on the loose in the UK

Two giant bird-eating tarantulas with a leg span of up to 10 inches could be on the loose, after babies were found abandoned in a car park.

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Lack of transport plan for Rugby could impact on town's air quality councillor says

Frustrated Rugby councillors are to urge Warwickshire County Council chiefs to come up with a transport plan for the town - nine months after first raising the matter.

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Michael Bond

WARRIOR GAMES: Experience worth more than any medals for former soldier

‘It pushed me right out of my comfort zone and I am better for it’

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Jake Wood.

Have you seen this wanted man with links to Rugby?

Warwickshire Police is continuing to appeal for help locating 22-year-old man Jake Wood who is wanted on recall to prison.

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Council to issue notice to travellers pitched up at Barby Cricket Club

Travellers who have parked on a cricket club near Rugby will be issued a notice to leave say Northamptonshire County Council.

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Incredibles 2: great fun

More Incredible adventures in top-notch sequel

Matt Adcock reviews Incredibles 2 (PG)

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Record-breaking year for Crick Scarecrow Festival near Rugby

Ears were pleased and crows were scared at Crick Scarecrow and Music Festival last weekend.

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Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

Why bloodsucking horseflies are on the rise this summer

As temperatures reached the exotic heights of 31C across the country this week, sunbathers could be in for more than a tan as horse flies appear to be terrorising the nation.

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Highways England are reviewing speed limits around roadworks

Speed limits could be increased but concern remains over road workers safety

Drivers could be allowed to travel at increased speed through motorway roadworks depending on what day of the week they are travelling, under new plans from Highways England.

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Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

As NHS warn of a rise in blood sucking insects and horsefly bites, here’s what you should do if bitten

Brits may have been basking in the tropical sunshine over the past few weeks, but the downside to the balmy weather is that painful bites by bloodsucking insects have soared.

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Executive head Phyllis King with Phyllis the truck.

Head of Long Itchington and Southam schools gets a unique namesake as she retires

The executive headteacher of Long Itchington CofE Primary School and St James CofE Primary School has had a large pink truck named after her as she prepares to retire after 24 years in Education.

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Keith Edwards completed the Monster Triathlon and raised �14,000 for charity

TRIATHLON: Rugby triathletes complete Monster event from Loch Ness to London

Rugby Triathlon Club

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LOOKING BACK - July 12, 2018 edition

LOOKING BACK - July 12, 2018 edition

A vision for 1970s Rugby

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Six-a-side teams at Willoughby

CRICKET: Feast of runs as annual six-a-side returns to Willoughby

Enjoyable and entertaining day’s cricket at The Green

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From the Advertiser archives - July 12, 2018 edition

From the Advertiser archives - July 12, 2018 edition

In the news 100, 50 and 25 years ago

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Winner Hilary Stemp receives her Lady Captain's Day trophy from Lady Captain Judith Pegler

GOLF: Captain’s Day competitions at Rugby Golf Club

First ever individual win for Hilary

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ATHLETICS: Club finish a strong third in Midland League meeting

ATHLETICS: Club finish a strong third in Midland League meeting

Rugby & Northampton AC

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WATCH: Police release video of 80mph car chase through Rugby

Police have released dash cam footage of the moment an 18-year-old tore through Brownsover and Hillmorton at speeds up to 80mph before crashing as he attempted to evade arrest.
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Rugby political group holds 'productive' universal credit meeting with MP

Universal credit is getting more people into work and helps people take control over their lives – said Rugby’s MP following the publication of a report criticising the benefit on several counts.

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