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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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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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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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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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Staff, service users and volunteers worked hard to complete the project.

Residents brighten Caldecott Park with vegetables and a striking poppy display

Caldecott Park is now adorned with neatly kept vegetable patches and a striking poppy display – thanks to the hard work of staff and users from a Rugby support centre.

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Cllr Parker waits to welcome President Trump to Chequers.

Rugby councillor on national radio: May's Brexit plan is a betrayal and we should listen to Trump

A Rugby councillor appeared on national radio this morning to say she feels betrayed by Theresa May's Brexit plan and we should listen to Trump.
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Standalone gate puzzles Hillmorton residents

The appearance of a standalone five bar gate in Hillmorton left residents baffled.

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Long-awaited Brownsover surgery secures five-year healthcare provider contract

Brownsover's long-awaited GP surgery has come a step closer to completion as a healthcare provider signs a five-year contract to deliver services.

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The Responders' marked vehicle, which was thankfully unscathed by the attack. Photo courtesy of Rugby First Responders.

Rugby First Responders thankful for support after youths attack their car with a rock and hurl abuse at them

Rugby's First Responders have been left shocked but pleased at the support received after a gang of youths attacked their response car with a rock before hurling abuse at them and refusing to apologise.
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Another shortage of processed water in Rugby prompts questions over town's expansion

Last weekend saw some Rugbeians once again left with low water pressure or with no water at all - prompting residents to question how Severn Trent plans to deal with the town's expansion.
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Traffic accident causes delays near Rugby's Avon Mill roundabout

An accident is causing delays near the Avon Mill roundabout.

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Ellen Manning  with judge for the evening Paul Cadman (left) and host (right) Raaj Shamji. Photo: Jas Sansi.

A taste of success for Rugby food blogger

A Rugby woman is celebrating after being served-up an award for her food blog at the Midlands Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards.

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Severe delays for motorists after fallen tree blocks road in Rugby

Motorists were facing severe delays this morning, July 6, owing to a section of Ashlawn Road being blocked by a fallen tree.
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A reader contacted the Advertiser to inform us that the woman at the back wearing glasses was called Jean Smith. She served in the Army during the Second World War before training as a nurse at Northampton General. She went on to manage St Cross's sun pavilion for many years.

NHS at 70: Photos give us insight into early days of Rugby's St Cross

A successful appeal for pictures to mark 70 years of the NHS has provided Rugbeians with an insight into the early days of the Hospital of St Cross.

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Mr Williams joined by Cody the British Barn Owl as he celebrates St George's day in 2011.

Rugbeians pay tribute to town's first Afro-Caribbean mayor after his death

Family, friends and colleagues have paid tribute to Rugby’s first Afro-Caribbean mayor and a ‘giant in the community’ after he died aged 86 last week.
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File picture: A floral display at Caldecott Park.

Rugby council to stop using hoses and sprinklers following water shortage

Rugby council is cutting back on watering its floral displays following calls from Severn Trent for people to scale-back their water usage after shortages.
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WATCH: Call for independent inquiry after union meeting to discuss Ashlawn School

A meeting held to discuss recent events at Ashlawn School saw parents praise the school but raise questions over the openness of the trust and the former head's six-figure salary.

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£847,000 of changes for 'accident blackspot' in Rugby

A raft of alterations aimed at reducing casualties have been approved for the junction of Lawford Road and Addison Road - which has been labelled as an accident blackspot.

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Man dies at building site after wall collapses

A man in his late forties has died after a wall collapsed at a building site in Stretton on Dunsmore.
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WATCH: Flying Scotsman steams through Rugby - with a little help

The Flying Scotsman joined forces with a Black Five locomotive to steam through Rugby as the pair pulled a train of 200 tourists from London Victoria to Preston and the Lake District.

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