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VIDEO: Man sent to prison after car chase through Rugby town centre

A man has been sent to prison for eight months after police car chase through Rugby in which he narrowly missed a woman and child.

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Rachel Cefai

Woman who stole more than £100,000 from Rugby estate agents is jailed

A Southam woman stole more than £100,000 from the estate agents in Rugby where she worked – while she was subject to a suspended sentence for stealing from a previous employer.

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Biart Place in Rugby

Residents could be asked to move out of multi-storey flat blocks in Rugby ahead of decision to repair or replace them

Households living in two flat blocks in Rugby could be asked to move into alternative accommodation to make way for works to the buildings.

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VIDEO: Student from Rugby with cerebral palsy is in the running to become the first ever disabled winner of Miss England

A teenager from Rugby with cerebral palsy is in the running to be become the first ever disabled winner of Miss England.
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Man jailed for four years after burglary of home near Rugby village

A man who took part in a ‘professional’ night-time break-in at an isolated house was caught after an ANPR camera showed his car being driven in convoy with one taken in the raid.

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Finalists announced for the 2018 Pride of Rugby Awards

The finalists have been announced for all categories in this year's Rugby FM Pride of Rugby Awards with Cemex.
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Leamington Justice Centre, home of Warwick Crown Court

Rugby man jailed for having sex with 15-year-old girl while her parents slept upstairs

A Rugby man who had sex with a 15-year-old girl on the sofa at her home while her parents were asleep upstairs has been jailed for more than two years.

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John Marshall

Motorist jailed after accelerating through traffic lights and crashing into cyclist in Rugby

Instead of braking when traffic lights turned to amber ahead of him, a Rugby van driver put his foot down – and ploughed into a cyclist, causing her life-changing injuries.

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Plans lodged for new Rokeby school building

Detailed plans have been submitted for the new Rugby Free Secondary School building on the Rokeby field.
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There could be a cull of badgers in all or part of Warwickshire.

Badger cull threat in Rugby area 'a travesty' says nature group

News that there has been interest in a licensed badger cull in Warwickshire has been met with 'astonishment and anger' by a county badger protection group.
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What is Rugby's favourite take-away according to Deliveroo?

Deliveroo has marked its first anniversary in Rugby be revealing the town's most popular dishes.
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The Leamington Justice Centre, where Warwick Crown Court sits.

Rugby man walked out of jail after being threatened for refusing to help get contraband into the prison

A Rugby man who walked out of prison because he was under threat from other inmates after he refused to smuggle in phones and drugs for them has had his sentenced increased.

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Armel Houanda

Father jailed for car crash in Rugby borough that killed his 20-month-old daughter

A father whose baby daughter was tragically killed when he crashed his partner’s car after taking his hands off the wheel to turn round to her has been jailed.

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Future of New Look stores in Rugby revealed as company announces rescue plan

New Look has announced a nationwide rescue plan including store closures, job loses and rent reductions.
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Latest: Rugby bin collections disrupted by weather

Rugby Borough Council has issued advice to residents regarding bin collections and the freezing weather

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The Railway Touring Company is running a steam special to mark 50 years since the end of BR steam passenger services. Picture Derek Phillips

Rugby stop for train to mark 50th anniversary of the end of steam

A special train to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of British Rail steam passenger services in 1968 is to stop at Rugby.

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The Justice Centre in Leamington, home to Warwick Crown Court

Attackers beat up dad in his Rugby home until son handed over X-box to stop the assault

A man was hit with a metal bar and viciously beaten up in his own home after telling two men who turned up on the doorstep hoping to buy cannabis that they had the wrong address.
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Danielle says that her husband is "massively lucky" to be alive after he landed upside down in the ditch when his car was hit earlier this week.

Wife's plea for witnesses after husband's car flipped into ditch following hit-and-run on A428

A dad-of-three from Yelvertoft was left upside down in a ditch for half-an-hour after a driver hit his car after failing to stop at a junction.

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Two die after car collides with lorry in Rugby

Two people have died after a car collided with a lorry in Rugby

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Dog found dumped with broken leg curled up in frosty grass

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found abandoned on the side of the road near Lutterworth in the middle of the night, as temperatures plummeted to below freezing.

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