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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Rugby's CAMRA pub of the year announced

The winner of the annual prize for Rugby's best pub has been revealed.


New food store opens in Rugby

A new food store opened its doors to customers in Rugby today (Tuesday).


Amazon to create 400 jobs in Rugby with new warehouse

Internet retailing giant Amazon has today (Monday) announced that it will be opening a new warehouse in Rugby, and has started recruiting for 400 jobs.
Knives in school

Knife Crime: The growing problem of knife crime in our schools

Children as young as four are being caught in school armed with knives and other lethal weapons on average once a day, it can be revealed, as a Johnston Press investigation exposes the hidden terror at the heart of the nation's education system.

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Rugby youth club gets ready for centenary celebrations

One of the oldest youth clubs in the country, based in Rugby, has launched a two year programme to mark its centenary.

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New food store to open in Rugby later this month

Rugby's newest food store opens its doors to the public on January 30.

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Public urged to turn out for public hearings on Rugby's Local Plan

Campaigners are urging the public to go along to the examination hearings into Rugby borough’s Local Plan.

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Staff in Rugby shop threatened at knife-point during armed robbery

Workers at a food shop in Rugby were threatened with a knife during a robbery

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Rugby man spared jail after having 100 indecent images of children

A dad from Rugby has been spared jail after more than 100 indecent images were seized from his computer


Rugby named as one of the 'top places to live in the UK'

Rugby has made it into the list of the best places to live in the UK.

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Residents of village near Rugby to get a say on future development

Residents of a village near Rugby will go to the polls in the new year to decide whether they agree with an outline of development for their village.

Rugby Christmas light switch-on 2017

POLL: When should you take your Christmas decorations down in Rugby?

Rugby's festive are lights on and many merrymakers in the town have trawled through their attics to dust off their own lights and hang them with care.

Warnings remain in place for ice and the remnants of snow on the roads.

Gritting trucks to hit Warwickshire roads this evening as freeze continues

The continued cold weather will see gritting trucks out on the county roads again this evening.

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Man jailed for five years for Rugby robbery

A man has been jailed for five years for robbery after threatening 71-year-old in Rugby.
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Rugby man wanted on warrant for missing court case

A Rugby man charge with assault is being sought by police.

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Rare gold coin found in field near Rugby expected to sell for up to £15,000 at auction

A rare gold coin dating from the brief reign of Richard III has been found by a metal detectorist just a few miles from Bosworth Field where the king famously met his death in combat in 1485.

Rugby town centre will be shining with festive lights

When is Rugby's official Christmas lights switch on for 2017?

With the festive season fast approaching, Rugby's town centre will soon be lit up by Christmas lights.
A patient action group was formed to fight for a replacement Brownsover Surgery

Long-awaited Brownsover Surgery faces further delay

The long-awaited replacement surgery for Brownsover faces further delays say campaigners.

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Man given suspended sentence after admitting causing death by dangerous driving in collision near Rugby

A driver who fell asleep at the wheel of his car resulting in a head-on fatal collision has today been handed a 20-month prison sentence, suspended for 12 months.

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