Red Arrows to fly over Rugby on Saturday

The world-famous Red Arrows display team will fly over Rugby on Saturday.
Neil Callan

Rugby man kept searching and downloading indecent images of children, despite 'warning shot' from police

Despite having had ‘a warning shot’ four years ago, a Rugby man continued to search for and download indecent images of children.

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Two people charged after man was injured in Rugby

Warwickshire Police have charged two people with a number of offences after a man was discovered injured in Rugby at the weekend.


Scrap yard fire near Rugby leads to warnings for A45 traffic

A large plume of smoke from a scrap yard fire is affecting traffic on the A45
Bailey, left, and Cameron outside their home.

Young Rugby brothers can stay in their home after their mother died

Two Rugby brothers, aged 17 and 11, have been helped to stay in their home after their mother tragically died.

Paddy and Jane Sweeney.

Businesswoman, teacher and art lover passes away

A woman who educated herself, set up a successful business and then became a teacher in the Rugby area, has died.

Tour of Britain.

Cycle tour visits Rugby borough – just

For the past few years Warwickshire has hosted part of the OVO Energy Women’s Cycle Tour, but the route has missed out the Rugby area.


VIDEO: Rugby endurance cyclist joins leader of county council to pedal to the top of Edge Hill in advance of the Women's Cycle Tour

Cllr Izzi Seccombe, the leader of Warwickshire County Council, has experienced some of the steepest sections of the international cycle event which is coming to the county next month – with the help of two friends.
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Part exchange event being held at Rugby housing development

Special part exchange day being held at Rugby housing development


Man jailed after pepper spraying police, delaying trains at Rugby Station, and climbing onto roof of house in town

An attention-seeker staged a protest by climbing onto the cage over the footbridge at Rugby railway station - causing the disruption of 43 train services at a cost of £2 million.

Andrzej Guzdraj

Man jailed for abducting a vulnerable woman in Rugby, drugging her and then raping her

A man who raped a vulnerable and suggestible young woman after ‘abducting’ her in Rugby town centre and getting her to take an ecstasy tablet has been jailed for a total of 18 years.

Warwick Crown Court at the Leamington Justice Centre

Woman tells court of rape ordeal after being allegedly drugged in Rugby flat

A woman has told a jury that as a teenager she was raped in a Rugby flat after being drugged, leaving her knowing what was going on but unable to do anything about it.

A peregrine falcon photographed by Kevin Richards in 2016 on the Cemex tower

UPDATE: Protected rare falcon shot in Rugby town centre

A rare and protected bird has been reported as being shot in rugby town centre.
Lucy said being told about her diagnosis made her feel as though her identity had been 'stripped away'.

Inspiring woman from village near Rugby wants to educate school children about endometriosis after painful misdiagnosis

A university student from a village near Rugby, who was told she was 'delusional' by doctors, has told of her relief after being misdiagnosed with period pains for seven years.

Daniel Szulc

Rugby man jailed after stabbing his former partner through the heart

A man who stabbed his former partner through the heart in a planned attack in Rugby in front of their young son after luring her to their former home has been cleared of attempted murder.

HMP Rye Hill

Failings identified during inquest into death of inmate in prison near Rugby

Failings in the care given to a prisoner who died of a heart attack in his jail cell were identified during a two-day inquest.

Leamington Justice Centre, home of Warwick Crown Court

Court hears allegations of kidnap, rape, and forced prostitution of teenage girls in Rugby

For 20 years two men targeted vulnerable teenagers who were sexually assaulted, raped and made to work as prostitutes in Coventry and Rugby, it has been claimed.

Eamon McCarthy driving his damaged vehicle through Rugby

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.

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.

Biart Place

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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