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Are you set for Rugby Bikefest?

Rugby Bikefest is set to thunder into town on Sunday – and it looks like it’s going to be the best yet.
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Stephanie Clifford and Captain Tim Hosker, both of RRUG.

Blackpool beckons in Rugby railway boost

A Rugby-based campaign group is celebrating ahead of the start of additional railway services for the town, which will include a link to Blackpool.

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Ryanair

Ryanair has just made it harder for passengers to check in - unless you pay for your seat

Customers flying with Ryanair will find it harder to check-in for their flights this summer - unless they pay for their seat.

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Traffic news.

Police: Avoid road in Rugby following crash

Police are advising motorists to avoid a stretch of Rugby road if possible following a crash.
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An artist's impression of what the building could look like.

Two restaurants announced for old Co-op store at Rugby's Swan Centre

Better late than never, some will say as it is announced that the former Co-op department store building will go from being deserted to hosting desserts and pizza.
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Peter Healey and his Wife who own Greenleaf Nursery, Banbury Road, Southam, face having to move both their business and home where they  have been for over 20 years. The proposed HS2 line, will run straight through the site. NNL-180105-222716009

Southam family will lose home and business when HS2 is built

Continuing our ongoing coverage of the impact of the high-speed railway project HS2 on residents and businesses, our reporter Kirstie Smith speaks with Peter Healey, owner of Greenleaf Nursery near Southam. When the HS2 project starts being built, Peter and his family will be turfed off the land forcing them to move not just their business but also their family home.

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RBS is closing branches

RBS to close 162 branches and axe 792 jobs

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will be closing 162 branches across England and Wales.

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Richard and Steve.

Micropub with no music or television opens in Rugby

A micropub 'with a difference' has opened on Bank Street in Rugby.

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Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

New analysis of energy tariffs has shown British bills have fallen by as much as 11 per cent in the last 12 months – depending on where you live.

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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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Traffic news.

Lorry's shifted load causes delays on M40 near Warwick

Two lanes on a stretch of the M40 near Longbridge have been closed after a load shifted on a lorry.

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The Mr Kipling roundabout on the A426.

Rugby's Mr Kipling roundabout to be stripped of its branding as firm leaves town

Rugby's Mr Kipling roundabout will soon be stripped of its branding as the company leaves the town after 31 years - but a new sponsor has been found.

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Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare have urgently recalled a toy due to the discovery of the risk of the battery compartment coming off.

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Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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Matt Carroll's photo showing a delivery vehicle blocking the footpath outside Tesco in Bilton.

Online row over Tesco vehicles 'blocking' pavement while delivering to Bilton store

A Twitter exchange over lorries using the footpath while delivering goods at the Tesco Express in Bilton led to Rugby council labeling a comment from the store 'misleading'.
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FULL LIST of 81 Carpetright stores to close as firm axes 300 jobs

About 300 jobs are to be axed at Carpetright after the embattled retailer unveiled plans to shut another 81 stores and tap investors for £60 million under a sweeping restructure.

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Manor Bakeries.

More than 120 jobs at risk as Rugby's Mr Kipling site closes

Around 120 jobs could be lost as Manor Bakeries, the Mr Kipling distribution centre in Rugby, prepares to shut in late July.
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Left to right: Stepnell commercial manager Jonathan Shales; Martin Vickery from real estate services specialist CBRE; Stepnell contracts manager Paul Charnock and Rugby Central centre manager Robin Swift.

Rugby Central refurbishment finished after two years

The refurbishment of Rugby Central, formally the Clock Towers, has been completed after almost two years, said the owner of the site.
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How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook are set to alert 87 million users that their data has been shared with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

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Doritos is offering to pay someone �18,000 to eat crisps for a living. Picture: Twitter

Doritos is offering to pay someone £18,000 to eat crisps for a living

If you’re the kind of person who can think of nothing better than sitting on the sofa eating crisps, then Doritos may have just come up with the perfect opportunity for you.

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