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Veterans in Crisis: ‘We must find out if international suicide rates are reflected in UK’

A psychologist at a leading veterans charity says it is important that more research is carried out  in order to find out if a spike in military veteran suicides among the UK’s allies is also reflected among British ex-service personnel.

Our campaign calls on the Government to get a grip on veteran suicide figures

The Government is today accused of “turning a blind eye” to concern that suicides among military veterans are spiralling after a Johnston Press investigation found that no comprehensive official records are kept of the number of British ex-servicemen and women taking their lives.
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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.

Venomous bird-eating spiders found on the loose in the UK

Two giant bird-eating tarantulas with a leg span of up to 10 inches could be on the loose, after babies were found abandoned in a car park.

Rugby Town Hall

Lack of transport plan for Rugby could impact on town's air quality councillor says

Frustrated Rugby councillors are to urge Warwickshire County Council chiefs to come up with a transport plan for the town - nine months after first raising the matter.

Jake Wood.

Have you seen this wanted man with links to Rugby?

Warwickshire Police is continuing to appeal for help locating 22-year-old man Jake Wood who is wanted on recall to prison.


Council to issue notice to travellers pitched up at Barby Cricket Club

Travellers who have parked on a cricket club near Rugby will be issued a notice to leave say Northamptonshire County Council.


Record-breaking year for Crick Scarecrow Festival near Rugby

Ears were pleased and crows were scared at Crick Scarecrow and Music Festival last weekend.

Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

Why bloodsucking horseflies are on the rise this summer

As temperatures reached the exotic heights of 31C across the country this week, sunbathers could be in for more than a tan as horse flies appear to be terrorising the nation.

Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

As NHS warn of a rise in blood sucking insects and horsefly bites, here’s what you should do if bitten

Brits may have been basking in the tropical sunshine over the past few weeks, but the downside to the balmy weather is that painful bites by bloodsucking insects have soared.

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.

Callum Hill.

WATCH: Police release video of 80mph car chase through Rugby

Police have released dash cam footage of the moment an 18-year-old tore through Brownsover and Hillmorton at speeds up to 80mph before crashing as he attempted to evade arrest.
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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.

Warwick Castle

Magical stay in the medieval glamping tents at Warwick Castle

The look on my six-year-old daughter’s face when she saw the size of the bed she was sleeping in was just one of the memorable moments during a weekend stay at Warwick Castle.

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.

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.
Leamington Justice Centre, home of Warwick Crown Court

Men found guilty of possessing a sawn-off shotgun after it was fired at a Rugby house

Two men who were involved in firing a sawn-off shotgun at the window of a Rugby house in what was believed to have been a conflict over drug-dealing have been remanded in custody.

The gate has puzzled residents.

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.

Thunderstorm warning

Warning issued for thunderstorms in Warwickshire

A warning has been issued by the Met Office about possible thunderstorms tomorrow which impacts Warwickshire.

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