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[14 MAR 01] EARS AND EYES LOOK OUT FOR PUB YOBS

A radio link scheme to cut the soaring amount of violence in Leamington is being launched just a fortnight after the idea was suggested.  MORE

[22 FEB 01] SEX BOMB TOM AND VAN THE MAN TO PLAY WARWICK

Tom JonesTom Jones and Van Morrison are set to perform in separate open-air concerts at Warwick Castle this summer.  MORE

[01 FEB 01] BOXING LEGEND TURPIN COULD GET STATUE

The life of a great boxer could be commemorated in Warwick if plans to erect a statue to Randolph Turpin are approved.  MORE

[17 JAN 01] WARWICKSHIRE TOWNS SET CRIME EXAMPLE

Police officers from all over the country are visiting Warwickshire to find out the model way to combat crime in town centre shops.  MORE

[30 NOV 00] PLANS FOR 8m WOW IN WARWICK REVEALED

Proposals to bring the wow factor into Warwick, which could involve redesigning parts of the town centre and rebuilding the town’s football ground, have been unveiled.  MORE

[15 NOV 00] LEMMINGS READY TO DROP IN LEAMINGTON

A flying stuffed hedgehog will be whistling through the air in Leamington on Sunday, with dozens of people ready to follow in his entrails.  MORE

[13 NOV 00] BUNGEE JUMPING SANTA TO SHOW THE LIGHT

Stars of Leamington’s Christmas panto are getting ready to turn on the town’s Christmas lights in a seven-hour marathon of fun this weekend.  MORE

[02 NOV 00] WARWICK CASTLE AIMS FOR MORE CARS

Tourists visiting Warwick Castle could soon be in for an easier ride if the go-ahead is given to plans to expand the car park by building on a historic landscape.  MORE

[27 SEP 00] TWO COUNCILS BID TO SHINE LIKE BEACONS

New town centre management initiatives in Leamington, Warwick and Kenilworth could turn out to be award winners. MORE

[27 SEP 00] WARWICK TO GET WEEKLY ANTIQUES MARKET

Warwick could be getting a regular antiques market – to add to the general event on Saturdays and monthly farmers market. MORE

[21 SEP 00] OLD HOSPITAL BUILDINGS SET FOR REDEVELOPMENT

The rural base of Massey Ferguson on an old wartime hospital site at Stoneleigh is set to be demolished and redeveloped. MORE

[08 SEP 00] PLANS ON TRACK FOR SITE OF NEW RAIL STATION

Support for a rail station by the tip in Kenilworth is set to get the approval of Warwick district councillors who have been studying local reaction to ideas put out to consultation. MORE

[01 SEP 00] DEMOLITION TO HELP PRIORS WIN BACK SHOPPERS

Shops could be demolished to make way for an extension to Leamington’s main shopping centre and help the town reclaim shoppers it has lost to Coventry and Solihull. MORE

[25 AUG 00] MILLENNIUM FIREWORKS IN KENILWORTH AT LAST

While many people are enjoying the hot sun over bank holiday, a Warwickshire town is having a delayed start to the millennium. MORE

[21 AUG 00] CHURCH SITE ANSWERS MARKET'S PRAYERS

Leamington’s troubled market has probably been saved after a change of location. Traders had to be turned away from the new site which saw a full house for the first time in years on Friday. MORE

[16 AUG 00] KENILWORTH'S CHRISTMAS SET IN THE DARK AGES?

The lights could be going out in Kenilworth, as there has been a lack of support for the town’s festive illuminations display. MORE

[15 AUG 00] LEAMINGTON'S SEVEN-DAY SHOPPING EXPERIENCE

The main road through Leamington will be closed in a series of experiments to see if Sunday shopping will take off in the town. MORE

[10 AUG 00] KENILWORTH MARKET SETS UP STALL IN NEW HOME

Kenilworth’s weekly market has been out on public view for the first time today. The Thursday retail market was installed at the front of the Abbey End shops today. MORE

[09 AUG 00] LOTS OF INTEREST IN LEAMINGTON CREDIT UNION

A credit union is being launched in Leamington on Monday, and the scheme is likely to extend to Warwick and Kenilworth in the next three years.  MORE

[07 AUG 00] FLOODING CHAOS - STILL NO ACTION ONE YEAR ON

Residents are still waiting for action on flood-alleviation schemes in Kenilworth, a year after floods devastated the town.  MORE

[07 AUG 00] NOT A SMOOTH START FOR GROOVY BALL FACELIFT

The revamped Abbey Court will be unofficially unveiled on Thursday, after a series of high-profile glitches at the Kenilworth site.  MORE

[02 AUG 00] 3 MILLION FLOWS TO HELP VILLAGES

Millions of pounds will be pumped into south Warwickshire to combat rural deprivation.  MORE

[31 JUL 00] NEW VENUE FOR FLOOD VICTIM'S RESTAURANT

Margaret Constable has enjoyed two years off work, but is putting her pinny back on this weekend to go back into catering in a Leamington park.  MORE

[28 JUL 00] WEATHERMEN COULD COME TO LEAM

The Met Office is eying a 100 million move to Leamington, but the question is whether there is room in the town.  MORE

[20 JUL 00] LAST CHANCE FOR LEAMINGTON'S AILING MARKET

A new location for Leamington’s market could prove to be its final chance.  MORE

[11 JUL 00] FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF ROYAL REOPENING

Half a million people have visited the attractions at Leamington’s historic Pump Rooms in the year since it reopened.  MORE

[30 JUN 00] IS KENILWORTH READY FOR EURO INVASION?

Workmen are rushing to finish off work at Abbey End in Kenilworth, ready for a Continental Market next weekend. MORE

[14 JUN 00] FARMERS COME TO MARKET IN LEAMINGTON

Another effort at holding a farmers’ market in Leamington is to be held next week to try and bring life back to the old town.  MORE

[08 JUN 00] PARLIAMENT PIECE BECOMES NATURE RESERVE

A new chapter in the history of a Kenilworth park has been opened with an agreement over how it should be managed. MORE

[18 MAY 00] CRIME INITIATIVE TO BOOST LEAMINGTON SHOPPING

Businesses in Leamington are hoping to pick up a national award for making the town centre a safer place to visitMORE

[06 APR 00] WARWICK TO GET TASTE OF EUROPE

Traders from Europe will flock to Warwick to bring a taste of the continent to a special market next weekMORE

[16 MAR 00] BIG SHOPS HEADING FOR KENILWORTH

Big shops are to move into Kenilworth as part of efforts to tempt shoppers back to the town.  MORE

[09 MAR 00] FARMERS MARKET TO CONTINUE IN KENILWORTH

Local farmers will be able to continue selling their wares in Kenilworth despite development work at the site of their normal monthly market.  MORE

[15 JUL 99] 16M SRB GRANT FOR COVENTRY & WARWICKSHIRE

Coventry and Warwickshire was today handed a massive boost after it was announced that a 16 million grant was to be given to regeneration schemes across the area.  MORE

[25 JUN 99] FRENCH MARKET IN KENILWORTH

Kenilworth says ‘Bonjour’ and ‘bienvenue’ to the Traditional French market as it arrives in Kenilworth for the 9, 10 and 11 July.  MORE

[03 JUN 99] WHITNASH TERMINAL TOWERS GO TO PUBLIC ENQUIRY

Two electricity terminal towers in Leamington Spa are set to be the subject of a public enquiry after Warwick District Council's Plans Sub-Committee objected to their re-siting.  MORE

[19 MAY 99] TRANSFORMING OLD TOWN

"Transforming old Town" is the title of a bid for a 4.9 million grant spread over 7 years.  MORE

[12 MAY 99] WARWICK WINS NATIONAL HOUSING AWARD

An innovative scheme aimed at revitalising town centres, providing new homes and improving the environment by restoring derelict properties across the district has won its creators a national award.  MORE

[05 MAY 99] FORMER MAYOR WILL STAND AGAIN

A former mayor who has been out of politics for nearly five years has decided to stand in the Warwick council elections.  MORE

[30 APR 99] LEAMINGTON POWER STATION SET FOR GO-AHEAD

Controversial plans for a new power station in Leamington look set to be approved despite fierce local opposition.  MORE

[23 APR 99] SCRAP METAL DISPUTE IS 'A BLIP ON THE BIG PICTURE'

A dispute over the possible relocation of a Leamington Spa scrap metal yard has "overshadowed" exciting plans to redevelop Leamington old town according to a council spokesman.  MORE

[20 APR 99] LEAMINGTON RESIDENTS REJECT SCRAP METAL MOVE

Furious Leamington residents are mounting a high-profile protest campaign against the possible relocation of a scrap metal yard. The plan to move Mercia Metals from its Wise Street base to a site close to Avenue Road has angered residents of the street as they claim they were not consulted.  MORE

[16 APR 99] GARDEN FESTIVAL LAUNCHES ROYAL PUMP ROOM

Leamington’s historic Royal Pump Rooms are being handed back to the people of Warwick district at a historic two day "Garden Festival" late this month. Queen Victoria – who gave the town its royal title – will hand over the keys to the revamped building at a ceremony in its famous gardens on 1 May.  MORE

[02 FEB 99] PLUG PULLED ON WHITNASH PYLONS

Residents of Whitnash in Leamington Spa are celebrating victory over East Midlands Electricity in the battle of the pylons.  MORE

[18 JAN 99] POWER STATION PLANNED FOR LEAMINGTON

A 24 million gas and oil-fired power station is planned for Leamington Spa.  MORE

[14 JAN 99] IMPROVING ABBEY END, KENILWORTH

The beginning of 1999 sees the unveiling of proposed plans to improve Abbey End Kenilworth.  MORE

[03 DEC 98] Royal Pump Room Events

[23 OCT 98] Better Government for Older People Conference

[16 OCT 98] New Flood Fund Opened

[16 OCT 98] Advice Surgery For Flood Victims

[03 AUG 98] Cash Help For Flood Repairs

[08 JUN 98] Leamington Spa Credit Union (proposed)

[06 MAY 98] After The Flood - The Council's Response

[30 APR 98] Flood Damaged Goods - Special Collection

[16 APR 98] Benefits Claims Help for Lillington Residents

[26 MAR 98] Better Government for Older People

[15 JAN 98] Cash for Community Projects

[10 NOV 97] Spa Water on Tap

[06 NOV 97] Pump Room Plans Take a Step Forward

[20 OCT 97] Health Services on the Move

 

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