Town's £12m leisure proves to be a big hit

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EXCEEDING all expectations – that is the verdict on Rugby's new sports centre as it approaches its first anniversary. The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Centre is attracting more than double the number of casual swimmers than its predecessor, the Ken Marriott ... More»

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Town face tough season opener

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Foundation gives Rugby £10k pot

GREENWICH Leisure Limited (GLL) Sport Foundation has announced a pot ...

Summer holiday cricket camps return to Willoughby

THE 2014 school holidays are set to get off to ...

Garrett trains in Belgium and follows in Simpson’s tracks

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Argos staff continue week-long walk out over hours change

ARGOS warehouse staff at Magna Park have gone on strike, unhappy with new terms and conditions which demand they work more at the weekend. About 400 workers at the company's ... More »

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Street pastors bank cash from £1million fund

A TEAM of Good Samaritans who try to keep night-time revellers safe in Rugby town centre has banked a grant from a £1million community fund. The Street Pastors have been ... More »

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Competition: Win a pair of designer glasses

TO celebrate Specsavers in Rugby’s 25th anniversary the store has teamed up with The Observer to give away two pairs of designer specs worth up to £149 each. Specsavers in ... More »

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£1,000 donation pushes Friends campaign total over £11,000

THE Friends of St Cross' Diamond Jubilee Appeal to fund the revamp and relocation of the blood taking service now stands at £11,137. It has been boosted this week by ... More »

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Ex-MEP to fight 'ludicrous' money laundering charges

FORMER West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire has been charged with money laundering and misconduct in public office. She will appear at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court on September 17 to answer allegations ...More»

Plans revealed for town's WW1 centenary commemorations

THE centenary of the First World War will be marked by a series of events including a commemorative parade. Rugby's salute to the 100 year milestone will start with a ...More»

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Meet basketball 'legend' on his second visit to Rugby

HE'S a legend, an inspiration and it was amazing to meet him. That's how one young basketball player at The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Centre described England star Dru Spinks after ...More»

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Former MEP gets top job at mental health trust

FORMER Warwickshire MEP Philip Bushill-Matthews has been appointed interim chairman of Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust which runs mental health services. The vice chairman was promoted following the recent ...More»

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Line up confirmed for Rugby Music Festival

NHS staff to be balloted over strike action

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Youth theatre project set for Fame revival

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Former Mayor takes the chair at speedway governing body

Police probe after suspected thief collapses and dies

A&E warning after hospital sees summer spike in patients

Teams crowned winners of Rob Cook Cup tournament

Estate agent fined heavily over house licence

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Findings show no significant impact by night time blackout

Flood costs charity shop £8,000

Eleven arrested in indecent images of children swoop

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Brownies dig up their past

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Double-decker begins new journey as school's new library

Former Rugby MP get top cabinet job

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Couple's step on housing ladder mentioned during PMQs

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