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SUCCESSFUL entrepreneurs from Rugby are among the inspirational stories that form a new book set to raise funds for a national charity close to their hearts. Inspirational Women, Inspirational Lives, which launched today (Monday), celebrates female achievers from across the country, many with tales of overcoming adversity and even tragedy. Compiled over nine months by […]

Every now and again a great initiative comes along at exactly the right time. A competition launched by the Rotarians could be exactly the project for students and teachers to get involved with together as a way to support wellbeing and healing on their return to school after what has been for many a very […]

Liberal Democrat Councillors will propose at the meeting of the West Northamptonshire Shadow Executive on 23rd February that average council tax rises across the district should be at 3.99%, a fifth less than the proposed rises of 4.99% on the table from the Conservatives. “The choice to impose the maximum possible Council Tax increase has […]

A recruitment campaign for people who have a passion to help others lose weight and get fit and healthy has been launched in Rugby Slimming experts across Rugby are celebrating after helping people achieve their weight loss goals despite the challenges presented to them throughout the pandemic. Now they have launched a campaign to recruit […]

Help To Identify Male Following Rugby Incident Can you help – Witness appeal We’re appealing for the public’s help to identify a male following an incident in Rugby this morning (Monday). Police were called to Newbold Road shortly after 3am after concerns were raised for the welfare of a male. Officers attended along with the […]

Julie Moore from Rugby, was fed up. Fed up of nothing fitting, her size 24 trousers too snug and refused to buy bigger. Her hips, knees and ankles ached when she walked and climbing the stairs would leave her breathless and needed an inhaler. Julie decided to fall in love with food optimising and joined […]

RUGBY Rotarians have unveiled plans for a new Railway Art Heritage Trail as part of an ongoing centenary project to upgrade a section of the Great Central Way. The club has applied for £15,000 Arts Council funding for the trail, which will see commissioned local artists collaborating with schools in a competition to produce unique […]

Rugby Slimming World group set to tackle Cancer research Uk charity run in July Slimmers from Rugby are stepping out for charity this July to celebrate losing 15 stone! Members of the Dunchurch and Overslade groups are taking part in a fundraising campaign for Cancer research Uk. The event invites members to complete either 5km or 10km on July 4th, where competitors can run or walk to the finish line, starting from Rugby […]

Rugby’s MP Mark Pawsey has visited the site of a landslip in Hillmorton to see Network Rail’s repair works as the West Coast Main Line reopened. After heavy rain during Storm Christoph left the ground unstable, Network Rail engineers have spent just over two weeks moving thousands of tonnes of earth on the West Coast […]

        Search Continues For Missing Keith Appleton We’re continuing to search for 61-year-old Keith Appleton, who was reported missing from Rugby last month.   Keith was last seen at 9.45am on Monday 18 January, walking along Newbold Road.He is white, 5’10”, of a slim build. He was last thought to be wearing […]




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