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The Corona Pandemic has affected us all in one form or another, including your local community radio station, Rugby And Daventry RADio. As you will likely know, we are ran entirely by volunteers and to date have enjoyed sponsorship from local companies. However with the lock down in place some of those companies have rightly […]

A series of events, fun and games took place at the Amazon fulfilment centre in Rugby this week as employees celebrated Prime Day. Some of the week-long activities at the fulfilment centre included giveaways, a caricature artist and games. The events were organised by Amazon in Rugby to say thank you to the team for […]

The Artizen Gallery and The Heart of the Shires Shopping Village are delighted to announce that they will be co-hosting this exciting Art event and will be opening the doors to the public and art collectors alike, who enjoy discovering upcoming contemporary artists. Art-loving attendees will have the opportunity to meet the artist himself and […]

A charity supporting children battling cancer has received a donation of £1,000 from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Daventry. Chelsea’s Angels was set up in memory of 3-year-old Chelsea who lost her battle with cancer. The charity gifts ‘a box full of happiness’ to help alleviate boredom whilst children with cancer are staying in hospital, […]

The fire brigade is in attendance at the bottom of Vicar Lane, Daventry. Photo copyright Phillip Silk-Neilsen @14:30

Great news, the High Street store that was Emporio Amanda has re-opened as La Brocante. La Brocante is a revamped version of the same business model acting as a showroom and retail space for local crafters and their creative products. Completely refurbished the space has a bright, modern new look and manager, Amanda, is seeking […]

Rugby School is delighted to announce Endsleigh Insurance, part of the Howden group, as one of its principal partners for the 2023 celebrations of the bicentenary of rugby football. As birthplace of the game, the School has planned an exciting year of national and international matches and other events to celebrate the 200th anniversary. Endsleigh Insurance’s support will help the School to fund and deliver the […]

Talented artist and professional pianist, Natasha Awuku, will be returning to Rugby Central on Wednesday 29 June, to officially launch and play, the full- sized piano, she transformed into a magical piece of musical artwork, less than two weeks ago. She will be joined by Rugby First, who developed the initiative, along with Rugby Central, Steve Droy Pianos and LSM. Natasha will be performing between 1pm and 2pm, adjacent to Wilkinson’s. Jo Kemp, Rugby First Operations Director, said; “I am absolutely delighted […]

People on one Rugby street have come together to celebrate Pride Month by holding one of the world’s smallest – and shortest – Pride parades.Around 40 residents on Batt Close – part of the Rochberie Heights development in Warwickshire – marched together for 80 metres along their street. Each household created costumes and decorations to […]

Colourful artwork depicting Rugby’s origins now adorns Hillmorton Road Bridge, marking the completion of an award-winning four-year Rotary project to upgrade a section of The Great Central Way  The murals, including the Central Station building, the Houlton transmission station, four famous Rugbeians, and the new ecology found there today, have beencreated by professional graffiti artists Nicolo and Stefano Suglich. The inventor of the game of rugby, William Webb Ellis; inventor of the turbojet engine; Sir Frank Whittle, poet Rupert Brook and Rugby School headmaster and […]


   
   


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