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Saturday 4th July represents a significant step in the transition back into some kind of normality as pubs are allowed to open their doors and welcome customers with, socially distanced, open arms! Local pub operator Merlin Griffiths of The Maltsters in Badby has taken to Twitter to outline what you can expect from pubs across […]

Fresh from sending heads spinning with their last single, Upside Down, Lui Krieg and the Alchemysts of Sound return with another track packed with urgency and power, Spirit Rise! Combining Lui’s utterly unique mix of classic rock, spirituality and mysticism, it’s the perfect introduction to a front man reverentially dubbed, “The Crystal King” and a […]

Israel Nkeki has already lived a life which could be made into 100 films but he has chosen music to tell his story, which sees his journey from leaving his polygamous father in Nigeria to a life on the streets and a term in prison to his eventual redemption as an emerging singer and songwriter. […]

Detectives investigating a racially aggravated road rage incident in Long Buckby are appealing for witnesses. The incident happened in East Street just after 10.15pm on Wednesday, July 1 following a damage only road traffic collision. When the victim stopped to exchange details, the driver in the other car got out and hurled racial abuse at […]

A young family have expressed their delight after having free central heating installed thanks to the Warm Homes Fund. Miles and Hannah Priestley were struggling to heat their Brixworth home with electric storage heaters, which left their house too hot during the day and too cold at night. But the young couple and their 10-month-old […]

Barbecue Warning from Northants Fire and Rescue Service Barbecues can take a long time to cool down and should be completely cold before embers are thrown away, residents are being reminded. This advice follows a fire last week in which a fence, two wheelie bins, a children’s paddling pool, the back door and bathroom window […]

BBC local radio stations in England will lose 139 jobs as the network keeps the simplified schedules it created in March and adds a new all-England late show. Helen Thomas held an all-staff virtual meeting on Thursday morning to communicate the changes with staff. She said the BBC needed to ‘refresh, reinvent and reinvigorate’ as a result […]

Warwickshire based RFK Kitchens are extremely proud to be part of a small group of independent kitchen retailers who are offering one deserving key worker the chance to win a complete fitted kitchen, worth up to the value of £15,000. Through a Facebook competition, RFK Kitchens are asking for your help to find the most […]

Residential Crime Alerts and Advice For Warwickshire Alcester Police Alert We have been informed that a number of residents in the Studley area have been receiving telephone calls suggesting they are “Studley safeguarding group” whereby they are offering to help vulnerable people during the lock down period for a financial agreement. Studley Support group have […]

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