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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 […]

Go to work. Don’t go to work. Socialise, but don’t socialise. Eat out, but don’t help out. It can be hard to digest government guidelines when they seem to be changing so often.  But we’re here to make it a little easier for you. The latest measures have been introduced to combat the sharp rise […]

BBC Breakfast weather forecaster Matt Taylor had a real-life Rick-rolling at the hands of Charlie Stayt on Tuesday.  The presenter threw his colleague well and truly under the bus ahead of an interview with Rick Astley on the BBC early morning show. Charlie and co-presenter Louise Minchin went to Matt for the latest forecast, with Charlie asking […]

MP welcomes Overseas Operations Bill to prevent veterans from being subjected to vexatious claims 21st September 2020 Local MP Mark Pawsey has welcomed new legislation being introduced to ensure that UK veterans, including Rugby and Bulkington residents, who act within the law will be protected from vexatious litigation. Speaking in Parliament during questions to Ministers at […]

The government has confirmed that it will not allow trans people to change their legal gender via self-identification.  More than 100,000 people, including some 7,000 trans people, responded to a consultation on the reform of the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) 2004 in 2017, and the community has been left waiting for an official response from […]

We all know by now that wearing a face mask can keep germs away from your nose and mouth. But what about your eyes? Aren’t they letting in germs, too? For a new study, scientists in China wanted to find out how glasses-wearing impacts Covid-19 risk. They analysed data from 276 patients hospitalised with Covid-19 in […]

British-French actor Michael Lonsdale, best known for playing Hugo Drax in the 1979 James Bond film Moonraker, has died in Paris aged 89, his agent has told AFP. Lonsdale was also known in the English-speaking world as detective Claude Lebel 1973’s spy thriller The Day of the Jackal and as. M. in 1993’s The Remains of the Day. […]

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at 87, will be the first woman to lie in state at the US Capitol, allowing mourners to come pay tribute to the trailblazing feminist litigator. After civil rights legend Rosa Parks died in 2005, she lay in honour at the Capitol — a distinction given to […]

The sad news of Jackie Stallone’s death was everywhere on Tuesday morning – and so was a picture of someone who isn’t Jackie Stallone. The Celebrity Big Brother star and mother of Hollywood actor Sylvester, died in her sleep on Monday at the age of 98.  But unfortunately, many online news outlets, including The Sun, […]

Just days before Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death last Friday, she dictated a note to her granddaughter saying her “most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.” Several Republicans, eager to fill her now-vacant seat, dismissed Ginsburg’s request the same night as her death, and […]

Daventry Town face Evesham United tonight in the Emirates FA Cup. The game kicks off at 7.45pm and the club have invited all within the town to come and be a part of experience of an FA Cup run! Daventry previously beat Bedford Town in a thrilling 1-0 win after a 94th minute penalty was […]

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