Latest Warwickshire Stories
AN 11-year-old girl was airlifted to hospital after falling off a quad bike at a farm in Southam, Warwickshire, on Thursday evening. The youngster suffered suspected head injuries when she fell off the bike shortly after 5.15pm.
IT WILL be buckets and spades galore at a community beach party in Warwickshire. The party in Lighthorne Heath on Saturday, August 2, celebrates the opening of a new Children's Centre in Stratford Road.
A WARWICKSHIRE veterinary centre has landed a top industry honour to join an elite club in the Midlands. Avonvale Veterinary Centre's surgery in Broxell Close, Warwick, has been awarded Small Animal Hospital status - the highest accreditation awarded by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
WARWICKSHIRE College supported yesterday's launch of a new national event - VQ Day - which celebrated the success of all those who have achieved a vocational qualification.
By Warren Manger SOARING numbers of children are being struck down by measles in Coventry and Warwickshire because parents are refusing to have them vaccinated. Doctors have treated more than 140 youngsters for measles in the last 18 months - three times the national average.
A TEENAGE girl was taken to hospital after an accident involving a minibus in Coventry. It happened in London Road, in Whitley, shortly before 8.15am yesterday.
COVENTRY Airport has launched a new magazine called Take Off for passengers, potential customers and the local community. The free magazine will be distributed in the airport departure lounge and at various locations across Coventry.
TWO top comedians are set to perform in Warwickshire. Tom O' Connor (below) and Johnnie Casson, two of the original performers on the hit 70s TV show, The Comedians, will take part in what is being billed as "The Comedy Night of the Year".
By Steve Evans LEGAL avenues could be explored to prevent Nuneaton's Judkins Quarry from becoming a dumping ground for contaminated waste.
THE death of a brother sparked a Warwickshire man to go on a marathon run for charity. Martyn Pegg, aged 45, of Weddington, Nuneaton, was devastated when his younger brother Richard died of cancer last September, but was full of admiration for the help and support provided by Macmillan Nurses.
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