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Special needs youngsters compete in second Rotary Cricket Tournament

Sporting youngsters with special needs in Warwickshire were among those who competed in a cricket competition organised by Erdington Rotary Club. More than 120 children from 11 schools in the area were bowled over to be invited to the Special Needs Six-A-Side Softball Indoor Cricket Tournament, in Stockland Green. Taking part from Warwickshire were Corley […]

Leamington distillery packs a punch with latest sporting ambassador Johnny Nelson MBE

Former professional boxer and well-known boxing pundit Johnny Nelson MBE is putting his weight behind a Leamington distillery brand which is inspired by boxing. Johnny announced his collaboration with Warwickshire Gin Company during a recent visit to the county where he met local amateur boxers at Cleary’s Boxing Gym. Nelson, now a boxing pundit & […]

Landlords mark decade at historic pub with two-day family festival

Families are being invited to a new two-day festival to help the licensees celebrate a decade in charge of their popular village pub. Nick and Emma Woodhouse say the event, on June 29th and 30th, is their way of saying thank you to the community which has supported them since arriving at the Fleur de […]

New-look Italian restaurant opens its doors in Leamington this week

Locals will be able to get their first glimpse of Leamington’s newest restaurant on Friday when the doors finally open to Tavola. It marks an exciting new chapter in the history of the well-known 200-year-old venue, in Clarendon Street, following a period of closure and transformation. The former 44 Café reopens in its new guise […]

Magic Alley’s very own criminologist presents: A Mummified Murder

Visitors to Stratford are being invited to channel their inner detective by solving the modern-day mysteries of A Mummified Murder in The Mystical Museum of Mythology! In this latest Magic Alley experience, Head of Events Dr Sam Jenkins, is inviting people into a world she knows only too well as she brings her background as […]

Excitement hots up for local foodie vying for triple national awards success

When it comes to awards, Leamington’s favourite food champion Bianca Rodrigues-Perry certainly has an appetite for winning! The Brazilian-born entrepreneur is making a big mark on her new community, after being named as a finalist for three national awards. In June she will learn if she’s been named Outstanding Entrepreneur or Start-up of the Year […]

New businesses set to add to Bell Court’s customer offering

Two new tenants have been announced for Bell Court for the spring and summer. For foodies, Beleza Rodizio will be bringing a Brazilian flavour to Stratford in its ‘all you can eat’ steakhouse menu that promises a ‘festival for the senses.’ Portuguese for ‘beauty,’ the name Beleza captures the essence of the rodizio-style steakhouse that […]

New Food and Drink Tasting Experience offers ‘full flavour’ of brand new festival

Visitors to a new free community festival in Stratford can now enhance their experience with some first-class foodie fun, thanks to Cocktail Tours, based in Warwick. The ‘Food and Drink Tasting Experience’ offers people the chance to get a fuller flavour of what’s on offer at the new Pursuits Festival, on May 11-12th. Those wishing […]

First glimpse at new look for well-known venue as it closes its doors to the public

A new chapter is being marked in the 200-year-old history of a popular Leamington watering hole, as work gets under way on its major transformation into a new-look Italian restaurant. The first glimpse of the new design for Tavola has been unveiled – inspired by Italian surrealist painters of the 1920’s – as the doors […]