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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 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 […]

Three friends from different backgrounds join forces to realise restaurant dream

Three friends from the same town in India who all started new lives in south Warwickshire, have together realised their shared vision of running a restaurant. Aby Joseph, Thomas Mathew and Joshi Johny have come to the business from a wide variety of backgrounds, including health care, film production, mechanical engineering and food – to […]

ALSO24 Festival line-up announced for Warwickshire

Leading lights in the worlds of music, comedy, wellness and food and nature, are among those this week announced as part of Warwickshire’s ALSO24 Festival – celebrating this year’s theme of Heavenly Bodies. Indie folk band Stornoway and comedian Sara Pascoe, head the impressive line-up  for the UK’s most inspirational summer festival, once again taking […]

House of Commons launch for sixth Ladies First Awards celebrating inspirational achievers

A prestigious event at London’s House of Commons this week marked the launch of a national awards campaign to celebrate some the country’s most inspirational female achievers. The sixth – and biggest – Ladies First Professional Development Awards, will highlight success stories as well as raise funds for The Giles Trust Brain Tumour Fund at […]

In Pursuit of fun at brand new festival

The Producer/Director behind Leamington’s largest outdoor arts festival, Art in the Park, is bringing a new and exciting free community festival experience to Stratford-Upon-Avon. Kate Livingston of Slate Events is thrilled to announce the launch of the Stratford Pursuits Festival, a celebration of music, art, and culture that promises to be one of the most […]

Serenity arrives at Wroxall Abbey Hotel

‘Serenity’ has arrived at Warwick’s Wroxall Abbey Hotel in the form of new luxury outdoor hot tubs. From this weekend, guests at the Victorian four-star hotel can now book exclusive use of one of four private and secluded cabins, overlooking some of the estate’s rolling 27 acres of grounds. Each cabin contains a four-seater hot […]