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Low Mileage Bacon Wins Top Prize

Saturday, March 10th, 2007 by Geoff Wilding

Chris Green, owner of Bates The Butchers in Atherstone is celebrating an important industry award.
His own home cured bacon has been recognized for it’s excellence with a gold award presented by The British Pig Executive.
Chris beat off all comers from The East Midlands to win the coveted award in February at Peterborough.
“This is what locally […]


News, Atherstone, Business

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Dump Expansion Plans still Opposed

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Saturday, March 10th, 2007 by Geoff Wilding

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Grendon residents are still up in arms over controversial plans to expand a rubbish dump on the A5, adjacent to Grendon island.
Warwickshire County Council is currently siting skips on the site for residents from Tamworth and parts of North Warwickshire to dump unwanted larger items.
The residents are angry at County Council plans for an expanded […]

News, Science/Nature, Mike O’Brien, Health, North Warwickshire, Grendon

Language Help on Bus Routes

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Saturday, March 10th, 2007 by Geoff Wilding

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NEW multi-lingual leaflets are proving to be a hit for passengers on a key bus route between Atherstone, Nuneaton, Bedworth and Coventry.
Stagecoach in Warwickshire has put out the leaflet - in English, Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi - on its Primeline 48 route.
The leaflet was put together following feed back from passengers and  is a first […]

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One Stop by Design

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Saturday, March 10th, 2007 by Geoff Wilding

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Warwickshire County Council, North Warwickshire Borough Council and North Warwickshire Primary Care Trust have joined forces to lay the foundations for better access to council and health care services in North Warwickshire.
Representatives from the two councils plus interior designers, Paragon, put on their hard hats and got ‘carried away’ with a wheelbarrow to mark the […]

News, North Warwickshire Borough Council, Warwickshire County Council, Health

Christine Freeman signing at Throckmorton’s Bookshop

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Saturday, March 10th, 2007 by Geoff Wilding

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For people looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift local author Christine Freeman will be signing copies of her books Images of Atherstone and Memories of Atherstone between 11am – 1pm on Saturday 17th March at Throckmorton’s Bookshop on Atherstone’s Market Square.
Peter Playdon, proprietor of Throckmorton’s, said:
“Christine’s books and our other local history titles are […]

News, Business, Booktown, History, Market Square

Belt up or Else

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Saturday, March 10th, 2007 by Geoff Wilding

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Senior road policing officers are concerned about the number of Warwickshire motorists prepared to risk their own and other’s lives by ignoring seatbelt laws.
A total of 247 people were issued with a fixed penalty notice during a county-wide enforcement campaign between February 19 and February 25.
The majority of those breaking the law (238) were adults […]

News, Warwickshire

Legion Tops Poppy Appeal Record

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Thursday, March 8th, 2007 by Geoff Wilding

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The Atherstone Branch of The British Legion has beaten all previous records in the amount raised for the Poppy day appeal.
Lt. Col. Aubrey Chalmers, President of the Atherstone branch has announced that for the first time the sum raised has passed £10,000. The exact figure being £10,318.
Announcing the result at a special Fifties Night held […]

News, Atherstone, Charity

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