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If your bins are due to be collected on Good Friday or Easter Monday please present them for collection as normal. Our offices are closed until 9am on Tuesday 22 April.

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Latest news

New play area for Alwyn Road Recreation Ground

alwyn road play area

Published on Monday 14th April 2014 in Parks and Open Spaces news

WORK has started on a new play area at Alwyn Road Recreation Ground.

Rugby recruits first volunteer dog wardens

volunteer dog wardens

Published on Monday 14th April 2014 in Environmental Health news

RUGBY Borough Council's crackdown on dog fouling is gathering momentum after the borough’s first volunteer dog wardens signed up.

Celebrate Rugby's parks and Have a Field Day

have a field day

Published on Monday 14th April 2014 in Parks and Open Spaces news

COMMUNITIES across the borough can Have a Field Day this summer and celebrate Rugby's parks and open spaces.

Advanced manufacturers invited to Clearing House event

Published on Thursday 3rd April 2014 in Business news

Around 100 engineering and manufacturing companies are to meet next week to discover how they can benefit from a new initiative designed to grow the economy.

New Bilton has the appetite for a Big Day Out

Published on Tuesday 1st April 2014 in Parks and Open Spaces news

RESIDENTS of a part of New Bilton can get their hands dirty this Sunday helping out with the borough's first ever community-led edible gardening project.

Strategic Economic Plan bids for infrastructure cash

Published on Tuesday 1st April 2014 in The council, elections, meetings news

Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) has outlined the key projects which will create over 50,000 new jobs, build 75,000 houses and invest in transport infrastructure.

Council to request review of number of councillors

Published on Tuesday 1st April 2014 in The council, elections, meetings news

An extraordinary meeting of Rugby Borough Council has resolved to apply to the Local Government Boundary Commission (LGBC) for a possible reduction in the number of councillors.

Council invests in new green machine for Rugby

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Published on Tuesday 1st April 2014 in Rubbish and recycling news

THE council has taken delivery of a new refuse collection lorry - the cleanest and greenest on the market.

Man ordered to pay £575 for failing to pick up after his dogs

Published on Wednesday 26th March 2014 in Dog Fouling news

THE council's crackdown on dog fouling has netted its first result after a Rugby man was ordered to pay £575 by magistrates.

Court supports planning approval for Elliott's Field redevelopment

Published on Monday 17th March 2014 in Planning news

Rugby Borough Council's decision to grant planning permission for a major redevelopment of the Elliott's Field Retail Park has been supported by the High Court.

Herb garden replaces paving at the Pleasance

edible borders

Published on Monday 17th March 2014 in Parks and Open Spaces news

A herb garden that residents can tend, pick and cook with has replaced an extensive paved area in a busy part of the town centre.

New play area opens at Avon Mill Recreation Ground

avon mill play area

Published on Monday 17th March 2014 in Parks and Open Spaces news

A NEW play area has been officially opened at Newbold's Avon Mill Recreation Ground.

Little Howard brings a big show to the BENN Hall

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Published on Thursday 13th March 2014 in Arts and Entertainment news

CHILDREN'S favourite Little Howard brings his Big Show for Kids to the BENN Hall next month.

Report a problem? There's an app for that!

Published on Wednesday 12th March 2014 in Communications, this website, and social media news

Rugby Borough Council has launched a mobile web app to help residents report environmental problems in their area.

Capture the best of Rugby on camera

Published on Tuesday 11th March 2014 in Museums and Galleries news

RUGBY Visitor Centre has launched its annual Calendar Competition.

Polling districts and places review - draft recommendations

Published on Monday 10th March 2014 in Elections and voting news

THE draft recommendations for the review of polling districts and places in Rugby have been published.

Rugby flies the flag for the Commonwealth

commonwealth day

Published on Monday 10th March 2014 in Events news

THE Commonwealth flag was raised at the Town Hall on Monday to celebrate Commonwealth Day.

Major fire off Newbold Road - LATEST

Published on Thursday 6th March 2014 in Emergencies news

UPDATED 4.30pm - FIREFIGHTERS were called to a major fire at a vehicle recycling warehouse off Newbold Road on Thursday (6 March) afternoon.

Mayor backs bid to help rugby blossom in Brazil

alma rugby

Published on Thursday 6th March 2014 in Events, tourism and countryside news

A PROJECT which promotes the game of rugby in Brazil has secured the support of the Mayor of Rugby.

Pickles: "Reorganisation is a fundamental waste of taxpayers' money"

Published on Tuesday 4th March 2014 in The council, elections, meetings news

THE leader of Rugby Borough Council has welcomed Eric Pickles' opposition to a unitary council for Warwickshire.

Councils get keys to Rainsbrook Crematorium

Published on Tuesday 4th March 2014 in Deaths, Funerals and Cremations news

Willmott Dixon has handed over the keys to Rugby and Daventry's new crematorium and cemetery, which is located on the edge of the Rainsbrook Valley in Rugby.

Council invites applications for community grants

Published on Monday 3rd March 2014 in Grants news

COMMUNITY and voluntary organisations can now apply for a grant from Rugby Borough Council.

Awsum return for BENN Hall's Comedy Night

Published on Monday 3rd March 2014 in Arts and Entertainment news

JONNY Awsum returns to Rugby's BENN Hall in March to headline Comedy Night.

Gym set to expand as visitors flock to new leisure centre

Published on Monday 3rd March 2014 in Queen's Diamond Jubilee Centre news

PLANS to expand the gym at Rugby's new leisure centre have been confirmed - just six months after the centre opened its doors.

Rugby Borough Council in national first

Published on Friday 28th February 2014 in Performance news

Rugby Borough Council has become the first district or borough council to achieve the "excellent" standard against the Equality Framework for Local Government.

Council Tax down three per cent

Cllr Craig Humphrey

Published on Tuesday 25th February 2014 in Council tax news

Rugby Borough Council will cut its share of the council tax in a one-off rebate worth three per cent, after setting its budget for the 2014/15 financial year.

Unitary status debate - Warwickshire County Council

Published on Thursday 20th February 2014 in The council, elections, meetings news

Cllr Craig Humphrey, leader of Rugby Borough Council, has issued a statement on the county council's unitary status debate.

Council offers assistance to public sector partners

Cllr Craig Humphrey

Published on Monday 17th February 2014 in The council, elections, meetings news

Rugby Borough Council has offered to work with other organisations across the public sector to help them improve services while reducing costs.

Wolston woman found guilty of housing benefit fraud

Published on Monday 17th February 2014 in Benefits and help news

A WOLSTON woman who fraudulently claimed £5,900 in housing benefit has been ordered to repay the cash.

BENN Hall gives children the chance to ask Little Howard the big questions

little howard

Published on Monday 17th February 2014 in Arts and Entertainment news

CHILDREN visiting the BENN Hall's half term Comedy Club 4 Kids next week have the chance to put a question to CBBC star Little Howard.