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Rugby to host Rugby World Cup 2015 Official Fanzone

Published on Thursday 26th March 2015 in Rugby World Cup 2015 news

For the first time in Tournament history, Rugby, the birthplace of the game, will host an Official Fanzone, along with each Host City.

Woodland Trust supports work to transform former allotment site

parkfield planting

Published on Monday 23rd March 2015 in Parks and Open Spaces news

WORK to transform a former allotment site in Newbold into a flagship green space has gathered pace - with help from the Woodland Trust.

Schools invited to be part of Rugby's world cup fever

Published on Tuesday 17th March 2015 in Rugby World Cup 2015 news

Schools in Rugby and the wider region have been invited to be part of Rugby's world cup fever by taking part in a borough council-led education programme.

Group travel targeted at BOBI show

Published on Tuesday 10th March 2015 in Rugby World Cup 2015 news

Rugby Visitor Centre showcases the birthplace of the game at this week's Best of Britain and Ireland (BOBI), the premium exhibition for the group travel industry.

Pathway revamp underway

Published on Monday 9th March 2015 in Rugby World Cup 2015 news

Rugby's pathway of fame is undergoing a revamp ahead of this year's world cup.

Six of the best: Council Tax freeze for sixth consecutive year

Published on Tuesday 24th February 2015 in Your Council news

Rugby Borough Council has frozen its share of residents' council tax bills for a sixth consecutive year, after councillors set the authority's budget for 2015/16 tonight (24 February)

D-Day veteran receives Legion d’Honneur at the Town Hall

cedric wasser

Published on Monday 23rd February 2015 in Your Community news

A RUGBY man who took part in the D-Day landings has been awarded the Legion d’Honneur.

Councillors investigate impact of ambulance service changes

Published on Friday 20th February 2015 in Scrutiny news

COUNCILLORS review the impact of changes to the ambulance service in Rugby at a meeting next month - and have appealed for evidence from the public.

"City dressing" comes to the Proud Home of the Game

Published on Monday 16th February 2015 in Rugby World Cup 2015 news

The first official Rugby World Cup 2015 branding has arrived in Rugby as part of the town's "Proud Home" Tournament status.

Drive for warmth and affordable heating for council properties

Published on Wednesday 11th February 2015 in Council Housing news

An investment programme aimed at making council housing more energy efficient, warmer and cheaper to heat has been approved by councillors at a special meeting of the Council last night (10 February).

Volunteers wanted for Rugby's world cup celebrations

Published on Tuesday 10th February 2015 in Rugby World Cup 2015 news

Organisers of Rugby's world cup celebrations in 2015 have launched a volunteer recruitment programme to help make sure that residents and visitors receive a warm welcome.

Recycling company chief hit with £12,000 legal bill

textile court

Published on Wednesday 4th February 2015 in Environmental Health news

A COVERT CCTV camera which caught men dumping a duvet and a refuse sack at a Rugby recycling centre has landed a businessman with a legal bill of more than £12,000.

Rainsbrook Crematorium makes donation to Alzheimer's Society

Published on Wednesday 4th February 2015 in Deaths, Funerals and Cremations news

RAINSBROOK Crematorium has donated £3,334 to the Alzheimer's Society of Warwickshire.

CEMEX donates £1,000 to the Mayor's charity

CEMEX donation

Published on Wednesday 4th February 2015 in Councillors and the Mayor news

THE Mayor of Rugby's charity has received a £1,000 donation from CEMEX.

Find out how to become a councillor

Published on Thursday 15th January 2015 in Elections and Voting news

A MEETING takes place later this month for prospective candidates in May's Rugby Borough Council elections.

Councillors to look into the big issues for Rugby

Published on Thursday 15th January 2015 in Scrutiny news

RESIDENTS have a chance to suggest issues for borough councillors to study during 2015.

Rugby World Cup to bring £1million investment

Published on Wednesday 7th January 2015 in Rugby World Cup 2015 news

Rugby's official status as Proud Host for Rugby World Cup 2015 will trigger a £1million pound investment in the borough, after Rugby Borough Council's Cabinet gave the go-ahead to plans.

Parkfield Road allotment site plans receive funding boost

Published on Tuesday 23rd December 2014 in Parks and Open Spaces news

AMBITIOUS plans to transform a former allotment site in Newbold into a major community green space have secured £175,000 in grants.

Apprentices meet the leader

meet the leader

Published on Tuesday 23rd December 2014 in Your Council news

APPRENTICES at Rugby Borough Council had a chance to quiz the leader during a special meeting at the Town Hall.

Recycle Right for Rugby this Christmas

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Published on Tuesday 23rd December 2014 in Rubbish and recycling news

RESIDENTS have been urged to help Rugby have a green Christmas by putting the right rubbish in recycling bins.

Council scoops prestigious Fields in Trust Award

fields in trust award

Published on Friday 12th December 2014 in Parks and Open Spaces news

RUGBY Borough Council's commitment to protecting and promoting the borough's green spaces has been honoured at the annual Fields in Trust Awards.

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum has Christmas all wrapped up

Published on Thursday 11th December 2014 in Museums and Galleries news

THE festive spirit comes to Rugby Art Gallery and Museum next week with a unique Japanese twist.

Change of council bank details

Published on Monday 8th December 2014 in Your Council news

RUGBY Borough Council moves to a new bank on Monday 15 December.

Benefit cheat ordered to wear electronic tag

Published on Monday 8th December 2014 in Benefits and help news

A RUGBY mother who fraudulently claimed more than £9,000 in benefits has been ordered to wear an electronic tag.

Benefit cheat handed suspended jail sentence

Published on Thursday 4th December 2014 in Benefits and help news

A BENEFIT cheat who fraudulently claimed more than £40,000 and failed to attend court on ten occasions has received a suspended jail term.

Freedom of the borough for women's World Cup winners

Published on Tuesday 2nd December 2014 in Rugby World Cup 2015 news

Rugby Borough Councillors are to award the Freedom of the Borough to the England Women's rugby team, in recognition of their outstanding achievement in winning the 2014 Rugby World Cup.

Council launches 'We're watching you' campaign

we're watching you campaign

Published on Monday 24th November 2014 in Dog Fouling news

RUGBY Borough Council has launched a new campaign to step up the crackdown on dog walkers who fail to scoop the poop.

Rugby man fined £150 after farmland fly-tipping

fly--tipping - coalpit lane

Published on Monday 24th November 2014 in Environmental Health news

A PROPERTY owner who paid unknown men to remove rubbish from a house he was refurbishing has been fined £150 after the waste was found dumped on farmland.

Council donates seized goods to the Diamond Jubilee Appeal

friends donation

Published on Wednesday 12th November 2014 in Councillors and the Mayor news

ELECTRONIC equipment seized from a house in Rugby has been donated to the Friends of the Hospital of St Cross Diamond Jubilee Appeal.

Packed programme for first Rugby Inter Faith Week

Published on Wednesday 12th November 2014 in Your Community news

A HOST of events have been organised to celebrate the first Rugby Inter Faith Week.