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It has been announced that Sophie Turner, the Game of Thrones star who was born in Northampton, is to become a patron of Playbox Theatre in Warwick.
Sophie grew up in Warwick where she attended the local theatre group from the age of three.
The 18-year-old plays Sansa Stark in the blockbusting TV series.
Sophie only left Playbox when her filming commitments became more and more demanding.
Game of Thrones star, Sophie Turner, is to become a patron of Playbox Theatre in Warwick.
Sophie was born in Northampton and grew up in Warwick. She plays Sansa Stark in the series of Game of Thrones.
The 18-year-old was a member of the local theatre group from an early age.
Relatives of 34-year-old Gareth Lockyer from Warwick who died after kayaking in mid Wales have issued a heartfelt message of thanks to emergency workers who tried to save his life.
He was reported missing at the weekend after going out on a boating trip on the River Usk, in Powys.
A scientist from the the University of Warwick is claiming to have come up with the formula for a perfect curry.
Dr Mark Hadley from the Department of Physics at the university says every forkful of curry should include meat or vegetable, sauce and rice in a ratio of 1:1:1.
The golden ratio, which dates back to Ancient Greece, is said to be the most aesthetically pleasing, while satisfying taste and texture when it comes to certain foods.
A woman, believed to be in her 20s, has been taken to hospital after a crash near Warwick.
Ambulance crews were called to The Cumsey in Claverdon at just before 11:20pm last night.
The car had overturned and she was trapped for nearly an hour.
The woman was treated for pelvic, head and back injuries and was taken to University Hospital Coventry.
Sites which could be set aside for gypsy and traveller accommodation will be chosen by Warwick District Council tonight. The selected locations will then be put out for public consultation.
The Council says it needs to find 31 permanent sites within the next 15 years, 25 of those within the next five years.
Identifying sites to accommodate Gypsy and Traveller communities is something required by law and in the National Planning polices.
Money which has been set aside to promote sport after the 2012 London Games, is being given to Radway Riding School in Warwickshire.
Around £13,000 is being used by the school to offer fifty additional riding sessions a week.
Henry Boswell, a dressage rider who is hoping to compete in Rio 2016, wants to see more children benefit from horse riding.
Double Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes will be talking to sports students at the University of Warwick later.
She'll be telling them how to cope with injury and to focus on success.
Kelly won double gold medals at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.
Warwick Castle's bird handler Chris O'Donnell has said the search for the missing eagle Stan is ongoing following reports it had been called off.
Stan the white tipped sea eagle flew away from Warwick Castle four months ago during a show.
Many sightings lead Chris and his team to the bird of prey since he disappeared but have been unable to catch him.
The White Tailed Sea Eagle which has a wing span of 6 and a half feet, has been at the tourist attraction since 2004, he has flown away before but only for 2 or 3 hours.
The last person to see Stan was his handler Chris, one month ago in Daventry.
Chris said "we haven't had any sightings for four weeks so we don't know where to look, as soon as we have a report of a sighting we will follow it up. If Stan was safe in the wild we would be happy to leave him but there are hazards, like if he is scavenging for food by a road for example."