"We are taking this incident very seriously and are eager to speak to anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour."Read the full story ›
Warwick Folk Festival: Thurs 21st - Sun 24th July (Warwick School, Warwick)
The 37th Warwick Folk Festival takes place this weekend and it is expected to attract thousands of visitors.
For the first time, the organisers are offering one-night camping options for those that can only attend for one night.
This year the Festival is organising a dedicated programme of workshops, performances and activities for those aged 12 - 25. Also new for this year is the Kids Zone which has been moved into one space on the main stage, close to the craft fair & food stalls.
"Ticket sales are going exceptionally well and I would strongly urge those who want to attend to book their tickets now.
With many superb headline acts and something for everyone, the Festival promises to be a fantastic fun-filled 4 day weekend of first-class entertainment for all tastes and ages”.
For opening times and more information visit: www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk
Little Eva Carrington had to have both hands bandaged after the metal ramp reached a scorching 51C in this week's heatwave.Read the full story ›
One lane is closed due to over running roadworks on the M40 Northbound in Warwickshire between J16 A3400 (Henley In Arden) and M42 J3A.
Lane one (of three) is closed. The lane closure is likely to remain in place until after the morning peak.
"My partner was upset at the time and this has been very difficult for him to celebrate but he thinks it's worth while."Read the full story ›
Two people have denied murdering a woman found with neck injuries.
Jack Williams and Kayleigh Louise Woods from Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, entered not guilty pleas on Thursday to killing 20-year-old Bethany Hill.
Williams, in a white t-shirt and with his hair cropped short, and Woods, wearing a white blouse with long black hair held back with a head-band, sat in the dock of Warwick Crown Court during the brief hearing.
The pair spoke only to confirm their names and to deny murdering Ms Hill, who was found dead at an address in Hertford Road, Stratford, on February 3.
Williams, 20, of Redlands Crescent, and Woods, 22, of Hertford Road, were remanded in custody for a trial which is scheduled to start on August 1.
Concluding the hearing, Judge Richard Griffith Jones said: "I shall adjourn the case until August 1.
"The defendants shall be remanded in custody until then."
The M40 Southbound is blocked with stationary traffic. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue service are at the scene tackling a grass side verge fire between Junction 16 A3400 (Henley In Arden) and Junction 15 A46 / A429 (Longbridge Island/Warwick).
The attacker made off with the victim's wallet before threatening to throw him in the canal.Read the full story ›
Two lanes are closed and there is queueing traffic due to an accident.
Two cars were involved on M40 Northbound between J11 A361 / A422 (Banbury) and J12 B4451 (Gaydon).
Lane one and two (of three) are closed.
Police are warning of delays for anyone travelling to the British Grand Prix because of a crash on the A5 near Warwickshire.
*Please RT* Motorists travelling to #F1 British GP advised road closures in place on A5 from Warks border after serious rd traffic collision
The race at Silverstone in Northamptonshire starts at 1pm. The A5 is closed in both directions at Lilbourne due to a serious accident between Rugby Road and A428.
Police say the crash happened at 06:10 near to the Rugby Truck Stop.