Local News

Gold for 12th year in a row

The town has been awarded gold at the Heart of England in Bloom Awards, for a 12th year in a row. Rugby also won the overall gold for the Heart of England region at the award ceremony, for a second year running.

Celebrate Rugby

Conservative Rugby Borough Council has joined forces with Rugby School, Rugby First and town centre businesses to organise 'Celebrate Rugby', a packed programme of entertainment inspired by the World Cup and its host nation this year, Japan.

Rugby Declares Climate Emergency

Rugby Borough Council has declared a climate emergency and will adopt an action plan to address the council’s impact on climate change within six months.

LGBT+ Safe, Valued and Supported.

Conservative led Rugby Borough Council commissioned Warwickshire Pride to research the views and experiences of members of the LGBT+ community in Rugby Town.

Green Flag Success Continues

Keep Britain Tidy has awarded five of the towns parks prestigious green flags, the mark of a quality park or green space. 

Major Revamp for two Town Parks

Conservative led Rugby Borough Council has plans to provide a much needed revamp to two local parks in the town, Rokeby Open Space and Whinfield Recreation Ground.

Council Moves Swiftly on Illegal Encampments

A notice to move on has been served on by council wardens to unauthorised encampments at Dunchurch Heath and Brownsover.   The encampments came onto council land without permission yesterday (Sunday 7th July).

Access for People with a Disability Review

A task group which reviewed access to council run buildings and open spaces for people with a disability found that Ruby Borough Council makes regular DDA assessments and is proactive in securing funding for projects.

Councillors Have Their Say on the Local Plan

Over twenty councillors from across the borough debated at last nights full council meeting on the issue of the local plan. The plan which has now been adopted, has seen almost 200 amendments by the Planning Inspector. 

Some views in support of the plan from across the borough below;