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Protecting our Natural Environment

Protecting the environment is one of the most important challenges facing our generation. The Conservative Government’s new Environment Bill will establish new legally binding targets on air quality and environmental biodiversity.

Mark Pawsey - Rugby through and through

Mark is married to Tracy and they live in the village of Grandborough, close to Rugby. He grew up in Binley Woods and Shilton with five brothers, attending Lawrence Sheriff School in Rugby and later Reading University where he obtained a degree in Estate Management.

Let's Get Brexit Done

Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Rugby and Bulkington Mark Pawsey writes;

Draft Plan Available For All To See

The draft South West Rugby Supplementary Planning Document supports the borough's Local Plan, which was adopted by the Council in the summer. The site, includes approximately 390 hectares of land between Cawston, Bilton and Dunchurch.

Rugby is Blooming

The town has won a silver gilt award in the small city category at last Friday's award ceremony at the Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Hall in London.

Recycle this Halloween

Cllr. Heather Timms, the Warwickshire County Council portfolio holder for Environment and Heritage and Culture has sent a call out in local press asking residents to recycle this Halloween.  Cllr. Timms said,  "Recycling is important whatever the season it is.

Our Rugby, Our Future

Our Rugby, Our Future is a free information drop-in event for residents taking place at the Benn Hall on Wednesday 6th November.  The event will include stalls showcasing the variety of services supported by the community, voluntary and public sectors.

The Big Draw

The Big Draw has been proclaimed a huge success in a recent council press release.  The free family event which included fun activities for artists and non-artists young and old had over 400 visitors. 

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.