Warwick District Council’s new administration announced

Following the recent Local Elections and subsequent Council meeting, the Green party and the Labour party have established a Cabinet to lead the Council collaboratively for the next four years. The Cabinet will be overseen by Leader, Councillor Ian Davison and Deputy Leader, Cllr Chris King with Portfolio Holders and Committee Chairs confirmed as follows: … Read more

Application window open now for community groups to apply to WCC’s Councillor Grant Fund

Warwickshire County Council has launched the first round of its successful Councillor Grant Fund which is open to community and voluntary groups across the county. The Councillors’ Grant Fund provides each of Warwickshire County Council’s 57 Councillors with an allocated fund of £8,000 to support small-scale projects within their area that have a positive impact on the wider community. The fund … Read more

Changes to train services from Lapworth Station from 21st May 2023

West Midland Trains’ timetables are changing significantly on the Snow Hill line from Sunday 21 May 2023. All train times on the Stratford On Avon – Birmingham Snow Hill – Worcester line will be changing – for more information and to view the new timetables please click here.

Three Councillor vacancies – apply by 29th May

Are you interested in local issues? Do you wish to serve your community? Could you provide a voice for residents? Following the local elections, Lapworth Parish Council has 3 Councillor vacancies. Please contact the Clerk, Helen du Bois (clerk@lapworthpc.org.uk) for information about being a Councillor and/or to register your interest. To qualify you must be … Read more

Interactive Futures – Gateway in Games event 13th May 2023

Students, their parents, and prospective career changers can discover how to forge a career in one of the UK’s fastest growing industries, when the Leamington Spa video games hub opens its doors next month. ‘Interactive Futures – Gateway into Games’ is a free one-day event taking place on Saturday 13 May at the Royal Spa … Read more

A reminder about Government Energy Bills Support – alternative funding

Warwick District Council is urging households and individuals who didn’t qualify for the Government’s £400 energy rebate or £200 automatic alternative fuel payment, to see if they can apply for funding under the ‘alternative’ schemes. The funding for both schemes is provided by His Majesty’s Government and will be distributed through your local authority. The schemes … Read more

Apply for the £150 non-domestic alternative fuel payment if you have not got it automatically

Deadline for applications  – 28th April 2023 Use this service to apply for a one-off £150 payment for non-domestic properties not connected to the gas grid that use alternative fuels for heating. Alternative fuels include liquid petroleum gas (LPG), solid fuel, wood or heating oil (kerosene). Non-domestic properties include: farms, warehouses, pubs and hotels run … Read more

Local people asked to help with local elections

Warwick District Council is appealing to local people to step forward to fill a number of paid roles to support the upcoming local elections. District, Town, and Parish Elections are taking place on Thursday 4 May, and the Council’s elections team is in urgent need of staff to supervise polling stations and also to assist … Read more