New kerbside coffee pod recycling service

Warwick and Stratford-on-Avon District Councils are launching a new service to help residents to recycle used coffee pods, in partnership with Podback, a not-for-profit recycling organisation. The new coffee pod recycling service supports the Councils’ aims to reduce waste, increase recycling, save resources, and give materials a second life. Residents will be able to recycle … Read more

The Lapworth Charity – Notice of Consultation

The Lapworth Charity wishes to consult with those living in the Lapworth area on various changes it is making to its governance and range of charitable activities.  The Charity has existed for at least 600 years.  It provides almshouse accommodation and makes grants to individuals, our churches, Lapworth School and various local groups.  It is … Read more

Funding available to plant micro-woods and community orchards

Warwickshire County Council has announced funding which will support tree planting initiatives across the county and contribute to environmental sustainability, biodiversity and enhancing community wellbeing The Forestry Commission has awarded Warwickshire County Council almost £295,000 under Round 3 of the Local Authority Treescapes Fund. Between 2023 and 2028, this fund will cover the planting of … Read more

Complete the “Your Police, Your Views” online survey

Warwickshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner is responsible for setting the police budget each year and, with the Chief Constable, decides how it is spent. He also commissions dedicated local support services for victims, as well as funding crime prevention services to address issues such as drug and alcohol misuse, youth crime and anti-social behaviour. Work … Read more

Friends of Lapworth Station awarded Group of the Year

At the Chiltern Railways Community Conference 2023, the Friends of Lapworth Station were presented with the award for “Group of the Year”. After being nominated by others, the final decision came down to members and directors of Chiltern Railways and the Community Rail Network. The group was particularly praised for its community involvement shown by … Read more

Your views wanted on WDC’s polling districts and polling places

Warwick District Council has a duty to divide its area into polling districts and to designate a polling place for each polling district. Warwick District Council also has a duty under the Electoral Administration Act 2006 to review their polling districts and places at least once every five years. The District Council has given notice … Read more

Capture the wonders of nature in Warwick District in a new photography competition

Photography enthusiasts and those with a keen eye for nature are encouraged to take part in Warwick District Council’s new biodiversity photography competition, for the chance to win a £100 voucher. The competition runs for 5 weeks from Friday 29 September to Sunday 5 November 2023, which includes October half term. There are two categories: one for those … Read more