Bright Ideas from Rugby…

Striking lighting at Rugby Electrical on Church Street.

Recipe: Triple Layer Mocha…

The ultimate indulgence cake from Prim & Proper Ltd

Thread The Love is a new town centre-based knitting, sewing and crochet workspace and shop   Words, pictures and video by Jamie Gray   Maternity leave has created many a promising new venture. The time spent away from work seems to ignite the creative entrepreneurial synapses in people, and that’s what happened to Amber, co-owner … Continue Reading

BENN HALL GETS READY FOR INCREDIBLE NIGHT OF LEGACY WRESTLING Muscle bound mayhem as family show begins announcing bouts   On Sunday April 8th, the Benn Hall in Newbold Road, Rugby explodes in the first of regular spectacular wrestling shows as Legacy Wrestling rolls into town. Promising a night of unrivalled family entertainment, the first … Continue Reading

Three day festival of rugby brought legends of the game to town

Crowning glory for 36-year-old Rugby teacher

Wilko Johnson, Toploader, The Roving Crows and Cara Dillion perform at the ‘festival in a night’

Rave and run in the dark at Warwickshire’s Stoneleigh Park

Men (and women) travel from afar to compete in the inaugural Beard Club Beard and Moustache Competition 2017 in Rugby

The Tuning Fork has launched an evening dining offer in response to high customer demand. Located at Dollman Farm on the Houlton development near Rugby, the new venue has also expanded its facilities, opening an outside dining area in time for customers to enjoy throughout the summer months. Since its April launch, fresh young talent … Continue Reading

11 indie businesses in Rugby and its surrounding villages were winners across 27 categories in the very first Muddy Stilettos Awards 2017 in Warwickshire,¬†designed to support, encourage and celebrate the very best lifestyle businesses. On top of the rolling hills of Warwickshire winners from across the county gathered for the inaugural awards at Hill Top … Continue Reading

A New Task Force Is Looking Into Heritage Events In Rugby Town Centre Here’s Our Ideas   The town centre heritage task group is asking for comments on: the extent to which the current town centre events programme focuses on heritage; improving access to information about attractions and activities; reviewing the blue plaque scheme; investigating … Continue Reading

A NEW exhibition at Rugby Art Gallery and Museum reveals how to revolutionise your wardrobe by repairing and reworking knitwear.   Units of Possibility: The Reknit Revolution, the first major exhibition by Amy Twigger Holroyd, opens on Saturday 24 June. The exhibition showcases the techniques Twigger Holroyd has developed for ‘reknitting’ and encourages visitors to … Continue Reading

Innovative British singer songwriter, two time Mercury Prize nominee and two time MOBO award winner, Laura Mvula is playing in Rugby for a one night gig on 29 June. Laura Mvula grew up in Birmingham, and first sang in church and later with all female acapella group Black Voices. By 2008 she had formed and … Continue Reading

Meet Barry the Beagle, an entrepreneur who’s ‘tail’ of starting a mail-order treat service is not to be sniffed at

Approximately 700 bikes rode in and thousands visited the town to watch them.

Words and pictures by Jamie Gray   How do you be a mum, dropping kids off at schools or nurseries, running a household and dealing with everything life throws at you, whilst looking fabulous, fashionable, and stylish? Well approximately 40 mums found the answer at a recent workshop organised by The Parent Pause. The style … Continue Reading