Myton Hospice Shop Celebrates First Year of Trading in Stratford

The Myton Hospices is celebrating a successful first year’s trading at its shop in Stratford. Shop manager Amber Pinkerton said: “The shop has had an incredibly successful first year and we cannot thank the people of Stratford and the surrounding areas enough for their support and kind donations.” Myton retail operations manager Cath D’Eath said […]

Leamington Employment Solicitor Honoured by RFU Distinguished Members

Richard Moon, head of employment law at Leamington solicitors Blythe Liggins and a former international rugby scrum half, has again been honoured by his fellow members of the Rugby Football Union Distinguished Members Association. Mr Moon, who played for Cambridge University, England, Harlequins and the Barbarians, was re-elected secretary of the RFU’s Distinguished Members Association […]

M.J.K.’s Cover Drive for Grassroot Cricketers

Cricket legend M.J.K. Smith may be in his mid-80s these days but here he is showing he can still manage a perfect cover drive and an excellent cut.   The former England and Warwickshire cricket captain roared into action at Leamington Cricket Club to help out with pre-season preparations.   M.J.K.’s son Neil, also a […]

Youth Beat Experience in Real Tennis Final

Youth triumphed over experience at Moreton Morrell Tennis Court Club on Sunday when 18-year-old Vaughan Hamilton beat 68-year-old veteran Philip Shaw-Hamilton in the Owen-George Cup. Shaw-Hamilton, the current World Over 65 doubles champion and the UK Over 60 doubles champion, was beaten 6 – 4, 6 -3 by the young university student, who was last […]

Wills Fundraiser in Support of the Myton Hospices

With the Myton Hospices Wills Week taking place next month (March), now is a good time to be thinking of making – or changing – your will. Writing a will is vital to ensure that loved ones are taken care of and that your wishes are known in the event of your death. Having a […]

Ballot Opens for Two Castles Run

The ballot for this year’s annual Two Castles run between Warwick and Kenilworth, which each year raises more than £100,000 for charity, opens on Saturday (February 1) with 4,000 places up for grabs. The Two Castles Run, which is organised by the Rotary Club of Kenilworth and Leamington Cycling & Athletics Club and is one […]

‘Tis the Season to be Jolly……’

The Christmas season is normally a favourite time of the year for many families. However, for some, it may also be the worst time and certainly not one to look forward to. Amongst us are those who appear to be in a happy family unit and indeed a happy marriage and yet, behind closed doors, […]

What is ‘Medical Negligence’?

Countless people are treated by doctors, nurses, dentists and other medical professionals on a daily basis. Fortunately, the standard of healthcare in the UK is generally excellent and we can trust our medical professionals to provide good quality treatment. It is the case, however, that things can go wrong and the outcome may not be […]

Largest Maternity Scandal in NHS History

An NHS hospital trust where clinical malpractice has been linked to the deaths or brain damage of at least 92 babies is facing fresh negligence claims. The independent review into Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust began in 2017 after the local coroner and several bereaved families raised concerns about the number of avoidable deaths. […]

Bonfires may spark compensation claims, warns local solicitor

A Leamington solicitor is warning organisers of Bonfire Night parties that they could face damages claims if anyone is injured. Claire Kirwan, head of the personal injury department at Leamington law firm Blythe Liggins, said there were potential legal implications of such accidents happening, as party hosts are legally responsible for injuries caused by sub-standard […]