Young Kenilworth Cricket Star Wins Courier Award

An incredible run of form has seen young star George Baines crowned the Courier’s June cricketer of the month. George, 14, has starred with the bat for his side Kenilworth Cricket Club over the past few weeks, racking up hundreds of runs as the club battles to steer clear of the lower reaches of the […]

Donna goes to great lengths to support Myton Hospices

An intrepid Leamington solicitor went to great lengths to raise thousands of pounds for The Myton Hospices, by walking part of the Great Wall of China. Donna Bothamley, who is head of wills and probate at Leamington law firm Blythe Liggins Solicitors, got to see parts of the wall that few people will ever be […]

Strep-B Clinical Trial to help prevent harm to newborn babies

Group-B Strep is the most common cause of life-threatening infection in newborn babies and yet it can often be prevented by giving IV antibiotics to women during labour. This can reduce the risk to the baby by up to 90%. Research has shown that the current approach of identifying pregnant women with ‘risk factors’ is […]

The Rotary Club of Kenilworth Two Castles 10km Run 2019

Sunday’s 37th Two Castles Run took place in ideal conditions for competitors with the temperatures cool. The race, organised by Kenilworth Rotary Club and Leamington Cycling and Athletics Club, and sponsored by Blythe Liggins, had a full entry of 4,000 and again provided Kenilworth with its biggest annual sporting spectacle; living up to its well-established […]

Top Wicket Taker – Josh bowled over to win cricketer of the month

Sixteen wickets in four matches has seen a young Warwick seamer crowned the Courier’s first cricketer of the month for the 2019 season. Josh Osborne, 24, is part of a Warwick CC bowling attack which has seen the club bag back-to-back promotions over the past two seasons and his rich vein of form now sees […]

Leamington Courier cricket balls competition – 2019

This month (May) we are launching the fourth year of ourPlayer of the Month competition, in association with sponsors Blythe Liggins Solicitors of Leamington. Each month during the season we will be celebrating the deeds of our cricketers and awarding a box of six new cricket balls to the club whose batsman, bowler or all-rounder has given the […]

Two Castles Run

Preparations for next month’s (June) 4,000-strong annual Two Castles run between Warwick and Kenilworth are well under way.   The event, which is organised by Kenilworth Rotary Club and Leamington Cycling & Athletics Club and raises around £100,000 for charity each year, will start at Warwick Castle at 9.00 am on Sunday June 9 with the winner expected […]

Dental Negligence

When you attend the dentist you are entitled to expect that they will provide you with proper care. Unfortunately not all procedures are successful and when things go wrong the effects can be extremely distressing, both physically and financially. When a dentist does not provide proper care and an avoidable injury occurs, this is considered as negligence and a patient should be compensated for their pain and suffering. There are […]

Leamington Women’s Cricket Sponsor

A Leamington law firm’s sponsorship of women’s cricket atLeamington has paid dividends with no less than four girls being called up for county duty this summer. Blythe Liggins, which also sponsors the Two Castles Run, has renewed its support of the women and girls’ sectionat Leamington Cricket Club in Arlington Avenue for a second year. Kevin Mitchell, chairman of Leamington Cricket Club and a partner and commercial solicitor with Blythe Liggins, said the sponsorship was providing extra […]

Solicitor does Charity Will Work prior to Great Wall Walk

An intrepid Leamington solicitor preparing to walk part of the Great Wall of China took time out from her training this month to support The Myton Hospices during Make a Will Week. In May, Donna Bothamley, head of wills and probate at Blythe Liggins solicitors, will embark on her epic adventure, walking along the Great Wall to raise funds for the hospice. But first, Donna gave up her time and skills for freeduring […]