Tollbar A45/A46 Traffic Changes for September/October

Galliford Try have provided the following details for planned road closures involving the work around Tollbar island and and A45/A46. If anyone has any concerns or complaints about the road works or congestion please can they email This is important because at their last liaison meeting Galliford Try are say they are not getting […]

Top Turnout for Council Elections

Ryton-on-Dunsmore (Dunsmore ward) tops the turnout for the whole of the Rugby Borough Council elections, the local election itself being a very tightly contested battle, with the seat going to Deepah Roberts, Independent. The full results for the Dunsmore ward were: Deepah Roberts – Independent (1,289) Ian Spiers – Conservative (1,039) Kieren Richard George Brown – […]

Where Does All The Money Go?

Have you ever wondered why St Leonard’s Church  always seems to be asking for money for one project or another? Even after a successful summer fête it never seems to stop does it?. The Reverend David Wintle has written a letter to explain where it all goes – and why St Leonard’s cannot afford to […]

What's On In May

May is here, the days are getting longer and lots of fun things are going on around the village, including two special events at the Village Hall; a Rummage Sale and a Race Night. The Rummage Sale is always a popular event, which is being held in the Village Hall on Saturday 10th May. Doors open […]

A Bit of a Treat

Paul, Tracy & Georgia welcome all to their shop ‘Bit of a Treat’ which opened on 23rd November 2013 in the old post office building. Opening times are 7am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm on Saturday and the shop is closed on Sunday. They would like the shop to become a hub […]

Rugby St Cross – Getting The Right Treatment

The Hospital of St Cross and the local Clinical Commissioning Group have joined forces to promote NHS services in Rugby and to guide people to access the right service at the right time. It’s important that people know where to go when they have a health problem. Accessing the correct service when there is a […]

A45/A46 Tollbar End Junction Improvement Scheme

The Highways Agency are holding an exhibition to inform us about the major Trunk Road improvement. The exhibition is being held at the Holiday Inn on Friday 29th November 2013 from 2pm to 8pm and Saturday 30th November 2013 from 10am to 4pm. Holiday Inn Coventry South London Road Ryton-on-Dunsmore Warwickshire CV8 3DY The exhibition […]

Time to Start Thinking About the Cost of Heating?

Sadly the last days of Summer are with us and cooler days and nights are just around the corner so it’s a good time to start thinking about the cost of heating. Warwickshire Rural Community Council (WRCC) is running an oil syndicate to reduce the cost of domestic heating oil (both kerosene and red diesel) and LPG (cylinders […]

Geoff and Ba Make it to Paris – Just!

In spite of the extreme temperatures, Geoff and Ba Marsh have been successful in their bid to cycle 317 miles on their tandem from London to Paris in four days. The ride is an annual event organised by Action Medical Research, to raise funds for the charity. Hundreds of riders take part, setting off from […]

Dismayed. WCC Regulatory Committee Agreed Wolston Field S&G Extraction Plans

Warwick Regulatory Committee met today and narrowly approved the Wolston Fields Farm application. This was however after much debate particularly on the Ryton HGV traffic point. Significantly, a note has been added to the approval requiring the Committee and Officers to “vigorously pursue with the Highways Agency that they withdraw their objections to the use […]