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UPDATE: Lines reopened after Kenilworth train cancellations

The line heading through Kenilworth Station has been reopened after trains between Coventry and Leamington were cancelled this afternoon due to a 'signalling fault'.
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A Sunday service could finally be coming to Kenilworth Station

Sunday service at Kenilworth Station could start in December after application made

The operators of Kenilworth Station have made an application to start a Sunday service in December of this year.
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A lorry has spilled fuel onto the southbound M40

Fuel spillage on M40 between Gaydon and Banbury causing delays

A fuel spillage from a lorry on the southbound M40 between Gaydon and Banbury is causing long delays for drivers.
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Meghan Hutchins tackling the steps at Warwick Station.

‘Give us a lift’ plead Warwick residents

Residents continue to grow frustrated at the wait for a lift to be installed at Warwick Station.

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HS2 protest in Offchurch highlights impact of work on the countryside

Members of Stop HS2 have held a protest march in Offchurch to raise awareness of the impact of the high-speed rail line on the nearby countryside.
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A Task and Finish Group was set up by Warwickshire County Council to investigate what went wrong with Kenilworth Station, but the review has not yet started

Review into Kenilworth Station project failings still not started more than two months on

A Kenilworth town councillor has expressed concern that a review into what went wrong with the Kenilworth Station project has not yet started - more than two months after it was announced.
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Burton Green will effectively be cut in half by HS2, and its village hall is among the buildings to be demolished. From left: Cllr Archie Taylor, chair of Burton Green Residents' Association Rona Taylor, and Cllr David Skinner.

FEATURE: Burton Green - the village that will be split in two by HS2 line

Out of all the places to be impacted by HS2, Burton Green to the north of Kenilworth has a good claim for being one of the worst-affected villages by the line along its proposed route.

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Work on Europa Way will start on Monday and could last a year

Major work on Europa Way to start next week

A 500-space park and ride and a new dual carriageway are among the programme of works scheduled for Europa Way.

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A review into why Kenilworth Station was delayed will be chaired by an independent party

Review into Kenilworth Station delays to be chaired by independent party

The review into the delays to Kenilworth Station’s opening will be chaired by an independent party, Warwickshire County Council’s leader has announced.
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Ryanair has just made it harder for passengers to check in - unless you pay for your seat

Customers flying with Ryanair will find it harder to check-in for their flights this summer - unless they pay for their seat.

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Certain schools are set to have safety improvements in the next two years

New road safety improvements to schools in Warwick district revealed

Provisional road safety improvements for certain schools in Warwick district over the next two years have been revealed.
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Trees and hedges have been chopped down by HS2. Photo: Andrea Ball

Concerns for wildlife as HS2 workers cut down trees and hedges near Kenilworth

Residents living near where the HS2 line near Kenilworth will be built have expressed concern for wildlife as workers cut down trees and hedges in preparation for its construction.
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Caroline Lucas MP outside Kenilworth Station with Green Party members. From left: Christophe Locatelli, a Green Party member of Warwick University, Cllr Jonathan Chilvers, Alix Dearing, John Dearing, Caroline Lucas MP, Pippa Austin, James Kennedy, and George Martin.

Green Party co-leader encourages Kenilworth residents to use new railway station

The co-leader of the Green Party has encouraged Kenilworth residents to use the newly-opened railway station during a visit this afternoon (Thursday April 10).
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Graham Hyde (left) and Richard Hicks (right) founded A Station for Kenilworth in 2004, and are very pleased with how the service has been going

Passengers embracing newly-opened Kenilworth Station

Kenilworth’s new railway station is being well-used by residents and visitors after being open for just over a week.
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UPDATE: Long delays after vehicle fire on M40 near Banbury

Motorists face long delays after a vehicle fire on the M40 northbound between the Banbury and Gaydon junctions this afternoon (Tuesday, May 8).

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Cars parked on double yellow lines

Concerns over unsafe parking near Castle Farm in Kenilworth for football matches

Residents living near Castle Farm Recreation Centre in Kenilworth have raised concerns over inconsiderate parking when football matches have been on recently.

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IN PICTURES: Kenilworth Station finally opens after 53-year wait

Kenilworth Station finally opened to passengers this morning (Monday April 30) 53 years after the last train left the old station in 1965.

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WATCH: First train in 53 years finally serves Kenilworth Station

The 53-year wait for a train service in Kenilworth is finally over as the first train rolled into the town's newly-opened station this morning (Monday April 30).
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Kenilworth Station sign

First train to roll into Kenilworth since the 1960s on Monday

Kenilworth Station will be open for business on Monday morning when the first train rolls into the town since the mid-1960s at 6.16am.
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Vikie Shanks, who lives right next to where the HS2 line will be built on Crackley Lane

FEATURE: 'How HS2 has affected my life for the last seven years’

The start of construction work for HS2 is less than a year away, and a Kenilworth woman has described the difficulty of knowing the line will pass right by her home.
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