Local News

Spade in the Ground at Kenilworth Station

Recently I attended the Spade in the Ground event at the site of the new Kenilworth Station on Priory Road, that officially marked the start of construction work to build the station.  It is exciting to think that a year from now a new railway station will service Kenilworth, bringing considerabl

Launch of #WeStandTogether

The referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union was a divisive experience. It divided friends, families and colleagues, but that issue is now resolved. This debate, or any debate, is no excuse for prejudice, for hatred or for violence.

Southam College’s New Nature Reserve

I was delighted to open Southam College’s Nature Reserve alongside the town’s Mayor, Mike Harding. The Nature Reserve is the brainchild of the College Eco Club who have been working for three years to create this reserve offering recreational and educational activities.

The Worthies Awards

I was delighted to attend ‘The Worthies Awards’ - the first ever dedicated awards ceremony in Kenilworth, for Kenilworth.   

Official Opening of RMI Academy

I cut the ribbon at the official opening of the RMI Academy of Automotive Skills in Southam.  The brand new, state of the art training facility has been set up by the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) and will act as a leading industry resource for MOT tester training.   

Opening Tithe Lodge in Southam

Last Friday, I had the pleasure of attending the official opening of Tithe Lodge in Southam.  There was a real feeling of celebration in the April air and a great turn out.

Backing the local Biogas industry

I recently visited two Stoneleigh based businesses - agriKomp and Weltec Biopower - to learn more about the anaerobic digestion (AD) projects they are involved in.

Site visit to Toll Bar Island

An issue I am frequently asked about is the amount of on-going road works in our area especially by those who regularly use the Toll Bar Island on the A45, which is right at the very edge of the Kenilworth and Southam constituency.