News

Kenilworth Train Station

Earlier this month I was invited to join Cllr Peter Butlin, representatives from London Midland and the campaign group ‘A Station for Kenilworth’ and hop aboard the test train to make the journey between Leamington and Coventry. 

MP Sees a Royal View from Kenilworth Castle

Kenilworth MP, Jeremy Wright, saw a “view fit for a Queen” when he was invited to tour the newly installed viewing platform at Kenilworth Castle.

HS2 Committee Visit

I was pleased to welcome the HS2 Hybrid Bill Committee on a two day visit to Kenilworth and Southam last week.

Dementia Friends

Back in July, I spoke about my ongoing campaign to raise awareness on the issues of Dementia. I spoke about a number initiatives locally and nationally, and one of them was the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends Programme.

Holywell petition success

Southam’s MP Jeremy Wright is delighted with the news that the ancient site of Holywell Field will be saved from developers.

Kenilworth High Street

In Kenilworth we have a lot to celebrate at the moment. We have a successful and vibrant business community, which was showcased at the Chamber of Trade’s successful Business Fair last month, attended by Lord Digby Jones and I.

Dementia-friendly parliament will be world first

Regular readers of my Westminster column will know that one subject features fairly regularly – that subject is dementia.  Ever since I was elected to Parliament in 2005, I have been involved in raising awareness of the issues surrounding dementia and I welcome any initiative which supports this aim.

New Southam hub a blueprint for good practice

Southam's MP Jeremy Wright donned hard hat and boots to see how work was getting on at the town’s new community hub this week and Mr Wright was so impressed with what he saw he hopes the completed building will serve as a blueprint for similar developments across the country.

Taking action over Horse Fair

Last weekend Kenilworth suffered another Horse Fair. I do not think the word suffered is inappropriate. I was in town on Saturday and things seemed normal but it is clear that Sunday’s atmosphere was very different. Anyone trying to drive through the town, or even join the traffic from their own driveway, would have found it very difficult to do so.