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Man dies following a crash in Leamington

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A man's died following a collision in Leamington Spa in the early hours of this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to reports of a crash involving a car and a pedestrian near to the railway station on Old Warwick Road, Leamington Spa just after midnight.

Two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene. A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said:

“When ambulance staff arrived they found a pedestrian, a man, trapped beneath a car with very serious injuries. Sadly, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead on scene.”

– WMAS.

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TRAINS: DELAYS - BIRMINGHAM - LEAMINGTON SPA

There are delays on these train services between Birmingham and Leamington Spa. Credit: PA Images

Train lines are currently blocked between Birmingham and Leamington Spa due to a fire next to the track which is causing signalling problems.

National Rail are estimating that there are currently delays of up to an hour for passengers and cancellations are possible.

Chiltern Railways, London Midland and CrossCountry services are all being affected, with disruption expected to continue until at least 10pm tonight.

Buses are operating in place of the trains due to the fire which is blocking lines at Tyseley.

Man pleads not guilty after alleged Leamington Sikh temple incident

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A man has pleaded not guilty to religiously aggravated assault after an alleged incident at a Sikh temple in Leamington in September.

Gursharan Singh, 33, of Coventry is charged with racially/religiously aggravated common assault after a Warwickshire Police investigation.

Singh pleaded not guilty after appearing at court this afternoon and is to appear before Leamington Justice Centre on February 10th.

55 people were originally arrested after an alleged disturbance at the Gurdwara Sahib temple in Leamington Spa, in September, Gursharan Singh was one of 2 people charged.

Weekend Picks: Leamington Lantern Parade

Leamington: December 4th, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Join in and bring along your handmade lanterns to light up Royal Leamington Spa this weekend.

The colourful annual event brings the community and visitors together in a creative way to share in the spirit of Christmas.

Meet new people, create something wonderful and have a fun, magical evening lighting up the Regency town centre.

The parade sets off from the Bandstand at approximately 4.30pm and is e accompanied by a local band and performers and will finish with Christmas carols around the Tree of Lights at the town hall. How do I make my own lantern?

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