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Lorry load of chicken on road causes delays for commuters

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Delays are expected this morning in Kenilworth, Warwickshire due to a lorry load of chickens on the A46.

It comes after a crash between two lorries on the Northbound stretch between A452 Leamington Road and A45 Stonebridge Highway / A444 / Leaf Lane (Festival Island).

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Free visits to Shakespeare homes for disabled visitors

William Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon- Avon Credit: PA

People with access needs can visit the Shakespeare family homes in Stratford-upon-Avon for free this weekend, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust has announced.

It marks the weekend of Disabled Access Day, designed to raise awareness about the access needs of people with disabilities.

Sites involved in the initiative include:

  • Shakespeare's birthplace
  • Shakespeare's New Place
  • Anne Hathaway's Cottage
  • Hall's Croft

JLR announces £200m redevelopment of Gaydon site

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Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans for a £200m redevelopment of its base in Gaydon in Warwickshire.

The site is JLR's design and engineering centre and the plans present the first major construction project at one of the company's non-manufacturing sites in more than a decade.

The company says it hopes to make the site 'the world’s foremost automotive product, engineering and design sites'.

The new design and engineering centre is a testament both to Jaguar Land Rover's British heritage of innovation and its compelling vision for future vehicle technology. The new space will centralise our design, product engineering and purchasing functions in an original and modern environment, as well as creating additional capacity for the future.

– Chris Elliott, Property Programmes Director for Jaguar Land Rover
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