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New £37m water park opens to public

A new water park has opened in Coventry after months of delays.

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Coventry completes £36.7m new Wave water park

The city council has spent £36.7m on The Wave, creating 80 jobs, it said.

The centre has six water slides as well as a 25m pool and gym.

Woman threatened with hammer during robbery

A woman has been threatened with a hammer after thieves broke into her home, police say.

The two demanded money before searching the property and making off with her mobile phone.

It happened at an address on Medley Grove, Leamington Spa on Thursday 17 October, said Warwickshire Police.

The victim, a woman in her 60s, was not injured but left shaken following the incident, the force added.

Rail services delayed by sheep on the line

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Sheep on the railway line between Leamington Spa and Birmingham New Street are causing delays to services.

Services are expected to be delayed or diverted until 10:00, the National Rail website reports.

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Severe accident: M42 Warwickshire northbound

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M42 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, from J3A for M40 to J4 for A3400 Stratford Road Shirley.

M42 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M42 northbound from J3a M40 to J4, A3400 (Shirley), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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