Warwickshire welcomes the return of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour on Friday


THERE will be road closures in place across the county to allow the race to take place and police are urging people coming to watch the event to allow extra time for their journey.

The 151km race starts in Atherstone at 10am and finishes in Leamington at around 2pm. There will be road closures in place in both towns for most of the day on Friday.

The race will pass through a number of other towns and villages in Warwickshire with rolling road closures in place to allow the competitors to pass through safely.

Parking restrictions will be in place in Atherstone, Leamington, Warwick, Kenilworth and Moreton Morrell.