War Memorial Park travellers move on from latest illegal camp

Bailiffs had been due to move in at 4pm after a court order was served on the travellers

Source: War Memorial Park travellers move on from latest illegal camp

War Memorial Park travellers served with court eviction order

The city council have given the travellers on the Kenilworth Road car park until 4pm on Wednesday to leave

Source: War Memorial Park travellers served with court eviction order

Travellers move onto Coventry War Memorial Park for second time in two months

Work on security barrier at the site to keep caravans out is underway but not yet complete

Source: Travellers move onto Coventry War Memorial Park for second time in two months

SponEnd Landmark Up for Auction

The former Black Horse pub in Spon End, whose future has been a matter for speculation since the late 1980s, is coming up for auction on Thursday 12 May.

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The Tin at the Nursery 11 May

The acts appearing at the Nursery Tavern on Wednesday 11 May are expected to be:

LooN INcRich Coad’s Wow Impro, The Rude Mechanicals, Shey and friends.

 

Doors open at 8.30pm and admission is free. Under-18s are welcome with an accompanying adult.

 

The bill is subject to change at short notice.

Silence Is Golden

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From 25 April to 1 May Zsofia Ilona from Earlsdon is going silent to represent children around the world who aren’t being heard. Zsofia says “1 billion children worldwide are living in poverty. According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day due to poverty. These children deserve a life full of equal opportunities. This challenge is a fundraiser for the charity INCREDIBLE Child.org”.

Donations can be made via http://child.org/me/blackout

£1m mystery over why former children’s home hasn’t been sold

Confusion as Wisteria Lodge plot remains fenced off and overgrown six years after home was demolished

Source: £1m mystery over why former children’s home hasn’t been sold

Earlsdon Hustings

SENA have organised a Hustings on Monday 25 April at 7.30pm in Earlsdon Methodist Church.

Earlsdon ward candidates for the elections on 5 May will explain their policies and intentions and will be ready to answer your questions. The candidates are as follows:

Allan ANDREWS – Conservative
Jacqueline BASU – Liberal Democrat
Kieran GANGARAM -Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition
Scott REDDING – Green Party
Dave TOULSON – Labour

Festival Volunteers Needed

The Earlsdon Festival is organised by a small team of volunteers.

To man the road closures safely the Festival requires lots of volunteers for a 2 hour commitment on 2 May – without fully manned road closures it is very difficult to put the event on.

If you are able to help please contact Steve Jewell via email at bsx287@coventry.ac.uk