From Chapelfields

CARTA Opposes Craven Street Plan

CARTA is objecting to another HiMO plan in the Chapelfields Conservation Area. The application is to extend an existing HiMO at 88 Craven Street from 7 bedrooms to 10, still with no parking provision, adding even more to the parking and traffic problems in the area. The proposed two storey side/rear extension would also overshadow …

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Warwickshire Open Studios

Warwickshire Open Studios 2018 runs from 16 June to 1 July. Several artists from Earlsdon and Chapelfields will be exhibiting their work in the area. These include: Ali Perry (glass, jewellery & silversmithing), Brenda Hillier (painting), Emma O’Brien (illustration and textiles), Judith Yates (painting), Emma Gluyas (textiles), Adam Hussain (glass), Sarah Howarth (mixed media) and …

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Myton Hospices Shop Needs Volunteers

Volunteers are wanted for the new Myton Hospices shop opening in Earlsdon Street at the end of March. Do you have 4-6 hours per week to spare and have a passion for retail? Go along to their recruitment session on Wednesday 14th March between 11am and 2pm at the Maudslay pub, Allesley Old Road, and …

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Cabling Work Progresses

The contractors working for Western Power Distribution have completed the directional drilling from Beechwood Avenue under Kenilworth Road and into the War Memorial Park and they are now in the process of connecting the ducts. The one lane closure and diversion at that junction should now be removed by 23 February. The next phase of …

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Effects of Cabling Works on Hearsall Common

Update posted by Cllr Bally Singh via HERA Facebook page: Following concerns regarding the untidy state of Hearsall Common left by the works from Western Power, the following steps are being taken to remediate. If any resident has any other concerns they can contact Des Gelly directly on 07850 720176 or email dgelly@westernpower.co.uk “Areas of …

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Coombe Abbey Pub Plan Update

There have been some minor changes to the planning application for the Coombe Abbey Inn in Craven Street (ref. FUL/2017/2349). The plan is still for 14 bedsits over 3 floors with ground floor extension at the rear. However the comment from a City Council Senior Planning Officer to a representative of CARTA was “The changes …

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25 Years at the Nursery Tavern

Chapelfields’ Nursery Tavern first opened its doors in 1865 and was taken over in 1992 by Harry Minton and St John Berisford, who have since worked to create the welcoming community pub and music venue that we now enjoy. Everyone is invited to join them at the Lord Street hostelry from 8pm on Saturday 25 …

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Whoberley Avenue Access Restrictions

Road resurfacing in Whoberley Avenue will take place over approximately 7 days from Monday 17th July. The road will be fully closed between 7.30am and 5pm, during which time access will be permitted for residents, business, emergency vehicles and refuse collection but not for private motorists. Vehicles left parked on the road during the work …

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Number 10 bus diverted

Whoberley Avenue will be closed from Monday 17 July for up to seven days, while repairs are carried out. During the closure, bus service 10 will be unable to use the stops on either Whoberley Avenue or Maudslay Road and so passengers are asked to use the stops on Lyndale Road or the service 23 …

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