Category: Chapelfields

Healthwatch Public Meeting

Healthwatch Coventry is holding an open meeting for Coventry people at Queens Road Baptist Church Centre from 9.45am until 1pm on 16 July. Here are the details: Join our conversation about what the local NHS should do to help people live well and get better support. NHS plans suggest lots of different approaches and priorities …

Read more

Bus Route Changes in Pipeline

National Express Coventry are conducting a consultation on possible bus route changes to be implemented in September. This would be the first major revision of services for 7 years. Routes affected, serving Earlsdon, Chapelfields, Spon End and Hearsall Common could include the numbers 5, 10, 11, 18, 19 and 23. However some of these changes …

Read more

Christmas Star Shines Once More

In a short ceremony this morning, attended by a small but hardy group in freezing conditions, the refurbished Christmas Star at Hearsall Baptist Church was switched on re-dedicated in memory of all those people who have contributed to its design, maintenance and operation over more than half a century. The star has come to be …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more