From Earlsdon

Craft & Christmas Fair for Alzheimer’s Society

This takes place on Tuesday 7 November 7pm – 9pm at Standard Triumph Club, Herald Avenue – Christmas gifts & decorations, handmade crafts & knits, cards & calendars, books, cakes, home made jams & preserves, jewellery, beauty & skincare and lots more. Free admission.

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Plan Submitted for ex Car Showroom

A planning application (ref. FUL/2017/2280) has been submitted to redevelop the former Albany Motors site at 75-77 Albany Road. (The city council has refused permission for the current use as a carpet showroom). The new proposal is for the demolition of the existing buildings, removal of the existing hardstanding and the erection of a three …

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Footbridge overnight closures

From today, Monday 25 September , Coventry City Council is closing the Central Six footbridge for part of each day. The bridge spanning the railway tracks and Central Six Retail Park, connecting Spencer Avenue / Park with Westminster Road, will be affected for one week to complete bridge maintenance works. These works will involve the …

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HiMO Appeal Concerns

The owners of the Beechwood Gardens care home at 73 Rochester Road have appealed against the council’s decision to reject their application to convert it into a 21 unit HiMO. The deadline for comments to the planning inspectorate is 31 August. Neighbours are very concerned about the scale of this development and impact on traffic …

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Boon for Criterion

Boon Dog Theatre, en route to the Edinburgh Fringe, will be putting on a production at the Criterion Theatre on 28 and 29 July. ’Goody’ is an exploration of world of performing apes and the humans who live with them. Set in America in 1934, it deals with the relationship between one man and his …

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Godiva Festival starts today

Coventry’s Godiva Festival starts at 6pm today in the War Memorial Park and runs over three days until Sunday evening.   The festival, which wouldn’t be possible without the generous sponsorship of Coventry University, is now in its 19th year and has entertainment and activities to suit the whole family.   More details are in this …

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