Category: News

Charity Commission Investigate Schools Merger

Arguments are far from resolved over the proposed merger of King Henry VIII and Bablake Schools, which is due to be actioned physically from September and already well advanced in the planning.The news that the Charity Commission have opened what they call a ‘fact-finding compliance case’, has raised the temperature more than a little.Julia McNaney, …

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CENSUS 2021

The census is coming on Sunday 21 March 2021. By taking part, you can help to inform decisions on services that shape your community, such as healthcare, education and transport. It’s important that you fill in your census questionnaire online. It’s easy to take part, but if you need a little extra help there are …

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Covid Weekly Newsletter

This information has been sent on behalf of West Midlands Police Protect 999, go online We need to keep our emergency 999 phone lines free to help those most in need. Many of the calls we receive can be resolved online. So for all non-emergencies please try visiting our website first. http://www.west-midlands.police.uk/ If home doesn’t …

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CovId Update from Coventry Resilience Team

Key differences between Community Testing (lateral flow) and the PCR testing (pre booked tests) Community testing is a walk-in test for anyone who is not showing any symptoms of coronavirus. Results are returned within an hour. Please note you must not attend this test if you are showing any symptoms even mild. Community Testing sites …

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Berkeley Court – Correction and Apology

There was a significant error in the piece in our December 2020 / January 2021 issue on Berkeley Court, the apartment development in Warwick Street. We stated that the site was previously occupied by HIP Refrigeration, which was incorrect. HIP are still trading from the adjacent site. The error was caused by a confusion on …

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Save Earlsdon Architect’s Cinema

Sherrie Edgar writes seeking support for the campaign to save part of the legacy of an Earlsdon-based architect of the early 20th Century: Earlsdon-based architect J. H. Gilbert, who lived at 17 Palmerston Road. designed the iconic cinema The Paris at 150 Far Gosford Street, Coventry, which is set for demolishment for a six-storey building …

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Criterion Auction

The Criterion Theatre is holding an on-line Promises Auction to raise funds to help it keep going into 2021, its 60th birthday year. Bidding is now open and the catalogue can be viewed from: https://www.criteriontheatre.co.uk/index.php There are some Items of Value here also that Earlsdon folk might be interested in. Bidding closes on 10th November …

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