From Crime

Trading Standards Warning on Bogus Phone Calls

Residents are being urged to be wary of bogus telephone calls claiming to be from HMRC. There have been numerous reports of attempted frauds starting with a telephone call or recorded message rather than the more typical email or scam texts, and it seems to be aimed at elderly people in particular. Recorded messages are …

Read more

Your Priorities to Tackle Crime and Safety in the City

People in the city are being invited to take part in a major survey to find out about crime concerns in Coventry. The city’s Police and Crime Board, Coventry Police and Coventry City Council are seeking views on community priorities, engagement and perceptions of safety and security in the city. The survey is aiming to …

Read more

CCTV: Woman shot three times with air rifle as she sat in Coventry park – Coventry Telegraph

The victim was shot three times as she enjoyed a picnic with her family. Source: CCTV: Woman shot three times with air rifle as she sat in Coventry park – Coventry Telegraph

Read more

Travellers on Spencer Park:

Cllr Allan Andrews has sent a message to residents re the travellers camped on Spencer Park: ”You may have seen the Saturday edition of the Coventry Telegraph which featured an article about me calling for an injunction to prevent this type of illegal encampment. The way we manage it so far is purely reactionary – …

Read more

Travellers update: At least 50 caravans now at Spencer Park in Earlsdon – Coventry Telegraph

Council officers were at the scene in Coventry today carrying out a needs assessment. Source: Travellers update: At least 50 caravans now at Spencer Park in Earlsdon – Coventry Telegraph

Read more

BREAKING: Arsonists torch former Pails Bakery in Chapelfields – Coventry Telegraph

Firefighters spent an hour tackling fire at landmark building in Craven Street Source: BREAKING: Arsonists torch former Pails Bakery in Chapelfields – Coventry Telegraph

Read more