From Spon

Coventry United VP Club Launched

With Coventry United F.C. now established at the Butts Park Arena, the directors of the football club have announced the formation of a Vice Presidents Club. Long-term supporter Keith Green (photographed) has been the first to sign up. Joining costs £1,000 a year and this gives you: – Appearance in the Vice President roll-of-honour on …

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SponEnd Landmark Up for Auction

The former Black Horse pub in Spon End, whose future has been a matter for speculation since the late 1980s, is coming up for auction on Thursday 12 May. http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-41282022.html/svr/1702;jsessionid=C311E59926505A0C7608B1B19C152F4B

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Paul hits the target

Musical duo the Targets, featuring Spon End resident Paul Copeland are lending their support to a couple of charity fundraising events. On Saturday 1 August, they appear at the Coventry Cross pub in aid of Diabetes UK, where they will be joined by other acts and a DJ from Hillz FM. There will also be …

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Date set for public services meeting

A date has been set for the public meeting that is mentioned in ECHO’s July cover story.  Love Earlsdon reports: The future of Earlsdon Library: South Earlsdon Neighbours Association SENA & North Earlsdon Neighbourhood Association (NENA) have organised a public meeting to discuss how the ‘community’ will run the library and other local amenities should …

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Business news

Ben is back!  After closing his Sweeny’s Barber Shop business in Coniston Road after 29 years in October and a brief spell working at Francesco’s in Leamington, Ben Pasik has returned to work in the area. He can be found at Emmerson’s  Barber Shop in Upper Spon Street (opposite Spon Gate School) on Mondays from …

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