Category: News

Appeal to Catch Cashpoint Vandal − can you help?

Can you help trace an “elusive” cashpoint vandal who’s struck up to 50 times in Coventry and caused thousands of pounds worth of damage?The police have ATM camera images of the man who has repeatedly attacked cashpoints at four Coventry Building Society branches since February.He’s inserted a glue-like substance into the card reader at cashpoints …

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Music Festival Plan

There is concern locally over a Premises Licence application relating to an event planned for Hearsall Common this summer and potentially annually thereafter. The application relates to an “outdoor performance of film, dance, live music recorded music and consumption of alcohol” on an unspecified date for Friday ,Saturday, Sunday 12.00 to 23.00 for up to …

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Sisha Bar Planned

A planning application (ref: FUL/2020/3049) has been submitted for the Farmhouse, on the corner of Beechwood Avenue and Canley Road. This is for “Change of use from Restaurant to mixed use Restaurant and Shisha Bar (Shisha Bar added to first floor) and existing roof space to accommodate CCTV office area and storage, minor amended (sic) …

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Planning Application for Earlsdon Street

A planning application has been submitted for 54D Earlsdon Street for a “3 storey building comprising of community cafe, gymnasium and fitness suite”.This was notified too late for inclusion in ECHO’s current edition but critically public consultation ends on 22/3/2021, which is before our April issue is published.The plan is for a new building at …

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Roadmap Out Of Lockdown

This information has been sent on behalf of West Midlands Police.The below information is from Coventry City Council Community Resilience team about the Messenger Updates. – As you are aware the government this week set out their roadmap out of lockdown, a summary of this can be found here Roadmap out of lockdown Summary (GOV.UK) …

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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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