Category: Transport

Fate of the Black Horse Confirmed

Follow up to the story on page 11 of the June issue: On Thursday 26 May, the council’s Planning Committee voted by a narrow 4-3 margin to approve the plan to demolish the former Black Horse pub in Spon End as part of the road widening scheme related to the Local Air Quality Action Plan. …

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BLACK HORSE DEMOLITION

A planning application has been submitted to demolish the 18th century former Black Horse pub at 73 Spon End. This was submitted just too late for inclusion in the February issue of ECHO and is only open for public consultation up to 17 February with a decision expected by 10 March. This relates to the …

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Traffic Calming Petition

Cllr Antony Tucker presented a petition at the December Full Council meeting, responding to residents’ concerns about the speed of traffic along Spencer Avenue, Spencer Road and Newcombe Road. The petition calls for speed reduction measures on these roads. The petition, which had 71 signatures, is now closed and local councillors hope to work to …

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Allesley Old Road Petition

This petition has been launched asking to further improve road safety on Allesley Old Road and roads nearby and oppose Government plans for an £8 Charging Zone in Coventry. This link is provided for information and not because ECHO is recommending that people sign (or equally that people should oppose it). These are complex issues …

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Road Closure

From 4pm Saturday 24 April-1pm on Sunday 25 April, Spencer Road and Spencer Avenue will be closed to traffic at both ends from Warwick Road to Albany Road to allow for improvements at Coventry railway station. Diversions will be clearly signed and access maintained for residents.

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Bus Pass Restrictions Lifted

From Thursday 19 March, and until further notice, the restriction on travel before 09.30 has been suspended meaning that you can travel free of charge on all bus and tram services in the West Midlands Network area from the start of service – excluding services run by A&M Group – Flexibus. Many leading supermarkets have …

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