Category: Spon

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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Councillor’s Black Horse Heritage Proposal

Cllr Bally Singh has setup the following petition to try and preserve the legacy of the Black Horse pub for the future. It accepts that demolition is preferable to a driving charge, but aims to restore some of the former pub building for an alternative use at another location. Please sign here if you support …

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SINGING WITH SPONNIE THE FISH AND THE 50 SEA CREATURES AT ‘MOIRA’S WET FISH SHOP’

Local musician Christopher Sidwell is singing original songs about Spon End in a pavement performance in the company of Sponnie the Fish and 50 sea creature creations, outside Moira’s Wet Fish Shop, on the weekend of Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 March, between 11am and 3pm. Moira’s Wet Fish Shop is a well known shop …

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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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CULFC Fund Raising Update

Latest progress on the fundraising by Earlsdon based Michael Mogan to support the women of Coventry United Ladies Football Club who were left high and dry two days before Christmas. https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/p/supporting-coventry-uniteds-ladies?fbclid=IwAR1n6hFXFQBr1wmdypJ7FGSNkdlfkA1TWXAwp0hqwzoInpZtoXNnDnB8gs4

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Bin Strike Update

Councillors received the following email this evening. “Dear Councillor, We have been notified today by Unite that their strike involving bin lorry drivers has been postponed until the week starting 4 January 2022. We welcome this news and will continue to talk to union representatives in an attempt to lawfully resolve the issues they have …

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Waste Disposal During Strike Period

News Release from the council (shared from Cllr Bally Singh’s post): “The Council has today set out its plans to provide pop-up disposal sites to help people get rid of their waste following the news that bin lorry drivers are set to strike. The first round of strike action is set for Tuesday 21 December …

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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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