Local News

Coventry Conservatives call for health ‘summit’

Coventry Conservative Councillors are urging the Council’s Labour leader to show a bit of leadership and call together the major players in the local healthcare economy to discuss better ways of using limited NHS and Social Care budgets.

 

Hockley Lane - Parents plea for safety measures ignored

Concerned parents are furious that the Council has today dismissed their petition calling for safety measures to be rolled out at an accident black spot. The petition, bearing 739 signatures, was rejected at a meeting this morning by Cllr Jayne Innes, the Cabinet Member for City Services.

Allesley Green residents angered by right of way proposal

Residents living on Juniper Drive in Allesley Green are furious at plans by the Council to reroute a public right of way. It currently runs through the middle of a field in Allesley Green but would move to the side of the field alongside homes on Juniper Drive.

Campaigners gather to fight Greenbelt plans

Campaigners will gather outside the Council House on Wednesday 12th October at 9.15 a.m. ahead of a hearing about the Council’s ‘Local Plan.' Backed by Conservative councillors, campaigners want the Planning Inspector to reject proposals which identify Greenbelt land for development.

 

Conservatives urge Council to do 'the right thing' over fines fiasco

Conservative Councillors are urging the Labour Council to change its 'unfair' policy following the revelation that 13,000 drivers have been handed with fines the Council wasn't entitled to issue. Of those, only 400 drivers have received their money back in Coventry. 

Council confirms Woodlands Academy set for development 

Councillors are demanding answers today after Coventry City Council seemed to confirm that negotiations are taking place to sell land at the Woodlands Academy site. The surprise announcement was made in a memo sent to councillors regarding a review of polling stations.
 

Parents plea for safety measures on Hockley Lane

Concerned parents and councillors are calling on the council to take action on Hockley Lane before someone gets hurt. Every morning many parents and children walk to school on the road and they’re worried about the speed of approaching cars.