Local News

Calls for safety measures after driver ploughs into house

Residents in Mount Nod, Coventry, were left in shock after a car crashed into a house on Alderminster Road in the early hours of Saturday 29th July. The BMW was travelling at such speed that it hurtled through a crash barrier and a garden wall before crashing into the house.

Residents slam rubbish collection service in Coventry

More residents than ever are complaining about missed bin collections, according to Councillors representing Woodlands ward. They’ve been receiving complaints about problems with household waste, garden waste and recycling from across the ward.

Enquiry call as workers down tools on Broad Lane Project

Council workers have downed tools on a project to create a new roundabout on Broad Lane leaving an unfinished mess. Officials ordered them off site after it emerged that a water mains running under the highway will need to be moved before work can continue.


Greenbelt development given go ahead

Council plans to develop greenbelt land across Coventry are a step closer to reality after a public inquiry lasting months. Despite significant opposition from local residents, the Planning Inspector overseeing the inquiry has proposed only minor alterations to the Council’s ‘Local Plan’.

Angst over Jobs Lane safety fears

Concerned residents in Tile Hill are calling on the council to improve a dangerous junction before it’s too late. Road safety campaigners are worried about the junction of Lawley Close and Jobs Lane which has no pavement and extremely poor visibility.

Eastern Green crime wave - Councillors meet Police commander

Councillors representing Woodlands ward have convened an emergency summit with senior police figures in Coventry after a sharp spike in crime was revealed. Councillors Lepoidevin, Male and Ridley will meet Richard North, Superintendent of the Coventry Neighbourhood Policing Unit.