Local News

Pupils stranded by cancellation of 360° bus service say parents

The cancellation of the 360 degree bus service by the West Midlands Combined Authority will make it harder for children to get to and from the Westwood Academy. That’s according to angry parents living in Eastern Green. Critics say the replacement for the 360° bus service, the number 43, doesn’t provide an adequate service around school start and finish times.

Councillors step up fight to save rail services to London

Conservative councillors have launched a petition to make sure that Coventry continues to be served by three express trains to London every hour. They’ve launched the campaign because a consultation on the future of the West Coast service rail franchise could put this level of service under threat. 

Councillor urges City Council to listen to pool campaigners

Earlsdon Ward Councillor Allan Andrews has urged the Council to listen to campaigners fighting to retain a 50m swimming pool in the City and not to ‘disregard’ the strength of the petition, which was recently confirmed as being the largest received by the Council, according to its records.

Bob Jones CBE

We learned this morning about the sudden death of Bob Jones, the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner.

Cheylesmore Conservatives Select Candidate

Cheylesmore Conservatives have selected a candidate for the City Council elections taking place on May 22nd, following the decision of current Councillor, Kevin Foster, to stand down from the Council following the recent death of his Mother and him being selected as a Parliamentary Candidate in Torbay.