Conservatives Welcome Government Pothole Money

Local Conservatives have welcomed news from the Department for Transport confirming that Coventry City Council is set to receive an additional £488,183 to help repair Coventry's roads following the damage caused by the harsh winter conditions.

It was announced in the Chancellor's Budget, unveiled on Tuesday, that £200 million will be spent in addition to the £200 Million announced in January to repair pot holes across the country which have become the bane of the lives of motorists and cyclists alike.

Conservatives Welcome Start of Street Lighting Improvements

Leading City Councillors have welcomed the start of work to improve Coventry’s street lighting and lit traffic signs. The programme will replace or upgrade almost 30,000 lighting columns during the next five years.

Councillor Gets Godiva Guarantee

Councillor Gary Ridley has welcomed guarantees given to him by the Leader of Coventry City Council that the Godiva Festival will continue beyond 2012.

Councillor visits CRASAC

Councillor Allan Andrews visited the Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Clinic on March 1 to learn more about the important services it provides to victims of sexual violence and abuse.

Councillor welcomes Government money for pothole repairs

Councillor Allan Andrews, Conservative Spokesman for City Services, which includes highways, has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it will give £100 million to councils for pothole repairs.This is especially valuable after the very cold weather this winter caused terrible damage to a lot of our roads.

Conservatives Reveal Budget Options

Coventry Conservatives have unveiled the full details of their alternative budget as Coventry City Council prepares to debate Labour’s proposals for the year ahead. 

Councillor Welcomes Ricoh Rail Station Progress

Cllr Kevin Foster, Deputy Leader of Coventry Conservatives, has welcomed a statement by the Secretary of State for Transport, Philip Hammond MP, which has given real hope that the long running fight for a station at the Ricoh Arena will soon be over.