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New Gateway Inquiry Timetable Released Print E-mail

See the attached for the new timetable

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Volunteers wanted! Print E-mail
We are still in need of people to serve on the Committee and act as Roundspersons.
We are also looking for residents who would be prepared to volunteer to be put on a list to help out at short notice for some 45 minute periods to put some printed, urgent news leaflets through one of our rounds. (We are trying to improve the speed we can alert more of you  to sudden areas of concern - only 18% of our members have email access).
Finham Buses 9 & 9A Print E-mail

Thanks to all of you that have completed the Centro paper Finham bus survey as to your suggestions how the service could be improved. 267 returns have been received - well done. Thanks also to the helpful members at each of the four collecting points, your efforts made this operation work. The forms will go forward to be analysed. Thanks also to those who sent in their views on the email version - we do not know this number of these returns until we are told by Centro but it was at least 15.

Latest Police Surgeries Announced Print E-mail

The next two dates for the Wainbody Ward Police Surgery at St Martins Church hall between 7pm - 9pm are:

Friday 25th April at 19:00 - 21:00 hrs

Thursday 22nd May at 19:00 - 21:00 hrs


Merger of Maidavale & Phoenix Family Care Print E-mail

It is proposed that the Maidavale GP practice is merged with Phoenix Family Care. Dr Jagadeshwari will retire in the Autumn. The premises in Maidavale Crescent will for a short time become a branch of Phoenix Family Care. Patients have the choice of looking for another practice (there are two other practices within half a mile) or be automatically transferred to Phoenic Family Care which is some distance away without public transport links,

For further details you may wish to contact Mr Peter Barnett Health Development Service Manager, Faseman House / Council House Coventry tel: 02476831145

A45 Improvements Print E-mail

The Highways Authority have issued the revised plan of improvements to be made.

The HA appear to have listened to the comments raised by the FRA and others at the enquiry held in 2010. The changes are not significant but will make a difference. This does not affect the A45/Leamington Rd roundabout, which is included in the Gateway proposals. The details of the improvements can be seen HERE

Warning - Recent Scams Print E-mail

Details of a recent scam that have been reported to Coventry Trading Standards. Earlier Alerts can be found at www.coventry.gov.uk/scams

Free Boiler offer!!!

Coventry Trading Standards have received a number of reports involving individuals going door to door offering householders new free boilers and/or home insulation, the latest report being in Chapelfields.

Alvis Sports Ground Green Lane Print E-mail

A revised planning application has been received by WDC Planning Department for the erection of new flood lighting. This application number is W/13/o805. The case officer at WDC is David Edmonds; his email address is: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Energy Saving Trust Print E-mail

People on certain state benefits or low incomes may be able to access some funding that is available from the Big Energy Companies to help with the cost of heating and insulation products and the Energy Saving Trust is a free advice service funded by government that will be able to discuss the options available and will be able to direct you to a list of approved companies who may be able to assist further.
The Energy Saving Trust website is: http://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk or call 0300 123 1234

How to Complain about Bus Services Print E-mail

Details from CENTRO on how to complain about bus services (contact details below):

1) ALWAYS contact the operator

2) CENTRO needs to know if complaints involve contracted services and is
interested in persistent issues with commercial services

3) The Bus Appeals Body are interested in pursuing cases on behalf of the
travelling public as long as complaints have first been reported to operators
and they have had sufficient time to respond.



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