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A illust ated talk ‘i ha d Ball f o the Tudo Co e t Co u it I te est Co pa Cele ai g Co e t s Fi st Tudo Feast

Mo da , No e e at . “hop F o t Theat e, Cit A ade ‘ef esh e ts Ad issio fo

Pictured : the u t-out shell of the G a ge a o e ; the Lodge let sho i g so e of the a dalis

isito s £

November 2015

Ate ea s of oke p o ises the e is o sig of esto aio o k taki g pla e at eithe Copse ood G a ge o its Lodge o Bi le ‘oad. Nothi g to see e ept o i ui g a dalis that ill su el edu e these histo i uildi gs to a pile of u le. Pe haps this is hat the de elope , Mo is Ho es, hopes fo . We k o o pleio of the i st ho es o the site is a lo g a of ut e all the pla i g o diio s laid do Co e t Cou il e ui i g o pleio of the G a ge a d Lodge as the th ho e is o upied. As e u de sta d it the spe ialist o k e ui ed to i g oth histo i uildi gs a k to life eeds to sta t happe i g o . The last e hea d a odii aio to the i te al la out of the G a ge as i the oi g. That ould p o ide a addiio al t o apa t e ts. A othe dela i g ta i ? We oted i the Su day Ti es that Mo is Ho es appea i the Top T a k lisi g of p i ate g o th o pa ies, e o di g sales of £ . M a d a p oit of £ . M. Based i Cheshi e the Chief E e ui e is Mike Gaskell. Is t it i e Co e t Cou il ade o ta t ith hi , app aise hi of the i u sta es, a d ask hi if he elie es the Copse ood G a ge a d Lodge saga is o pai le ith the o pa s posii e g o th. The hole ate ele ts adl a d egai el o Mo is Ho es.

“peaki g o lo al adio ate Histo i E gla d pu lished its latest At ‘isk ‘egiste , ou Chai a Keith D ape suggested it is i e the it sta ted a t ai i g s he e i e tu ies old uildi g te h i ues. He said: Wh ot sta t a s hool dedi ated to tea hi g edie al ats a d skills si ila i so e a s to the o e that as o e pa t of the Te h i al College i The Buts. The e s t e e dous esto aio o k i p og ess at Fa Gosfo d “t eet ut if e a e to keep pa e ith e e i easi g eeds e ust e la ge the a aila le o kfo e hile e sill ha e spe ialists a ou d ho a pass o the all-i po ta t skills. I the sa e p og a e TV p ese te Jo atha Fo le said: Co e t as the thi d ealthiest it i B itai i the iddle ages a d ou had this a azi g ultu al esou e that ould at a t people a d e pt thei po kets i the iddle of the it . The fa t that this is ot ei g o te plated o is a istake. I ie he itage ould e u h ete uilised. While the At ‘isks ‘egiste is t all ad e s. Good p og ess has ee ade ith the esto aio of the Old G a a “ hool a d the e is o goi g o k i the Cathed al ‘ui s. But the epo t sa s that Lad He e t s Ga de sho s sig ii a t dete io aio a d “t Joh s Chu h has sot sa dsto e fa i gs a d the o diio of the a e le esto a d t a sept oofs ill soo eed e o e i g due to ate ial failu e. While it s a dii ult i e ith i a ial o st ai ts, e ust de o st ate that Co e t has ultu al o k i p og ess othe ise the highl p ized Cit of Cultu e id ill pass us . He e s a oppo tu it to p o ide ou gste s ith life-lo g skills; ake a de t i the u h eeded o se aio o k a oss the it a d e o d; a d p o a l tap i to the He itage Lote Fu d to ki k-sta t su h a e tu e. With isio a d d i e e ould ha e a Guild of Medie al C ats e i i e ea s i e. ►To ead the full list, Google: Histo i E gla d At ‘isk ‘egiste

We a e delighted to see a appli aio to esto e B oadgate House idge, lo ked i i app op iate de elop e t fo the last ea s. “hall e see the B idge ‘estau a t t adi g o e agai ? Contacts Postal address: 77 Craven Street, Coventry CV5 8DT Chairman’s tel: 024 7640 2030 Email: info@coventrysociety.org.uk If Twitter is your thing, you can follow us at https://twitter.com/#!/CovSoc We also have our own page on Facebook. You can also follow us there at http://www.facebook.com/ CoventrySociety

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To date o l t o Assets of Co u it Value ha e ee egiste ed ith Co e t Cou il. No i aio s a i lude a thi g f o a lo al shop o pu o o u it e t e o illage hall. If ou ha e a suggesio please let us k o e ail: i fo@ o e t so iet .o g.uk

“i e ou Me e ship “e eta , Hazel L died, the task of keepi g ou e e ship data ase up-to-date has falle to ou T easu e , Coli Walke , ho is al ead full o ited o a u e of othe tasks. If ou a help ith the e e ship e o d please get i tou h.

A e e t Ce t o eei g as do i ated ith "gei g people e ited" a out “p i t, the us that thi ks it's a t a . The a e o l fooli g the sel es, ites Les Fa et. Ce t o ad it that e do ’t ha e the spa e fo o e dedi ated us outes, a d that e ha e to ake est use of the oad spa e e ha e. The hai of Ce t o a ts a “p i t us ope ai g i Co e t at the sa e i e as the p oposed o e alo g Hagle Road i B u . I ie e should ait to see the out o e the e. Be di uses e e supposed to e a e ii g e a to t a el ut Lo do s apped thei s a d T a el WM is s appi g the as the eak do e ause the a e too e pe si e to ai tai . A hap f o Bus Use s UK took the i d f o Ce t o's sails poi i g out that “ a sea, Leeds a d Yo k had all ought “p i t uses the s apped the se i es, said Les. We e t th ough all this e oio al efe es e e fo “p i t a out te ea s ago. Co e t 's t a spo t gu u Coli East a a ted it i stead of Nu kle the Nu eato -Co e t -Ke il o th ail a ut his £ pla see ed to die ith hi . The de ided to ake ete use of the ail a i stead - Nu kle - a d e a e e e so slo l gei g the e. Ma e Ce t o al ulated that hippi g up a f e z o e “p i t the ould di e t ou ate io f o the A e a staio ias o. The WM “t ategi T a spo t Pla i ludes a lo e leaf of fou apid t a spo t i gs e t ed o Co e t . The hai o i ed the a e thi ki g of a “p i t us to do it.

A i po ta t pu li o sultaio sta ted o O to e that p o ides us ith a oppo tu it to o e t o ha ges to the G a ts to Volu ta O ga isaio s f o . The Cou il p o ides g a t fu di g to e te al o ga isaio s of ea l £ . These i lude pa e ts to the la ge a ts, ultu al a d spo ts t usts i the it , a u e of ad i e o ga isaio s a d a a iet of o ga isaio s i the health a d so ial a e se to s. Pa e ts a e ade th ough sepa ate st ea s i ludi g se e al g a t p og a es that ake s all pa e ts to a la ge u e of sepa ate g oups a d o ga isaio s. Th ee opio s a e des i ed a d the Cou il is e o e di g ta geted edu io to ake a o e all sa i g of £ . illio . Ru s u il De e e , . ►Google: Co e t Cit Cou il Co sultaio .

The pla ed u eili g of the e l esto ed Joseph Le i Me o ial Clo k at “toke G ee , o igi all s heduled fo No e e , has ee postpo ed u il the e ea . A e date ill e a ou ed i due ou se.

I' e got a alte ai e ail pla ith a i g usi g the West Coast Mai Li e WCML to a ds B u , he the li e is fou -t a ked Ce t o poli ega dless of H“ , said Les. The e ould e a halt at Ea lsdo A e, th ough Ca le staio , u de A the tu i g of to go th ough Wa i k U i e sit u de Ke il o th Road, alo g the edge of Bishop Ullatho e pla i g ields, the a k to Co e t ia the Ke il o th li e he it's ele t iied. The e ould e a halt at the A /G ee La e ossi g. “i gle t a k, a i- lo k ise o l . The i g is so s all that it's o th goi g the " o g" a ou d. KV o ai li es, ate po e oli e. Buses f o the u i e sit to the it e t e take a piiful half hou . “p i t ould ha e to i i ith othe oad t ai so it ould ot e u h faste . Bus la es ha e ee put i a d so e of the ha e the ee take out. The t ai ill take i s. A othe i g ould use WCML to a ds Rug ith a Bi le /Wille hall staio as p oposed i the Ce t o pla , alo g A to Walsg a e hospital, alo g M to Lo gfo d a d a k to Co e t o the Nu eato li e. The hai suggested a “p i t se i e ould pa e the a fo a futu e t a . “ee s u likel ate e' e spe t te s of £ illio s o a p ete d t a . Wh ot t it ith o di a uses to sho if it has a e it? Wh is Ce t o pla i g to spe d £ o a othe hite elepha t just he ou us se i es a e th eate ed ith assi e uts?

A e set of Ch ist as Ca ds ill e o sale at the No e e eei g. Pa ks of i e dife e t a ds at £ - . Co ta t Coli o if ou ish to o de .

Pi tu ed a o e is the i p essi e displa of se i e pe so el ho a e o e o ated the pla i g of a t ee a d pla ue at the Wa Me o ial Pa k. It is pla ed to e o d it as a a e o ial a d i lude it o the aio al e o ial data ase. We a e u e tl dis ussi g ho to e o d ea h e o ial as the e a e o e of the . John Payne

Coventry Society Newsletter - November 2015  

The November 2015 edition of the Coventry Society Newsletter (UK).

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