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Fa a taste sessio i the histo i spo t of a he ? The e s a oppo tu it i August fo all ages i e ea s a d up a ds at Cha te house ith o e hou sessio s. The dates a e: Mo da August , F ida , August a d Mo da August 9, et ee the hou s oo a d p . You a e ad ised to ook i ad a e e aili g e ep @ i gi edia. o ith p efe ed date a d i e.

Total elia e o ou lo al autho it to p o ide so e of the pu li se i es is o i g to a e d a d that ight ell e o ad thi g. Fo too lo g the esou eful ess of the o di a a a d o a i the st eet ha e ote ee ig o ed those e e plo to u ou it . I the e d ou e thusias has ee lu ted. Ho e e , the e a e i te esi g e a ples of p og ess e e gi g that ill su el ake Co e t a o e e a di g a d e ii g pla e to li e i . Fo i sta e, the o k of Histo i Co e t T ust ith its a iious pla s that ill eath e life i to so e of ou he itage sites. Cha te house ith its a ie t pa k a d the Lo do ‘oad Ce ete , the last esi g pla e of a p o i e t iize s, ill oth ha e a e i po ta e i the life of Co e t . Hopefull othe he itage assets ill e e tuall o e u de the u ella of the T ust. No e a e delighted to hea that I spiri g Co u iies led Ca ole Do ell is the p efe ed idde to take o e the P io Visito Ce t e. He p oposal ould see the e ue u as a so ial e te p ise usi ess ope ai g ultu al a d othe a i iies. He id p oposed i e atego ies that it The bid: The P io Visito Ce t e sho i g ill ofe – histo ; tou is ; edu aio e t to the upstai s fu io oo at the p o oi g the it s edie al sto to top of the steps futu e ge e aio s ; a o u it spa e i ludi g fo a uli-faith g oup hi h u e tl uses the fu io oo ; a d health a d ell ei g i ludi g oga a d othe lasses, a d a health eai g afe . The id has the a ki g of the Co e t U i e sit So ial E te p ise Clu , hi h is p o idi g suppo t o e the usi ess odel. Co e t So iet has also ofe ed suppo t to the e tu e a d e e s ill eed to olu tee he p e ise details a e pu lished. ‘e e t sto ies i the edia i di ate that so e a h li a ies a e likel to lose u less e e s of the lo al o u it ofe to step i . While the e a e e eits he e f o lo al i ol e e t the e a e spe ialist skills e ui ed to ai tai the so t of sta da ds the se i e eeds. Hopefull the e ill e p ope suppo t a d ad i e a aila le f o p ofessio als e ha e o e to k o a d espe t. The e has also ee so e o e e t to a ds lo al g oups taki g espo si ilit fo thei lo al pa k o g ee spa e. The e a t p o ess is u lea at the o e t ut su el the e ill e e p essio s of i te est o i g fo a d i the ea futu e.

August 2016

Cambridge Street Mosque Stoney Stanton Road, corner of Cambridge St. Monday, August 8 Meeting at 6.30pm Please note the time.

We a e delighted to epo t a ha ge of hea t that o ea s the fo e Co-op sto e i Co po aio St eet ill ot e de olished o to ake a fo a e uildi g.

Ha i g e a i ed the pla i g appli aio fo stude t lats o the fo e Dai C est depot site e de ided to o je t to the de elop e t o the asis that eside ts a d the o ido fo a ‘i e She ou e pedest ia li k to Cha te house a e ete se ed ith a less i te si e s he e.

Just a ou ed is a othe la ge o ple desig ed to a o odate a othe 9 eds fo stude ts at Co e t U i e sit . It is sited o the o e of Lo e Fo d St eet a d opposite the ou da out at Sk lue Wa . The a ist s i p essio sho s the ele aio o the Lo e Fo d St eet side of the uildi g. The site as fo e l o upied JS Chi , E gi ee i g.

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‘e e tl I ep ese ted the “o iet at t o o t asi g o e o aio s of the e te a of the Batle of the “o e. O a Thu sda e e i g I had the ho ou of ate di g the aio al se i e of e e a e a d igil at West i ste A e . All togethe the e e e eight e e s of Ci i Voi e a d olu tee s f o i i g oups f o a ou d the ou t at the se i e. We joi ed the Quee a d P i e Philip togethe ith the P i e Mi iste a d the Leade of the Opposiio i a e o i g sho t se i e, hi h as follo ed a o e ight igil a ou d the To of the U k o “oldie . B o t ast, the follo i g o i g I as i ited to a s hool

asse l at Ede Gi ls “ hool i “to e “ta to ‘oad. “o e of the gi ls i Yea pi tu ed let had isited Wo ld Wa I atleields a d had esea hed t o soldie s ho had died at the atle of the “o e. The Asse l i luded i fo aio a out the Batle of the “o e, usi , poet a d eadi gs f o soldie s p ese t at the atle a d t o i utes sile e i e o of those ho died i the ost de astai g of all atles. “o e hild e had eated pai i g elai g to the a . Ate the Asse l the gi ls a d thei tea he u eiled a e o ial ga de that the a e eai g i e o of the t o soldie s the had esea hed; P i ate Philip G a West, aged a d P i ate A. H. Ca pe te , aged . The e o ial had ee eated as pa t of a p oje t alled Lega , hi h is a i iiai e hi h e ou ages stude ts ho e gage i the Fi st Wo ld Wa Ce te a Batleields Tou P og a e to deli e a o u it - ased Fi st Wo ld Wa p oje t. I e o ded Co e t s e est a e o ial fo the Wa Me o ials O li e data ase a d ou e site, i gi g to the u e of Fi st Wo ld Wa e o ials i the it that e ha e su e ed. Joh Pa e

Vi a ail has sig ed its i st passe ge se i e lease deal ith West Midla ds Co i ed Autho it WMCA , that ill e a le at hda t ai se i es to the ‘i oh A e a to e u at last Lo do Midla d. The pla is to use o e ted Lo do tu e th ee- a t ai s k o as Class p otot pes to u o the Co e t to Nu eato li e. At the o e t just o e t ai a hou a i g 5 passe ge s u s o the oute ut the e t ai s a a th ee i es as a people. The e-e gi ee ed t ai s ill e p o ided Wa i kshi e e gi ee i g o pa Vi a ail Ltd. The e Co e t A e a staio ope ed i Ja ua a d the ou il sa it a ts to talk to Wasps a d Co e t Cit as soo as possi le to i p o e at hda se i es. If all goes to pla the Class t ai s ould e u i g efo e Ch ist as. The ill e used fo a t ial pe iod of o ths. P e iousl the situaio as less tha saisfa to he a t ial u took pla e he e apa it o the li e as i eased fo Wasps ga es agai st Ha le ui s a d Lei este Tige s. Ate a ds it e e ged that the ug lu a d ope ato Lo do Midla d lost £ , . The u e t desig details a e i te esi g ith the t o d i i g a s etai i g thei o igi al o d- usi g la out hilst the iddle a ill sho ase dife e t seai g a d ta le a a ge e ts. Vi a ail s ai is to gai di e t feed- a k f o the pu li so that othe ail ope ato s ight adopt si ila p oposals fo othe se i es. The D-t ai is ade f o up led a d o e ted D Dist i t Li e sto k. This e di e io ill hopefull help Lo do Midla d get a ou d the sho tage of suita le diesel u its a d see a e d to the lo g u i g saga.

E –Lo do U de g ou d t ai s ha e ee u i g su essfull o the Isla d Li e f o ‘ de si e . The tu e t ai s a e al ost - ea s-old o - t i e the age of a othe olli g sto k i dail use. U fo tu atel the t a k itself is also i a poo state. ‘e e t efu ish e t has e te ded the life of these t ai s, ut epla e e ts ill soo e eeded. A i depe de t stud e o e ds epla e e t ith se o d-ha d t a s.

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Coventry Society Newsletter - August 2016  

The August 2016 edition of the Coventry Society (UK) newsletter.

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