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Our high streets are in decline. Local Works is a campaign to reverse community decline. Please follow the link to read more about what you can do to reverse the decline of our communities.
The charity “GrumbleSmiles” is initiating a new project called “Cheylesmore Good Neighbours”. They are running an open session of coffee and cake to meet with local elderly residents to discuss their needs. If this is something you would be interested in taking part in, come down to Cheylesmore Community Centre on Tuesday 21st January or the Baptist Church Hall at Quinton Park on Thursday 23rd January.
For further info, please ring Frances on 07884695488 or email Frances.CGN@hotmail.co.uk
Cheylesmore Library will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. It will also be closed New Year’s Eve.
West Mercia Police have asked us to make people aware of Online Fraud this Christmas so here is a link to the relevant page:
People Point are holding an Information Fair on Friday 6th December 2013 from 10.00am-3.30pm.at the G.N.P Gurdwara, 71-81 Harnall Lane, Coventry, CV1 4FB. The purpose of the day is to bring in the community and show people what services are available to help them. The theme for the day is Breaking Barriers and Opening Doors. If possible could you display our flyer on your information boards, as the more people who attend the more people can be helped to find the support they need. Also if you wish for an information stand to tell people about the different services or activities you provide then please contact me for more information. The stall cost £5 per stall all day.
If you wish for any further information please do not hesitate to contact me. Kind regards,Lauren Barrar, Administrator
We’ve today released an image of a man we’d like to speak to in connection with a stabbing in Coventry on Monday 16 September.Mahad Aden is 31-years-old and from Coventry. We believe he’s still in the Coventry area. He’s wanted on suspicion of assaulting his ex-partner in Torcastle Close in Stoke on 16 September. The 20-year-old woman was taken to hospital for treatment following the attack and has since been released. We have been following a number of lines of enquiry to track down Aden and have made several attempts to arrest him but at this stage he has not been found. We are seeking the public’s help in bringing him to justice.
Anyone who has seen him or has any information is asked to police contact Coventry Police on 101.If you know something but don’t want to contact the police then you can call Crimestoppers anonymously. They are an independent charity who will never ask for your name – only your information. You can reach them on 0800 555 111. LINK TO PICTURE OF MAHAD ADEN: http://www.west-midlands.police.uk/latest-news/appeal.asp?id=5742
Do you want to make a real difference in your local community? Canley Futures Ltd, the not for profit company that runs Canley Community Centre are urgently looking for more people to join its board of directors. There are lots of fantastic opportunities on the horizon but we need some help with the administration required to run a safe and active community centre. We require people with a passion to bring change, some spare time and one or more of the following skills to help run the business: Accounting; Marketing; Health and Safety; Searching and applying for sources of funding Attending meetings; Running Events; Child Protection; Web site administration.
If you can help, call Ceri on 07881 388 397 email@example.com. Canley Futures Ltd is a not for profit social enterprise. Any surplus profits from our activities are reinvested into improving facilities and activities for local residents in Canley.
Appeal for help after 92-year-old woman robbed in her Coventry home Coventry Police are appealing for help from the public after an elderly woman disturbed two burglars in her home in the Stoke area of the city. The 92-year-old lady was grabbed by the two men who took two gold necklaces and they attempted to remove bangles from her wrist. The two men fled from the house with the jewellery, plus watches and cash, using a pink towel from the house to hide their faces. It is believed they entered the house in Peel Street through a front window in the early hours on Friday 24 May. Fortunately, the victim was not physically injured during the attack but she has understandably been very shaken by what happened. We would urge anyone who may have witnessed the men either entering or fleeing the property, or who may have recently been offered similar jewellery or watches for sale, to contact police.
How to contact us: Anyone who may have information regarding the incident or the stolen jewellery should contact DC Lee Buckler at Willenhall police station on 024 7653 9420 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.