Retail unit and flats among ‘exciting’ Coventry properties up for auction

Several properties in Coventry are set to go under the hammer at auction. Leading auctioneers Auction House Loveitts is offering land, commercial and residential properties for residents looking to get on the property ladder. There are a range of available spaces across the country, including retail spaces and a piece of farmland with two barns […]

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Huge £5.5m business park takes shape in Leamington

Work is on track to open a new £5.5 million business and industrial park in Warwickshire early next year. Space Business Centre Warwick in Plato Close, Leamington, will comprise of 61 units ranging in size from 285 sq ft to 840 sq ft along with two facilities blocks containing a kitchen, toilets and shower room. […]

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Co-op launches drive to ease cost of living pain for customers and staff

The Co-op has introduced a raft of emergency measures to help customers and employees during the cost of living crisis. The largest independent retailer in Coventry and Warwickshire is enhancing its rewards for members and has announced schemes to help out its 800-strong workforce. Heart of England Co-op chief executive Ali Kurji said he was […]

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Opinion: Jaguar Land Rover facing ‘very turbulent time’ after CEO resignation

As reported by CoventryLive this morning, Jaguar Land Rover CEO Thierry Bolloré is resigning from the company. Dr Charles Tennant, an automotive expert and ex-Chief, has explained the resignation and the problems Jaguar Land Rover is facing. This is his take on the huge development at the renowned car maker…. Jaguar Land Rover CEO Thierry […]

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Sadness as family-run jewellers to close after 20 years

A family-run Warwickshire jewellers is set to close after 20 years in business. Leamington Spa-based Peter Stephan is closing as owners Colin and Sandie Scamp move into retirement. Their shop in Warwick Street has become a firm favourite with shoppers in search of stylish, high-quality jewellery for both men and women. As a token of […]

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Retail tycoon Mike Ashley buys CBS Arena for £17m

Retail tycoon Mike Ashley is the new owner of the operating companies that manage the Coventry Building Society Arena. Ashley’s Frasers Group had been named as the preferred bidder after making a £17m bid for the three businesses that ran the stadium, which have been placed into administration. The former Newcastle United chairman pipped Coventry […]

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Jaguar Land Rover CEO Thierry Bolloré announces resignation for ‘personal reasons’

Jaguar Land Rover Chief Executive Officer Thierry Bolloré has announced his resignation from the company after two years in the job, citing « personal reasons ». Mr Bolloré’s resignation is due to come into effect on December 31 2022. Chief Financial Officer Adrian Mardell has been announced as the Coventry-based company’s new interim CEO. The firm says […]

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Coventry council in £5.2m pledge for ‘ambitious’ City Centre South regeneration

Coventry City Council looks set to approve a £5.25 million package of funding to help pave the way for the huge City Centre South regeneration project. Covering an area that includes Hertford Street, Market Way, City Arcade and Bull Yard, the massive scheme will take shape over the next ten years and will create ‘a […]

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New date for launch of Superdrug in Lower Precinct

A new date has been confirmed for the launch of Superdrug’s latest outlet at Lower Precinct Shopping Centre. It was announced that the shop would open on October 27. A revised launch date of November 24 was then communicated, meaning fans of the low-cost health and beauty chain have another three weeks to wait. The […]

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Channel 4 show Aldi’s Next Big Thing to focus on Warwickshire milk farmers

Warwickshire-based farmers will pitch their camel milk products in the latest episode of Aldi’s Next Big Thing. The Channel 4 show gives independent food and drink producers from all over the country a chance to present and pitch their products to Aldi. Daisy Smith and her mother Rebecca Fossett are set to present their camel […]

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ASOS opts to stock clothing from new independent Coventry brand

A brand new independent clothing retailer has opened in Coventry. Regalia Amour is welcoming customers to its store along Brownshill Green Road in Coundon, offering a variety of women’s clothes and accessories. The store supplies a ‘regal’ touch to its clothes with the late Queen Elizabeth II an inspiration behind its brand, ’embodying elegance, class […]

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Nuneaton petrol station reveals bakery plan

A Nuneaton petrol station has revealed plans for a bakery. The new feature would form part of a proposed extension at Glendale Service Station on Croft Road. The petrol station, known locally as the ‘Jet garage’, has asked Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council for approval of the scheme which would include an ancillary bakery, jet […]

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Proposal for houses and shops on land near to Nuneaton tip

Houses and shops could be built on land near to Nuneaton’s largest tip. It has been revealed that Judkins Quarry is one of four proposed Investment Zone sites in Warwickshire. Warwickshire County Council has submitted an ‘Expression of Interest’ to the government for the site, and three others, to become an Investment Zone, aimed at […]

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Coventry City Council to vote on ‘financial support package’ for Wasps

Wasps Rugby Football Club could be handed a financial lifeline by Coventry City Council after an emergency meeting was called. Labour councillors will vote on a financial package tonight that will help Wasps stave off administration, according to BBC CWR. On Wednesday, Wasps Holdings Limited announced it was ‘likely’ to go into administration in the […]

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Discounts galore as new Shoe Zone opens in Coventry

A new shoe shop will open in Coventry city centre today – with huge discounts to boot. Customers at the new Shoe Zone in Lower Precinct will be able to get £10 off selected women’s boots and £5 off selected kids and men’s footwear. The retailer says ‘big Autumn savings’ will follow in the weeks […]

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The Entertainer opens new outlet in Coventry

The Entertainer has opened a new outlet in Coventry. The national toy retailer has opened within the Tesco Extra at Arena Shopping Park in Phoenix Way. News about the addition to the store was spotted on Facebook. It’s The Entertainer’s second outlet in Coventry, adding to its store in the Lower Precinct Shopping Centre. Its […]

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