to revive Carwood
By Andrew Green
has started on refurbishing Carwood community centre. Doors and
windows will be protected to prevent vandalism and break-ins. Residents
hope that it could function as an advice centre, with drop-in coffee
estate still suffers problems of minor criminal damage, residents
are optimistic that the forthcoming General Meeting of ASTRA, the
All Saints Tenants’ and Residents Association, will lead to
a revival of community solidarity. Local resident Jean Wood promises
there will be plenty of good food provided, some of it vegetarian
and Halal, in a bid to attract the whole community along.
hope that the shop could be reopened, as the estate has no facilities,
apart from the Hallcar Tavern. Elaine Costello, the landlady, told
the Messenger that six months ago cars had been burnt outside the
pub, but since then there had been no problems. Trade has declined
due to bad publicity, but with the reopening of the community centre,
scheduled for June, the area should become more attractive again,
and the empty properties will be filled.
general meeting is on Monday 14th April 6.30pm at St Peter’s
Church, Ellesmere Road.