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How about trying these classes? For details click on the link below

MoodMaster A4 Poster Leamington from 1st May every week 6pm (1)

Mixed age couples and pension credit

From 15th May 2019 – pensioners with a working-age partner will be PREVENTED from claiming Pension Credit.

Such ‘mixed-age’ couples will have to claim Universal Credit instead, losing out at a rate of over £7,000 per year.

However, if they claim Pension Credit NOW they will be able to remain on Pension Credit thereafter (as long as they continue to meet its rules).

This guidance gives more detail, including how to claim.Pension Credit.2.Claim it NOW.(mixed age couples)

Autism coproduction events in Coventry and Warwickshire for adults and children

Even when it’s expected, an autism diagnosis can have a big effect on the person diagnosed and their family. You might be trying to cope with a condition you don’t know much about and learning to live together in new ways, or supporting people to do this. Thinking about what comes next can be a daunting prospect for everyone.

As a professional you may feel frustrated that there isn’t more practical help you can offer adults and children with autism and no learning disability.

Grapevine, Coventry and Warwickshire Local Authorities and Clinical Commissioning Groups are working with professionals and local families to find different ways of coming together to solve problems early and lay the foundations for a wonderful life.

We’re all on this journey and hope that by looking beyond the process of getting a diagnosis and understanding how getting things right early on, we can build a promising future for all those with autism, their families and the communities they are connected to.

Join us so you can influence these developments and be involved in the Walks and Talks and Ideas Factory that will follow.

The first step is to go for a walk and talk out in the open where families, individuals, professionals, commissioners, community workers can come together and talk about how things are at the moment and tell each other about their experiences and how they have overcome some of the challenges.

The second session is an ideas factory where we will build on some of the ideas and potential solutions that came out in the walk and talk and develop actions to move them forwards.

Children are welcome at the events but please let us know if you plan to bring them and their ages so we can ensure appropriate activities are arranged.   Support with travel expenses can be provided for individuals and their families to attend the events.

Coventry Walk and Talk: Friday 17th May 09:30-12:30 at Friargate

Coventry Ideas Factory: Tuesday 21st May 09:30-12:30 TBC

Warwick Walk and Talk: Thursday 23rd May 09:30-12:30 TBC

Warwick Ideas Factory: Monday 3rd June 09:30-12:30 TBC

April Cyber Scam update

In this month’s edition, read about a bogus Virgin Media phishing email scam, a Civilian Aviation Authority warning over fake Makkah deals. There is also information about the ABTA Cyber Attack in which saw 1,000 files accessed, potentially including personal information of individuals who made a complaint about an ABTA-registered travel agent and an ongoing TV licensing scam that has cost victims over £830,000.

To read the full version click on this link april-scam-newsletter

Earlswood Town Football Club is looking for committee members

Earlswood Town Football Club is looking for local residents, who live in or around Earlswood, to join their committee.  The present committee feel that the club would benefit by having a few more local residents.  The club was founded in 1968, and still has founder members serving on the committee, is a well run, organised club who play in the Midland Football League.  There are excellent facilities at their Malthouse Lane grounds but we need extra help on match days held on Saturdays.  Anyone interested in joining the committee or helping out at matches, please contact John Sharpe on or pop into the grounds and speak to a committee member.  You are always welcome to come and have a look round the club and its facilities.

John Sharpe, committee member.

Earlswood Wildlife Partnership Newsletter

The latest newsletter is now available on the EWP page

Warwickshire Recycles Newsletter

The Warwickshire Recycles Newsletter for March/April contains interesting articles on:

  • Wasteful Easter eggs
  • Home composting
  • Metal recycling
  • Frankie, the Guide Dog puppy
  • In to Win and Slim Your Bin winners for January

To view it click here


Superfast broadband update

Cabinet Earlswood 11 has been upgraded, meaning that many properties connected to it can now order the improved service.

What should residents do now?

  1. Check their upgrade status by entering their landline/address into the BT Broadband Availability Checker. Our How to use the BT Broadband Availability Checker webpage will help them make sense of the results.
  2. Sign up with an Internet Service Provider for superfast services. Websites like, Uswitch and Broadband Genie can give free, impartial advice on cheap broadband deals and provide information on which packages might be best for specific needs.

What are the benefits of having faster and superfast broadband?

Having access to superfast broadband allows you to:

  • Browse the web faster
  • Stream HD films, TV shows, games and videos without buffering slowing you down
  • Talk face-to-face with friends and family using Skype, FaceTime or similar software
  • Compete with other businesses in the increasingly competitive global marketplace
  • Reduce workplace costs through remote working / working from home

Please Note: Even though this cabinet has been upgraded, not every property connected to it is guaranteed to achieve superfast speeds due to some properties’ distances from the cabinet and/or the quality of their copper connections.


Have you been affected by the smoke from the bonfires in Cloweswood Lane?

Have you been affected by the smoke from the bonfires in Cloweswood Lane?

Recently acrid smoke from bonfires in Cloweswood Lane has affected houses as far away as The Common. The Residents’ Association has taken the matter up with Stratford on Avon District Council, click on these links to read the emails.  Cloweswood Lane Earlswood

Cloweswood Lane Earlswood reply from S on A DC

If you have been affected, a resident in Malthouse Lane has started an online petition regarding the recent burning of waste in the area which you may like to sign. You can also get in touch with the Resident’s Association by emailing



This is the link.

WPH Charitable Trust

The WPH Charitable Trust is a medical charity offering grants for a whole range of things within the Coventry and Warwickshire area. They give grants for a large range of items including home adaptions etc if there is a medical reason for the need. For example they give grants for small items such as Ipads, mattresses, carpets, wheelchairs, home adaptations etc. The list is extensive.

Details of the charity can be found on the website.  If  you click on the ‘apply here for funding link’ it takes you to a page with an explanation of what information is required  and gives the date of the next meeting when the application will be considered. They meet every quarter and the next meeting is 9th April when applications received by 26th March will be considered. The meetings for the rest of the year are 9th April, 9th July and 8th October.