New name for Nuneaton ring road revealed – and it’s for a special royal reason
The new name for the Nuneaton ring road has been revealed – and it will honor the Queen’s 70 years on the throne.
As we reported in our newsletter, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council wants to change the name of the Roanne Ringway.
It will be given a new name to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
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It was revealed in a council cabinet agenda that the new name would be Jubilee Way.
Agenda explains that the new civic honors subcommittee is behind the name change.
“The Sub-Committee has expressed a wish to mark the imminent Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen, which is to be celebrated in June this year,” the report said.
“As a result, the report also seeks permission to implement a name change from Roanne Ringway to Jubilee Way to mark the occasion.”
It is not the first decision made by the new committee, which was created as part of the council’s plans to boost civic pride.
The members also plan to award the borough’s highest honors to seven people – two charity champions and five former councilors.
Om Gurung, MBE, and Jean Whittaker, MBE, are Om Gurung, MBE, and Jean Whittaker, MBE.
The former councilors called to become aldermen and aldermen of the borough are:
- Don Jacques
- Gerald Smith
- Alain Farnel
- David Carr
- Diana Hawkes
Honors to heroes
The committee also plans to name two streets or roads in Bedworth in honor of two of its most special men.
He accepted a request to honor Bedworth’s Armistice Day champion, Frank Parsons, as well as Sergeant Simon Valentine.
The council will write to the families of both to see if they have any objections as well as suggestions for streets or routes.
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