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ECHO Prize Competitions

Just a reminder that you still have a few days left to submit your entries for the various prize competitions which appear in the current issue of ECHO. These are the Wordsearch, the Quiz of the Year and the Aspire Style Competition. The deadline for entries is Friday 5 January. The postal and email addresses …

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Contract Success for CWCT

Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce Training (CWCT) are celebrating their success in securing a government contract with the Education and Skills Agency to support non-apprenticeship levy paying businesses with apprenticeship training, including recruiting new talent, up-skilling their existing workforce and ensuring that apprenticeships offer a valuable skills solution to support business growth. Starting in …

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NatWest leaving?

We understand that the NatWest bank in Earlsdon is closing, we believe in June. A planning application has been submitted to remove the NatWest signage, ATM and nightsafe. This will mean that the only bank in Earlsdon Street – indeed the ECHO area – will be Lloyds, following the previous departure of Barclays and then …

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Lean Body Vision celebrated

Small Business Saturday UK is a grassroots, non-commercial campaign, which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities. The day itself takes place on the first Saturday in December each year. Lean Body Vision, run by Hannah Johnson, was chosen as one of the featured 100 …

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Another alcohol licence sought

While the March ECHO was being printed, we learned that an application has been made for a licence to sell alcohol at 52b Earlsdon Street, known recently as Lickety Lick. The application is for a premises called The Generator Food and Drink and covers Alcohol, Entertainment and Late Night Refreshment, between 9am and midnight, seven …

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Friends of Earlsdon Lights

ECHO’s February issue has an article about the Friends of Earlsdon Lights scheme to protect Earlsdon Street’s Christmas lights. The donor form that is mentioned in the piece can be downloaded here: Earlsdon Lights donor form

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Earlsdon Street Lights Up

Thanks to the sterling efforts of Sandra Grundy of Millsy’s and Street, there will be Christmas lights in Earlsdon Street after all.  She has managed to negotiate the lights going up this year with contributions from most of the traders.  In the February issue  we will be doing a feature on the lights and the …

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Look: Coventry pub reopens tonight after £280k makeover – Coventry Telegraph

Eleven new jobs have also been created by major revamp at The Aardvark Source: Look: Coventry pub reopens tonight after £280k makeover – Coventry Telegraph

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