From Earlsdon

Boon for Criterion

Boon Dog Theatre, en route to the Edinburgh Fringe, will be putting on a production at the Criterion Theatre on 28 and 29 July. ’Goody’ is an exploration of world of performing apes and the humans who live with them. Set in America in 1934, it deals with the relationship between one man and his …

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Godiva Festival starts today

Coventry’s Godiva Festival starts at 6pm today in the War Memorial Park and runs over three days until Sunday evening.   The festival, which wouldn’t be possible without the generous sponsorship of Coventry University, is now in its 19th year and has entertainment and activities to suit the whole family.   More details are in this …

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Beechwood Allotments Centenary

Beechwood Allotments was 100 years old on 10 April. To celebrate there will be an Open Day on Saturday 1 July from 10am-4pm and you are warmly invited to walk around the site, meet plot holders and take a closer look at the working of the allotments. Entrance is via the Beechwood Avenue gate near …

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Alan Ayckbourn returns to the Criterion

The Criterion Theatre’s next production is Alan Ayckbourn’ ‘Communicating Doors’, which runs from Saturday 24 June until Saturday 1 July. A dazzling comedy thriller directed by John Ruscoe, this play cleverly combines elements of farce, psycho-drama and sex-comedies. Always on the lookout for a fresh challenge, John chose this play because he was intrigued by …

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More HiMOs

Planning applications have been submitted for two new houses in multiple occupation (HiMOs): 37 Winifred Avenue – change of use to two bed HiMO three self-contained studios (ref. FUL/2017/0857). Public consultation on this plan ends 15 May. View online application 39 Winifred Avenue – change of use to two bed HiMO and 3 self-contained studios …

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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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