From Earlsdon

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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Update: Another Earlsdon HIMO?

The final deadline is 31 January for comments or objections to the change of use from an elderly residential care home into a house in multiple occupation for 21 students. This follows an earlier post on the ECHO Website To date, over 340 people have signed a petition against the planning application for a change …

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Road Resurfacing – Poplar Road

Resurfacing in Poplar Road between number 19 and number 97 will shortly begin. This is phase 3 of the works. This work is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 24 January and will take approximately one working day to complete. To enable the work to be carried out safely and quickly the council need to …

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Another Earlsdon HIMO?

Five households in the residential area below St Barbara’s Church received an unwelcome Christmas letter informing them of a planning application which if approved would significantly change the nature of that local community. The application is to change a residential elderly care home to a house of multiple occupation for 21 students.  Conversation between neighbours …

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