Category: Earlsdon

Traffic Calming Petition

Cllr Antony Tucker presented a petition at the December Full Council meeting, responding to residents’ concerns about the speed of traffic along Spencer Avenue, Spencer Road and Newcombe Road. The petition calls for speed reduction measures on these roads. The petition, which had 71 signatures, is now closed and local councillors hope to work to …

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New Homeless Hostel’s Open Day

There will be a chance to look around Earlsdon’s new homeless hostel on 19 January 2022, when charity Spring Housing hosts a Community Open Day. The event takes place at 6-7 Spencer Road CV5 6PA from 12noon until 4pm, when visitors will also be able to meet some of the residents and staff, as well as …

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Bin Strike Update

Councillors received the following email this evening. “Dear Councillor, We have been notified today by Unite that their strike involving bin lorry drivers has been postponed until the week starting 4 January 2022. We welcome this news and will continue to talk to union representatives in an attempt to lawfully resolve the issues they have …

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Waste Disposal During Strike Period

News Release from the council (shared from Cllr Bally Singh’s post): “The Council has today set out its plans to provide pop-up disposal sites to help people get rid of their waste following the news that bin lorry drivers are set to strike. The first round of strike action is set for Tuesday 21 December …

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A Christmas Carol – Albany Theatre

As this show will have finished its run long before our next printed edition comes out at the end of January, we are providing an online only review now. Described in the programme as “the perfect family-friendly alternative to a traditional panto” A Christmas Carol, is directed by Kevin Shaw, Chief Executive and Artistic Director …

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Seasonal Issue December 2021 / January 2022

The combined December and January edition of ECHO is now on sale. This bumper 40-page issue includes 3 cash prize competitions, other seasonal items and the usual range of news reports, features and events. Once more we owe a huge thank you for keeping us going during a difficult couple of years to: – our advertisers …

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Updated Planning Application – 34 Belvedere Road

The planning application for the premises at 34 Belvedere Road (ref: FUL/2021/0974), which was previously ruled invalid, has been resubmitted and validated. The proposal remains to convert from use as a care home to 4 self-contained flats. There is a very short period for public consultation, which ends 30 August. Because we search the planning …

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LITTERBUSTERS

Hearsall Litterbusters, a community litterpicking group based in the Earlsdon/Spon End/Chapelfields areas, gather weekly to help residents make friends and build community. Following the Covid19 pandemic, the group are undertaking a 24-hour charity litterpick for Samaritans, helping to raise valuable funds so that “there’s always someone there for anyone who needs someone”. The event will …

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