Category: Earlsdon

Appeal to Catch Cashpoint Vandal − can you help?

Can you help trace an “elusive” cashpoint vandal who’s struck up to 50 times in Coventry and caused thousands of pounds worth of damage?The police have ATM camera images of the man who has repeatedly attacked cashpoints at four Coventry Building Society branches since February.He’s inserted a glue-like substance into the card reader at cashpoints …

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Road Closure

From 4pm Saturday 24 April-1pm on Sunday 25 April, Spencer Road and Spencer Avenue will be closed to traffic at both ends from Warwick Road to Albany Road to allow for improvements at Coventry railway station. Diversions will be clearly signed and access maintained for residents.

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Sisha Bar Planned

A planning application (ref: FUL/2020/3049) has been submitted for the Farmhouse, on the corner of Beechwood Avenue and Canley Road. This is for “Change of use from Restaurant to mixed use Restaurant and Shisha Bar (Shisha Bar added to first floor) and existing roof space to accommodate CCTV office area and storage, minor amended (sic) …

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Planning Application for Earlsdon Street

A planning application has been submitted for 54D Earlsdon Street for a “3 storey building comprising of community cafe, gymnasium and fitness suite”.This was notified too late for inclusion in ECHO’s current edition but critically public consultation ends on 22/3/2021, which is before our April issue is published.The plan is for a new building at …

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Berkeley Court – Correction and Apology

There was a significant error in the piece in our December 2020 / January 2021 issue on Berkeley Court, the apartment development in Warwick Street. We stated that the site was previously occupied by HIP Refrigeration, which was incorrect. HIP are still trading from the adjacent site. The error was caused by a confusion on …

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Save Earlsdon Architect’s Cinema

Sherrie Edgar writes seeking support for the campaign to save part of the legacy of an Earlsdon-based architect of the early 20th Century: Earlsdon-based architect J. H. Gilbert, who lived at 17 Palmerston Road. designed the iconic cinema The Paris at 150 Far Gosford Street, Coventry, which is set for demolishment for a six-storey building …

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Double Issue

The next edition of ECHO will be our once a year double issue covering December AND January. Please contact us before the deadline date, Monday 16 November, with anything to be included for either month: articles, letters, adverts and events for the Diary (much reduced in number, sadly).

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