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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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Bus Lane Suspension

The council’s plan to suspend a number of bus lanes in the city as part of a trial will be phased in from Monday 16 January, with yellow and black signs being placed to inform motorists which bus lanes are suspended. Bus lanes that do not have a black and yellow sign near them have …

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Celebrate your 90th with the Lord Mayor

HM Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 90th birthday on 21 April and the Lord Mayor, Councillor Michael Hammon, is inviting anyone who also has their 90th birthday during 2016 to a special party. Councillor Hammon said: “It would be fantastic to celebrate HRH Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday alongside other people in the city who are …

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2016 Godiva Festival confirmed

Now in its 18th year, Godiva Festival returns to the War Memorial Park from 1-3 July with great family entertainment and attractions alongside live music and performances. Last year’s festival was more popular than ever, with 141,000 visits over the weekend, as Fun Lovin’ Criminals, The Wombats and Embrace headlined the main stage. Other artists …

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Earlsdon Festival rescued

Following last month’s news that the annual Earlsdon Festival would not take place this year because of a lack of volunteers, ECHO is pleased to report that the popular event is now back on. Members of Rotary Club of Coventry Phoenix will now work with the Festival Committee to allow the May Day event to …

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