Category: News

Cat Missing from her home in Whoberley Avenue

2-year-old tortoiseshell cat, answering (sometimes), to the name ‘Phyllis’. She rarely stays out for long and does not wander far, hence the concern. She has three black paws and one ginger paw and ginger stripe down the middle of her face. Please check your sheds, garages and outhouses. If you spot her please call or …

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NHS Plans – what people said is important in Coventry:

Find out the results of the work Healthwatch Coventry did to ask local people what the local NHS should focus on. They ran two surveys and discussion groups in April- May this year. People called for more timely and consistent communication; joint decision making, professionals that listen; and faster support when needed. Cost; computer literacy, …

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No 5 Bus Diverted from Monday 19th August for 5 Days

The diversion is to allow for gas pipe replacement work to be carried out. Rochester Road will be closed at its junction with Beechwood Avenue. While the road is closed Service 5,in both directions, will divert via Shaftsbury Road. Rochester Road and the Beechwood Avenue/Rochester Road bus stop will not be served. Alternative bus stops …

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Can you Help with ECHO Advertising?

ECHO needs a volunteer to assist in managing our advertisers list. No specific skills are needed – just the willingness to spend a little time each month answering and sending emails, checking with advertisers on their requirements for repeat or new adverts, following up interest from potential new advertisers, and passing on requests to the …

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Improvements to Coventry Rail Station

The first phase of work on improvements to Coventry railway station – a new footbridge and improvements to the existing platform canopies – has begun. A second station building with shops, new multi-storey car park and a ticket office, as well as a bus interchange on the Central Six side, will follow soon. Piling works …

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Bus Route Changes in Pipeline

National Express Coventry are conducting a consultation on possible bus route changes to be implemented in September. This would be the first major revision of services for 7 years. Routes affected, serving Earlsdon, Chapelfields, Spon End and Hearsall Common could include the numbers 5, 10, 11, 18, 19 and 23. However some of these changes …

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Road Closures Near Coventry Railway Station

Eaton Road will be subject to weekend closures (from Station Square to Warwick Road) for works by Western Power Distribution, from Friday night to Monday morning on the following dates: • Friday 14 June at 20.00 until Monday 17 June at 06.00 • Friday 21 June at 20.00 until Monday 24 June at 06.00 • …

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New Volunteers Needed for ECHO

We are constantly looking for more volunteers to contribute to ECHO. We particularly need someone to help with our coverage of planning issues. This might suit someone who has working experience in planning, property or construction but the main requirements are an eye for detail, enthusiasm and a genuine interest in the area. Equally anyone …

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