Category: News

A City of Culture Volunteer Opportunity

Community Evaluator: Prior to launching our full volunteer programme, we are looking for four enthusiastic Community Evaluators to play an important role in evaluating the impact of cultural activity in local communities, across the city. You will be working within communities undertaking surveys, conducting face-to-face interviews, collecting other data, and developing your own evaluation methods …

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NENA Residents Open Meeting

Tuesday 16 April 2019, 7.30pm Royal Oak Public House (Garden Room). All NENA Residents welcome. Our local Councillors, Cllr Taylor, Andrews and Sandhu will be at the meeting to answer any questions that people have about the local area. Questions have already been raised from the NENA community about the Electric Vehicle (EV) charging points …

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Rooftop Upgrade

As the April ECHO went to press we became aware of a proposed upgrade to the existing telecommunications installation on the roof of the Albany Club in Earlsdon Street. This is currently at the ‘pre-app’ stage i.e. it is not yet the subject of a formal planning application but some information has been shared with …

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Consultation on Former Spencer Club Site

As reported in our March issue, Cassidy Group are having discussions with planning officers and ward councillors on proposals to develop the site of the Spencer Club, and land to the rear, in Albany Road. The plan is for 571 student beds including a coffee shop/communal area within a landscaped area fronting Albany Road. Cassidy’s …

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School Reports for March

Our apologies for an error in the March issue of ECHO where we accidentally reprinted February’s School Reports instead of the March piece. The correct March article is posted below. Earlsdon Primary School Last month the school choir went to the Resorts World Arena to take part in the Young Voices concert with 6000 other …

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Coffee Shop Plans – correction / clarification

Following up yesterday’s item on the plans for a coffee shop in the former NatWest Bank in Earlsdon Street, we stated in that post that the toilets would be on the first floor, raising access issues. Prompted by a reader’s comment, we have checked again – one version of the plans shows a single ground …

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Massive House Planned for Canley Gardens

A planning application (ref. FUL/2018/3439) has been made to demolish 23 Innis Road and replace it with a large, 5 bedroom house of 3 storeys. The building would be 50% larger than the existing property and would be taller and very close to the properties on either side. As well as dominating the street scene …

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