Category: News

Criterion Auction

The Criterion Theatre is holding an on-line Promises Auction to raise funds to help it keep going into 2021, its 60th birthday year. Bidding is now open and the catalogue can be viewed from: https://www.criteriontheatre.co.uk/index.php There are some Items of Value here also that Earlsdon folk might be interested in. Bidding closes on 10th November …

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PARKING CHARGES AT WMP

Coventry City Council have published proposals to end unlimited free parking at the three car parks at the War Memorial Park, entered from Kenilworth Road, Leamington Road and Coat of Arms Bridge Road. The justification given for this is that long stay parkers are often not park users and take up valuable spaces, preventing park …

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CARTA Needs You!

The long-established CARTA (Chapelfields Area Residents’ and Traders’ Association) is looking for new blood – several of its committee have for various reasons had to stand down in recent months which means that they are seriously short-handed, with attendance figures at recent meetings being alarmingly low. They meet on the first Wednesday of every month …

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LIBRARY NEWS

(Our apologies that due to an internal communication failure this article was accidentally omitted from our August issue). Earlsdon Carnegie Community Library would like to thank all of their library members for bearing with them during their recent closure and the subsequent lockdown period. They’re still awaiting guidance from Coventry City Council as to when …

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UPDATE ON ISSUES AT THE CITY ARMS (see page 2 of the August issue of ECHO)

A multi-agency visit to the premises took place a few weeks ago with Police Licensing, Council Licensing and Health and Safety Officers, who met with the Regional Manager and Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) to discuss issues that had arisen, particularly relating to the use of the outdoor areas. The Health and Safety Officers discussed their …

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Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

From 3 August, customers will be able to eat out at participating restaurants and cafes and obtain a 50% discount on food and non-alcoholic drinks, up to a maximum discount of £10 per diner. The scheme is available from 3-31 August on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday only. No vouchers are required, there is no minimum …

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Police Message – Vehicle Theft

A theft from vehicle has occurred in Earlsdon Street, between 13:00 – 14:00 hours on 21st July. If you saw any suspicious activity in that area during the material times, or you have CCTV or dashcam footage of the incident, please contact West Midlands Police by telephoning 101 or by going online to www.west-midlands.police.uk/contact-us/live-chat . …

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