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Lloyds Bank email Address Error in ECHO

We have realised that there was an error in the address for Matthew Harris in the November issue. We printed Matthew.MFHarris@lloydsbanking.com It should have been Matthew.MF.Harris@lloydsbanking.com – i.e. there are 2 full stops in his name. Our apologies to anyone who has had an email returned as undeliverable.

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Farewell to World War Two Veteran Frank

A fitting tribute from the Coventry Telegraph to Frank Knee, a WW2 veteran and one of their own long serving employees who was a long time resident of the ECHO area, in Mount Street and then Canley Road. Any Coventry RFC fans above a certain age would know of his son Paul and nephew Russ …

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Philip Larkin book – update

Further to the review in the November ECHO of Chris Arnot’s new book Larkin About In Coventry, the book is now on sale locally at Beer Gonzo, the Phone Shop and Earlsdon Cobblers as well as Earlsdon Street Post Office. It should be in Waterstone’s in the city centre shortly and is already on sale …

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Petition Against Lloyds Closure

There has been a strong reaction from residents, businesses and political representatives to the proposed closure of the Earlsdon Street branch of Lloyds Bank, the last remaining bank in our area. Businesses hosting the petition against this proposal are as follows: • Albany Cycles • Albany News & Wine • Antiques of Earlsdon • AP …

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Urgent Appeal to Trace Fatal Hit and Run Driver

West Midlands Police has issued an urgent appeal for information to trace a hit-and-run driver involved in a fatal collision in Chapelfields on the evening of Sunday 7 October. Officers were called to Allesley Old Road following the collision at 7.50pm near the junction with Duke Street. It’s understood a local man − believed to …

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