Category: News

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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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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