Category: Hearsall

Bin Strike Update

Councillors received the following email this evening. “Dear Councillor, We have been notified today by Unite that their strike involving bin lorry drivers has been postponed until the week starting 4 January 2022. We welcome this news and will continue to talk to union representatives in an attempt to lawfully resolve the issues they have …

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Waste Disposal During Strike Period

News Release from the council (shared from Cllr Bally Singh’s post): “The Council has today set out its plans to provide pop-up disposal sites to help people get rid of their waste following the news that bin lorry drivers are set to strike. The first round of strike action is set for Tuesday 21 December …

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Seasonal Issue December 2021 / January 2022

The combined December and January edition of ECHO is now on sale. This bumper 40-page issue includes 3 cash prize competitions, other seasonal items and the usual range of news reports, features and events. Once more we owe a huge thank you for keeping us going during a difficult couple of years to: – our advertisers …

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LITTERBUSTERS

Hearsall Litterbusters, a community litterpicking group based in the Earlsdon/Spon End/Chapelfields areas, gather weekly to help residents make friends and build community. Following the Covid19 pandemic, the group are undertaking a 24-hour charity litterpick for Samaritans, helping to raise valuable funds so that “there’s always someone there for anyone who needs someone”. The event will …

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Music Festival Plan

There is concern locally over a Premises Licence application relating to an event planned for Hearsall Common this summer and potentially annually thereafter. The application relates to an “outdoor performance of film, dance, live music recorded music and consumption of alcohol” on an unspecified date for Friday ,Saturday, Sunday 12.00 to 23.00 for up to …

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ECHO AVAILABILITY

A reminder that copies of ECHO are available from most of its regular outlets but there are still some which are closed. The ‘closed’ list includes the churches, Earlsdon Library, Coventry Resource Centre for the Blind and Hearsall Golf Club. The ‘open’ list is: Broomfield News Butts News Earlsdon St P.O. Hearsall News, Hearsall Lane …

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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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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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