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Godiva Festival starts today

Coventry’s Godiva Festival starts at 6pm today in the War Memorial Park and runs over three days until Sunday evening.   The festival, which wouldn’t be possible without the generous sponsorship of Coventry University, is now in its 19th year and has entertainment and activities to suit the whole family.   More details are in this …

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Good Neighbours

Good Neighbours Earlsdon is already celebrating success following its recent launch. The project, which matches volunteers to visit older people in their own home, held its first volunteer introduction sessions on 19 and 21 June in St. Barbara’s Church meeting room. These volunteers are offering up to an hour each week or fortnight to befriend …

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Beechwood Allotments Centenary

Beechwood Allotments was 100 years old on 10 April. To celebrate there will be an Open Day on Saturday 1 July from 10am-4pm and you are warmly invited to walk around the site, meet plot holders and take a closer look at the working of the allotments. Entrance is via the Beechwood Avenue gate near …

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Update: Another Earlsdon HIMO?

The final deadline is 31 January for comments or objections to the change of use from an elderly residential care home into a house in multiple occupation for 21 students. This follows an earlier post on the ECHO Website To date, over 340 people have signed a petition against the planning application for a change …

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Competition for City of Culture 2021 Launched

The bid is now formally underway after Matt Hancock, Minister of State responsible for digital and culture policy at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, officially launched the competition in Hull. The Coventry City of Culture Trust has been working on a bid for more than a year and now knows key dates and …

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