Category: Community

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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ECHO FOUNDER’S LIFE CELEBRATED

Around 80 people gathered at the Village Hotel yesterday afternoon for the long-delayed celebration of the life of ECHO founder, Graham Partridge. Graham died in January 2020, aged 68. As a succession of speakers testified, Graham’s contribution to the community went way beyond creating ECHO, important though that was. Among the initiatives he was responsible …

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Graham Partridge Event

We have had an excellent response to the invitation to the commemorative event for ECHO founder Graham Partridge, which is scheduled to take place on the afternoon of Thursday 29 July 2021 starting at 2pm. It will be held in the Inspiration Suite in the Village Hotel, Dolomite Avenue, Coventry CV4 9GZ. There will be …

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Graham Partridge

This a reminder of the commemorative event for ECHO founder Graham Partridge, which is scheduled to take place on the afternoon of Thursday 29 July 2021 starting at 2pm. It will be held in the Inspiration Suite in the Village Hotel, Dolomite Avenue, Coventry CV4 9GZ. There will be light refreshments provided later in the …

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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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Roadmap Out Of Lockdown

This information has been sent on behalf of West Midlands Police.The below information is from Coventry City Council Community Resilience team about the Messenger Updates. – As you are aware the government this week set out their roadmap out of lockdown, a summary of this can be found here Roadmap out of lockdown Summary (GOV.UK) …

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Charity Commission Investigate Schools Merger

Arguments are far from resolved over the proposed merger of King Henry VIII and Bablake Schools, which is due to be actioned physically from September and already well advanced in the planning.The news that the Charity Commission have opened what they call a ‘fact-finding compliance case’, has raised the temperature more than a little.Julia McNaney, …

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CENSUS 2021

The census is coming on Sunday 21 March 2021. By taking part, you can help to inform decisions on services that shape your community, such as healthcare, education and transport. It’s important that you fill in your census questionnaire online. It’s easy to take part, but if you need a little extra help there are …

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