Category: Earlsdon

BUS ROUTE CHANGES

The no. 51 bus routes (Stagecoach Monday-Saturday. and NX Sundays only) are being re-routed permanently away from Glendower Avenue. Heading towards Earlsdon, from the traffic lights on Allesley Old Road, they will travel along Brookside Avenue then into Wildcroft Road, up to the lights on Broad Lane. They will then turn left along Broad Lane …

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Godiva Festival Headliners Announced

Godiva Festival has announced that this year’s Main Stage will be headlined by The Verve’s Richard Ashcroft on Friday 5 July, pop phenomenon Paloma Faith on Saturday 6 July and the legendary Beverley Knight will close the festival on Sunday 7 July. Other Main Stage acts so far include Sam Ryder, The Brand New Heavies, …

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BUS CHANGES FROM SUNDAY 5 NOVEMBER

This is ECHO’s understanding of the imminent changes to bus services in the area but if anyone knows different please let us know. These changes affect both National Express Coventry (NX) and Stagecoach services. The Albany Road/Earlsdon Street route is currently served by a combined service 2 / service 51 half-hourly service on weekdays and …

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EARLSDON LIVEABLE NEIGHBOURHOOD PROJECT – OPINION

ECHO has received two ‘Opinion’ contributions about this project. These are both the personal views of the respective writers, not ECHO’s. The first is an extract of the detail from a recent communication which former councillor Nigel Lee sent to the Project’s lead officer, Bryn Lewis. It seems that all the assessment work has been …

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Earlsdon Liveable Neighbourhood

At a public, but privately organised meeting on 8 October, it was decided to post a petition with the City Council to pause the consultation until such time as it can be looked at in greater detail, and that everyone is informed of the ramifications of this scheme as it currently stands. The petition is …

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Earlsdon By-Election

A local by-election for Earlsdon ward on Coventry City Council takes place on Thursday 26 October. This is necessary because of the resignation of Cllr Becky Gittins to return to her native North Wales. Cllr Gittins first won this seat for Labour with a majority of 104 in 2019 and then defended it in May …

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Liveable Neighbourhood Meeting

On Sunday 8th October, 2pm-5pm, there will be a community meeting at Hearsall Golf Club, Beechwood Avenue, to discuss the Liveable Neighbourhood proposals. This will be run by and for Earlsdon residents, so people can talk openly and listen to others views on the proposals. This event is not being organised by the council’s Liveable …

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Earlsdon Liveable Neighbourhood

These are the personal views of Claire McArthur, not ECHO’s. The consultation period for the Earlsdon Liveable Neighbourhood Proposals will run until 29 October. In response to public feedback from the initial consultation, the proposed measures cover a wider area than initially planned. Additional funding secured from Sustrans to improve the National Cycle Network 52 …

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