Category: Earlsdon

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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Phoenix Players Production Dates

Further to the article on page 31 of the October ECHO about the Phoenix Players, they have now sent the following update: “We have finally heard from the church committee regarding our production dates. They are to be 30th November and 1st and 2nd December.”

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Earlsdon Liveable Neighbourhood Meeting Cancelled

Tonight’s meeting has been cancelled at short notice. https://letstalk.coventry.gov.uk/elnproposals?fbclid=IwAR1BwHmiYu1t2c9U4YIdZBhgbLglZT1NYhJckwCqCSaJYhyq5Q99zZ2jP_o The notification (which only came to light by chance when an ECHO team member was checking the start time) says the reason is “limited capacity and expected high turn out”. The latter, at least. should surely indicate that the meeting needs to go ahead, not that …

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EARLSDON BY ELECTION IMMINENT

Becky Gittins, who has served as one of Earlsdon’s three Labour councillors since 2019, has announced that she will be standing down this month. Having been selected to run for Parliament in her hometown in North Wales, as well as having recently got married, she has taken this decision in order to ensure that Earlsdon …

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