Category: ECHO

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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Correction to February 2021 ECHO “Walks from Earlsdon” Wainbody Wood East Section

Please note that the section of the walk leaving Stoneleigh Road to visit Wainbody Wood (East Section) is now removed. There are no official rights of way and the landowners have confirmed that they do NOT PERMIT walkers to cross their land to visit the wood. Walkers can, of course, still enjoy the rest of …

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ECHO Prize Competitions

The cut-off for entries for the four cash prize competitions in our December / January issue is noon on Monday 4 January. If you still intend to enter any of them: Wordsearch, Anagrams, Crossword or Quiz of the Year, please do so in good time. At this stage an email to newsdesk@echonews.org.uk is the quickest, …

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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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APPEAL FROM ECHO

ECHO’s regular readers will know that we always welcome additional material from local people and organisations. That’s even more important in the current situation. We remain hopeful that we can keep publishing monthly issues but with most of the regular community activity that we report on postponed or cancelled, the more contributions we get from …

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April issue out now

The April issue of ECHO in now on sale but a few of our usual outlets are currently closed. It is available from these shops: Broomfield News Butts News Co-op, Allesley Old Road Co-op, Earlsdon Street Costcutter, Sovereign Road Earlsdon Park Village (for residents only) Hearsall News, Hearsall Lane Popping Cork Post Office, Earlsdon Street …

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