Category: News

Lord Mayor Joins Marathon Grandad for Charity Walk

Next Tuesday, 9 August, Lord Mayor Cllr Kevin Maton will join 72-year-old local man Tony Cunningham’s year-long sponsored walk to raise money for Warwick charity, Molly Ollys. If you want to see Tony, Kevin and his wife and Lady Mayoress, Angela, tackle a few laps together on Tuesday they will be at the War Memorial …

Read more

Earlsdon School Shortlisted in National Competition to Win Playground Worth £5K

Children from Earlsdon Primary School have collected and transformed 7,000 plastic bottle tops into stunning art murals, as part of a nationwide recycling campaign to raise awareness about the dangerous impact of plastic waste on the environment. Earlsdon Primary has been named among the top ten finalist schools in the Message in a Bottle Top …

Read more

LIBRARY CORRECTIONS

There are a couple of errors in June’s ECHO, relating to Earlsdon Library. Firstly, it is stated that the next folk night (the Hush! event) costs £5 but the correct cost is £10 per ticket. and secondly the storytime session starts at 10.30am not 11am on Tuesdays.

Read more

Councillors’ Surgery Postponed

The June issue of ECHO lists the Earlsdon ward councillors’ surgery as taking place on Saturday 4th June, 11am -12noon. Whilst the first Saturday in the month is the regular arrangement for this, because Earlsdon Library is closed for the Jubilee Bank Holiday from Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5th June, the surgery will be held …

Read more

Fate of the Black Horse Confirmed

Follow up to the story on page 11 of the June issue: On Thursday 26 May, the council’s Planning Committee voted by a narrow 4-3 margin to approve the plan to demolish the former Black Horse pub in Spon End as part of the road widening scheme related to the Local Air Quality Action Plan. …

Read more

Councillor’s Black Horse Heritage Proposal

Cllr Bally Singh has setup the following petition to try and preserve the legacy of the Black Horse pub for the future. It accepts that demolition is preferable to a driving charge, but aims to restore some of the former pub building for an alternative use at another location. Please sign here if you support …

Read more

EARLSDON FESTIVAL 2022

Planning has begun for the Earlsdon Festival this year and, all being well, it will take place on Monday 2nd May. The festival team are now accepting applications for stalls on Earlsdon Street (£50 each), the Earlsdon Primary School playground (£25 each), and food pitches on Earlsdon Street (£150 each).If you would like to apply …

Read more

BLACK HORSE DEMOLITION

A planning application has been submitted to demolish the 18th century former Black Horse pub at 73 Spon End. This was submitted just too late for inclusion in the February issue of ECHO and is only open for public consultation up to 17 February with a decision expected by 10 March. This relates to the …

Read more