Category: People

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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CARTA Needs You!

The long-established CARTA (Chapelfields Area Residents’ and Traders’ Association) is looking for new blood – several of its committee have for various reasons had to stand down in recent months which means that they are seriously short-handed, with attendance figures at recent meetings being alarmingly low. They meet on the first Wednesday of every month …

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Bus Pass Restrictions Lifted

From Thursday 19 March, and until further notice, the restriction on travel before 09.30 has been suspended meaning that you can travel free of charge on all bus and tram services in the West Midlands Network area from the start of service – excluding services run by A&M Group – Flexibus. Many leading supermarkets have …

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Cat Missing from her home in Whoberley Avenue

2-year-old tortoiseshell cat, answering (sometimes), to the name ‘Phyllis’. She rarely stays out for long and does not wander far, hence the concern. She has three black paws and one ginger paw and ginger stripe down the middle of her face. Please check your sheds, garages and outhouses. If you spot her please call or …

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Coventry Spires U3A Open Day

Our apologies to Coventry Spires U3A – due to an error in the compilation of the September issue of ECHO, the information which appeared was from last year. The correct information for this year’s Open Day is as follows:- Coventry Spires U3A will be having an Open Day on Thursday 19 September at 2pm at …

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