Category: Community

Church Sale Completed

The Trustees of the recently closed Hearsall Baptist Church have made the following announcement today: “…the Trustees are now in a position to announce that the sale of the premises in Queensland Avenue was finalized on Tuesday 30 April and the keys for the premises have been officially handed to the new owners. The new …

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Chapelfields Walking Tour

Historian and true crime writer Adam Wood has been invited by the team at Warwick’s Institute of Engagement to take part in their 2024 Resonate Festival of Arts and Culture. The programme is a series of events and exhibitions across Coventry and Warwickshire, and promotes local community, history and culture. As part of this, on …

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Bring Back Banks!

One by one over the last decade the major banks, and Coventry Building Society, have closed their Earlsdon branches. The Earlsdon 2.0 group have launched a campaign to create a banking hub to compensate for the loss of these facilities. For an audio report from BBC CWR go to: https://bbc.in/3W6WgAw

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Farewell to Hearsall

The members and congregation of Hearsall Baptist Church today said a sad farewell to the church’s home of 96 years in Queensland Avenue. Today’s Easter Sunday service is the last before they vacate the church, opened in 1961, and larger 1928 edifice known as the ‘schoolrooms’. The church has been at the heart of the …

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Hearsall Song and Storytime

We are looking forward to our very first nursery rhyme nativity session. We’re a part of Hearsall Baptist Church: the church with the Christmas star of hope on Queensland Avenue. We would love to see you at our special lively, immersive event aimed under-5s along with their families and older siblings. It also marks the …

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Hearsall Baptist Church in the 1960s

ECHO has been given access to archive film material of Hearsall Baptist Church dating back to the 1960s. Three films exist, one covering the period of the building of the new church in 1960-61, one focusing on the Sunday School, and one looking at arts and crafts. We are uploading these to the ECHO Facebook …

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