Category: Community

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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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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Coventry Soroptimists

Coventry Soroptimists, a local branch of an international organisation, meet in the ECHO area twice a month. Along with other women’s organisations, Coventry Soroptimists are always trying to raise awareness and take action to end violence against women. 25 November is International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, and the lighting department at Coventry …

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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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