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Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. From Thursday 30 November to Thursday 7 December Coventry City Council weekly news round-up Good luck Coventry! We find out if Coventry is named UK City of Culture 2021 on tonight's The One Show! The show starts on BBC1 at 7pm. It could be an amazing night for our city. It's been a great Bid and our biggest congratulations to everyone involved. Let's hope we land the title! Another cold weather warning for the West Midlands Cold weather warning for Coventry - a reminder for residents to be a good neighbour. There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather, icy conditions and heavy snow between 9am on Thursday 7 December and 8am on Tuesday 12 December. Read more... Coventry student helps launch Mission Christmas Campaign This Christmas, Free Radio Cash for Kids have launched their first ever Mission Christmas campaign. The aim is to gather as many new and unwrapped presents for young, disadvantaged people in the West Midlands up to the age of 18 as possible. Already making a difference is Roma, a young girl living in Coventry, who has decided to give up her birthday presents and donate them to 'Mission Christmas'. Read more... Edwina is latest Good Citizen Edwina Jones is the latest Coventry resident to be presented with a Good Citizen Award by Coventry’s Lord Mayor. Read more... Coventry student brings friendship to children 3,000 miles apart More than 150 children have extended the hand of friendship 3,000 miles between the UK and Iraq in the latest Coventry-run project to promote peace and reconciliation. Read more... Choose How You Move in Coventry Join in the conversation, how do you travel more actively in Coventry and Warwickshire? Our “Choose How You Move” campaign, is here to support and signpost people who travel in Coventry and Warwickshire (and beyond!) to make the big or small change to active travel. Read more... Coventry photographer ‘Masterji’ launches first ever book Ninety five year-old Coventry photographer ‘Masterji’ is revelling in his new found fame. Maganbhai Patel, also known as ‘Masterji’, launched his first book during an event at St Mary’s Guildhall in Coventry. Read more... Coventry hosts national welfare agencies event Agencies across the country met in Coventry last week to look at a wide variety of issues affecting people on a low income, struggling with debts and coping with welfare benefit changes. For example, Universal Credit is being introduced across the country and provides support to people who are either on a low income or out of work. Read more... Want to work with us? Follow our Jobs and Apprenticeships Team on social media: Facebook - Coventry City Council Jobs and Apprenticeships Twitter - CoventryCC Jobs View the latest jobs at Coventry City Council
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. From Thursday 23 November to Thursday 29 November Coventry City Council weekly news round-up National Battery Manufacturing Development Facility to make Coventry and Warwickshire its home Coventry and Warwickshire has been named as the home of a new £80million National Battery Manufacturing Development Facility (NBMDF). Read more... Meggitt PLC has announced £130 million investment in facility in the Midlands International aerospace and defence engineering group Meggitt PLC has announced plans to build a multi-million pound facility in the West Midlands. Read more... Back the Bid tomorrow Tomorrow (1 December) the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport will be showcasing Coventry on social media. Every city will have its own day and it would be great if Coventry could shout the loudest! See how you can help... Community business award for city ambassadors EnV and Coventry Ambassadors are celebrating five years of volunteering – and another award. Read more... Christmas craft weekend A weekend of festive fun will be held at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, starting Friday 8 December from 7.30pm. The first dose of Christmas is the after-hours edition of the Making Merry craft fair, showcasing local artists and craftspeople. Read more... Coventry man sentenced over illegal cigarettes Mr Hemin Hassan Abass, 37, of Swancroft Road, appeared before a judge recently (21 November) after Coventry’s Trading Standards Team found illegal cigarettes in his van. Read more... New night time triage service goes live Arley medical services are the new provider for the night time triage service in Coventry. The service provides medical support during weekend evenings to minimise the number of attendances to the Accident and Emergency Unit. Read more... Want to work with us? Follow our Jobs and Apprenticeships Team on social media: Facebook - Coventry City Council Jobs and Apprenticeships Twitter - CoventryCC Jobs View the latest jobs at Coventry City Council Job of the Week - Payroll and Finance Apprentice
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. From Thursday 16 November to Thursday 23 NovemberCoventry City Council weekly news round-upThousands watch lights switch-onThousands of people joined in the Christmas festivities at the city’s big switch-on in Broadgate last night.The annual festive event is always a big attraction and last night was as popular as ever, with many families and children braving the poor weather to make the most of the evening’s entertainment. Read more...As part of the ongoing promotion of the city centre this Christmas period, the Council has a number of car parking offers. People can park for free on Wednesdays for late night shopping, plus on weeknights before Christmas (18 to 22 December). as long as you enter the car parks after 3pm. For the full list of car park in the free parking offer visit the Council website.Council set to boost City of CultureCoventry City Council’s Cabinet is set to approve financial backing for the UK City of Culture 2021. Coventry was shortlisted for the title of City of Culture in July and has already started a packed out programme of events. Read more...New-look city centre moves another step closerPlans to bring about the City Centre South (CCS) project will transform the heart of Coventry. The plans are likely to progress further if backing for the acquisition of further property interests in the area is approved. Read more...Coventry Food CharterFeeding Coventry is happy to announce that it has publicly launched the Coventry Food Charter. The Food Charter is the final result of research that has been taking place since June 2016 through to March of this year about the present and future of food in Coventry. Read more...Youth in full voice for UK City of Culture 2021Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) has been given the title Honorary Partner for its contribution to the city’s efforts to land the prestigious title – UK City of Culture 2021. David Burbidge, Chairman of Coventry’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021, said: “Coventry is a city that is, on average, seven years younger than the rest of the UK and we had to reflect that in the bid.“Winning UK City of Culture is about leaving a legacy and making an impact on the city that will bring benefits for years, if not decades, to come." Read more...City Centre Area Action planCoventry’s City Centre Area Action Plan has now received government approval following its submission to the Secretary of State in April 2016. Read more...Council plans big boost to city’s heritageThe Council is set to approve entry into a Strategic Partnership with Historic Coventry Trust (HCT) that will lead to the transfer and refurbishment of a number of historic buildings in the city. Read more...West Midlands on The Move launched in CoventryCoventry has been chosen to be the recipient of an exciting new initiative by the Combined Authority, granting Coventry unique power stations. Read more...Want to work with us?Follow our Jobs and Apprenticeships Team on social media: Facebook - Coventry City Council Jobs and Apprenticeships Twitter - CoventryCC Jobs View the latest jobs at Coventry City CouncilJob of the Week - Resourcing AdvisorOur latest galleriesSee our images from last night's Chirstmas Lights Switch-on.