Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. From Thursday 14 February to Thursday 21 February Knife Angel coming to Coventry A sculpture created from confiscated knives used to commit crimes is to go on display outside Coventry Cathedral. Read more... Councillor Ann Lucas OBE to become next Deputy Lord Mayor Councillor Ann Lucas OBE has been named as Deputy Lord Mayor of Coventry for 2019-20 and will become Lord Mayor the following year. Read more... Cyclists' success at Starley Sportive Around 500 cyclists achieved a hat-trick of aims as the city’s Starley Sportive helped raise around £10,00 for charity. Read more... Tile Hill couple are Coventry's latest Good Citizens Neil and Fiona Richardson were presented with a certificate by Lord Mayor Cllr John Blundell for their tireless work to raise funds for charity. Read more... Coventry shop fined for selling food past its use by date A business and its owner have been sentenced for selling food up to 10 days past its use by date. Read more... Nature expert to lead guided tours of the Coventry Peace Orchard One of the UK’s most prominent fruit tree growers will be leading guided tours of a new Peace Orchard in Coventry this weekend. Read more... New trees for city park New trees have been planted at Caludon Castle Park as part of a Trees for Cities project. Read more... Do good and get fit at the same time with GoodGym Fitness phenomenon GoodGym, which combines getting fit with doing good deeds in the community, has announced it will launch in Coventry on 19 March. Read more... Coventry couple sentenced for running an illicit business selling tobacco & alcohol Two Coventry people have been sentenced for selling illicit tobacco and alcohol via Facebook. 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 or see our featured Job of the Week - Maintenance Operative.
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. From Thursday 7 February to Thursday 14 February Coventry City Council weekly news round-up Council to report on balanced budget We are set to announce a balanced budget for the city in 2019/20. Read more... Your views wanted on schemes for rented properties If you live in Coventry and have a view about rented housing, we want to hear your thoughts. Read more... Guildhall hosts cup draw Two of Coventry’s sporting celebrities performed the draw for Rugby League’s Coral Challenge Cup – at the city’s historic St Mary’s Guildhall. Read more... New hotel for bugs looking for seasonal stay Families are loving the new insect ‘hotel’ that has been built at Coombe Country Park. Read more... 100 miles, five days: Is your school up for the challenge? For the first time ever, Vélo Birmingham & Midlands is launching the Vélo Schools 100 Challenge! Read more... It's #EasyToAsk about food allergens this Valentine's Day The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a campaign for Valentine’s Day, following the #easytoASK campaign which took place last summer. Read more... Illicit tobacco driver caught red-handed A Coventry man has been sentenced to 10 months imprisonment after being caught transporting illegal cigarettes between London and Coventry. 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 or see our featured Job of the Week - Senior Valuation Surveyor.
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. From Thursday 31 January to Thursday 7 February Coventry City Council weekly news round-up Vélo Birmingham & Midlands launches brand new 42-mile route Today marks 100 days to go, before Velo Birmingham and Midlands gets underway on Sunday 12 May. Read more... Memorial tree planted in honour of city’s first female Asian councillor A tree has been planted in memoriam of the city’s first ever female Asian councillor and former Lady Mayoress, Meto Lakha. Read more... Consultation launched over plans to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses A consultation has today (Feb 4) been launched over plans to use new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses. Read more... Time to Talk Day 2019 Today marks Time to Talk Day, which means we want everyone to have a conversation about mental health. This year’s Time to Talk Day is all about bringing together the right ingredients to have a conversation about mental health. Whether that’s tea, biscuits and close friends, dogs, family and the great outdoors, or a room full of people challenging mental health stigma, we want to get you all talking. Read more... Protection order proposal to help tackle crime West Midlands Police and Coventry City Council are hoping to gain support from councillors to consult on a possible Public Space Protection Order (PSPO). Read more... Coventry sporting heroes to conduct Coral Challenge Cup third round draw Coventry, the 2019 European City of Sport and a RLWC2021 host venue, will stage the Coral Challenge Cup third round draw on Monday 11 February (6pm). Read more... Children's Mental Health Week - calling all parents! As well as being Time to Talk Day today, it is also Children's Mental Health Week. This year it's all about taking steps to be healthy inside out. Read more... New DVLA campaign highlights consequences for drivers who evade vehicle tax DVLA has launched a new advertising campaign targeting 12 areas in the country where vehicle tax evasion is highest. Read more... Cash boost for city swimming pool The new 50 metre swimming pool at the Alan Higgs Centre on Allard Way is set to benefit from a £1.5 million grant from Sport England. Read more... Proposals shaping up to improve air quality in city Coventry Councillors will be asked to back plans that will help to tackle air pollution in Coventry, as towns and cities across the country try to address Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) pollution. Read more... Council inviting residents to find out more about flood prevention plans in Allesley Coventry City Council, the Environment Agency and Warwickshire Wildlife Trust are inviting residents to find out more about flood prevention in the Butt Lane and Washbrook Lane area of Allesley. Read more... Robot Day 2019 A major science and technology event that will explore all things robotic is coming to Coventry this March and is aimed at everyone from toddlers to academics. 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 or see our featured Job of the Week - Casual Registrar.