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Council and democracy news

Bearing the brunt of government cuts

Published on Monday, 19 November 2018

The Council is setting out its pre-budget proposals, which it hopes will mean a balanced budget for the city in 2019/20.

Council shortlisted for top award

Published on Monday, 05 November 2018

Coventry City Council has been shortlisted in the ‘Council of the Year’ category for the Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards 2019.

Council's Director of Public Health Annual report published

Published on Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Public Health's annual report for 2017/18 has been published.

£350k in overpayments identified

Published on Tuesday, 09 October 2018

As part of the work undertaken by the Council’s internal auditors in 2017/18, they have identified £350k in overpayments.


Columb says goodbye after 58 years on the city’s roads

Published on Thursday, 30 August 2018

Council worker Columb McCoy has decided to put his feet up at the age of 80 after an incredible 58 year career of keeping the city’s roads in order.

Residents asked to complete their annual canvass for 2018

Published on Friday, 27 July 2018

Don’t lose your voice - residents in Coventry urged to look out for their voter registration details in the post.

Planting greyfriars green

Flower power highlights 100 year turning point for women’s rights

Published on Thursday, 26 July 2018

A new flowerbed has been unveiled on Greyfriars Green as a physical reminder of the women who fought for their rights, and the work that has continued since 2018.

Parade and civic reception for victorious Sky Blues

Published on Tuesday, 29 May 2018

The Lord Mayor is to host a civic reception tomorrow (Weds 30 May) to celebrate Coventry City securing promotion back to League One.

Cabinet changes to meet fresh challenges

Published on Thursday, 10 May 2018

Coventry City Council’s Cabinet will have a slightly new look for the coming year.

Make sure you’re registered to vote in time for the local elections this May

Published on Thursday, 29 March 2018

On Thursday 3 May, residents in Coventry will have their chance to go to the polls to vote on who represents them at a local level.

Tributes to long-serving councillors

Published on Thursday, 15 March 2018

City councillors have paid tribute to two long-serving colleagues who are standing down this year after representing the people of the city for a combined total of 37 years.

Council budget gap in 2020/21

Published on Monday, 12 February 2018

Councillors will be discussing plans next week that will deliver a balanced budget for 2018/19, but there will be a warning of a future budget gap by 2020/21.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Help give Royal visitors a warm welcome

Published on Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Coventry people are being invited to give a rousing, flag-waving welcome to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge when they arrive in the city next week.

Duke and Duchess to visit Coventry

Coventry set for Royal visit

Published on Tuesday, 02 January 2018

Coventry is set to be given a Royal seal of approval during a visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge later this month.

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