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Council and democracy news

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.

Plans for city approved

Published on Wednesday, 01 November 2017

Coventry’s Local Plan has now received government approval following its submission to the Secretary of State in April 2016.

Finsbury Park attack and reporting hate crime

Published on Monday, 19 June 2017

Statement following the senseless attack on innocent people near Finsbury Park Mosque.

Manchester attack - Joint statement

Published on Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Manchester attack - Joint statement from the Lord Mayor, Council Leader, Deputy Leader and the Leader of the Conservative group.

Grace and Nicola

Spreading the word about Aspiring Leaders

Published on Tuesday, 25 April 2017

The Council’s Head of Workforce Transformation will be one of the key speakers at a national event to look at ‘transforming, modernising and improving’ the way local authorities work.

Backing the Bid

City of Culture – bidding cities announced

Published on Thursday, 02 March 2017

The government has today formally announced the list of cities bidding to be UK City of Culture 2021 – and everyone in Coventry is being asked to show their support for the city’s Bid.

Cllr Harvard and Cllr Skipper announced as next Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor

Published on Thursday, 12 May 2016

Councillor Lindsley Harvard, will become the next Lord Mayor for 2016-17 on May 19 at the Mayor Making ceremony as part of the Council’s Annual General Meeting being held at the Cathedral.

Connecting Communities consultation meetings continue in the New Year

Published on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Another series of consultation meetings will take place early in the New Year on the Council’s Connecting Communities proposals.

Consultation to begin on Connecting Communities proposals

Published on Thursday, 03 December 2015

The first seven of a series of meetings will take place this week to discuss the Council’s Connecting Communities proposals.

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