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Coventry is gearing up for one of the biggest years in its history after being named UK City of Culture 2021.
Herbert Media have won the Emerging Talent award at Oska Bright Film Festival in Brighton.
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.
Agencies across the country are meeting in Coventry today to look at a wide variety of issues affecting people on a low income, struggling with debts and coping with welfare benefit changes.
Tomorrow (1 December) the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport will be showcasing Coventry on social media.
EnV and Coventry Ambassadors are celebrating five years of volunteering after their latest award win.
Positive 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.
Coventry City Council’s Cabinet is set to approve financial backing for the UK City of Culture 2021.
A planning application has been submitted ahead of building a new state-of-the-art 50-metre swimming pool for the city.
Coventry Cyrenians charity are hosting their annual Christmas Dinner event at the Methodist Hall on 25th December for anyone who is homeless, lonely or vulnerable.
The judges who decide whether Coventry lands UK City of Culture 2021 have paid a visit to the city.
Coventry musicians have recorded a song in support of Coventry's bid to be City of Culture in 2021.
Bins that burp, scooters that go faster when you scream and a bench that warms your backside when you talk are coming to Coventry next week and are designed to make the city more playable.
Free public WiFi is coming to Coventry city centre, bringing a stream of social and economic benefits for residents, visitors and businesses.
A partnership community engagement event that took place this weekend was a big success.
Three West Midlands cities have won over four million euros to help the region's communities get the maximum benefit from migration and improve migrants’ and refugees’ sense of belonging.
A stirring film has been released by the team behind Coventry’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021 – just days before its final bid will be submitted.
Back the Bid – that’s the key message being promoted on the city’s ring road with the installation of new signage supporting Coventry’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021.
Coventry City Council have made a number of recycled laptops available for distribution to community groups and voluntary sector organisations across the city.
Terry Greville has been nurturing the Holyhead Road allotments and watching them grow for the past 50 years.
Proud staff at three care homes in Coventry are amongst the first to receive dual accreditation in both the React to Red Skin campaign and Infection Control certificates.
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Coventry’s London Rd Cemetery, one of the top five historic cemeteries in the country, is bidding to get further grant support from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help with restoration works.
A community centre in Hillfields has unveiled a brand new kitchen designed so that it is now accessible for people with disabilities. St Peter’s Centre secured £75,000 of funding – the bulk of which came from waste recycling charity WREN, plus money from donations and grants from local and national foundations.
The UK’s first collaborative trial of connected and autonomous vehicle technology has been given the green light to move out onto city streets.
A joint statement from the Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Skipper, Council Leader, Cllr George Duggins, Deputy Leader, Cllr Abdul Khan, and the Leader of the Conservative Group, Cllr Gary Ridley:
A new police-backed scheme designed to cut crime and anti-social behaviour in betting shops has been launched in Coventry – and it means troublemakers face a city-wide ban from bookies.
Following the tragic events in Manchester on Monday 22 May, Coventry people are being asked to be vigilant as they continue to go about their everyday lives and be alert but not alarmed.
"Coventry Multi-Faith Forum is profoundly shocked and dismayed by the deadly explosion at the Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester.
Coventry University will once again host the internationally renowned East Winds Film Festival showcasing 14 film premieres and hosting directors from across the world.
Coventry and Warwickshire Nurses and Midwives have been celebrating International Nurses' Day and the International Day of the Midwife at an event being held at Coventry Cathedral.
West Midlands Police has launched a free new community messaging service as part of the force’s ongoing commitment to keeping in touch with local communities.
Coventry has honoured 13 people with the title of Freemen of the City.
Coventry City Council will host a meeting this Friday (7 April) with other UK areas involved in a pilot project to tackle food poverty.
Coventry City Council is set to give a helping hand to the city’s museums as the bid for UK City of Culture continues.
Faith leaders and the community came together on Wednesday to reflect on last week’s attack in Westminster.
Twenty-three women took part in the Women Building Resilience Course last Thursday and Friday at Stanton Bridge Primary school.
Coventry City Council is supporting the charity WaterAid to mark World Water Day by turning the lights on the under pass at Gosford Street blue..
Young people from Albany Theatre have raised more than £2,000 to help fund local athletes to travel and participate in this year’s International Children’s Games.
A group of older people have been proving that computers and technology can play a crucial part in bringing people together.
People in the city are being invited to take part in a major survey to find out about crime concerns in Coventry.
A city-wide cultural strategy spanning the next decade is set to be approved by Coventry City Council.
EnV will be inviting their volunteer team to celebrate another successful year at the Coventry Ambassador Celebration Event hosted at the Ricoh Arena on Tuesday 13 December.
A conference aimed at raising awareness and promoting new ideas around combating food poverty and creating a sustainable food network has been taking place in the city.
A campaign is underway to highlight the misery that loan sharks can bring to people who borrow money from them.
Coventry’s historic London Road Cemetery is set to be given a new lease of life following the appointment of a landscape design specialist to undertake design work to support its £1m refurbishment.
Coventry City Council will be supporting Stoptober hosting an information stand throughout October at the Contact Information Centre in Broadgate.
Formal consultation on Coventry City Council's proposals to make £3.8m savings across libraries, children’s centres and youth services will begin on Monday (12 September).
Residents are being invited to add their names to a petition to bring 300 children trapped in ‘The Jungle’ in Calais over to safety and security in Britain before the start of the new school term.
Coventry City Council is set to approve plans for the creation of the Charterhouse Heritage Park and Trail.
City councillors will meet later this month to discuss plans for a new 50m swimming pool in the city.
Coventry was today revealed as the leading city for offering a new home and help for Syrian refugees, as a report called for more to be done across the country.
As the summer months approach and insects, including wasps, begin building their nests, booking an appointment to deal with pests in your home is now quick and easy to do online.
Coventry city centre’s success is bucking national trends with a rise in footfall – the first since 2010.
West Midlands Police and the Council plan to introduce the city’s second Public Space Protection Order (PSPO).
This Friday sees a momentous occasion for Sky Blues fans and Coventrians, as the City of Coventry and the worlds of football and broadcasting unite to celebrate the life of Jimmy Hill.
Coventry has been ranked in the top 10 cities in the UK for innovation and housing stock growth.
Several meetings will take place next week to discuss the Council’s Connecting Communities proposals.
Coventry Interfaith and Communities Forum have reinforced their condemnation of acts of terrorism in Paris and other cities and said that it is important that the public understand that the acts of terror have no place in Islam.
As a city we want to express our sincere and deepest sympathies to all those who have lost their lives, and who were injured following the horrific events on Friday evening in Paris.