Chris Discombe has finally switched off the meter after an incredible 45 year career as a black cab driver in Coventry.
Hereward College in Coventry has been recognised for its work supporting careers education and helping young people into the world of work.
Coventry could be in for a multi-million pound windfall as it reaps the benefits of new superfast broadband.
Art exhibitions, live music, a football World Cup and two community parties will be just some of the ways that Coventry celebrates the contribution, creativity and resilience of refugees that now call
A Public Space Protection Order that aims to curb the behaviour of irresponsible dog owners in Coventry is working well – and it is likely to be renewed for a further three years.
Young musicians from Coventry schools are being given the chance to showcase their talents in one of the city’s most iconic buildings.
The Council will be able to earmark £4.75m to put towards the City of Culture activities in 2021 after it announced its end of year financial position for 2017/18.
The early success at Coventry’s most ambitious mixed-used, city centre development should give a confidence boost to the city.
Young people from across Coventry have been invited to have their say on the city and their own wellbeing in a new survey.
A clean up of Spon Street subway will take place next Tuesday 29 May with drinks and snacks provided for all who help out.
Coventry’s new £36.7million city centre waterpark will be making its latest splash as the venue’s thrill-ride slides arrive this week.
Coventry’s Cabinet Member for Adult Services is urging people to be a part of the Dementia Action Week. (21-27 May)
The West Midlands Combined Authority has today (Fri 11 May) formally launched its bid to bring Channel 4 (C4) to the region.
CityFibre to invest £60 million in full fibre infrastructure for Coventry in partnership with Vodafone.
Lord Mayor Cllr Tony Skipper hosted the stars and backroom staff of Coventry Rugby Football Club to congratulate them on their title winning season.
Coventry will join towns and cities around the UK to celebrate Armed Forces Day in June and say ‘thank-you’ to those who serve.
Yesterday West Midlands Police opened their doors to new volunteer police officers.
If you are aged between 11 and 18 we want to hear your thoughts about your city, whether that’s good or bad.
Coventry’s UK City of Culture team has added another date to its round of public meetings due to popular demand.
A pupil from Caludon Castle School in Wyken, Coventry gave the performance of her life at London’s spectacular Royal Albert Hall on 26 March.
The Lord Mayor’s Committee for Peace and Reconciliation is searching for a new logo and would like the public to get involved.
A teenage motocross competitor from Coventry is looking to get off to a flying start in a major girls tournament when she travels to Scotland this month – and has had a little help from her employer.
Pupils from 30 primary schools have been learning about all things Japanese as part of an event marking the countdown to Tokyo 2020.
New powers are being successfully used in parts of Coventry to address anti-social behaviour (ASB) based around properties in some areas of the city.
Bishop and Lord Mayor of Coventry will unveil charity’s new premises.
Coventry Councillors are calling on the government to reverse cuts made to police budgets and help victims of crime.
Three West Midlands cities have started work on a major initiative to help the region's communities get the maximum benefit from migration.
Members of the public will be given an insight into the next steps for Coventry as UK City of Culture 2021 at a series of meetings across the city..
A service to celebrate the life and legacy of Cyrille Regis MBE will be held at Coventry Cathedral on Sunday 4 March at 4pm.
A steel plate horse sculpture which has been restored to its former glory has been officially unveiled at its new home.
Careful drivers ensure they lock their cars before they leave them and check their fob has done its job.
The Be Happy, Be Healthy event at the weekend proved a success, with many people receiving helpful advice.
Pupils from Stoke Heath Primary School have been helping to open a new path around Stoke Heath Sports Ground known locally as Morris Common.
Being UK City of Culture in 2021 means a ‘new world’ for Coventry, an audience in the city has been told.
This week, Coventry Police are warning criminals there is no hiding place, after launching a week of action to hit crime hard.
Network West Midlands are giving jobseekers a helping hand with their travel costs by offering a 50% discount off bus, train and tram passes for the first 3 months of new jobs.
Voluntary Action Coventry will be hosting an event to celebrate their 60th anniversary today 11am – 2pm at Warwick Road United Reformed Church.
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.
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).