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The accident and incident reporting process is changing

Published on Thursday, 14 March 2019 in Health and safety news

Incident reporting is currently carried out through a system called SHE ASSURE, but following a procurement process, the contract has been awarded to a supplier called ‘Alcumus Info Exchange’.

The Coventry Half Marathon - all you need to know

Published on Thursday, 21 March 2019 in Events news

This Sunday, more than 4,000 runners will take to the streets of Coventry for the GoRun 5k Fun Run and Coventry Half Marathon.

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Reporting hate crimes reminder

Published on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 in Community and living news

A statement from Councillor Abdul Salam Khan, Deputy Leader of Coventry City Council:

Sikh celebration for the city

Published on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 in Events news

Sikhs will celebrate a double milestone in 2019, with the annual Nagar Kirtan procession in April and then later in the year, the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism’s founder Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

Trio praised for service to the city

Published on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 in Civic recognition and awards news

Councillors have paid tribute to three colleagues who are standing down at this year’s elections after a combined service to the city of almost 40 years.

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Save the dates – Godiva Festival confirmed!

Published on Tuesday, 19 March 2019 in Events news

The Godiva Festival is to return to its traditional July calendar slot this year.

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City unites to welcome Knife Angel

Published on Friday, 15 March 2019 in Community and living news

A huge Knife Angel sculpture, made of 100,000 confiscated knives, has arrived in Coventry.

Roads from recycled tyres to keep making city journeys greener

Published on Friday, 15 March 2019 in Roads, highways and pavements news

Coventry is continuing to make its infrastructure greener with environmentally-friendly alternatives when resurfacing its roads, following a successful pilot scheme.

Festival of Running

The Festival of Running is almost here!

Published on Thursday, 14 March 2019 in Leisure and culture news

This Sunday (17 March), Coventry’s Festival of Running 2019 will begin, with over 2,000 children taking part in the Toddler Dash and Children’s Mile in Memorial Park.

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First look at Coventry’s innovative Light Rail Vehicle

Published on Thursday, 14 March 2019 in Parking, travel and streets news

Engineers and researchers at WMG, University of Warwick, are working alongside Transport Design International (TDI), based in Stratford, to develop a battery-powered, lightweight, rail-based vehicle.

Precision engineering company flying high

Precision engineering company flying high

Published on Tuesday, 12 March 2019 in Business and licensing news

A family owned Coventry business has benefitted from a grant to make their premises more eco-friendly and save them money on bills.

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Knife Angel to arrive in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 12 March 2019 in Community and living news

A huge sculpture, made of 100,000 confiscated knives, arrives in Coventry on Thursday (March 14) as the city comes together to tackle knife crime.

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'Wise Children' coming soon to the Belgrade Theatre

Published on Thursday, 07 March 2019 in Services for schools news

Emma Rice (former Joint Artistic Director of the acclaimed Kneehigh) is bringing her unique, musical and exuberantly impish vision to Angela Carter’s great last novel, Wise Children, at the Belgrade Theatre between 2 – 6 April, 2019.

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Work starts on tree-top attraction

Published on Thursday, 07 March 2019 in Leisure and culture news

Work has begun on a new tree-top obstacle course at Coombe Abbey which is on track to open to the public next month.

Supermarket bosses told of ‘massive blow to the community’

Published on Thursday, 07 March 2019 in Business and licensing news

Councillors fighting to save a local supermarket from closure have met senior managers from Aldi to call on them to think again.

Emily Crilly preparing for the World Special Olympic Summer Games 
and Group picture: Left to right -  Nuala Cooper, Shona O'Keeffe, Emily Crilly, AJ Marston, Holly Riseborough at the Coventry Empire Gymnastics Club

City gymnast warms up for Olympic entry

Published on Thursday, 07 March 2019 in Sports news

A Coventry gymnast is warming up to compete in the World Special Olympic Summer Games, representing Team GB.

Safety measures planned near school

Measures to reduce speed outside primary school planned

Published on Thursday, 07 March 2019 in Schools, libraries and learning news

A primary school in Coventry will soon benefit from measures to reduce speed, following support from ward councillors.

Reducing homelessness is key priority for city

Published on Tuesday, 05 March 2019 in Homelessness news

The Council is set to confirm its housing and homelessness strategy for the next five years following discussions with community groups and housing agencies.

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Coventry celebrates 60th anniversary of twinning with Dresden

Published on Tuesday, 05 March 2019 in Lord Mayor news

The city of Coventry is celebrating 60 years of friendship between one of its twin cities, Dresden, in Germany.

Raising safety standards among black cab drivers

Published on Tuesday, 05 March 2019 in Business and licensing news

Coventry City Council’s Licensing and Regulatory Committee is becoming increasingly concerned about the rise in complaints from wheelchair passengers being illegally transported in  hackney carriages.

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Councillors get closer look at Coventry’s digital transformation as full fibre project gathers pace

Published on Monday, 04 March 2019 in Business and licensing news

Rollout of city’s next-generation broadband network continues – with homes beginning to feel benefits.

Educational Psychologists need to be real change agents

Published on Monday, 04 March 2019 in Educational Psychology Service news

Article by Dr Juliet Whitehead.

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City's condolences for Lord Bhattacharyya

Published on Friday, 01 March 2019 in Council and democracy news

Coventry City Council has paid tribute to the vision of Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya and the difference he made to the city following news of his death today.

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Walking for Wellbeing - Green Space Walks

Published on Wednesday, 27 February 2019 in Public health news

Lunchtime walks to some of the city's green spaces are to begin in March.

Have your say on the Coventry on the Move Framework consultation

Published on Tuesday, 26 February 2019 in Consultation and feedback news

The Council and its partners want to help make Coventry a more active city by 2024.

Spirit of 2012 awards £200,000 to help Coventry City of Culture 2021 develop its plans

Published on Monday, 25 February 2019 in Community and living news

Spirit today announces an award of £200,000 to the Coventry City of Culture Trust.

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Superkids' poetry to wow library visitors

Published on Friday, 22 February 2019 in Libraries news

The powerful poetry of some of Coventry’s Superkids is on display in the city’s Central Library.

Joint statement following EFL announcement

Published on Friday, 22 February 2019 in Council and democracy news

Joint statement from Cllr George Duggins, Leader of Coventry City Council and Cllr Allan Andrews, Acting Leader of the Opposition Conservative Party, Coventry City Council:

Supporting Families Against Youth Crime fund

Published on Friday, 22 February 2019 in Community safety and crime news

Community-backed projects in 21 areas across England will each receive a share of £9.5 million to help families who are vulnerable to the devastating effects of knife crime and gang culture.

Free training event for school staff on selective mutism

Published on Friday, 22 February 2019 in Educational Psychology Service news

Free training event for school staff on selective mutism

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