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Albany Theatre to create new arts space.

Theatre signs 25 year lease

Published on Tuesday, 15 August 2017 in Arts news

The curtain has lifted on renovation work at one of Coventry’s oldest theatres now its long-term future has been secured. The Albany Theatre has signed a 25-year lease.

City’s sixth formers celebrate A-Level results

Published on Thursday, 17 August 2017 in Education and learning news

Coventry’s sixth formers are celebrating their A-Level results today with 98% of students achieving an A*-E grade, in line with national levels.

Food waste caddy

Changes to the way we collect your bins

Published on Thursday, 17 August 2017 in Environment and waste news

From mid-September we will be changing the way we collect your bins.

The pod

Scratch the Surface - DIALOGUE 2017: A Mental Health Arts Festival – ‘celebrating the provocative and vanguard’

Published on Thursday, 17 August 2017 in Events news

From 30 September to 10 October, Collective//Pod presents 'Scratch the Surface - DIALOGUE 2017".

•	Kane, apprentice at Winvic at the new Amazon warehouse site

Local carpentry apprentice enhances career on Amazon construction site

Published on Thursday, 17 August 2017 in Jobs and careers news

A local apprentice is furthering his construction career on the new Amazon building at Lyons Park as part of a Council apprenticeship initiative.

Acoustica play in Allesley Hall rear garden this Sunday 20 August

Published on Wednesday, 16 August 2017 in Events news

Bands in the Park 2017 returns to Allesley Hall rear garden this Sunday 20 August with the “new to Bands in the Parks” performers Acoustica performing classic tracks in an unplugged style.

Broadgate hosts the Farmers’ Market this Friday 18 August.

Published on Wednesday, 16 August 2017 in Events news

The Farmers’ Market returns to Broadgate in Coventry city centre this Friday 18 August and is always popular with shoppers and visitors that are hoping to experience the very best fresh local produce.

The Big Moon to play live at Central Library

Published on Wednesday, 16 August 2017 in Events news

London’s all girl indie band, The Big Moon, will be playing at Central Library this September as part of the Get It Loud in Libraries project.

Cycling festival this Saturday

Published on Wednesday, 16 August 2017 in Cycling news

Try out different bikes, pedal your own smoothie and try out cycle speedway are some of the free activities at Coventry Cycling Festival this Saturday.

Sports Week

Sports in city centre attract hundreds to take part

Published on Tuesday, 15 August 2017 in Events news

Coventry’s Sports Week has been a major success once again this year as hundreds of people stopped by to take part in the activities.

Appeal for stories of local soldiers who fought in the Battle of Passchendaele

Published on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 in Local history and heritage news

In 2017 the War Memorial Park Education team will be commemorating 100 years of the Battle of Passchendaele and wish to tell the stories of local soldiers who lost their lives in the Battle.

Annual canvass of Coventry residents

Published on Tuesday, 01 August 2017 in Elections and voting news

The Electoral Registration Officer is required to carry out an annual check of who should be registered to vote in the city,.

Sports Week

Coventry is set for a summer of sport

Published on Tuesday, 01 August 2017 in Events news

Coventry city centre will be transformed this summer as it splits into three activity zones for a week of ‘come and try’ sport and physical activities and events as part of Coventry Sports Week 2017.

Coventry Life

Get ready for Coventry Life Festival

Published on Monday, 31 July 2017 in Events news

The first ever festival to celebrate Coventry’s older residents is to take place – featuring exercise classes, dance workshops and expert talks and discussions.

ScaleUp Institute 2017 business survey - Coventry and Warwickshire

Published on Sunday, 30 July 2017 in Invest in Coventry news

Help us ensure we're the best place to scaleup a company in the world.

Warning on distraction burglaries

Published on Friday, 28 July 2017 in Community and living news

Please read the message below from West Midlands Police.

Cheylesmore Library logo design winner

Library logo badge design winner

Published on Wednesday, 26 July 2017 in Arts news

Pupils at Howes Primary School have been helping in the preparations for the launch of a new community-led library in Cheylesmore.

Fostering award nomination is 'Giant' boost!

Published on Wednesday, 26 July 2017 in Children and families news

Coventry City Council, together with 12 neighbouring fostering services, has been shortlisted for a UK Public Sector Communications Award for its film ‘Giants’.

Coventry is flying the flag with some of the UK’s very best green spaces

Published on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 in Parks and open spaces news

Five of the city’s parks have been recognised again by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best in the world.

Funding support for disability employment service

Published on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 in Employment support news

A scheme that is helping provide employment support for people with disabilities, including people with learning disabilities and with mental ill health, will continue for a further two years and four months if councillors agree on an option to secure money from the European Social Fund (ESF).

Primary schools could get building boost

Published on Monday, 24 July 2017 in Schools and schooling news

Three Coventry primary schools could receive new buildings to help meet new requirements for nursery provision.

Council responds to false flag fine story

Published on Monday, 24 July 2017 in Community and living news

We've been made aware of a story circulating on Facebook about the Council that isn't true.

Tobacco crime not to be sniffed at by Trading Standards across Central England

Published on Monday, 24 July 2017 in Trading standards news

Over 5.5 million illegal cigarettes and 645 kg of hand rolling tobacco were seized by local Trading Standards within the Central England Trading Standards Authorities (CEnTSA).

Children invited to join Animal Agents at Coventry Libraries

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 in Libraries news

Coventry Libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Animal Agents, the Summer Reading Challenge 2017.

Local schoolchildren help London Road Cemetery in bid for more restoration funding

Published on Tuesday, 18 July 2017 in Community and living news

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.

Isobel bronze success

Isobel wins bronze medal at children's games

Published on Tuesday, 18 July 2017 in Sports news

Young Coventry swimmers and athletes are reflecting on a successful International Children’s Games (ICG) event which included a bronze medal in the 50m Butterfly. Eighteen students represented Coventry in the games held recently in Kaunas City, Lithuania.

Coventry City of Culture

Coventry makes UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist

Published on Friday, 14 July 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Coventry has made the UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist and is now in a five-way race to win the title.

Wasps Netball at the Ricoh

Ricoh Arena named as netball showcase for Commonwealth Games bid

Published on Friday, 14 July 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Birmingham 2022 today announced that Coventry’s Ericsson Indoor Arena will host netball as part of its Commonwealth Games bid proposal.

Good Citizen Richarda

Richard is Coventry's latest Good Citizen

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 in Civic recognition and awards news

Richard Knowles is the latest person to be presented with a Good Citizen Award by Coventry’s Lord Mayor.

Remembering Srebrenica

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 in Lord Mayor news

Coventry remembered the victims of the genocide at Srebrenica, when councillors stood in silence, 22 years after thousands lost their lives.

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