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Health and Safety Training Courses Sept - Dec 2018

Published on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 in Services for schools news

We would like to remind you that there are places available for the following health and safety training courses that are due to take place in the near future:-

Cllr Caan and Cllr Seccombe signing the Coventry and Warwickshire concordat.

Coventry and Warwickshire step up to a Year of Wellbeing

Published on Friday, 20 July 2018 in Public health news

The Coventry and Warwickshire Place Forum, made up of the two Health and Wellbeing Boards, has designated 2019 as the Year of Wellbeing to significantly raise the profile of health and wellbeing opportunities for everyone.

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Godiva Festival announces important changes ahead of its 20th anniversary

Published on Thursday, 19 July 2018 in Events news

Godiva Festival has confirmed that its 20th anniversary celebration will bring something new to the table this year, with changes to the site layout and festival offer set to be in place.

Children invited to become Mischief Makers at the library

Published on Tuesday, 17 July 2018 in Libraries news

Children are being invited to explore Beanotown during this year’s Summer Reading Challenge at Coventry libraries.

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Coventry Half Marathon set for March return

Published on Thursday, 12 July 2018 in Events news

Organisers of the Coventry Half Marathon have announced the date for the 2019 event.

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Students celebrate 100% attendance at school

Published on Thursday, 12 July 2018 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Ten students from schools across the city have been honoured for their 100% attendance record at school at an awards ceremony on 28 June at the Council House.

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Latest Good Citizen honoured by Lord Mayor

Published on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 in Lord Mayor news

Coventry pastor, Eniiwaju Etomi, is the latest person to be presented with a Good Citizen Award.

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Students’ racing car takes to Silverstone track for international competition

Published on Tuesday, 10 July 2018 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Students will race a car they designed and built themselves in a prestigious international competition at Silverstone this weekend.

Tougher sentencing call for road traffic crime

Published on Monday, 09 July 2018 in Parking, travel and streets news

Coventry Councillors are calling on the Government to make changes to legislation now so that the courts are able to issue tougher sentences to motorists, who cause death by dangerous driving.

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Voices of Care wins 'outstanding' award

Published on Monday, 09 July 2018 in Health and social care news

Coventry’s Voices of Care Council has scooped the Outstanding Young Citizens Award at the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner's Outstanding Citizens Awards.

New hotel in the pipeline for Ricoh Arena

Published on Monday, 09 July 2018 in Regeneration news

Coventry City Council’s Cabinet is set to approve a long lease on the Ricoh Arena’s Car Park C, in order to facilitate the development of a new hotel with up to 150 bedrooms on the site.

Organisations to work in partnership for Canal Basin’s future

Published on Monday, 09 July 2018 in Regeneration news

Coventry City Council and the Canal & River Trust are set to work closely together in order to ensure the future of the city’s Canal Basin.

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Hereward College wins award for work to support young people into careers

Published on Friday, 06 July 2018 in Community and living news

Hereward College in Coventry has been recognised for its work supporting careers education and helping young people into the world of work.

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Toy exhibition launched in Coventry

Published on Thursday, 05 July 2018 in Events news

Coventry is set for a summer of Play after a new exhibition was launched in the city – and it is already proving popular.

Library hosts mental wellbeing event

Published on Tuesday, 03 July 2018 in Libraries news

A range of organisations and a special range of books endorsed by GPs will be at Central Library this Thursday (5 July) between 11am and 2pm, to support mental wellbeing in Coventry.

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Free café space on offer in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 03 July 2018 in Public health news

Change Grow Live is offering free, partly furnished and fitted café space in Coventry.

Food safety fines for hygiene failure

Published on Tuesday, 03 July 2018 in Trading standards news

A Coventry food warehouse has been ordered to pay over £20,000 after an extensive rat infestation was discovered by Coventry City Council food officers.

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City set to celebrate the RAF

Published on Monday, 02 July 2018 in Events news

A spectacular flypast by a Dakota and a Hawk aircraft are among the stunning highlights of a celebration to mark Coventry and Warwickshire’s long association with the Royal Air Force this weekend.

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Friday night headliner and two more artists join Godiva Festival line up!

Published on Monday, 02 July 2018 in Events news

Festival organisers have confirmed that Jake Bugg will be performing as Godiva Festival’s Friday night headliner this year.

Plans for the region’s first Go Ape in Coventry

Published on Monday, 02 July 2018 in Regeneration news

Coventry City Council has been in talks with top visitor attraction Go Ape about bringing the region’s first Go Ape to Coombe Country Park - that could be in place as early as April 2019.

More success in tackling fly-tipping

Published on Monday, 02 July 2018 in Environment and waste news

Council officers have prosecuted a resident after they failed to comply with a Section 108 notice.

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City celebrates RAF centenary

Published on Thursday, 28 June 2018 in Armed forces support news

Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor John Blundell, and leading UK businessman Sir Peter Rigby DL are to co-host a special three-day showcase to celebrate 100 years of the Royal Air Force.

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Youngsters across the city to celebrate National Democracy Week

Published on Thursday, 28 June 2018 in Elections and voting news

Children from across Coventry will be given the chance to learn about the history of voting, democracy and registering to vote with a series of activities from Monday 2 July to Friday 6 July.

Free D&T CPD for Secondary STEM Teachers with the V&A at Coventry Transport Museum

Published on Thursday, 28 June 2018 in Services for schools news

On 19 July 2018, Coventry Transport Museum will host the first DesignLab Nation CPD event for teachers, and the launch of the Coventry & Warwickshire STEM teacher’s network.

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Pavement parking campaign

Published on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 in Parking, travel and streets news

Students at Hereward College officially launched a citywide poster campaign at an event attended by local councillors, local authority representatives and sponsors this week.

Heatwave Advisory for Coventry and Warwickshire

Published on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 in Public health news

With temperatures set to soar over the next few days and the Met Office predicting heat wave conditions, people are being urged to look out for the vulnerable.

Come along to our free crystals workshop for aged 16+

Published on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 in Services for schools news

Free practical workshop at Coventry's Central Library on Saturday 14 July, 12.30 - 1.30pm or 2.30 - 3.30pm.

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Demolition starts to open up Broadgate

Published on Monday, 25 June 2018 in Regeneration news

Bulldozers have started to demolish a former bank to re-open a link in a busy part of Coventry City Centre.

Show support for the Armed Forces

Published on Friday, 22 June 2018 in Armed forces support news

There will be a special church service at Holy Trinity church on 30 June to mark Armed Forces Day.

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Return of the Food Festival

Published on Thursday, 21 June 2018 in Events news

Flavours from around the world will fill Coventry when a celebration of all things foodie returns to the city centre this weekend.

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