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Godiva Festival announces first headliner

Published on Tuesday, 27 July 2021 in Events news

As excitement builds for the event, Godiva Festival organisers have confirmed that 'Craig David presents TS5' will headline the main stage on Saturday 4 September

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24 Hour litter pick highlights efforts of community volunteers

Published on Friday, 30 July 2021 in Environment and waste news

Community clean-up groups are coming together this weekend to join in a 24-hour clean-up of the city.

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Your chance to perform at Godiva Festival

Published on Thursday, 29 July 2021 in Events news

Godiva Festival’s battle of the bands-style competition is back and is once again offering local musicians the chance to perform on one of Godiva Festival’s main stages.

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1,800 residents active on day one of Sports Fest

Published on Tuesday, 27 July 2021 in Events news

Sports Fest kicked off today for the first time since 2019 and proved to be a huge success with Coventry residents once again.

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Striking visitor information centre opens at Coventry Railway Station

Published on Tuesday, 27 July 2021 in Regeneration news

A striking new visitor information centre has been opened outside Coventry Railway Station to help visitors arriving in the city during UK City of Culture and the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Landlord fined for fire safety breaches

Published on Tuesday, 27 July 2021 in Housing news

Coventry Magistrates' Court has imposed fines and costs totalling £1,485.00 on the owner of a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) property in Lower Ford Street, Coventry.

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Garden waste bin collections suspended for a further week

Published on Monday, 26 July 2021 in Rubbish and recycling news

Garden waste collections in Coventry are to be suspended for a further week as a result of bin crews told to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace.

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Wellbeing 4 Life returns for Sports Fest 2021

Published on Friday, 23 July 2021 in Health and wellbeing news

Wellbeing for Life is back this week as the annual Sports Fest event kicks off the summer holidays, with a full schedule of free wellbeing and physical activities.

Welcome for school's rebuild plans

Published on Thursday, 22 July 2021 in Schools, libraries and learning news

A Coventry primary school has been included in the latest phase of the Government’s School Rebuilding Programme to provide new and improved facilities.

Destination Coventry: collaboration set to boost tourism offer

Published on Thursday, 22 July 2021 in Leisure and culture news

A new collaboration between Coventry City Council and the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce is set to deliver the city’s destination management and marketing offer.

Former IKEA building to support Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture

Published on Thursday, 22 July 2021 in Leisure and culture news

The former IKEA building in Coventry is set to play a role in the city’s year as UK City of Culture.

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Rugby League World Cup Trophy Tour and Birmingham 2022 to attend Sports Fest with local clubs

Published on Thursday, 22 July 2021 in Sport news

The annual sporting event, Sports Fest, is returning to Coventry’s city centre next week and the full activity timetable has now been revealed.

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Ineco Energy and Coventry Council kickstart Solar PV Programme to cut carbon

Published on Thursday, 22 July 2021 in Environment and waste news

Coventry City Council have selected Ineco Energy to partner with on the delivery of solar PV solutions across 41 locations.

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International Buskers' Day in Coventry 25 July 2021

Published on Wednesday, 21 July 2021 in Events news

International Buskers' Day is a celebration of street performers showcasing some of the best live music and entertainment.

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Coventry’s FREE Bands in the Park are back!

Published on Tuesday, 20 July 2021 in Events news

The city’s Bands in the Park programme returns this summer with many of Coventry’s fabulous parks playing host to live music.

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Godiva Festival is back!

Published on Tuesday, 20 July 2021 in Events news

Coventry’s flagship Godiva Festival returns to the War Memorial Park on 3-5 September this year, at the heart of our year as City of Culture, with tickets going on sale at 9am on Tuesday 27 July.

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Ed Sheeran to play free Coventry gig

Published on Monday, 19 July 2021 in Events news

Music superstar Ed Sheeran is to perform in a free concert in Coventry.

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Pivot Power expands Energy Superhub model across West Midlands

Published on Monday, 19 July 2021 in Environment and waste news

Partnership with Wärtsilä will kickstart energy storage revolution to unleash zero-carbon cities across the region.

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National Express fares plan

Published on Friday, 16 July 2021 in Parking, travel and streets news

National Express Coventry is cutting bus fares and making it easier for customers to travel further, for less.

Pictured left to right: Mike Fleet –2004 Olympic Torchbearer, Cllr Kamran Caan – Cabinet Member Public Health and Sport CCC, Phil Bowser – 2012 Olympic Torchbearer, Lord Mayor – Cllr John McNicholas and Lady Mayoress – his wife, June.

Schools celebrate as Flame of Friendship Torch Relay comes to an end

Published on Thursday, 15 July 2021 in Children and families news

The Coventry Flame of Friendship Relay has now come to an end after being passed from school to school since 21 April, with a celebration taking place yesterday, 14 July.

Coventry and Warwickshire health system comes together to issue open letter on Covid concerns

Published on Thursday, 15 July 2021 in Public health news

Health leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire have sent an open letter to residents, calling on them to be careful when COVID restrictions ease on Monday (19 July).

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Domestic Abuse Local Partnership Board formed

Published on Thursday, 15 July 2021 in Community safety and preventing crime news

Coventry City Council is building on its work with partners across the city and representatives of victims and their children in a new approach to help those who suffer domestic abuse, and key to this is formation of a new Domestic Abuse Local Partnership Board.

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Centenary celebrations begin with rededication ceremony

Published on Thursday, 15 July 2021 in Parks and open spaces news

Coventry’s War Memorial Park has kicked off a year of centenary celebrations by rededicating the park during a special ceremony.

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Foleshill residents encouraged to turn out for On Your Doorstep community day

Published on Thursday, 15 July 2021 in Family support news

Planning for the On Your Doorstep Foleshill event has started as local services are preparing to kick off the summer holidays by welcoming families for free, outdoor physical and wellbeing activities.

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Plans submitted for West Midlands Gigafactory

Published on Thursday, 15 July 2021 in Business and licensing news

A planning application for a Gigafactory at Coventry Airport has been submitted by joint venture partners, Coventry City Council and Coventry Airport Ltd.

Holiday activities to bring summer of fun

Published on Wednesday, 14 July 2021 in Children and families news

A Summer of Fun awaits thousands of the city’s most disadvantaged children who will be able to take their pick from a range of holiday camps.

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Coventry welcomes tourism back to the city

Published on Wednesday, 14 July 2021 in Leisure and culture news

Coventry is leading the way in welcoming tourism back to the city following a familiarisation trip with key industry representatives.

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City CCTV cameras receive national recognition

Published on Monday, 12 July 2021 in Council and democracy news

A national audit of the city’s approach to camera surveillance has concluded that Coventry meets the latest National Surveillance Camera Code of Practice standard.

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National Drama Festival comes to Coventry

Published on Monday, 12 July 2021 in Events news

The very best in UK amateur drama will be on stage at the Albany Theatre, Coventry, later this month.

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Councillors visit new community food hubs

Published on Friday, 09 July 2021 in Community and living news

Councillors visited one of the new social supermarkets in Spon End recently.

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