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Open air cinema at Coombe Abbey Park

Coombe outdoor cinema - get your tickets now!

Published on Thursday, 30 May 2019 in Leisure and culture news

Tickets are selling fast for the open-air cinema being held at Coombe Abbey Park next month, showing two blockbuster movies.

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Ray urges city people to remember those who serve

Published on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 in Community and living news

Coventry will celebrate Armed Forces Day next week – and people are being urged to go along to show their support and say thank-you.

Lord Mayor presents Good Citizen Award to Georgina Egan

Georgina takes centre stage as Good Citizen

Published on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 in Lord Mayor news

Georgina Egan has been named as Coventry’s latest Good Citizen.

Belgrade Young Critics returns for 2019-20

Published on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 in Services for schools news

Do you know any young people that have a passion for live theatre, are budding reporters, curious bloggers or podcast fanatics? If the answer is yes, please pass on this information!

WMCA Leadership Pledge

The WMCA wants Coventry businesses to sign the Inclusive Leadership Pledge

Published on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 in Policy news

Employers in Coventry are being urged to help tackle a lack of diversity in the boardrooms of major companies and public bodies in the city.

Domestic abuse launch

New improved services launched to tackle domestic abuse

Published on Monday, 17 June 2019 in Health and wellbeing news

New services that aim to increase support and encourage those affected by domestic abuse to seek help, are being launched in Coventry today.

Plug in for Clean Air Day

Published on Monday, 17 June 2019 in Environment and waste news

Drivers of electric vehicles are being invited to plug in for free and help celebrate Clean Air Day.

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Tributes paid to popular and long-serving Coventry councillor

Published on Friday, 14 June 2019 in Council and democracy news

Former Lord Mayor of Coventry Cllr Gary Crookes has passed away suddenly.

School hosts inclusive sports festival

Published on Thursday, 13 June 2019 in Schools, libraries and learning news

A free Inclusive Sport Festival for children will be taking place on Friday 21 June at Howes Community Primary School.

ICT Services essential maintenance Saturday 15 June

Published on Monday, 10 June 2019 in ICT news

ICT services will be performing essential network maintenance on Saturday 15 June between 7am and 5pm which will affect Corporate, Libraries and Schools internet access and services.

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Coventry’s first library coffee shop is now open

Published on Monday, 10 June 2019 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Fancy a latte with your John Grisham, a cappuccino with your Maeve Binchy or a flat white delivered to your table while using a computer? Coventry’s first library coffee shop is now open.

Joint statement on CCFC announcement

Published on Friday, 07 June 2019 in Council and democracy news

Joint statement from Cllr George Duggins, Leader of Coventry City Council and Cllr Gary Ridley, Leader of the Opposition Conservative Group, Coventry City Council:

Community

Coventry charity set to raise £50,000 in ‘healthy holidays’ campaign

Published on Friday, 07 June 2019 in Community and living news

Feeding Coventry is a local network of community organisations teaming up with national charity, Feeding Britain, which crowdfunds to support families with children at risk of missing out this summer.

Parade returns for Armed Forces Day

Published on Friday, 07 June 2019 in Events news

Coventry will celebrate Armed Forces Day with a service and parade to help people say their own thank-you to those who keep us safe.

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Raising awareness of diabetes

Published on Friday, 07 June 2019 in Events news

A moving exhibition in Broadgate next month will highlight the threat of diabetes.

Coventry SEND Inclusion Conference 2019

Published on Friday, 07 June 2019 in Services for schools news

Inclusion for all - a child centred conference. Monday 1 July 2019 9am to 4pm (registration and refreshments from 8.30am) at The Village Hotel, Coventry.

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Carers Week

Published on Friday, 07 June 2019 in Carers' support news

Coventry City Council is proud to support Carers Week. Have a look below at all the fantastic events taking place.

Do you know a Good Citizen?

Published on Thursday, 06 June 2019 in Civic recognition and awards news

People around the city are being asked to help say ‘thank-you’ to the good citizens who do so much for others.

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Footgolf - putt your best foot forward!

Published on Wednesday, 05 June 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Another exciting new sport facility has arrived in the city’s War Memorial Park and it goes by the name of Footgolf, which will open as part of our European City of Sport year celebrations.

Protecting young people from gangs

Published on Wednesday, 05 June 2019 in Community and living news

A new service has been launched this week to offer support to children and families where there is a concern about a young person at risk of being exploited by a gang.

Dennis Davison pictured in Normandy (credit Alison Baskerville)

PM awards outstanding Coventry D-Day veteran and charity founder ahead of 75th anniversary

Published on Wednesday, 05 June 2019 in Community and living news

The Prime Minister has recognised Dennis Davison BEM from Coventry, for his exceptional service establishing ‘Normandy Day UK’ in 2010 to provide education and engagement for veterans and schools.

Support for city public space protection order

Published on Tuesday, 04 June 2019 in Community and living news

Most people who replied to a consultation are in favour of the introduction of a public space protection order (PSPO) to tackle crime in Coventry City Centre and nearby areas.

Bands in the park 2019

Bands in the Park 2019

Published on Monday, 03 June 2019 in Events news

The Bands in the Park events return to many of Coventry's beautiful parks this summer, with 12 different bands performing on Sunday afternoons – and, new for 2019, two Saturday afternoon events.

Nationwide

A new view of Broadgate

Published on Monday, 03 June 2019 in Regeneration news

Much-loved sculptures can be seen in their full glory for the first time in over 50 years as part of a scheme to open a long-forgotten view of the city centre.

Apply now: Funding of up to £500 available for community groups

Published on Monday, 03 June 2019 in Community grants news

Are you working for a local community group based in Coventry and Warwickshire? Apply for a community grant to run an event or activity as part of this year’s British Science Festival!

CW10 Art & Design Teacher Network - Printmaking CPD for Secondary Teachers

Published on Saturday, 01 June 2019 in Services for schools news

Tuesday 25 June, 4.00pm – 6.00pm, Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park

DesignLab Nation CPD Event - for Secondary Teachers

Published on Saturday, 01 June 2019 in Services for schools news

Free CPD event at the Herbert for teachers of STEM subjects, with the V&A. Thursday 20 June, 4-7 pm.

Do you pay your Council Tax by Direct Debit?

Published on Friday, 31 May 2019 in Council Tax and benefits news

Council customers who pay their Council Tax by Direct Debit will have their instalment for June taken on Tuesday 4 June.

Service and picnic to mark D Day anniversary

Published on Friday, 31 May 2019 in Lord Mayor news

Coventry people are being invited to mark the 75th anniversary of D Day at a service in the city’s Holy Trinity Church.

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Get ready for MotoFest this weekend

Published on Thursday, 30 May 2019 in Leisure and culture news

Two days of non-stop cultural celebration and motoring madness are coming to the UK's Motor City in a weekend of free family fun.

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