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In Celebration of MOBO

Published on Thursday, 25 November 2021 in In Celebration of MOBO news

Ahead of the MOBO awards being held in Coventry, a number of organisations in the city have come together to put on a series of local events inspired by the awards show.

Host City Agreement signed for International Children’s Games 2022

Published on Friday, 26 November 2021 in Sport news

Yesterday, 25 November 2021, the Host City Agreement for International Children’s Games 2022 was signed at Coventry Building Society Arena.

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Garden waste collections to be paused until February

Published on Thursday, 25 November 2021 in Bin collection calendar news

The Council has announced that garden waste (brown-lidded bins) collections will be paused over the next few months.

Pictured from left to right: Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Munya Chawawa

Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Munya Chawawa announced as MOBO Awards 2021 hosts

Published on Wednesday, 24 November 2021 in Events news

Multi-platinum-selling artist and actress Leigh-Anne Pinnock and comedian, satirist and presenter Munya Chawawa have been confirmed as hosts for the 2021 MOBO Awards.

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Coventry’s new Ice Trail brings frosty festive fun to the city centre

Published on Wednesday, 24 November 2021 in Events news

This Saturday, Coventry City Centre will be transformed into an arctic wonderland thanks to the arrival of eight intricate ice sculptures.

Statement regarding Unite's intention to ballot HGV drivers in waste services

Published on Tuesday, 23 November 2021 in Environment and waste news

The Council has released a statement following notification from Unite of their intention to ballot the HGV drivers in waste services who are members of the union. The statement can be read below.

Tackle the problem of antibiotic resistance

Do your bit to keep antibiotics working

Published on Friday, 19 November 2021 in Family support news

Local authorities and NHS partners across Coventry and Warwickshire are working together to help tackle the problem of antibiotic resistance .

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Social Worker wins national award

Published on Friday, 19 November 2021 in Children's social care news

The Council’s Alex Capitani has won the national Children’s Social Worker of the Year Award.

Cllr Sandhu with Cllr O'Boyle and representatives from Coventry University

Coventry City Council and Coventry University to help homeless young people into education and jobs

Published on Friday, 19 November 2021 in Jobs and careers news

Coventry University is working with Coventry City Council to offer a programme of mentoring support to help young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to access education.

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Come and plant a tree this Sunday in Tile Hill

Published on Friday, 19 November 2021 in Events news

Coventry City Council is calling on local people to help them plan 18,000 trees before Christmas as part of their ambition to plant over 360,000 new trees – one for every resident.

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Coventry to host Rugby League World Cup match

Published on Friday, 19 November 2021 in Sport news

Organisers of the Rugby League World Cup today announced the rescheduled dates, including a match in Coventry at the Coventry Building Society Arena, and confirmed tickets are now back on sale.

Cllr John McNicholas and Cllr Roger Bailey

Coventry hosts national tourism event

Published on Thursday, 18 November 2021 in Lord Mayor news

Coventry played host to tourist guides from across the country.

An artist impression of the proposed Junction 7 changes

Air quality plan to meet NO2 legal limits in Spon End, at Junction 7 and Upper Hill Street/Barras Lane

Published on Thursday, 18 November 2021 in Parking, travel and streets news

Road network plans in areas on and near Junction 7 and Junction 8 of the Ring Road are being outlined to Coventry residents over the coming weeks.

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Priority Place project gets community active with new sporting initiatives

Published on Thursday, 18 November 2021 in Sport news

July 2021 saw the launch of the Go Foleshill project which has so far made a huge impact on the levels of physical activity and wellbeing in the community.

The Lord Mayor and Mayoress with local people

‘New’ old historical Coventry map published

Published on Thursday, 18 November 2021 in Local history and heritage news

A map showing Coventry’s main medieval buildings and other historical sites has been published to coincide with the year as UK City of Culture.

Evaluation of indoor bowls demand and provision to take place

Published on Thursday, 18 November 2021 in Planning and development news

A review into indoor bowls provision across Coventry is to be undertaken in a bid to understand how best to provide facilities for the city and its residents in the future.

Coventry comes together to support 16 Days of Action against domestic abuse

Coventry comes together to support 16 Days of Action against domestic abuse

Published on Thursday, 18 November 2021 in Family support news

The global theme for this year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, which will run from 25 November to 10 December 2021, is “Orange the world: End violence against women now!”

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Text your LOVE and donate food to families in need

Published on Wednesday, 17 November 2021 in Call to action news

A campaign to help support the families in the city that need food most has been launched and everyone is invited to help.

Coventry Climate Change Board

New city climate change board to drive forward low carbon targets

Published on Wednesday, 17 November 2021 in Environment and waste news

Senior leaders from organisations across Coventry met today to help shape and move forward actions to reduce the impact of climate change.

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‘New’ old historical Coventry map published

Published on Wednesday, 17 November 2021 in Lord Mayor news

A map showing Coventry’s main medieval buildings and other historical sites has been published to coincide with the year as UK City of Culture.

5 Ways to Wellbeing through life

Staying well this winter with Wellbeing for Life

Published on Tuesday, 16 November 2021 in Health and wellbeing news

To help combat the effects of winter and the impact the pandemic has had, Wellbeing for Life and health and care colleagues across Coventry and Warwickshire have created an interactive life map.

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Coventry remembers animals lost in conflict

Published on Tuesday, 16 November 2021 in Lord Mayor news

The Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Coventry laid a wreath of purple poppies on Remembrance Day, in honour of the animals lost to war.

Coventry’s annual Christmas Lights Switch On returns this Wednesday.

Published on Tuesday, 16 November 2021 in Events news

Coventry’s annual Christmas Lights Switch On returns this week promising festive, family-fun for all.

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Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2022 to take place in Coventry

Published on Monday, 15 November 2021 in Events news

Radio 1’s Big Weekend will return in 2022 with a three day music festival in Coventry’s War Memorial Park.

Pictured left to right: Rebecca Bollands – Earlsdon Primary School, Deputy Head, Liz Johnson – Paralympian, Cllr Kamran Caan, Cabinet Member Public Health and Sport, Earlsdon Primary School children and Ms Neslihan - Lord Mayor's Peace Committee.

Paralympian, Liz Johnson, visits Earlsdon Primary School to support Birmingham 2022 project

Published on Friday, 12 November 2021 in Sport news

Today, Friday 12 November, Paralympic Gold medallist and Channel 4 sport commentator, Liz Johnson, visited Earlsdon Primary School to support the Commonwealth Connections programme which aims to develop sports leadership amongst children and young people across the region.  

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Coventry’s schoolchildren remember the fallen

Published on Friday, 12 November 2021 in Children and families news

Groups of primary schoolchildren met in Coventry’s War Memorial Park this week to take part in a Remembrance Service organised by Coventry City Council’s Visitor Experience Team to remember all those lost in conflict around the world including the first and second World Wars.

Survey

New survey live to review Coventry Health and Wellbeing Strategy

Published on Thursday, 11 November 2021 in Health and wellbeing news

Coventry residents are being invited to take part in a survey to let us know your thoughts on how we can achieve the health and well-being priorities for the city, following the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The MOBO Awards announce their 2021 nominees

Published on Thursday, 11 November 2021 in Events news

The UK’s most prestigious celebration of Black music and culture – the MOBO Awards – have announced their 2021 nominees, ahead of the Awards’ return as a live show extravaganza on Sunday 5 December at Coventry Building Society Arena.

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Coventry leads net zero charge with up to 400 EV charging points

Published on Thursday, 11 November 2021 in Environment and waste news

Coventry residents will have access to hundreds of public electric vehicles charging points as the city looks to bolster efforts to meet its net zero ambitions

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Local plans website launched

Published on Thursday, 11 November 2021 in Business and licensing news

Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) has spearheaded the first interactive website in the country which outlines all of the sub-region’s local development plans.

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