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Carers Week 7 - 13 June 2021

It’s Carers Week!

Published on Monday, 07 June 2021 in Health and wellbeing news

This week is Carers Week and is all about celebrating our local carers, raising awareness of the challenges they face and recognising the contribution they make to families and communities.

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Coventry Homefinder is changing

Published on Tuesday, 15 June 2021 in Housing news

The way in which Coventry residents search and bid for social housing is changing, and today (15 June) the re-registration process for over 13,000 people has begun.

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Coventry’s COVID Community Testing (LFT) is changing

Published on Tuesday, 15 June 2021 in Public health news

Changes are to be made this week to Coventry’s community testing centres to reflect a shift in the behaviour of residents and to allow businesses where they are based to fully reopen.

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The link between domestic abuse and football season

Published on Monday, 14 June 2021 in Family support news

Coventry City Council and Coventry Domestic Abuse Services want to raise public awareness of support available as the Euros Football 2020 season begins.

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Accessible new path opens up Wrautums Field to all

Published on Monday, 14 June 2021 in Coombe Abbey Park news

A new circular route formed from an accessible path has been created for all to enjoy at Coombe Abbey Park.

Pictured (left to right) Cllr Kamran Caan and Cllr Gavin Lloyd

Go CV even easier to access local facilities for reduced rates

Published on Friday, 11 June 2021 in Leisure and culture news

Getting discounted and free entry to some of Coventry’s attractions is even easier with a Go CV card on your phone.

Caption: From the left, Cllr Jim O’Boyle (Coventry City Council and CWLEP), Adam Plumb (CWLEP Growth Hub), Scott Riddell (SCCU Group), Kierandeep Bal (Coventry City Council) and James Pease (SCCU Group) at the newly-refurbished offices at the SCCU Group

Training organisation recruits new staff

Published on Friday, 11 June 2021 in Jobs and careers news

A training organisation was quick off the starting blocks to recruit new staff after extending their offices in Coventry.

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More grant funding available for the development of new projects for Coventry 2021

Published on Thursday, 10 June 2021 in Leisure and culture news

A new round of grant-funding has been made available to develop new projects during Coventry UK City of Culture 2021.

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West Midlands PCC - Youth Commissioners

Published on Tuesday, 08 June 2021 in Community and living news

There are 16 vacancies on the Youth Commission, could you be interested?

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City’s wishes for Jack’s double celebration

Published on Monday, 07 June 2021 in Lord Mayor news

The Lord Mayor of Coventry is sending birthday wishes to a city resident who has a very special double celebration this year.

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Domestic Abuse Needs Assessment

Published on Monday, 07 June 2021 in Family support news

A Domestic Abuse Needs Assessment is now live and will help providers to understand the needs of people who have experienced domestic abuse in the city.

Car park payment machines installation to start at War Memorial Park

Published on Friday, 04 June 2021 in Parks and open spaces news

New car park payment machines will be installed in the Kenilworth Road site in the War Memorial Park from next week.

Business backs eco-project for families at city church

Business backs eco-project for families at city church

Published on Thursday, 03 June 2021 in Community and living news

A local developer is providing funds to support a half-term project at a neighbourhood church.

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Invitation to online event: Coventry and Warwickshire Integrated Care Record

Published on Thursday, 03 June 2021 in Public health news

The Integrated Care Record (ICR) has been introduced by your local NHS organisations and local authorities to improve care for everyone living in Coventry and Warwickshire.

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Historic Coventry chapel now owned by Historic Coventry Trust following £2m cemetery restoration

Published on Wednesday, 02 June 2021 in Community and living news

Completion of a £2m project to restore Coventry’s London Road Cemetery to its former glory has culminated in the transfer of ownership its Anglican Chapel to Historic Coventry Trust ownership.

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Voluntary groups urged to bid for Royal recognition

Published on Wednesday, 02 June 2021 in Community and living news

Voluntary organisations in Coventry and Warwickshire are being urged to find out how they can receive Royal recognition for the amazing work they undertake across the region.

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Major new venue set to launch in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 01 June 2021 in Business and licensing news

Delicious street food, music, craft beer and fabulous cocktails will mark the launch of Coventry’s first permanent indoor street food venue.

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Minister shown how culture title has changed the city

Published on Saturday, 29 May 2021 in Leisure and culture news

Yesterday (28 May) Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden was given a whistle-stop tour of some of the recent changes to the city as it begins its year as UK City of Culture.

Call for inquiry into handling of COVID-19 pandemic to be held immediately

Published on Friday, 28 May 2021 in Public health news

Leaders at Coventry City Council have called for an independent inquiry into the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic to be held as soon as possible.

New giant screen installed in Millennium Place

Published on Friday, 28 May 2021 in Regeneration news

A new digital screen has been installed on the side of Coventry Transport Museum, replacing the original screen, which was installed as part of the city’s hosting of the London 2012 Olympics.

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Frasers Group confirmed to take former BHS site in Coventry

Published on Thursday, 27 May 2021 in Business and licensing news

Today (27 May) it has been announced that Frasers Group plc are confirmed to take over the former BHS building in Coventry City Centre.

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People of Coventry invited to play a unique role in major 2021 event

Published on Thursday, 27 May 2021 in Leisure and culture news

The people of Coventry are being invited to join together and play their part in the epic and unique final moment of Coventry Moves – the signature event for the year as UK City of Culture.

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Our Future Moves

Published on Wednesday, 26 May 2021 in Parking, travel and streets news

Coventry and Warwickshire’s world-leading transport innovation will be showcased during a year of celebration and activities, starting this July.

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The Duchess of Cornwall visits Panahghar Women’s refuge in Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 26 May 2021 in Council and democracy news

The Duchess of Cornwall visits Panahghar Women’s refuge in Coventry

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The Duchess of Cornwall delights children and families in Central Library visit

Published on Tuesday, 25 May 2021 in Libraries news

Coventry’s Central Library proudly hosted a visit this afternoon from Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall who shared her love of books and reading with local children and families.

Have your say on our new-look website

Published on Tuesday, 25 May 2021 in Council and democracy news

The Council website is changing and we need your views.

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New Lord Mayor starts year of office

Published on Monday, 24 May 2021 in Lord Mayor news

Councillor John McNicholas has been inaugurated as the Lord Mayor of Coventry for 2021-22, Coventry’s City of Culture year

Pictured from left to right: Sarah Gristwood (Lead Officer, Council's Community Resilience Team), Karen Everitt (Carriers of Hope), Andrew Purdy (Project Manager at Farrans Construction), Cllr David Welsh, Cabinet Member for Housing and Communities.

Developer makes generous donation to local food hub

Published on Monday, 24 May 2021 in Community and living news

The Worldsfood Food Hub based at St Marks Church in St Michael’s Ward has received a much-welcomed donation of £500 from Farrans, a leading building and civil engineering contractor.

Standing together to support peace and reconciliation in Israel/Palestine

Published on Friday, 21 May 2021 in Council and democracy news

Statement from Coventry City Council, Deputy Leader, Cllr Abdul Salam

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Sports Fest to return in summer 2021

Published on Thursday, 20 May 2021 in Sport news

The annual sporting event, Sports Fest is returning for the summer of 2021.

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