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Booking open for the Schools ICT Conference on 5 February

Published on Tuesday, 28 January 2020 in Services for schools news

The booking for the third Schools ICT Conference on Wednesday 5 February 2020 is open. There will be many exciting workshops, guest speakers and sneak previews of up and coming developments.

Takeaway found to be selling a ‘nut free’ meal that contained nuts

Published on Tuesday, 28 January 2020 in Trading standards news

A routine sampling survey by Council Trading Standards Officers found a takeaway to be selling a ‘nut free’ meal which was actually found to contain nuts.

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Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Monday, 27 January 2020 in Homelessness news

Agencies across the city are activating Coventry’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) from today until Wednesday 29 January as the temperatures are set to get colder over the next few nights.

Combined authority launches climate change report

Published on Friday, 24 January 2020 in West Midlands Combined Authority news

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has launched its #WM2041 report today at the to start a conversation on how everyone can play their part in tackling climate change in the region.

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There's lots on offer with Go CV

Published on Thursday, 23 January 2020 in Events news

Huge discounts on live comedy, exclusive giveaway competitions for theatre shows and world class snooker, season ticket offers for Coventry Bears and reduced priced entry at the Wave are just some of the benefits of being a Go CV cardholder.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Published on Thursday, 23 January 2020 in Events news

Coventry’s Holocaust Memorial Day event takes place in Broadgate on Monday 27 January at 11.45am.

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Dates and ticket prices for the Godiva Festival announced

Published on Wednesday, 22 January 2020 in Events news

Coventry’s flagship Godiva Festival will return to the War Memorial Park on 3-5 July this year.

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New additional licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation HMOs to be introduced in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 21 January 2020 in Business and licensing news

Coventry will be starting an additional licensing scheme on May 4 to improve the management and condition of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs).

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Punk duo JOHN bring their intense sound to the Central Library

Published on Tuesday, 21 January 2020 in Libraries news

On February 8 2020, the acclaimed duo will bring their unique punk sound to Coventry Central Library.

Directory of schools and other educational establishments

Published on Monday, 20 January 2020 in Services for schools news

The directory of schools and other educational establishments has been updated.

Using Social Stories and Comic Strip Conversations as Practical Strategies

Published on Friday, 17 January 2020 in Services for schools news

Following interest and feedback from SENCOs regarding Autism training we are happy to share this latest training opportunity on offer from our Complex Communication Team.

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Joint statement following Cllr Glenn William's comments at Full Council

Published on Friday, 17 January 2020 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:

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Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Friday, 17 January 2020 in Homelessness news

Agencies across the city are activating Coventry’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) from today as the temperatures are set to get colder over the next few nights.

The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Cllr Linda Bigham presenting Colin Millard with his award.

Colin named as Good Citizen

Published on Thursday, 16 January 2020 in Lord Mayor news

Colin Millard has been named as Coventry’s latest Good Citizen.

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Sound of success in the new year for youth musicians

Published on Wednesday, 15 January 2020 in Children and families news

Young musicians from across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull got 2020 off to the sound of music during a weekend packed with performances from 4 – 5 January.

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Go CV offers members a great discount for a night of comedy

Published on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 in Events news

Comedy Central Live is coming to Coventry and they’re bringing the laughs.

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New Coventry Safe Haven launched for mental health support

Published on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 in Family support news

A new mental health support service that aims to increase help for residents experiencing mental distress, is being launched in Coventry, as part of a joint effort by the Council and partner agencies.

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FREE workshops for schools to accompany ‘Crongton Knights’ at the Belgrade Theatre

Published on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 in Services for schools news

We are offering a range of FREE workshops for schools to accompany our co-production of Crongton Knights which runs from Sat 8 – Sat 22 Feb.

Library Training Sessions for 2019-20

Published on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 in Services for schools news

Training sessions are being held over the next two terms for staff with responsibility for their school’s library or for literacy.

New strategy builds on work to address violent crime in Coventry

Published on Monday, 13 January 2020 in Community safety and preventing crime news

On Wednesday, agencies in Coventry set out a strategy to expand on the work currently underway to tackle violent crime in the city.

Coventry smashes sport week

City of Sport finale week starts this weekend

Published on Friday, 10 January 2020 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Coventry Smashes Sport Week – the European City of Sport finale event – commences this Saturday, 11 January and spans over nine days until 20 January 2020.

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Upgrade of online health and wellbeing tool launched

Published on Wednesday, 08 January 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust have launched an upgraded version of their Dimensions Tool.

Coventry's SEND support for children is widely praised

Published on Monday, 06 January 2020 in Coventry's Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Local Offer news

Coventry’s arrangements for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has been widely praised by Government inspectors.

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Adult Social Care Survey 2020

Published on Monday, 06 January 2020 in Adult social care strategies, policies and plans news

Coventry City Council’s Adult Social Care Services will be sending out anonymous postal questionnaires to a random sample of people who receive long-term support.

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Festival of Running unveils new look for 2020

Published on Monday, 23 December 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Organisers of the Coventry Festival of Running today revealed a totally new look for 2020, and a brand new website.

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New Battery Industrialisation Centre powers up with additional cash boost

Published on Friday, 20 December 2019 in Business and licensing news

Coventry is set to receive millions of pounds in extra funding to make sure the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre is a world leader for years to come.

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Consultation asks: how much should households contribute to stay in temporary accommodation?

Published on Thursday, 19 December 2019 in Housing news

Coventry City Council is consulting on proposals that could see charging introduced for some households who are in temporary accommodation. A policy could be in place by April 2020.

Cllr Pat Seamen at Broadpark's Christmas party

Community short breaks scheme extended

Published on Thursday, 19 December 2019 in Children and families news

Young people and their families received some early Christmas cheer with the announcement the extension of the community short breaks scheme.

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New phase of work set to begin at Coventry railway station

Published on Thursday, 19 December 2019 in Parking, travel and streets news

The next phase of work on exciting plans to improve Coventry’s railway station will start in the new year.

Cycle Scheme to connect Binley

Published on Wednesday, 18 December 2019 in Cycling news

£5m funding has been secured to help deliver a new cycle route, connecting the city centre with a busy business park in Coventry.

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