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Work to commence on Two Friargate

Published on Friday, 13 November 2020 in Regeneration news

Development of a second office building at Friargate is set to take a major step forward this week with contractors beginning the onsite work.

Act on Energy supports national day of action for warm homes

Published on Friday, 27 November 2020 in Environment and waste news

Every winter millions of people across the UK struggle to stay warm and healthy at home.

Council Leader calls for review of tier level

Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020 in Council and democracy news

The Leader of Coventry City Council has spoken of his “frustration and bitter disappointment” at the city being placed in Tier 3 of the COVID restrictions.

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Early construction of prototype innovative light rail vehicle for the City of Coventry

Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020 in Business and licensing news

The Coventry Very Light Rail (VLR) is an innovative light rail system which will be battery powered, lightweight and rail-based.

New COVID-19 testing system to start next week

Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020 in Health and social care news

A pilot scheme that will signal the start of targeted, mass testing across Coventry is to start next week.

Mcafee endpoint security upgrade

Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020 in Services for schools news

ICT & Digital will be rolling out a minor upgrade to the Mcafee security software for schools between 7 - 11 December. 

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Looking after someone? Know your rights.

Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020 in Health and social care news

Most of us will provide unpaid care for someone who is older, disabled or seriously ill at some point in our lives.

Christmas bin collections

Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 in Environment and waste news

Coventry City Council has announced the changes to waste and recycling collections over the Christmas period.

New rent guarantee schemes benefits landlords and tenants

Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 in Housing news

Twenty-one properties have been let thanks to a new rent guarantee scheme in Coventry which is helping homeless households to move out of temporary accommodation and into more permanent tenancies.

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Coventry City of Culture Trust receives £100,000 in support of Green Futures Programme

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2020 in Planning and development news

Coventry City of Culture Trust has received £100,000 of investment from the Garfield Weston Foundation (GWF) to support its Green Futures Programme, focusing on the future of the city’s environment.

Council’s latest finance figures indicate a £3.5m overspend

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2020 in Council and democracy news

A report on the Council’s 2020/21 Second Quarter Financial Monitoring Report (to September 2020) will be considered by councillors next week and it is forecasting a £3.5m overspend.

Advice for people who are clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) during lockdown

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2020 in Public health news

As part of the latest national restrictions people who are identified as clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) see advice below

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

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2020 in Family support news

Coventry City Council and Domestic Abuse Services are marking 16 Days Of Action by raising awareness of the various forms of domestic abuse and support to encourage those affected to seek help.

Lord Mayor to help victims of domestic abuse

Published on Monday, 23 November 2020 in Lord Mayor news

The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Cllr Ann Lucas, has announced she will be supporting charities and organisations that help victims of domestic abuse throughout her year in office.

Council set to approve plans to open view into Broadgate from Precinct

Published on Monday, 23 November 2020 in Regeneration news

Coventry City Council looks set to approve plans to open the view into Broadgate from Upper Precinct.

Council to bid for £6m decarbonisation funding

Published on Monday, 23 November 2020 in Environment and waste news

A bid for a grant of up to £6m from the Government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) has been submitted by Coventry City Council.

Council to review its dropped kerb policy

Published on Monday, 23 November 2020 in Community and living news

Coventry City Council is set to revise its Domestic Vehicle Crossing Policy to allow more properties to qualify for a dropped kerb so residents can park off road.

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New art for Pepper Lane from Coventry artist Matt Chu

Published on Monday, 23 November 2020 in Regeneration news

A Coventry artist has been commissioned to work on a brand-new art piece which will be installed in Pepper Lane.

Complex Communication Team courses supporting children with autism

Published on Friday, 20 November 2020 in Services for schools news

Sign up to one of our two training courses in December that help support children with autism.

New Scrutiny appointments

Published on Friday, 20 November 2020 in Council and democracy news

Cllr Naeem Akhtar has been appointed Chair of the Council’s Scrutiny Co-ordination Committee.

4 x new Average Speed Enforcement road safety schemes starting early 2021

Published on Thursday, 19 November 2020 in Parking, travel and streets news

As part of a plan to make Coventry’s roads even safer Average Speed Enforcement Cameras are planned to be installed on:

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Go Parks hosts prize giveaway for Coventry residents

Published on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 in Parks and open spaces news

As the UK is now in a second lockdown, Go Parks want to offer Coventry residents the opportunity to stay active and win some great prizes.

Coventry & Warwickshire ready for electric vehicle revolution

Published on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 in Business and licensing news

As part of the 10-point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution the Government has announced an investment of £500m for the development and mass production of electric vehicle batteries.

Custom click and collect service in Coventry libraries

Published on Tuesday, 17 November 2020 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Coventry Libraries are encouraging residents to make the most of their custom click and collect service to access book bundles.

Help one of our parks to win an international award

Published on Friday, 13 November 2020 in Parks and open spaces news

Five of Coventry’s most loved parks are up for an international award and they need the public’s help to win.

Happy Diwali - a message from Cllr Abdul Salam Khan, Deputy Leader of the Council

Published on Friday, 13 November 2020 in Religion, faiths and beliefs news

The Deputy Leader of the Council, Cllr Abdul Salam Khan, has issued a message to residents ahead of Diwali, which starts this weekend

Awards joy for caring staff

Published on Friday, 13 November 2020 in Health and social care news

Seven individual staff and teams in Adult Services have made it on to the shortlist for the prestigious Great British Care Awards (West Midlands).

Support for businesses impacted by national COVID restrictions

Published on Thursday, 12 November 2020 in Business and licensing news

Coventry City Council has £4.4 million available to support businesses who have to close, or whose activity is limited, during the current 4-week lockdown. Grants between £1,334 and £3,000 are available depending on the rateable value of the business property.

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Working together to stay safe in Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire

Published on Thursday, 12 November 2020 in Public health news

As we move into the next phase of COVID-19, Coventry City Council, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council and Warwickshire County Council are continuing to work together to help keep communities safer.

Artists invited to submit artwork ideas for Coventry railway station

Published on Thursday, 12 November 2020 in Leisure and culture news

In preparation for its year as UK City of Culture 2021, Coventry is inviting local artists to submit expressions of interest for a series of commission opportunities at Coventry’s railway station.

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