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Council consults on cautious budget plans as financial landscape remains uncertain

Published on Monday, 06 December 2021 in Budgets and spending news

The Council is set to consult on proposals for its 2022/23 budget, which will set out changes to its spending plans and its intentions to continue to protect frontline services.

New peer mentoring project to support young adults’ mental health

New peer mentoring project to support young adults’ mental health

Published on Monday, 06 December 2021 in Family support news

Coventry and Warwickshire Mind (CWM) has been appointed by Coventry City Council (CCC) and Warwickshire County Council (WCC) to manage and deliver a new and innovative peer mentoring project.

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Using your spare change for a better Christmas for rough sleepers

Published on Friday, 03 December 2021 in Community, leisure and culture news

A project that is helping rough sleepers in Coventry, is expanding with the support of retailers in Coventry City Centre.

Care workers need proper recognition if Government White Paper ‘People at the Heart of Care’ is to succeed

Published on Friday, 03 December 2021 in Health and social care news

A senior councillor responsible for adult social care in Coventry has welcomed the Government’s White Paper titled, ‘People at the Heart of Care’, published this week but believes that - for it to succeed – the Government must quickly act to create a care system where people are recognised for the caring work they do and rewarded appropriately.

Care workers need proper recognition if Government white paper ‘People at the Heart of Care’ is to succeed

Published on Friday, 03 December 2021 in Adult social care strategies, policies and plans news

A senior councillor responsible for adult social care in Coventry has welcomed the Government’s White Paper titled, ‘People at the Heart of Care’, published this week.

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Council awarded £700,000 for on-street charging points

Published on Friday, 03 December 2021 in Parking, travel and streets news

The Council has been awarded over £700,000 by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) to fund the installation of 155 on-street electric vehicle charge points.

The tapestry in St Mary's being taken down

Conservation planned to maintain long term preservation of Guildhall Tapestry

Published on Friday, 03 December 2021 in Regeneration news

The stunning tapestry, located in the St Mary’s Guildhall, Coventry, and dating back to the turn of the 16th Century, has been removed temporarily as part of steps to ensure its long-term preservation.

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Council to ensure private landlords meet energy efficiency standards

Published on Thursday, 02 December 2021 in Council Tax, housing and benefits news

The Council has successfully appointed two new members of staff to help private landlords to meet the requirements of national energy efficiency standards.

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Tackling homelessness and turning lives around

Published on Thursday, 02 December 2021 in Homelessness news

Housing in Coventry that provides supported temporary accommodation for single homeless people with complex needs

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Visitors from across the Midlands, the UK and the world are now able to stay in some of Coventry’s most ancient buildings

Published on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 in Community, leisure and culture news

Six historic buildings have been launched as boutique holiday and visitor accommodation, providing a unique place to stay in the heart of the city.

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£624,000 of funding awarded to Coventry to build 2022 Commonwealth Games legacy

Published on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 in Sport news

Sport England has announced £624,624 of new funding for Coventry as part of its wider investment into the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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MyCoventry project set to host awards night

Published on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 in Community safety and preventing crime news

Organised and hosted by the projects’ partners, St Francis Employability, the event is to recognise and celebrate the contributions and successes of newly arrived communities.

Infographic showing key stats from a year of Lateral Flow Testing

One year on: Lateral Flow Testing in Coventry

Published on Monday, 29 November 2021 in Public health news

As we continue to follow safety COVID-19 measures and take a sensible and cautious approach, Tuesday 30 November marks a year since Lateral Flow Testing began in the city.

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.

In Celebration of MOBO

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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‘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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