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A greener city centre on the way

Published on Friday, 13 December 2019 in Environment and waste news

A commitment has been made to replace every tree that have been removed as part of regeneration work in the city centre with two more.

Homefinder - Give us your views

Coventry Homefinder Review – public consultation survey

Published on Friday, 13 December 2019 in Housing news

With under a month left to go until the consultation wraps up, make sure you share your views on the proposed changes to the Coventry Homefinder Policy.

Election results - 12 December 2019

General Election results for Coventry

Published on Friday, 13 December 2019 in Elections and voting news

Coventry people made their voice heard in last night's General Election.

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Hats off to fundraiser

Published on Tuesday, 10 December 2019 in Lord Mayor news

Coventry’s Lord Mayor has been helping a charity fundraising campaign with a difference.

Network Maintenance Saturday 14 December

Published on Tuesday, 10 December 2019 in Services for schools news

ICT services will be performing essential network maintenance on Saturday 14 December between 9:00 and 12:00 which could affect schools' internet access and services.

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Coventry clubs raise over £35,000

Published on Monday, 09 December 2019 in Leisure and culture news

The Coventry City of Sport Challenge has come to end, and the winners have been revealed.

Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Monday, 09 December 2019 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.

Coventry Shopkeeper fined for having illicit cigarettes

Published on Friday, 06 December 2019 in Trading standards news

Coventry Magistrate’s Court has found Mr Aziz Fatah (45) of Princess Street, Coventry and owner of Bucuresti (formerly known as Bucharest) 490A Foleshill Road, Coventry guilty of six offences.

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Officer’s management of high-risk violent offender earns award

Published on Thursday, 05 December 2019 in Community and living news

A Coventry Police officer has been commended for her determined management of one of the city’s biggest domestic violence threats and securing an order against him to help protect vulnerable women.

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Coventry Citizens Advice wins prestigious national award for tackling food poverty

Published on Wednesday, 04 December 2019 in Community and living news

Coventry Citizens Advice has won a prestigious national award for their work in Coventry food banks.

Holes at the Belgrade Theatre

Published on Tuesday, 03 December 2019 in Services for schools news

The Children’s Theatre Partnership are bringing this creative and inventive new stage show to the Belgrade from Tuesday 18 – Saturday 22 February 2020.

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Cov Safe Space returns for third year running

Published on Tuesday, 03 December 2019 in Health and wellbeing news

Cov Safe Space will be returning to the City Centre for the third year running to help keep people safe during the festive period.

Emily Kirk, courtesy of West Midlands Police

“Inspirational" student awarded for volunteer police role

Published on Monday, 02 December 2019 in Community and living news

An inspirational Coventry University student has been commended for her passion for policing in the city − after volunteering around 1,500 hours as a Special Constable.

Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Friday, 29 November 2019 in Homelessness news

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

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British Transplant Games lands in Coventry for 2020

Published on Friday, 29 November 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Today (29 November 2019) the Westfield Health British Transplant Games has arrived in Coventry ahead of the event next summer.

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Great success for Sporting Memories

Published on Friday, 29 November 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Today Sporting Memories was held, and many attended to reminisce with European City of Sport about their great memories.

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Cold weather alert for Coventry and Warwickshire

Published on Thursday, 28 November 2019 in Family support news

With a high probability of severe cold weather between early Friday morning (29 November) and Monday morning (2 December), people are being urged to look out for vulnerable family and neighbours.

Ethics Committee decision

Published on Wednesday, 27 November 2019 in Council and democracy news

The Council has published the decision of the Ethics Committee held on 20 November 2019 into a Code of Conduct complaint against Councillor Glenn Williams.

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National Award for Coventry’s Social Work Academy

Published on Wednesday, 27 November 2019 in Children and families news

Coventry City Council’s Social Work Academy has scooped a prestigious national award.

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Children are back in Edgwick Park

Published on Tuesday, 26 November 2019 in Children and families news

The children of Foleshill are helping to force anti-social behaviour from Edgwick Park, thanks to a local project to encourage positive activities.

Pictured: left to right, Dev Patel (son in law), Lord Mayor Cllr Linda Bigham, Sheila Malhotra (wife), Nyla Patel (granddaughter), Ash Malhotra (son), Natasha Malhotra Patel (daughter), Rhea Patel (granddaughter).

Tribute to late councillor who led the way

Published on Tuesday, 26 November 2019 in Council and democracy news

A tree and plaque have been unveiled in memory of the city’s first Asian councillor.

Cllr Sucha Singh Bains with his wife Darshan Kaur Bains at the start of his year as Coventry Lord Mayor in May 2003

Tributes paid to Councillor Sucha Singh Bains

Published on Monday, 25 November 2019 in Council and democracy news

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Councillor Sucha Singh Bains.

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Sporting Memories places filling quickly

Published on Monday, 25 November 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Spaces are filling quickly for Sporting Memories at The Transport Museum next week. If you are yet to book your space, make sure to do soon.

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Top employers recognised

Published on Monday, 25 November 2019 in Jobs and careers news

Last week, the achievements of some of Coventry's top employers were celebrated at a special event.

The Council's Christmas Craft Fair will be held at St Mary's Guildhall this week.

Visit the Christmas Craft Fair this Wednesday

Published on Monday, 25 November 2019 in Events news

The Council's Christmas Craft Fair will be held at St Mary's Guildhall this week.

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Amazing lighting and animation show marks the start of the festive fun!

Published on Friday, 22 November 2019 in Events news

On Wednesday evening, thousands packed into Broadgate and the city centre to enjoy the fantastic Christmas Lights Switch-on.

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Thousands watch Christmas switch-on

Published on Thursday, 21 November 2019 in Events news

Coventry's Christmas lights were switched on in Broadgate last night, as thousands turned out to see the start of the festive countdown.

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Offender rehab scheme sees prolific burglar turn back on crime

Published on Thursday, 21 November 2019 in Community and living news

A burglar with a string of convictions to his name has turned his back on crime thanks to support from a specialist West Midlands Police team tasked with rehabilitating prolific offenders.

Sports week

Coventry Smashes Sport Week

Published on Wednesday, 20 November 2019 in Sports news

As Coventry’s year as European City of Sport 2019 is coming to an end, plans for a final week of celebrations are coming together.

Pull your finger out for HIV

National HIV Testing Week 2019

Published on Wednesday, 20 November 2019 in Public health news

Join the fight to beat HIV in Coventry during National HIV testing week. Testing for HIV and encouraging your friends to test too, really does help save lives. A combination of regular testing, HIV treatment and condom use is the key to winning the fight against HIV.

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