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Libraries and Information service on hand to help residents pay their respects.

Published on Friday, 16 April 2021 in Libraries news

Coventry City Council’s Libraries and Information service are offering to assist residents in signing the Council’s online Book of Condolence for HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh by taking their messages over the phone.

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Outdoor arts and engineering combine for building handover

Published on Thursday, 15 April 2021 in Leisure and culture news

The completion of building works on a £2.5million creative hub this week was marked by an aerial arts performance.

Cathedral Service to be held for HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Published on Thursday, 15 April 2021 in Council and democracy news

A Civic Service of Thanksgiving for the life of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is to be held tomorrow at Coventry Cathedral.

ICT services essential work

Published on Wednesday, 14 April 2021 in Services for schools news

ICT services will be performing essential network maintenance on Sunday 18 April.

COVID Business Pledge goes live

Published on Wednesday, 14 April 2021 in Business and licensing news

A new initiative has gone live this week to help Coventry businesses show they are doing the right things to be COVID safe for customers and staff.

All invited to Equality Day celebrations online

Published on Tuesday, 13 April 2021 in Lord Mayor news

A virtual celebration is set to be held tomorrow evening (14 April) in honour of Equality Day, featuring guest speakers and international entertainment.

Deep clean for city's ring road

Published on Tuesday, 13 April 2021 in Parking, travel and streets news

Coventry’s ring road is set to undergo a deep clean over the coming weeks, brightening and refreshing its concrete fascia cladding.

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New online mental health support for children and young people in Coventry is live

Published on Monday, 12 April 2021 in Family support news

A new anonymous digital counselling and support service for children and young people, Kooth, is live in Coventry.

Reopening the city centre safely

Published on Friday, 09 April 2021 in Business and licensing news

Coventry City Council has issued advice to all city centre business to help them reopen safely when restrictions ease on Monday (12 April).

Joint statement from the Leader of Coventry City Council, Cllr George Duggins, and the Lord Mayor of Coventry, Cllr Ann Lucas, regarding His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

Published on Friday, 09 April 2021 in Council and democracy news

“The city and the people of Coventry are deeply saddened at the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.

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Mobile COVID-19 testing unit to visit War Memorial Park and city centre

Published on Friday, 09 April 2021 in Health and social care news

A mobile testing unit will be visiting two key city locations in the coming days to help even more people take a COVID-19 test.

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Home COVID testing kits available for all

Published on Friday, 09 April 2021 in Health and social care news

Everyone who lives, works and studies in Coventry can now collect COVID home testing kits and make sure they are doing all they can to keep themselves and others safe.

City centre parking charge change for shops re-opening

Published on Thursday, 08 April 2021 in Parking news

With non-essential shops set to re-open on 12 April, Coventry City Council is reducing its parking charges in city centre short stay car parks to make things more convenient for shoppers.

Remembering the victims of the April 1941 Blitz

Published on Thursday, 08 April 2021 in Community and living news

The city of Coventry is this week remembering the victims of the air raids of April 1941.

National award for Theatre Absolute in Coventry

Published on Thursday, 08 April 2021 in Arts and culture news

Coventry’s independent theatre company, Theatre Absolute, who are based in the Shop Front Theatre in City Arcade, are proud to be a recipient of a national award.

Coventry to celebrate historic beginning of twinning of cities

Published on Thursday, 08 April 2021 in Council and democracy news

Coventry, in association with its very first twin city Stalingrad (now called Volgograd), is holding a year-long celebration to mark its links with 26 twin cities.

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Six-figure investment and new staff for Coventry business

Published on Wednesday, 07 April 2021 in Business and licensing news

An innovative engineering software consultancy in Coventry is investing a six-figure sum and recruiting new staff following a government scheme after receiving help from a business support group.

Coventry City of Culture update

Published on Thursday, 01 April 2021 in Leisure and culture news

Coventry City of Culture Trust has confirmed that the year of culture will start on 15 May 2021 and run for 12 months, and has given an update on what the opening weeks will include.

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Stress Awareness Month: get active with Wellbeing for Life

Published on Thursday, 01 April 2021 in Public health news

April is Stress Awareness Month and with a reported 65% of people feeling more stressed since the start of COVID-19*, health and care partners across Coventry and Warwickshire are marking the month by providing advice and support to help anyone suffering.

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Live entertainment is back at The Albany Theatre in Coventry!

Published on Monday, 29 March 2021 in Leisure and culture news

The Albany has got its sun hat at the ready as a new season of sizzling summer events is announced as part of Coventry’s diverse cultural offering for 2021.

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Community test sites double up as collection sites

Published on Friday, 26 March 2021 in Public health news

As part of the full return to school, the Government is introducing wider home testing of eligible people with no symptoms.

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Re-surfaced 3G pitch coming to Moat House Leisure and Neighbourhood Centre

Published on Thursday, 25 March 2021 in Sport news

Moat House Leisure and Neighbourhood Centre is having their 3G outdoor football pitch upgraded.

Further targeted ransomware attacks on the UK education sector by cyber criminals

Published on Wednesday, 24 March 2021 in Services for schools news

National Cyber Security Centre have issued an alert about the increasing number of cyber attacks directed towards the UK Education centre.

A poster about the Coventry Food Network appeal. It lists the locations you can join in at and asks that people visit their facebook page for more details

Coventry food donations plea

Published on Tuesday, 23 March 2021 in Community and living news

Social supermarkets from across Coventry are teaming up in a plea for donations of food and supplies to help support families in need.

Pictured: Photo: Vic Duddy, National Express Coventry Cllr O’Boyle, Cllr George Duggins and David Bradford. Photo credit: National Express Coventry.

All-electric bus city plan backing finalised

Published on Friday, 19 March 2021 in Public transport news

Coventry will receive £50m to fund 297 all-electric buses after the West Midlands Combined Authority Board gave their final approval at a meeting today after seeing the final business case.

Next phase of improvements in Pepper Lane to begin

Published on Friday, 19 March 2021 in Regeneration news

The next phase of work in Pepper Lane is set to begin early next week with plans for brightening up the walls and installing a new piece of artwork.

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Restoration works completed at London Road Cemetery

Published on Friday, 19 March 2021 in Regeneration news

A £1.7m project to restore several historical sections of London Road Cemetery has been completed.

Books open to meet the One Million Reads challenge

Published on Friday, 19 March 2021 in Libraries news

One million reads in a year – that’s the exciting target for city book fans after Coventry Libraries and Information Service won an Arts Council Award for £97,000.

CSW COVID Business Pledge launched

Published on Thursday, 18 March 2021 in Business and licensing news

Coventry City, Solihull and Warwickshire County councils are launching a Business Pledge for all businesses, including shops and hospitality, to help reassure staff and customers that businesses and venues here are operating in a COVID secure manner.

Pictured: Team Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School

Winning schools awarded for hard work during Go Parks challenge

Published on Thursday, 18 March 2021 in Sport news

The five winners of the Go Parks: Active Schools Challenge were recently announced and today they were awarded for their first-place finishes.

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