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Response to cases of COVID-19 at Tesco Arena Park

Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2020 in Public health news

The management of Tesco Arena Park is working closely with the Public Health team at Coventry City Council and Public Health England (PHE) Midlands, following 9 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among people working at the store.

COVID-19 - seven day rate per 100,000 population

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2020 in Public health news

The region's councils today warned there is no room for complacency as public health teams continue their efforts to prevent further COVID-19 lockdowns across the region.

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Warren works wonders at University of Warwick with Changing Futures Together

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2020 in Jobs and careers news

Changing Futures Together is an exciting programme offering young disabled people in Coventry the opportunity to gain skills in the workplace, with the aim of getting into paid employment.

Councillor Jim O'Boyle

SMEs in C&W urged to apply for new government grants

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2020 in Business and licensing news

Small businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire hit by the Coronavirus pandemic can apply for new grants from the government to boost their recovery.

Helping people to realise the world is a better place with them in it

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted on nearly everyone’s mental health. For some people, the difficulties that have been faced have led them to thoughts about taking their own life.

Digital Coventry

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2020 in Digital Coventry news

An exciting new project has been launched in Coventry to ensure city people and businesses can take advantage of the latest hi-tech and broadband technology.

Minute’s silence to remember Nagasaki

Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2020 in Council and democracy news

People in Coventry are being urged to join an international ‘Silent Minute’ to remember those who lost their lives in the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, and all who have died as a result of nuclear weapons.

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Lord Mayor opens community garden and shows support for the Summer Breakfast Club 2020 scheme

Published on Tuesday, 04 August 2020 in Lord Mayor news

St Lawrence’s Church Hope Hub welcomed Lord Mayor Ann Lucas to see the Summer Breakfast Club in action where she also opened the church’s special new community garden.

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New electric vehicle charge points installed in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 04 August 2020 in Parking, travel and streets news

Coventry has received an EV boost with 30 new on-street electric vehicle charging points installed in the Holyhead Road area as part of an exciting new pilot project.

Councillor Jim O'Boyle

Exciting infrastructure projects across Coventry and Warwickshire receive funding

Published on Tuesday, 04 August 2020 in Invest in Coventry news

The Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) has agreed its priority list of infrastructure projects to receive Government funding as part of the Getting Building Fund.

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COVID business grant schemes to close on 12 August

Published on Monday, 03 August 2020 in Business and licensing news

More than £50m has been paid out in COVID related business grants to support 4,000 Coventry companies that have been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Councillor Hazel Sweet

Published on Monday, 03 August 2020 in Councillors and MPs news

Tributes have been paid to a well-respected and much-loved Coventry councillor who passed away suddenly this weekend.

Councillor George Duggins

Play your part - help fight the spread of coronavirus

Published on Friday, 31 July 2020 in Public health news

 Councils across the West Midlands have joined together to deliver a clear message to people and businesses across the region: We must all play are part if we are to avoid any future lockdown due to COVID-19.

Funding support for safer streets in Hillfields

Published on Friday, 31 July 2020 in Community and living news

The West Midlands Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, Waheed Saleem, has led a successful bid to secure £549,040 from the Safer Streets Fund.

Mobile Testing Unit to operate in Coventry to improve the accessibility of Covid-19 testing

Published on Friday, 31 July 2020 in Public health news

A second Covid-19 testing centre is to open in Coventry next week in the city centre

Councillor Jim O'Boyle

Business group encouraging innovation among Coventry and Warwickshire SMEs

Published on Thursday, 30 July 2020 in Business and licensing news

A group which is celebrating its fifth anniversary is encouraging innovative small businesses to get in touch with its members to access grants and support.

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BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow is back this summer and invites you to share your stories

Published on Thursday, 30 July 2020 in Events news

Antiques Roadshow is set to return this summer, presenter Fiona Bruce and our team of experts can’t wait to discover your forgotten family heirlooms and missing masterpieces.

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The 2020 Health and Wellbeing Awards winners have been announced

Published on Thursday, 30 July 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

The winners of the 2020 Health and Wellbeing Awards in Coventry have been announced.

Mental Wellbeing Guidance for Managers

Published on Wednesday, 29 July 2020 in Occupational health and wellbeing news

The Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Service has developed specific guidance to enable you to ensure that the mental wellbeing of employees can be met.

Test and Trace is free – don’t fall victim to a con

Published on Wednesday, 29 July 2020 in Trading standards news

People are being urged to be on their guard against a new coronavirus-related scam.

Family Hubs all now to re-open

Published on Tuesday, 28 July 2020 in Children and families news

Half of the city’s Family Hubs have remained open during the pandemic to give essential support to young people, children and their families, and now the remaining four are set to re-open their doors to help support local communities.

Left to right- Rachael Land, Future Skills Support Project Manager from Buckingham Group; Helen Needham, Operations Manager at Feeding Coventry; Sarah Gristwood, Lead Officer CCC Community Resilience Team

City developer Buckingham Group help Foleshill Community Centre

Published on Tuesday, 28 July 2020 in Community resilience news

Over the last few months local communities have come together to ensure that those in need have received as much support as possible, to help them through these challenging times.

Role of Adult Social Care during Covid-19

Published on Tuesday, 28 July 2020 in Health and social care news

Councillors and other health partners have heard about the significant contribution made by Adult Social Care, working with other parts of the City Council to support vulnerable adults to date during Covid-19.

Warning against complacency against the risk of catching coronavirus

Published on Tuesday, 28 July 2020 in Public health news

Coventry’s top public health official has warned people not to become complacent in living with the threat of Covid-19, following a small increase in confirmed cases across the city.

COVID-19 - Wearing of face-coverings in public

Published on Friday, 24 July 2020 in Public health news

A message from the seven West Midlands metropolitan council leaders.

Council backs new temporary pavement licensing policy

Published on Thursday, 23 July 2020 in Business and licensing news

Councillors are set to approve a new temporary pavement licensing policy that will enable pubs, restaurants and other hospitality venues to increase the availability of seating and tables outside venues in the city.

Focus on work and training

Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2020 in Jobs and careers news

A NEW report sets out how the Council will drive Coventry’s economic recovery from Covid-19 through its focus on employment and skills.

Early Help Strategy 2020-2022

Published on Tuesday, 21 July 2020 in Early help news

Coventry's Safeguarding Children Partnership has today launched its Early Help Strategy for 2020-2022.

Foodie Awards will celebrate city's food and drink

Published on Tuesday, 21 July 2020 in Leisure and culture news

A celebration of the best of Coventry and Warwickshire’s food and drink scene is at the heart of a new awards program designed to support businesses as they re-emerge from lockdown.

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Cllr Kamran Caan, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Sport, Coventry Bears Juniors, Alan Robinson, Director of Coventry Bears Rugby Club, Debbie Watson, CEO of Coventry Bears Rugby Club, Adam Benson, Chief Commercial Officer for Wasps Sport.

Coventry reveal Rugby League World Cup fixtures

Published on Tuesday, 21 July 2020 in Sport news

Coventry’s Ricoh Arena will host men's World Cup holders Australia as they take on Scotland.

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