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New COVID-19 test site to open in Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 14 October 2020 in Public health news

A fourth COVID-19 test site will open its doors on Monday 26 October, providing additional testing capacity for the city.

Leader of Coventry City Council shows support for emission reduction targets

Published on Thursday, 22 October 2020 in Pollution news

Councillor George Duggins, Leader of Coventry City Council, has this week endorsed and supported Eurocities’ call to revise EU 2030 climate targets to at least 55% by 2030.

New restrictions as Coventry moves into Tier 2 of National COVID alert system

Published on Wednesday, 21 October 2020 in Public health news

Coventry is to move up into Tier 2 of the new national risk alert system aimed at controlling the spread of COVID-19.

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Coventry offers first glimpse of programme as UK City of Culture 2021

Published on Wednesday, 21 October 2020 in Leisure and culture news

Coventry City of Culture Trust has announced the first events that will form part of the 365-day programme of UK City of Culture 2021, which kicks off in May 2021.

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Tell us your views and win a family ticket to The Wave

Published on Wednesday, 21 October 2020 in Leisure and culture news

People across the city are being asked to give their views in a Go CV survey – and give themselves the chance of winning a family ticket to the new Wave waterpark.

Funding secured to help keep Coventry warm

Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 in Housing news

The Council has secured £530,000 worth of funding from the Government which will be used to support low income households in the city to make their homes more energy efficient.

Proposal to host eviction hearings in Nuneaton ‘not acceptable’

Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 in Housing news

Coventry’s senior councillor, responsible for housing and homelessness, is calling on the courts to urgently reconsider their proposal for housing hearings to be listed outside of Coventry from the end of the month.

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COVID-19 webinar to be hosted for Coventry’s sport sector

Published on Friday, 16 October 2020 in Sport news

Coventry City Council will be delivering a COVID-19 based webinar for Coventry’s sport sector.

Ethics Committee

Published on Friday, 16 October 2020 in Council and democracy news

The Decision Notice of the Ethics Committee of 8 October in relation to Cllr Glenn Williams is now available.

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Monsters to invade the City Centre during Half-Term

Published on Friday, 16 October 2020 in Events news

During the October half-term, eight massive, mischievous monsters will be descending on Coventry and taking over rooftops in the city centre.

Free sessions to help you get online

Published on Thursday, 15 October 2020 in Adult education news

If you struggle with online banking, navigating websites and recognising fraudulent ‘phishing’ emails, take advantage of a free one hour course from Coventry Adult Education Service.

Organisations helping to raise awareness of hate crime

Published on Thursday, 15 October 2020 in Community and living news

The University of Warwick and Coventry University are helping to promote Hate Crime Awareness Week.

Changes to the Household Waste Recycling Centre announced

Published on Thursday, 15 October 2020 in Environment and waste news

The Council will be making the current booking system at the Household Waste Recycling Centre (tip) on London Road permanent. This change has been made following positive feedback from residents.

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Coventry celebrates as 5 parks win Green Flag Award

Published on Wednesday, 14 October 2020 in Parks and open spaces news

Today, parks and green spaces across the country will be raising their Green Flag Award with pride in a year when millions of people have seen the value of having great quality green spaces on their doorstep.

MiFriendly Cities project amongst 10 best in its field

Published on Tuesday, 13 October 2020 in Community and living news

Coventry City Council is excited to share that the MiFriendly Cities project has been chosen as a finalist in The Innovation in Politics Awards 2020

New video highlights where to go to report hate crime

Published on Tuesday, 13 October 2020 in Community and living news

A video, produced in Coventry by local communities, is highlighting the thoughts and feelings of victims of hate crime; and providing details of how people, who experience or witness hate crime, can report it.

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Own Your Space – a COVID-19 health message for young people by young people

Published on Tuesday, 13 October 2020 in Public health news

Teenagers from across the city have created a video to stress the importance of young people following COVID-19 safety messages.

National Adoption Week continues to break down the myths surrounding adoption

Published on Monday, 12 October 2020 in Children and families news

Adoption Central England (ACE) is supporting National Adoption Week and the #YouCanAdopt campaign which sets out to debunk myths around adoption and urging people who are considering adoption to take the next step.

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Queen’s Honour for Peter

Published on Monday, 12 October 2020 in Community and living news

The Council’s Peter Barnett has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Joint call from city organisations to help beat COVID

Published on Friday, 09 October 2020 in Public health news

Public organisations across Coventry have joined forces to call on people and businesses of the city to do all they can to fight coronavirus and reverse the continuing rise in cases.

Court action on hold but don’t let debts add up

Published on Friday, 09 October 2020 in Council Tax and benefits news

The Council is teaming up with advice agencies to encourage people not to ignore council tax debts whilst court action is currently on hold.

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Council names new Cabinet Member for finance

Published on Thursday, 08 October 2020 in Council and democracy news

Councillor Richard Brown has been named as Coventry City Council’s new Cabinet Member for Strategic Finance and Resources.

Musical reminder to stay safe

Published on Thursday, 08 October 2020 in Public health news

Coventry City Council has teamed up with a talented young singer for a new approach to spreading the social distancing and stay safe messages in the fight against coronavirus.

Feedback needed on Binley Road cycleway proposal

Published on Wednesday, 07 October 2020 in Cycling news

It’s national Clean Air Day in the UK on 8 October and Coventry City Council is asking for feedback on its latest scheme to improve air quality in the city.

New scheme to support migrant integration in Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 07 October 2020 in Community and living news

Agencies in Coventry have secured funding to boost relations and integration between migrant communities and local neighbourhoods

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Real experiences tell story of Adult Social Care

Published on Wednesday, 07 October 2020 in Adult social care strategies, policies and plans news

The real experiences of Coventry residents demonstrate the breadth of support provided by Adult Services.

Youth Offending Service outlines priorities

Published on Wednesday, 07 October 2020 in Youth Offending Service news

Coventry’s Youth Offending Service (YOS) has set out its priorities, despite the challenges of COVID-19, to support and encourage children not to commit offences.

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World Mental Health Day 2020: Mental Health for all

Published on Wednesday, 07 October 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

Health partners across Coventry and Warwickshire are marking World Mental Health Day on 10 October by raising public awareness of resources that they can access to help improve their wellbeing.

Landmark building set for culture role

Published on Tuesday, 06 October 2020 in Regeneration news

A landmark building in Coventry city centre has been given to Historic Coventry Trust to help the wider regeneration of the area.

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“Coventry Needs Me Alive”: pupils unite for powerful knife crime message

Published on Tuesday, 06 October 2020 in Community and living news

A new anti-knife crime video has seen a group of Coventry children come together to deliver one clear message: “Our city needs us alive”.

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