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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

This is affecting us all at work and at home. We’re working hard to keep services running and will focus our efforts on the most critical elements. In doing so disruption to many services is likely.

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Risk assessment checklists for reopening schools

Published on Wednesday, 20 May 2020 in Health and safety news

COVID-19 risk assessment checklists.

Praise for continued support of city's children and families

Published on Friday, 22 May 2020 in Children and families news

Compliments for Children’s Services staff have been pouring in as those providing vital support for the city’s most vulnerable children and families continue working.

The Council to approve the long lease of land at Parkside, Paradise Street.

Published on Thursday, 21 May 2020 in Regeneration news

The Council is set to approve the long lease of land at Parkside, Paradise Street so new private residential accommodation can be built.

Ann Lucas

New Lord Mayor of Coventry appointed

Published on Thursday, 21 May 2020 in Lord Mayor news

Councillor Ann Lucas was today inaugurated as the Lord Mayor of Coventry for 2020-21 at an Extraordinary General Meeting of the City Council.

Expanded team offering support to rough sleepers

Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2020 in Housing news

Six new outreach workers have started working in Coventry providing a boost to services that support people who are street homeless.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - PPE requirements guidance

Published on Monday, 18 May 2020 in Services for schools news

PPE guidance for staff and providers working within local authority, education, community and social care settings.

Coventry and Warwickshire support Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Published on Monday, 18 May 2020 in Mental health news

Health and care partners in Coventry and Warwickshire are marking Mental Health Awareness Week, from 18-24 May, by celebrating kindness and the importance of doing our best to positively affect the wellbeing of others and ourselves during the coronavirus pandemic.

Number of mourners allowed to attend a service at Canley Crematorium increased

Published on Friday, 15 May 2020 in Births, deaths and ceremonies news

On Friday 15 May, Coventry City Council’s Cabinet were informed of plans to increase the number of mourners that can attend a cremation or memorial service at Canley Crematorium.

Councillor voices PPE concerns

Published on Thursday, 14 May 2020 in Health and social care news

A leading Councillor has hit out as care workers continue to struggle to get the right personal protective equipment (PPE).

Unsung heroes – helping fulfil last wishes

Unsung Heroes – helping fulfil last wishes

Published on Wednesday, 13 May 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

Three Coventry City Council registrars have been named unsung heroes for their kindness and compassion in supporting several couples with their last wishes to marry the person they love.

Unsung heroes – mobilising to make the vulnerable a priority

Unsung Heroes – mobilising to make the vulnerable a priority

Published on Wednesday, 13 May 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

When CV Life closed their doors to their leisure centres and sports facilities following the lockdown announcement, the team rallied together.

Unsung heroes – Protecting the health and wellbeing of vulnerable adults

Unsung Heroes – protecting the health and wellbeing of vulnerable adults

Published on Wednesday, 13 May 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

Emily Carter, support worker, based at Brookview Care Home has been named an unsung hero by her colleagues, for providing support to adults with learning and physical disabilities in Coventry.

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Unsung Heroes – Emotional support for residents with sensory loss

Published on Wednesday, 13 May 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

Emma Kennard, a Senior Enablement Officer for the Coventry Enablement Service at BID Services, has been emotionally supporting people living in Coventry with hearing and sight loss.

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Unsung Heroes – the kindness of neighbours

Published on Wednesday, 13 May 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

A Coventry woman is proving the virus has turned many of us into caring and kind neighbours, by striving to make people laugh and smile during these uncertain times.

Telephone support for parents and carers

Published on Wednesday, 13 May 2020 in Educational Psychology Service news

This term, Coventry Educational Psychology Service is offering direct telephone support to parents and carers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Council to hold special meeting to appoint new Lord Mayor

Published on Tuesday, 12 May 2020 in Lord Mayor news

The City Council is to hold an Extraordinary General Meeting to allow the current Lord Mayor to pass on the Chains of Office and keep Council business moving.

Social distancing space on High Street

Published on Monday, 11 May 2020 in Health and social care news

New measures on Coventry’s High Street will be introduced to help create more space for people to queue safely outside banks and building societies.

The Tip reopens on Monday 18 May

Published on Monday, 11 May 2020 in Environment and waste news

The Household Waste Recycling Centre (Tip) on London Road will be reopening on Monday 18 May. So, the Council can ensure the safety of site users and site staff, there will be changes to how it normally operates.

International Day of the Nurse

Coventry City of Culture Trust invites the people of Coventry to make the city glow in support of frontline staff on International Day of the Nurse

Published on Monday, 11 May 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

Tuesday 12 May marks International Day of the Nurse and the 200th birthday of the Lady of the Lamp, Florence Nightingale.

Thanks to all for keeping school services going

Published on Thursday, 07 May 2020 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Coventry City Council’s Education leaders have thanked everyone who continues to keep school services going during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Bin crew with pakoras

Hundreds of pakoras donated for bin crews

Published on Thursday, 07 May 2020 in Environment and waste news

Coventry’s bin crews have thanked The 29 States catering services after receiving boxes of donated pakoras on Friday (1 April).

Homelessness support gets a boost with donation

Published on Thursday, 07 May 2020 in Housing news

Coventry’s rough sleeper support has received an additional funding boost following a generous £12k donation from a West Midlands boss.

The POD Cafe

The Pod donates meals for some of city's most vulnerable

Published on Thursday, 07 May 2020 in Community and living news

The Pod Café team – based in Far Gosford Street – have been busy preparing and distributing healthy meals to people affected by COVID-19 by donating them free of charge to Feeding Coventry.

Places of Peace (POP) goes online!

Published on Thursday, 07 May 2020 in Community and living news

In the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown, recently established youth work project ‘Places of Peace’ (POP) has gone online as a virtual youth club to help support young people who are self-isolating during this difficult time.

Celebrate VE Day anniversary – but celebrate safely

Published on Thursday, 07 May 2020 in Events news

Coventry people are being urged to help the city pay tribute to those who gave so much to win peace in Europe 75 years ago.

Foleshill community centre break-in

Published on Wednesday, 06 May 2020 in Community and living news

A break-in at a community food hub has resulted in even more of a drive to support communities.

Maternal mental Health Week

Maternal Mental Health Week 2020

Published on Tuesday, 05 May 2020 in Family support news

Maternal Mental Health Week, from 4-10 May, aims to offer reassurance to parents that they are not alone during this uncertain period and to remind families that support is still available to them.

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Wash bags donated to Coventry bin crews

Published on Monday, 04 May 2020 in Environment and waste news

Coventry’s bin crews have received 170 handmade scrub bags to help them safely wash their clothes thanks to a donation from Balsall Common Sewing Circle.

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Air quality consultation extended until 31 May

Published on Friday, 01 May 2020 in Environment and waste news

Coventry residents have been giving their views on a range of schemes which will enable reductions in NO2 levels in Coventry without the need to introduce a Clean Air Zone (CAZ D).

Innovative partner awarded contract to develop Very Light Rail trackform

Published on Friday, 01 May 2020 in Public transport news

The Coventry Very Light Rail project is about to embark on a new adventure, investigating how to create a low cost trackform for the light rail carriages already in development, thanks to £1.5m funding from West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), secured by CCC. This project aims to revolutionise affordable public transport in towns and cities.

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