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Cllr Kamran Caan, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Leigh Hunt Leigh Hunt, CityFibre’s City Manager for Coventry

New CityFibre partnership to support European City of Sport festivals

Published on Friday, 16 August 2019 in Sports news

Coventry City Council is pleased to announce a new partnership with CityFibre.  

Number of people in work continues to rise

Published on Friday, 16 August 2019 in West Midlands Combined Authority news

The West Midlands has seen a further increase in the number of people in work.

City’s sixth formers buck national trend with increase in top grades

Published on Thursday, 15 August 2019 in Schools and schooling news

The city is celebrating the success of its sixth formers once more as A-Level results are in.

Bands in the park 2019

Bands in the Park 2019: Spencer Park

Published on Thursday, 15 August 2019 in Events news

The FREE Bands in the Park events continue this Sunday 18 August

People having fun at Sports Fest

Sports Fest day one success

Published on Wednesday, 14 August 2019 in Sports news

The first day of Sports Fest 2019 was full of sports, smiles and plenty of fun.

Upcoming improvements to the city centre

Published on Thursday, 08 August 2019 in Regeneration news

Some essential works are being carried out in the Barracks Way area of the city centre.  

Bands in the park 2019

Bands in the Park 2019: Nauls Mill Park

Published on Thursday, 08 August 2019 in Events news

The FREE Bands in the Park events continue this Sunday 11 August in Nauls Mill Park.

​On Saturday 7 September at Coombe Abbey Park, film fans can watch Disney's latest Aladdin at 2.30pm, or the film classic, Dirty Dancing, at 7.30pm.

Outdoor cinema returns to Coombe

Published on Wednesday, 07 August 2019 in Events news

Following the success of the last open-air cinema events held in June, the screens will be returning this September for two blockbuster movies – and ticket sales are open now.

Poster advertising Yak

Yak bring their chaotic live energy to Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 07 August 2019 in Libraries news

The alternative rock trio will be bringing their electric style to Coventry Central Library this November, in collaboration with Get it Loud in Libraries.

Health and activity

Coventry gets moving in Edgwick Park

Published on Friday, 02 August 2019 in Health and social care news

An initiative running in Coventry to encourage more people to get active in city parks and green spaces is expanding further into the city with phase two launched at Edgwick Park, Foleshill today.

Plaque to be unveiled to celebrate life and work of community champion

Published on Thursday, 01 August 2019 in Community and living news

A lasting memorial to a community champion is set to be unveiled on Saturday 3 August in Jardine Crescent, Tile Hill.

Bands in the Park 2019

Bands in the Park 2019: Allesley Hall

Published on Thursday, 01 August 2019 in Events news

The FREE Bands in the Park events continue this Sunday 4 August at Allesley Hall in the rear garden. The music will be provided by the Cubbington Silver Band.

Wainbody Ward by-election

Published on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 in Elections and voting news

Following the recent sad death of Councillor Gary Crookes, a by-election has been called to fill the vacancy of Councillor for Wainbody Ward.

Employees at one of the roadshows

Roadshow helps hundreds of local people find new training opportunities

Published on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 in Jobs and careers news

A series of roadshows held across the West Midlands – including one in Coventry city centre - is set to inspire hundreds of local people to train for an exciting new career.

Diversion route past Eaton House

Work begins at railway station

Published on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 in Regeneration news

Work has now started on exciting plans to improve Coventry railway station.

Modular Housing

City's first modular homes welcome new tenants

Published on Tuesday, 30 July 2019 in Social housing news

Citizen’s first two modular homes have officially been completed and are ready for new residents. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to mark the completion of the Littlethorpe development and officials were given a chance to have a look around the properties. The homes were constructed in the Totally Modular factory in Cradley Heath and transported on the back of a truck to Willenhall, Coventry.

Satnam Rana from BBC Midlands Today who is among the speakers at the Being Well Festival in Coventry

BBC journalist to speak at Being Well Festival

Published on Monday, 29 July 2019 in Public health news

A BBC journalist who filmed her emotional journey battling breast cancer is among the keynote speakers at a pioneering event in Coventry.

Pictured: Patrcia Evans, Sajid Javid, Mohammed Bashir

Coventry groups working to stop extremism receive Government funding

Published on Monday, 29 July 2019 in Equality and diversity news

Three projects working to bring an end to extremism in Coventry have been awarded Home Office funding, as part of a national strategy to defeat racism, promote equality and build a more unified society.

One of the Councils Pest Control Team with a wasps nest.

Taking the sting out of your company’s pest problems

Published on Monday, 29 July 2019 in Pest Control news

Whatever your business and no matter how big or small, summer can come with a sting in the tail

Members of the Coventry Youth Partnership

Coventry Youth Partnership announces summer programme

Published on Thursday, 25 July 2019 in Young people's health and wellbeing news

Organisations from across Coventry have joined forces to put on more than 800 hours of sessions to help young people get active during the summer holidays.

Zoolab

ZOOLAB is coming to Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 24 July 2019 in Parks and open spaces news

From creepy crawlies to exotic critters, Zoolab are offering Coventry residents the chance to get up close and personal with a wide range of animals in a fun, interactive session for all the fam

Pictured: a hiding spot used by the criminals.

Tobacco crime – a trade worth millions across the West Midlands

Published on Wednesday, 24 July 2019 in Trading standards news

Coventry Trading Standards seized a staggering 4,584,040 cigarettes last year, with more than six million illegal cigarettes and 350kg of hand rolling tobacco seized in total by local authority Trading Standards services across the West Midlands region, despite ingenious efforts to hide them.

Cllr Abdul Salam Khan testing out the new Discovery Centre.

Discover Coombe Abbey Park's latest attraction

Published on Monday, 22 July 2019 in Parks and open spaces news

The Discovery Centre at Coombe Abbey Park has been updated and improved ahead of the school summer holidays. The work was funded through a partnership with Warwickshire Wildlife Trust.

Thermometer.

Temperatures set to soar by the middle of the week in the West Midlands

Published on Monday, 22 July 2019 in Public health news

Coventry residents are being urged to look out for those vulnerable to heat exposure and make efforts to stay cool, as the Met Office issues new heatwave alerts for the middle of the week.

Cllr Kamran Caan, Paul Breed, Cllr Rois Ali and Cllr George Duggins in the new fitness facilities

The Wave's fitness facilities and Mana Spa open on Monday

Published on Friday, 19 July 2019 in Leisure and culture news

Monday sees the official opening of The Wave’s fitness facilities and Mana Spa.

Cllrs, members of friends of parks and park staff take a photo in War Memorial Park.

Green Flags prove Coventry has some of the UK's best parks.

Published on Thursday, 18 July 2019 in Parks and open spaces news

Longford Park, Caludon Castle Park, Allesley Park, Coombe Abbey Park and the War Memorial Park have again been awarded with Green Flags after meeting the high standards set out by Keep Britain Tidy.

Pictured: Cllr Kamran Caan, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Sport with the Young Ambassadors at the Move and Play exhibition .

There’s plenty happening in Coventry this summer!

Published on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 in Events news

From July through to September, the city has a host of events and activities to keep every member of the family entertained and some of Coventry’s Young Ambassadors had the opportunity to try one of these activities out.

Sports Fest flyer

Sports Fest is back!

Published on Tuesday, 16 July 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

It's back! This time it’s going to be bigger and better than ever, more activities and more time to enjoy them.

Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge 2019

Published on Thursday, 11 July 2019 in Services for schools news

The Reading Agency and libraries are excited to introduce Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019.

Bands in Park 2019

Bands in the Park 2019 - Longford Park

Published on Thursday, 11 July 2019 in Events news

The FREE Bands in the Park events continue this Sunday 14 July in Longford Park (Windmill Road entrance). The music starts at 2pm and is provided by the Meridian Dance Orchestra.

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