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It’s beginning to look a lot more like Christmas!

Published on Friday, 04 December 2020 in Business and licensing news

With the city sadly unable to host its big annual Christmas Lights switch on event due to the current Tier 3 restrictions, the Council along with key city partners have still been working hard to bring some festive cheer to the city centre.

Regional winter plan announced to protect rough sleepers

Published on Friday, 04 December 2020 in Homelessness news

Rough sleepers face the double threat of harsh winter weather and the ongoing pandemic.

Coventry food hubs - Just Giving Page

Published on Thursday, 03 December 2020 in Community groups and organisations news

Coventry City Council’s Community Resilience Team have been supporting organisations and partners across the city offering emergency food to the most vulnerable people and those in greatest need.

Coventry food hubs - Just Giving Page

Published on Thursday, 03 December 2020 in Community and living news

Coventry City Council’s Community Resilience Team have been supporting organisations and partners across the city offering emergency food to the most vulnerable people and those in greatest need.

The Job Shop is still open

Published on Thursday, 03 December 2020 in Jobs and careers news

As Coventry moves into Tier 3 restrictions, the Job Shop is still on-hand to offer support to residents and businesses

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EU & EEA Citizens in Coventry: Protect Your Rights

Published on Wednesday, 02 December 2020 in Community and living news

Coventry City Council has partnered with the Central England Law Centre to provide free, independent and confidential support with European Union (EU) Settlement Scheme applications

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Staying healthy at home this festive season for the Coventry Health Challenge

Published on Tuesday, 01 December 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

Coventry health services are reminding older residents and anyone who may be restricted by a health condition of the best present to our future selves this festive season.

The Severe Weather Emergency Protocol is now active

Published on Monday, 30 November 2020 in Homelessness news

Due to colder temperatures, local agencies have enacted the Severe Weather Emergency Protocoll (SWEP).

Pass the Smile and Myton Hospices team up for Christmas Tree collection

Published on Monday, 30 November 2020 in Environment and waste news

Following their successful pilot event in 2020, Coventry’s Charity Christmas Tree Collection is back in 2021 and it’s going big!

Act on Energy supports national day of action for warm homes

Published on Friday, 27 November 2020 in Environment and waste news

Every winter millions of people across the UK struggle to stay warm and healthy at home.

Council Leader calls for review of tier level

Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020 in Council and democracy news

The Leader of Coventry City Council has spoken of his “frustration and bitter disappointment” at the city being placed in Tier 3 of the COVID restrictions.

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Early construction of prototype innovative light rail vehicle for the City of Coventry

Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020 in Business and licensing news

The Coventry Very Light Rail (VLR) is an innovative light rail system which will be battery powered, lightweight and rail-based.

New COVID-19 testing system to start next week

Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020 in Health and social care news

A pilot scheme that will signal the start of targeted, mass testing across Coventry is to start next week.

Mcafee endpoint security upgrade

Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020 in Services for schools news

ICT & Digital will be rolling out a minor upgrade to the Mcafee security software for schools between 7 - 11 December. 

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Looking after someone? Know your rights.

Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020 in Health and social care news

Most of us will provide unpaid care for someone who is older, disabled or seriously ill at some point in our lives.

Christmas bin collections

Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 in Environment and waste news

Coventry City Council has announced the changes to waste and recycling collections over the Christmas period.

New rent guarantee schemes benefits landlords and tenants

Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 in Housing news

Twenty-one properties have been let thanks to a new rent guarantee scheme in Coventry which is helping homeless households to move out of temporary accommodation and into more permanent tenancies.

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Coventry City of Culture Trust receives £100,000 in support of Green Futures Programme

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2020 in Planning and development news

Coventry City of Culture Trust has received £100,000 of investment from the Garfield Weston Foundation (GWF) to support its Green Futures Programme, focusing on the future of the city’s environment.

Council’s latest finance figures indicate a £3.5m overspend

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2020 in Council and democracy news

A report on the Council’s 2020/21 Second Quarter Financial Monitoring Report (to September 2020) will be considered by councillors next week and it is forecasting a £3.5m overspend.

Advice for people who are clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) during lockdown

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2020 in Public health news

As part of the latest national restrictions people who are identified as clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) see advice below

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Coventry comes together to support 16 Days of Action against domestic abuse

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2020 in Family support news

Coventry City Council and Domestic Abuse Services are marking 16 Days Of Action by raising awareness of the various forms of domestic abuse and support to encourage those affected to seek help.

Lord Mayor to help victims of domestic abuse

Published on Monday, 23 November 2020 in Lord Mayor news

The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Cllr Ann Lucas, has announced she will be supporting charities and organisations that help victims of domestic abuse throughout her year in office.

Council set to approve plans to open view into Broadgate from Precinct

Published on Monday, 23 November 2020 in Regeneration news

Coventry City Council looks set to approve plans to open the view into Broadgate from Upper Precinct.

Council to bid for £6m decarbonisation funding

Published on Monday, 23 November 2020 in Environment and waste news

A bid for a grant of up to £6m from the Government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) has been submitted by Coventry City Council.

Council to review its dropped kerb policy

Published on Monday, 23 November 2020 in Community and living news

Coventry City Council is set to revise its Domestic Vehicle Crossing Policy to allow more properties to qualify for a dropped kerb so residents can park off road.

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New art for Pepper Lane from Coventry artist Matt Chu

Published on Monday, 23 November 2020 in Regeneration news

A Coventry artist has been commissioned to work on a brand-new art piece which will be installed in Pepper Lane.

Complex Communication Team courses supporting children with autism

Published on Friday, 20 November 2020 in Services for schools news

Sign up to one of our two training courses in December that help support children with autism.

New Scrutiny appointments

Published on Friday, 20 November 2020 in Council and democracy news

Cllr Naeem Akhtar has been appointed Chair of the Council’s Scrutiny Co-ordination Committee.

4 x new Average Speed Enforcement road safety schemes starting early 2021

Published on Thursday, 19 November 2020 in Parking, travel and streets news

As part of a plan to make Coventry’s roads even safer Average Speed Enforcement Cameras are planned to be installed on:

Go Parks free giveaway: Just scan the QR code at your local park to enter.

Go Parks hosts prize giveaway for Coventry residents

Published on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 in Parks and open spaces news

As the UK is now in a second lockdown, Go Parks want to offer Coventry residents the opportunity to stay active and win some great prizes.

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