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Steps for change

Taking steps to tackle rough sleeping

Published on Thursday, 17 October 2019 in Homelessness news

A project that aims to help rough sleepers off the streets in Coventry by offering a daily one stop advice and support venue has been expanded.

DesignLab Nation - funded D&T project for KS3 & 4

Published on Thursday, 17 October 2019 in Services for schools news

Coventry Transport Museum and the V&A are looking for 3 state-funded secondary schools to take part in 2019/2020 DesignLab Nation projects.

ARTiculation Discovery Day - Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Published on Thursday, 17 October 2019 in Services for schools news

6 November 2019, 10am-3pm Free workshop for KS 4&5 students

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Coventry City Centre takes steps to become more disability-friendly

Published on Thursday, 17 October 2019 in Public health news

A new Disability Shoppers Charter recognising the importance and needs of customers with disabilities has been launched today in Coventry.

Yusuf Shah, Dania Karim, Usaymah Arfan and the Lord Mayor.

Capping off a day of civic pride

Published on Thursday, 17 October 2019 in Lord Mayor news

Three students from Longford Park Primary School were given a chance to be Lord Mayor for the day.

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City set for Carnival of Lights

Published on Thursday, 17 October 2019 in Events news

Coventry will be treated to a light fantastic this November when a procession of music and light trails its way into the city centre along one of the city’s most iconic roads.

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Coventry Ambassadors invited to visit Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers

Published on Thursday, 17 October 2019 in Volunteering news

The Coventry Ambassador volunteer programme that began in support of the 2012 Olympic Games is being used by the organisers of the Tokyo2020 Olympic Games.

Eat The Stars workshops

Published on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 in Services for schools news

School workshops available with Spectra. Boost expressiveness, increase self-esteem and have a truly inclusive, invigorating experience.

Lord Mayor with Melanie Griffin

Melanie named as Good Citizen

Published on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 in Lord Mayor news

Melanie Griffin is the latest person to receive a Good Citizen Award from Coventry’s Lord Mayor.

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Sporting Memories comes to Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

European City of Sport have teamed up with CV Life, Year of Wellbeing and The Sporting Memories Foundation to bring an event to Coventry for those that have fond memories of sport from years ago.

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The twin takeover

Published on Monday, 14 October 2019 in Events news

Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art takes over Coventry and Warwickshire for 52 days.

Flu season

Staying ahead of cold and flu season

Published on Friday, 11 October 2019 in Health and wellbeing news

With flu season ahead, residents across Coventry and Warwickshire are being urged to think about how cold weather and winter viruses may affect them, vulnerable family members and neighbours.

Housing First

Housing First helps its first clients

Published on Thursday, 10 October 2019 in Housing news

A national project being piloted in Coventry and across the West Midlands region, helping people who are homeless and rough sleeping, is beginning to make an impact in the city.

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Sarah Gristwood, Coventry City Council; Ian Bowes and Adrian Davidson, Watkin Jones; Denise Bird, Finham library; Alison Fox, Cheylesmore library; Ann Wheatley, Earlsdon library;

Local Developer Watkin Jones supporting the community

Published on Thursday, 10 October 2019 in Community and living news

Three city community libraries have been awarded a total of £1,000 to support their work by a local developer.

The innovation of the Council’s Through Care team has seen them shortlisted in the prestigious Social Work Awards.

Through Care heads for awards glory

Published on Wednesday, 09 October 2019 in Children and families news

The innovation of the Council’s Through Care team has seen them shortlisted in the prestigious Social Work Awards.

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The Pod gets into the UnderGROWTH

Published on Tuesday, 08 October 2019 in Mental health news

The Pod, Coventry City Council’s award-winning mental health social brokerage and cultural hub, has been awarded a Heart of England grant to develop underGROWTH, a year-long series of eco-artistic events to change the way people relate to the city’s environment and their mental health.

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day 2019: It’s good to talk - Encouraging conversations around mental health

Published on Tuesday, 08 October 2019 in Health and wellbeing news

Health partners in Coventry and Warwickshire are marking World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10 October with promotional activities to raise awareness of local mental health services and resources.

Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters helps people take control of mental health

Published on Monday, 07 October 2019 in Health and wellbeing news

Public Health England (PHE), in partnership with the NHS, today launches Every Mind Matters to help people take simple steps to look after their mental health and wellbeing.

Coventry gets backing for greater support for children and families

Published on Thursday, 03 October 2019 in Children and families news

Coventry’s Children’s Services has successfully applied to be part of a programme aimed at safely reducing the number of children entering care and improving family stability.

Exciting artist impressions of how Coventry city centre could be transformed by 2021 have been unveiled as part of a presentation called ‘Transforming your city’.

Transforming your city

Published on Thursday, 03 October 2019 in Regeneration news

Exciting pictures showing how Coventry city centre could be transformed by 2021 have been unveiled as part of a presentation called ‘Transforming your city’.

Council cracking down on fly tipping

Published on Thursday, 03 October 2019 in Environment and waste news

Latest figures show a reduction in fly-tipping incidents – as prosecutions rise by 50% as part of a zero-tolerance policy on the anti-social crime by Coventry City Council.

Coventry care leavers aspire and achieve

Published on Wednesday, 02 October 2019 in Children and families news

Coventry’s care leavers are aspiring and achieving more than ever before with massive increases in those going to university.

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Council’s Social Work Academy in line for national award

Published on Wednesday, 02 October 2019 in Social Work Academy news

Coventry City Council’s Social Work Academy has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

The Pod has created a unique partnership with award-winning folk artist Sam Lee that will set people on a trail of discovery through Coventry’s ‘paths less trodden’.

Folk artist teams up with Pod

Published on Tuesday, 01 October 2019 in Mental health news

The Pod has created a unique partnership with award-winning folk artist Sam Lee that will set people on a trail of discovery through Coventry’s ‘paths less trodden’.

Wave inside

The Wave officially opens on Monday 21 October

Published on Tuesday, 01 October 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Monday 21 October sees the official opening of the Wave’s waterpark.

Adult Social Care report focuses on supporting independent lives

Published on Monday, 30 September 2019 in Adult social care strategies, policies and plans news

The annual report for adult social care in Coventry outlines how services are aimed at providing personal and practical support to help people live their lives independently.

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City car dealer prosecuted for selling unsafe vehicle

Published on Monday, 30 September 2019 in Trading standards news

A Coventry used car dealer has pleaded guilty to selling an unsafe vehicle and applying misleading descriptions to it after a car they sold was found to be unroadworthy.

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Steering Group recruitment open

Published on Monday, 30 September 2019 in Health and wellbeing news

Healthwatch has an important role working to ensure local people have a voice in how their NHS and Care services are delivered and planned and three volunteers are needed to help that work

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Inclusive dance festival to be held as part of City of Sport

Published on Friday, 27 September 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

A free Inclusive Dance Festival for children is to be held next month as one of the city's many community festivals during its year as European City of Sport.

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WMCA boosts clean automotive industry with £18m grant for Battery Industrialisation Centre in Coventry

Published on Thursday, 26 September 2019 in Invest in Coventry news

A £126m battery facility to keep the West Midlands at the forefront of the automotive industry has been supercharged by an £18m grant from the West Midlands Combined Authority.

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