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Council leaders urge people and business to keep following public health advice

Published on Friday, 14 August 2020 in Council and democracy news

Council leaders today urged people and businesses across the West Midlands to keep following public health advice to reduce the threat of further COVID-19 lockdowns across the region, insisting: "We can't afford to drop our guard now."

Coventry students do city proud with exam success

Published on Thursday, 13 August 2020 in Schools and schooling news

Coventry’s sixth-formers have done the city proud once again with A-level results showing an improvement on last year.

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New West Midlands cycling network unveiled

Published on Thursday, 13 August 2020 in Cycling news

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has unveiled the Starley Network, a new 500-mile cycling vision for the West Midlands.

Testing at a Coventry business following a Covid-19 outbreak

Published on Thursday, 13 August 2020 in Public health news

A Coventry distribution centre is working with public health officials to contain and manage an outbreak of Covid-19

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Illuminating open air experience on offer at Coombe Abbey this Christmas

Published on Thursday, 13 August 2020 in Events news

A spectacular seasonal light show is set to illuminate a beautiful Warwickshire park to help celebrate the Christmas period.

Another COVID-19 testing centre to open in Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2020 in Public health news

A third COVID-19 testing centre is to open its doors in Coventry tomorrow.

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Commendation bestowed upon Coventry Lord Mayor’s Committee for Peace and Reconciliation

Published on Tuesday, 11 August 2020 in Lord Mayor news

The Ambassador of Japan to the United Kingdom, Yasumasa Nagamine, has honoured Coventry Lord Mayor’s Committee for Peace and Reconciliation by bestowing his Commendation.

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Temperatures set to soar across the West Midlands

Published on Tuesday, 11 August 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

With temperatures set to be over 30 degrees Celsius this week, people are being urged to look out for those vulnerable to heat exposure and stay cool, as the Met Office issues new heatwave.

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Together In Electric Dreams

Published on Monday, 10 August 2020 in Public transport news

Coventry City Council has welcomed a sneak preview of National Express Coventry’s first fully electric buses, ahead of their official launch in service later this month.

Coventry City Council launches new grant scheme for cultural participation projects

Published on Monday, 10 August 2020 in Arts and culture news

Coventry City Council has launched a new grants programme for projects that support the arts and cultural sector in the city today, 10 August 2020.

Coventry Libraries offer a click and collect service

Published on Friday, 07 August 2020 in Services for schools news

Coventry Libraries have been welcoming people back to some of their library buildings by offering a Click and Collect service.

COVID-19 - seven day rate per 100,000 population

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2020 in Public health news

The region's councils today warned there is no room for complacency as public health teams continue their efforts to prevent further COVID-19 lockdowns across the region.

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Warren works wonders at University of Warwick with Changing Futures Together

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2020 in Jobs and careers news

Changing Futures Together is an exciting programme offering young disabled people in Coventry the opportunity to gain skills in the workplace, with the aim of getting into paid employment.

Councillor Jim O'Boyle

SMEs in C&W urged to apply for new government grants

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2020 in Business and licensing news

Small businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire hit by the Coronavirus pandemic can apply for new grants from the government to boost their recovery.

Helping people to realise the world is a better place with them in it

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted on nearly everyone’s mental health. For some people, the difficulties that have been faced have led them to thoughts about taking their own life.

Digital Coventry

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2020 in Digital Coventry news

An exciting new project has been launched in Coventry to ensure city people and businesses can take advantage of the latest hi-tech and broadband technology.

Response to cases of COVID-19 at Tesco Arena Park

Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2020 in Public health news

The management of Tesco Arena Park is working closely with the Public Health team at Coventry City Council and Public Health England (PHE) Midlands, following 9 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among people working at the store.

Minute’s silence to remember Nagasaki

Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2020 in Council and democracy news

People in Coventry are being urged to join an international ‘Silent Minute’ to remember those who lost their lives in the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, and all who have died as a result of nuclear weapons.

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Lord Mayor opens community garden and shows support for the Summer Breakfast Club 2020 scheme

Published on Tuesday, 04 August 2020 in Lord Mayor news

St Lawrence’s Church Hope Hub welcomed Lord Mayor Ann Lucas to see the Summer Breakfast Club in action where she also opened the church’s special new community garden.

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New electric vehicle charge points installed in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 04 August 2020 in Parking, travel and streets news

Coventry has received an EV boost with 30 new on-street electric vehicle charging points installed in the Holyhead Road area as part of an exciting new pilot project.

Councillor Jim O'Boyle

Exciting infrastructure projects across Coventry and Warwickshire receive funding

Published on Tuesday, 04 August 2020 in Invest in Coventry news

The Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) has agreed its priority list of infrastructure projects to receive Government funding as part of the Getting Building Fund.

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COVID business grant schemes to close on 12 August

Published on Monday, 03 August 2020 in Business and licensing news

More than £50m has been paid out in COVID related business grants to support 4,000 Coventry companies that have been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Councillor Hazel Sweet

Published on Monday, 03 August 2020 in Councillors and MPs news

Tributes have been paid to a well-respected and much-loved Coventry councillor who passed away suddenly this weekend.

Councillor George Duggins

Play your part - help fight the spread of coronavirus

Published on Friday, 31 July 2020 in Public health news

 Councils across the West Midlands have joined together to deliver a clear message to people and businesses across the region: We must all play are part if we are to avoid any future lockdown due to COVID-19.

Funding support for safer streets in Hillfields

Published on Friday, 31 July 2020 in Community and living news

The West Midlands Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, Waheed Saleem, has led a successful bid to secure £549,040 from the Safer Streets Fund.

Mobile Testing Unit to operate in Coventry to improve the accessibility of Covid-19 testing

Published on Friday, 31 July 2020 in Public health news

A second Covid-19 testing centre is to open in Coventry next week in the city centre

Councillor Jim O'Boyle

Business group encouraging innovation among Coventry and Warwickshire SMEs

Published on Thursday, 30 July 2020 in Business and licensing news

A group which is celebrating its fifth anniversary is encouraging innovative small businesses to get in touch with its members to access grants and support.

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BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow is back this summer and invites you to share your stories

Published on Thursday, 30 July 2020 in Events news

Antiques Roadshow is set to return this summer, presenter Fiona Bruce and our team of experts can’t wait to discover your forgotten family heirlooms and missing masterpieces.

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The 2020 Health and Wellbeing Awards winners have been announced

Published on Thursday, 30 July 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

The winners of the 2020 Health and Wellbeing Awards in Coventry have been announced.

Mental Wellbeing Guidance for Managers

Published on Wednesday, 29 July 2020 in Occupational health and wellbeing news

The Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Service has developed specific guidance to enable you to ensure that the mental wellbeing of employees can be met.

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