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New COVID-19 test site to open in Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 14 October 2020 in Public health news

A fourth COVID-19 test site will open its doors on Monday 26 October, providing additional testing capacity for the city.

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Health and exercise advice for vulnerable Coventry residents this winter

Published on Monday, 02 November 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

Coventry health services are urging older residents and those restricted by a health condition to stay active at home this winter to build their resistance to COVID-19 and Flu.

New rainbow crossing set to be unveiled in Bull Yard

Published on Friday, 30 October 2020 in Regeneration news

A new rainbow road pelican crossing, using the colours of the Gay Pride flag, is set to be installed in Bull Yard this evening (Friday 30 October).

Government funding to feed children in need is a myth say leading councillors

Published on Friday, 30 October 2020 in Children and families news

Two of Coventry’s leading Cabinet members are calling on the Government to fund the fight against food poverty for children adequately.

Back to School Survey Results

Published on Friday, 30 October 2020 in Educational Psychology Service news

Coventry's Back to School Survey Results

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Stunning artwork to commemorate the 80th Blitz anniversary

Published on Thursday, 29 October 2020 in Events news

Coventry residents will have the chance to see Luke Jerram’s Gaia in a free ticketed event in November as part of the city’s commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the Blitz.

Work on cutting NO2 emissions will leave long term legacy for city

Published on Wednesday, 28 October 2020 in Pollution news

Work on a segregated cycle route between the city centre and Coundon would never have started if Coventry had been forced by the government to accept a charging clean air zone, according to city councillors.

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Coventry Cathedral Ruins to be transformed into magical ice rink

Published on Wednesday, 28 October 2020 in Events news

An iconic Coventry landmark is set to be transformed into a winter wonderland for the first time, creating one of the most spectacular festive ice-skating rinks in the UK.

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Coventry bus station getting £1.5 million makeover ahead of 2021 City of Culture

Published on Tuesday, 27 October 2020 in Regeneration news

Coventry’s Pool Meadow bus station is to get a £1.5 million upgrade which will include eye-catching artwork and murals for the 2021 City of Culture.

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Opening date for Coventry's newest hotel announced

Published on Tuesday, 27 October 2020 in Regeneration news

Coventry city centre’s new Telegraph Hotel is to open its doors to guests on November 18.

Remembrance Sunday 2020 plans announced

Published on Monday, 26 October 2020 in Events news

Coventry will this year host an online commemoration of Remembrance Day as the city acts to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

One Coventry approach to provide free school meals to children this half-term

Published on Saturday, 24 October 2020 in Council and democracy news

Coventry City Council has joined forces with businesses, charities and voluntary organisations to feed disadvantaged children in the city over the forthcoming half-term holiday.

Leader of Coventry City Council shows support for emission reduction targets

Published on Thursday, 22 October 2020 in Pollution news

Councillor George Duggins, Leader of Coventry City Council, has this week endorsed and supported Eurocities’ call to revise EU 2030 climate targets to at least 55% by 2030.

New restrictions as Coventry moves into Tier 2 of National COVID alert system

Published on Wednesday, 21 October 2020 in Public health news

Coventry is to move up into Tier 2 of the new national risk alert system aimed at controlling the spread of COVID-19.

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Coventry offers first glimpse of programme as UK City of Culture 2021

Published on Wednesday, 21 October 2020 in Leisure and culture news

Coventry City of Culture Trust has announced the first events that will form part of the 365-day programme of UK City of Culture 2021, which kicks off in May 2021.

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Tell us your views and win a family ticket to The Wave

Published on Wednesday, 21 October 2020 in Leisure and culture news

People across the city are being asked to give their views in a Go CV survey – and give themselves the chance of winning a family ticket to the new Wave waterpark.

Funding secured to help keep Coventry warm

Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 in Housing news

The Council has secured £530,000 worth of funding from the Government which will be used to support low income households in the city to make their homes more energy efficient.

Proposal to host eviction hearings in Nuneaton ‘not acceptable’

Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 in Housing news

Coventry’s senior councillor, responsible for housing and homelessness, is calling on the courts to urgently reconsider their proposal for housing hearings to be listed outside of Coventry from the end of the month.

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COVID-19 webinar to be hosted for Coventry’s sport sector

Published on Friday, 16 October 2020 in Sport news

Coventry City Council will be delivering a COVID-19 based webinar for Coventry’s sport sector.

Ethics Committee

Published on Friday, 16 October 2020 in Council and democracy news

The Decision Notice of the Ethics Committee of 8 October in relation to Cllr Glenn Williams is now available.

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Monsters to invade the City Centre during Half-Term

Published on Friday, 16 October 2020 in Events news

During the October half-term, eight massive, mischievous monsters will be descending on Coventry and taking over rooftops in the city centre.

Free sessions to help you get online

Published on Thursday, 15 October 2020 in Adult education news

If you struggle with online banking, navigating websites and recognising fraudulent ‘phishing’ emails, take advantage of a free one hour course from Coventry Adult Education Service.

Organisations helping to raise awareness of hate crime

Published on Thursday, 15 October 2020 in Community and living news

The University of Warwick and Coventry University are helping to promote Hate Crime Awareness Week.

Changes to the Household Waste Recycling Centre announced

Published on Thursday, 15 October 2020 in Environment and waste news

The Council will be making the current booking system at the Household Waste Recycling Centre (tip) on London Road permanent. This change has been made following positive feedback from residents.

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Coventry celebrates as 5 parks win Green Flag Award

Published on Wednesday, 14 October 2020 in Parks and open spaces news

Today, parks and green spaces across the country will be raising their Green Flag Award with pride in a year when millions of people have seen the value of having great quality green spaces on their doorstep.

MiFriendly Cities project amongst 10 best in its field

Published on Tuesday, 13 October 2020 in Community and living news

Coventry City Council is excited to share that the MiFriendly Cities project has been chosen as a finalist in The Innovation in Politics Awards 2020

New video highlights where to go to report hate crime

Published on Tuesday, 13 October 2020 in Community and living news

A video, produced in Coventry by local communities, is highlighting the thoughts and feelings of victims of hate crime; and providing details of how people, who experience or witness hate crime, can report it.

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Own Your Space – a COVID-19 health message for young people by young people

Published on Tuesday, 13 October 2020 in Public health news

Teenagers from across the city have created a video to stress the importance of young people following COVID-19 safety messages.

National Adoption Week continues to break down the myths surrounding adoption

Published on Monday, 12 October 2020 in Children and families news

Adoption Central England (ACE) is supporting National Adoption Week and the #YouCanAdopt campaign which sets out to debunk myths around adoption and urging people who are considering adoption to take the next step.

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Queen’s Honour for Peter

Published on Monday, 12 October 2020 in Community and living news

The Council’s Peter Barnett has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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