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Joint statement following Cllr Glenn William's comments at Full Council

Published on Friday, 17 January 2020 in Council and democracy news

Joint statement from Cllr George Duggins, Leader of Coventry City Council and Cllr Gary Ridley, Leader of the Opposition Conservative Group, Coventry City Council:

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Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Friday, 17 January 2020 in Homelessness news

Agencies across the city are activating Coventry’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) from today as the temperatures are set to get colder over the next few nights.

The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Cllr Linda Bigham presenting Colin Millard with his award.

Colin named as Good Citizen

Published on Thursday, 16 January 2020 in Lord Mayor news

Colin Millard has been named as Coventry’s latest Good Citizen.

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Sound of success in the new year for youth musicians

Published on Wednesday, 15 January 2020 in Children and families news

Young musicians from across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull got 2020 off to the sound of music during a weekend packed with performances from 4 – 5 January.

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Go CV offers members a great discount for a night of comedy

Published on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 in Events news

Comedy Central Live is coming to Coventry and they’re bringing the laughs.

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New Coventry Safe Haven launched for mental health support

Published on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 in Family support news

A new mental health support service that aims to increase help for residents experiencing mental distress, is being launched in Coventry, as part of a joint effort by the Council and partner agencies.

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FREE workshops for schools to accompany ‘Crongton Knights’ at the Belgrade Theatre

Published on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 in Services for schools news

We are offering a range of FREE workshops for schools to accompany our co-production of Crongton Knights which runs from Sat 8 – Sat 22 Feb.

Library Training Sessions for 2019-20

Published on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 in Services for schools news

Training sessions are being held over the next two terms for staff with responsibility for their school’s library or for literacy.

New strategy builds on work to address violent crime in Coventry

Published on Monday, 13 January 2020 in Community safety and preventing crime news

On Wednesday, agencies in Coventry set out a strategy to expand on the work currently underway to tackle violent crime in the city.

Coventry smashes sport week

City of Sport finale week starts this weekend

Published on Friday, 10 January 2020 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Coventry Smashes Sport Week – the European City of Sport finale event – commences this Saturday, 11 January and spans over nine days until 20 January 2020.

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Upgrade of online health and wellbeing tool launched

Published on Wednesday, 08 January 2020 in Health and wellbeing news

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust have launched an upgraded version of their Dimensions Tool.

Coventry's SEND support for children is widely praised

Published on Monday, 06 January 2020 in Coventry's Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Local Offer news

Coventry’s arrangements for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has been widely praised by Government inspectors.

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Adult Social Care Survey 2020

Published on Monday, 06 January 2020 in Adult social care strategies, policies and plans news

Coventry City Council’s Adult Social Care Services will be sending out anonymous postal questionnaires to a random sample of people who receive long-term support.

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Festival of Running unveils new look for 2020

Published on Monday, 23 December 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Organisers of the Coventry Festival of Running today revealed a totally new look for 2020, and a brand new website.

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New Battery Industrialisation Centre powers up with additional cash boost

Published on Friday, 20 December 2019 in Business and licensing news

Coventry is set to receive millions of pounds in extra funding to make sure the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre is a world leader for years to come.

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Consultation asks: how much should households contribute to stay in temporary accommodation?

Published on Thursday, 19 December 2019 in Housing news

Coventry City Council is consulting on proposals that could see charging introduced for some households who are in temporary accommodation. A policy could be in place by April 2020.

Cllr Pat Seamen at Broadpark's Christmas party

Community short breaks scheme extended

Published on Thursday, 19 December 2019 in Children and families news

Young people and their families received some early Christmas cheer with the announcement the extension of the community short breaks scheme.

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New phase of work set to begin at Coventry railway station

Published on Thursday, 19 December 2019 in Parking, travel and streets news

The next phase of work on exciting plans to improve Coventry’s railway station will start in the new year.

Cycle Scheme to connect Binley

Published on Wednesday, 18 December 2019 in Cycling news

£5m funding has been secured to help deliver a new cycle route, connecting the city centre with a busy business park in Coventry.

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New way for public to donate to rough sleepers

Published on Monday, 16 December 2019 in Homelessness news

A new Coventry web page has been set up to enable the public to donate to make financial donations to rough sleepers.

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Services across Coventry and Warwickshire remind residents they are not alone this Christmas

Published on Monday, 16 December 2019 in Family support news

“You don’t have to have huge amounts of experience, you don’t have to have mental health qualifications, you just need to be there - that’s the best possible thing we can do this Christmas period.”

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Schools of Sanctuary launch event

Published on Monday, 16 December 2019 in Ethnic Minority Achievement Service (EMAS) news

Schools of Sanctuary Launch event on the 21 January 2020 at Coventry Cathedral between 10am and 12.45pm.

A greener city centre on the way

Published on Friday, 13 December 2019 in Environment and waste news

A commitment has been made to replace every tree that have been removed as part of regeneration work in the city centre with two more.

Homefinder - Give us your views

Coventry Homefinder Review – public consultation survey

Published on Friday, 13 December 2019 in Housing news

With under a month left to go until the consultation wraps up, make sure you share your views on the proposed changes to the Coventry Homefinder Policy.

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General Election results for Coventry

Published on Friday, 13 December 2019 in Elections and voting news

Coventry people made their voice heard in last night's General Election.

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Hats off to fundraiser

Published on Tuesday, 10 December 2019 in Lord Mayor news

Coventry’s Lord Mayor has been helping a charity fundraising campaign with a difference.

Network Maintenance Saturday 14 December

Published on Tuesday, 10 December 2019 in Services for schools news

ICT services will be performing essential network maintenance on Saturday 14 December between 9:00 and 12:00 which could affect schools' internet access and services.

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Coventry clubs raise over £35,000

Published on Monday, 09 December 2019 in Leisure and culture news

The Coventry City of Sport Challenge has come to end, and the winners have been revealed.

Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Monday, 09 December 2019 in Homelessness news

Agencies across the city are activating Coventry’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) from today as the temperatures are set to get colder over the next few nights.

Coventry Shopkeeper fined for having illicit cigarettes

Published on Friday, 06 December 2019 in Trading standards news

Coventry Magistrate’s Court has found Mr Aziz Fatah (45) of Princess Street, Coventry and owner of Bucuresti (formerly known as Bucharest) 490A Foleshill Road, Coventry guilty of six offences.

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