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People warned about COVID-19 rise

Published on Wednesday, 16 June 2021 in Public health news

With COVID-19 cases rising in Coventry, everyone who lives, works and studies in the city is being urged to be cautious, follow all restrictions and get their vaccine when called.

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Exciting paid opportunity for Coventry artists from the City of Culture Trust

Published on Monday, 21 June 2021 in Leisure and culture news

Youthful Cities: Digital Storytelling Lab is looking for artists between the ages of 18-25 from Coventry to create bold, thought provoking or playfully disruptive digital stories.

Statement about recycling bin collections

Published on Friday, 18 June 2021 in Environment and waste news

We apologise for the ongoing disruption to a small proportion of our overall waste collection service that has predominately affected blue-lidded recycling bin rounds.

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Go CV and City of Culture announce new partnership

Published on Friday, 18 June 2021 in Leisure and culture news

Go CV cardholders can now enjoy great UK City of Culture benefits.

Getting involved in Refugee Week

Published on Friday, 18 June 2021 in Community and living news

Refugee Week is under way in Coventry this week with a great series of events.

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Changing gear – learner drivers in Coventry plugged in to electric vehicles thanks to Highways England funding

Published on Thursday, 17 June 2021 in Parking, travel and streets news

Learner drivers in Coventry are amongst those benefitting from a super-charged green incentive funded by Highways England and operated by Coventry City Council that allows businesses to try electric vehicles for free before they buy.

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Hillfields Covid drop-in clinic to open its doors this weekend

Published on Wednesday, 16 June 2021 in Health and wellbeing news

Are you aged 40 and over and haven’t had your Covid jab? Why not come along to this weekend’s pop-up clinic at Hillfields in Coventry.

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Coventry and Warwickshire shine a light on male mental health

Published on Wednesday, 16 June 2021 in Health and wellbeing news

Men’s Health Week, which runs from 14 – 21 June, is encouraging conversations around male mental health under this year’s theme: ‘better mental health in a COVID world’.

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City of Culture and Visit Coventry team up to welcome visitors to the city

Published on Wednesday, 16 June 2021 in Leisure and culture news

Visit Coventry has joined up with the brand new UK City of Culture ‘City Hosts’ to open a temporary Visitor Information facility right in the heart of Coventry city centre.

Pictured from left to right: Cllr Anthony Tucker,  Cllr David Welsh, Cllr Abdul Salam Khan and Cllr Angela Hopkins

City celebrates Pride Month

Published on Wednesday, 16 June 2021 in Community and living news

Coventry is this month joining cities around the world in celebrating Pride Month.

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Coventry Homefinder is changing

Published on Tuesday, 15 June 2021 in Housing news

The way in which Coventry residents search and bid for social housing is changing, and today (15 June) the re-registration process for over 13,000 people has begun.

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Coventry’s COVID Community Testing (LFT) is changing

Published on Tuesday, 15 June 2021 in Public health news

Changes are to be made this week to Coventry’s community testing centres to reflect a shift in the behaviour of residents and to allow businesses where they are based to fully reopen.

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The link between domestic abuse and football season

Published on Monday, 14 June 2021 in Family support news

Coventry City Council and Coventry Domestic Abuse Services want to raise public awareness of support available as the Euros Football 2020 season begins.

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Accessible new path opens up Wrautums Field to all

Published on Monday, 14 June 2021 in Coombe Abbey Park news

A new circular route formed from an accessible path has been created for all to enjoy at Coombe Abbey Park.

Pictured (left to right) Cllr Kamran Caan and Cllr Gavin Lloyd

Go CV even easier to access local facilities for reduced rates

Published on Friday, 11 June 2021 in Leisure and culture news

Getting discounted and free entry to some of Coventry’s attractions is even easier with a Go CV card on your phone.

Caption: From the left, Cllr Jim O’Boyle (Coventry City Council and CWLEP), Adam Plumb (CWLEP Growth Hub), Scott Riddell (SCCU Group), Kierandeep Bal (Coventry City Council) and James Pease (SCCU Group) at the newly-refurbished offices at the SCCU Group

Training organisation recruits new staff

Published on Friday, 11 June 2021 in Jobs and careers news

A training organisation was quick off the starting blocks to recruit new staff after extending their offices in Coventry.

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More grant funding available for the development of new projects for Coventry 2021

Published on Thursday, 10 June 2021 in Leisure and culture news

A new round of grant-funding has been made available to develop new projects during Coventry UK City of Culture 2021.

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West Midlands PCC - Youth Commissioners

Published on Tuesday, 08 June 2021 in Community and living news

There are 16 vacancies on the Youth Commission, could you be interested?

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City’s wishes for Jack’s double celebration

Published on Monday, 07 June 2021 in Lord Mayor news

The Lord Mayor of Coventry is sending birthday wishes to a city resident who has a very special double celebration this year.

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Domestic Abuse Needs Assessment

Published on Monday, 07 June 2021 in Family support news

A Domestic Abuse Needs Assessment is now live and will help providers to understand the needs of people who have experienced domestic abuse in the city.

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It’s Carers Week!

Published on Monday, 07 June 2021 in Health and wellbeing news

This week is Carers Week and is all about celebrating our local carers, raising awareness of the challenges they face and recognising the contribution they make to families and communities.

Car park payment machines installation to start at War Memorial Park

Published on Friday, 04 June 2021 in Parks and open spaces news

New car park payment machines will be installed in the Kenilworth Road site in the War Memorial Park from next week.

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Business backs eco-project for families at city church

Published on Thursday, 03 June 2021 in Community and living news

A local developer is providing funds to support a half-term project at a neighbourhood church.

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Invitation to online event: Coventry and Warwickshire Integrated Care Record

Published on Thursday, 03 June 2021 in Public health news

The Integrated Care Record (ICR) has been introduced by your local NHS organisations and local authorities to improve care for everyone living in Coventry and Warwickshire.

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Historic Coventry chapel now owned by Historic Coventry Trust following £2m cemetery restoration

Published on Wednesday, 02 June 2021 in Community and living news

Completion of a £2m project to restore Coventry’s London Road Cemetery to its former glory has culminated in the transfer of ownership its Anglican Chapel to Historic Coventry Trust ownership.

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Voluntary groups urged to bid for Royal recognition

Published on Wednesday, 02 June 2021 in Community and living news

Voluntary organisations in Coventry and Warwickshire are being urged to find out how they can receive Royal recognition for the amazing work they undertake across the region.

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Major new venue set to launch in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 01 June 2021 in Business and licensing news

Delicious street food, music, craft beer and fabulous cocktails will mark the launch of Coventry’s first permanent indoor street food venue.

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Minister shown how culture title has changed the city

Published on Saturday, 29 May 2021 in Leisure and culture news

Yesterday (28 May) Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden was given a whistle-stop tour of some of the recent changes to the city as it begins its year as UK City of Culture.

Call for inquiry into handling of COVID-19 pandemic to be held immediately

Published on Friday, 28 May 2021 in Public health news

Leaders at Coventry City Council have called for an independent inquiry into the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic to be held as soon as possible.

New giant screen installed in Millennium Place

Published on Friday, 28 May 2021 in Regeneration news

A new digital screen has been installed on the side of Coventry Transport Museum, replacing the original screen, which was installed as part of the city’s hosting of the London 2012 Olympics.

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