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Council challenges government to stay true to its ‘levelling up’ funding claim

Published on Tuesday, 14 December 2021

Coventry is among a cross-party group of 30 of the lowest funded councils across the country that has joined forces to call for a £300 million temporary fix to ‘level up’ local government finance.

Cllr Abdul Salam Khan

Thoughts of Coventry with victims in New Zealand attack

Published on Friday, 03 September 2021

The Deputy Leader of Coventry City Council has condemned the terror attack in New Zealand and sent the thoughts and prayers of the city to the victims and their families.

Surveillance camera code compliant - valid until June 2026

City CCTV cameras receive national recognition

Published on Monday, 12 July 2021

A national audit of the city’s approach to camera surveillance has concluded that Coventry meets the latest National Surveillance Camera Code of Practice standard.

The Duchess of Cornwall speaking to representatives from the family

The Duchess of Cornwall visits Panahghar Women’s refuge in Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 26 May 2021

The Duchess of Cornwall visits Panahghar Women’s refuge in Coventry

Have your say on our new-look website

Published on Tuesday, 25 May 2021

The Council website is changing and we need your views.

Standing together to support peace and reconciliation in Israel/Palestine

Published on Friday, 21 May 2021

Statement from Coventry City Council, Deputy Leader, Cllr Abdul Salam

Councillor Dr Kindy Sandhu

Coventry City Council to appoint new Cabinet Member for Education and Skills

Published on Friday, 14 May 2021

A Coventry University Research Fellow with a passion for learning will become Coventry City Council’s new Cabinet Member for Education and Skills.

Council AGM cut back to follow COVID regulations

Published on Friday, 14 May 2021

Coventry City Council’s Annual General Meeting will once again take on a different look this year to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Cathedral Service to be held for HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Published on Thursday, 15 April 2021

A Civic Service of Thanksgiving for the life of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is to be held tomorrow at Coventry Cathedral.

Joint statement from the Leader of Coventry City Council, Cllr George Duggins, and the Lord Mayor of Coventry, Cllr Ann Lucas, regarding His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

Published on Friday, 09 April 2021

“The city and the people of Coventry are deeply saddened at the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.

Coventry to celebrate historic beginning of twinning of cities

Published on Thursday, 08 April 2021

Coventry, in association with its very first twin city Stalingrad (now called Volgograd), is holding a year-long celebration to mark its links with 26 twin cities.

Census is coming

The census is coming to Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 24 February 2021

The census is coming, and it’s about you. By taking part, you will help inform decisions about the services you and your community need, like doctors’ surgeries and new schools.

‘Don’t drop your guard’ warning over virus

Published on Thursday, 21 January 2021

The Leader of Coventry City Council today joined a region-wide call for people not to drop their guard as the COVID-19 vaccine programme continues across the region.

Hospital to be granted Freedom of City as COVID thanks

Published on Tuesday, 19 January 2021

The University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire is set to be granted Freedom of Entry to the City of Coventry.

Joint statement in response to the violence in America and the support shown for Donald Trump’s actions by a city councillor

Published on Thursday, 07 January 2021

The Leader of Coventry City Council and the Leader of the opposition Conservative Party have issued a joint statement condemning the violence in America and the support shown for Donald Trump’s action

COVID-19 lockdown statement - January 2021

Published on Wednesday, 06 January 2021

A statement from the Leader of the Council, Councillor George Duggins, and Chief Executive, Martin Reeves.

MBE for city councilllor

MBE honour for city councillor

Published on Thursday, 31 December 2020

A Coventry councillor has been awarded the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) by the Queen in today’s New Year’s honours list.

Council Leader calls for review of tier level

Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020

The Leader of Coventry City Council has spoken of his “frustration and bitter disappointment” at the city being placed in Tier 3 of the COVID restrictions.

Council’s latest finance figures indicate a £3.5m overspend

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2020

A report on the Council’s 2020/21 Second Quarter Financial Monitoring Report (to September 2020) will be considered by councillors next week and it is forecasting a £3.5m overspend.

New Scrutiny appointments

Published on Friday, 20 November 2020

Cllr Naeem Akhtar has been appointed Chair of the Council’s Scrutiny Co-ordination Committee.

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

Published on Saturday, 24 October 2020

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.

Ethics Committee

Published on Friday, 16 October 2020

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

Cllr brown

Council names new Cabinet Member for finance

Published on Thursday, 08 October 2020

Councillor Richard Brown has been named as Coventry City Council’s new Cabinet Member for Strategic Finance and Resources.

Council names new Cabinet Member

Published on Monday, 14 September 2020

Councillor David Welsh has been named the city’s new Cabinet Member for Housing and Communities.

Announcement of resignation of a Cabinet Member

Published on Thursday, 10 September 2020

Councillor Tariq Khan has resigned from his position as Cabinet Member for Communities and Housing.

Council offices to reopen

Published on Thursday, 10 September 2020

The Council’s offices at Friargate are set to reopen from next week.

Could you be a magistrate?

Published on Thursday, 03 September 2020

A campaign has been launched this week to recruit new magistrates in Coventry, Warwickshire and the surrounding region.

The Deputy Lord Mayor visits the food hubs

Severn Trent helps the Food Hubs

Published on Friday, 21 August 2020

Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr John McNicholas visited one of the city’s Food Hubs to meet volunteers and thank Severn Trent for their support.

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