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.
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.
Cllr Naeem Akhtar has been appointed Chair of the Council’s Scrutiny Co-ordination Committee.
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.
The Decision Notice of the Ethics Committee of 8 October in relation to Cllr Glenn Williams is now available.
Councillor Richard Brown has been named as Coventry City Council’s new Cabinet Member for Strategic Finance and Resources.
Councillor David Welsh has been named the city’s new Cabinet Member for Housing and Communities.
Councillor Tariq Khan has resigned from his position as Cabinet Member for Communities and Housing.
The Council’s offices at Friargate are set to reopen from next week.
A campaign has been launched this week to recruit new magistrates in Coventry, Warwickshire and the surrounding region.
Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr John McNicholas visited one of the city’s Food Hubs to meet volunteers and thank Severn Trent for their support.
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."
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.
One hundred years ago today, the Council House was officially opened by HRH the Duke of York – later to become King George VI.
The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in the middle of March meant that public services quickly had to adapt to new ways of working.
Manjit Lotay, a dressmaking tutor in the Adult Education Service, has been busy using her time and skills to make Personal Protective outfits for workers caring for those with COVID-19.
This week, Coventry City Council added its name to a charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at work
Council Leader, Cllr George Duggins, addressed yesterday's Full Council on the Coronavirus situation, thanking health workers and urging people to work together and support one another.
Following the sad death of Councillor Sucha Bains in November 2019, Coventry City Council has now received a request for a by-election to take place.
Joint statement from Cllr George Duggins, Leader of Coventry City Council and Cllr Gary Ridley, Leader of the Opposition Conservative Group, Coventry City Council:
The Council has published the decision of the Ethics Committee held on 20 November 2019 into a Code of Conduct complaint against Councillor Glenn Williams.
A tree and plaque have been unveiled in memory of the city’s first Asian councillor.
It is with great sadness that we report the death of Councillor Sucha Singh Bains.
Coventry has honoured its oldest twin and partner in its work for peace, the City of Volgograd, by rededicating a memorial in the city centre.