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Thank you to St John volunteers

Published on Thursday, 24 June 2021

Coventry joins cities around the UK today in honouring the volunteers of the St John Ambulance.

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Show your support for Armed Forces Day

Published on Thursday, 24 June 2021

This Saturday (26 June) is Armed Forces Day and Coventry’s Lord Mayor is encouraging residents to show their support.

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City’s wishes for Jack’s double celebration

Published on Monday, 07 June 2021

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

The Lord Mayor, Councillor John McNicholas with his wife Anna

New Lord Mayor starts year of office

Published on Monday, 24 May 2021

Councillor John McNicholas has been inaugurated as the Lord Mayor of Coventry for 2021-22, Coventry’s City of Culture year

City sends 100th birthday wishes to Royal British Legion

Published on Friday, 14 May 2021

The Lord Mayor of Coventry will tomorrow (15 May) join people across the UK in wishing the Royal British Legion a very happy 100th birthday.

Vera with the Lord Mayor

Happy 100th birthday Vera

Published on Friday, 30 April 2021

Lord Mayor of Coventry, Cllr Ann Lucas, dropped in to say a very special happy birthday to one city resident.

International Workers' Memorial Day

Published on Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Today is International Workers' Memorial Day, when the world remembers those who have died or suffered injury and illness through work - including those who have fallen victim while working on the frontline against COVID-19.

*Pictured left to right: Lord Mayor, with representatives of the Ambassadors and Young Ambassadors and Mandip Sehmi, a GB Paralympian 

Coventry Torch Relay – lighting a Flame of Friendship

Published on Thursday, 22 April 2021

Coventry’s Flame of Friendship has started to make its journey around the city.

COVID Business Pledge goes live

Published on Wednesday, 14 April 2021

A new initiative has gone live this week to help Coventry businesses show they are doing the right things to be COVID safe for customers and staff.

All invited to Equality Day celebrations online

Published on Tuesday, 13 April 2021

A virtual celebration is set to be held tomorrow evening (14 April) in honour of Equality Day, featuring guest speakers and international entertainment.

Pictured: Lord Mayor of Coventry, Cllr Ann Lucas with a member of staff at the Foleshill testing centre.

Lord Mayor calls on people to take a test and keep others safe

Published on Tuesday, 16 March 2021

The Lord Mayor of Coventry Cllr Ann Lucas took a COVID-19 test before going back to the office.

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Ravensdale Primary School dominates Coventry Peace Poem Awards

Published on Tuesday, 02 February 2021

Students from Ravensdale Primary School not only took First, Second and Third prizes for Coventry Peace Poems 2020-21, but also submitted the artwork that is featured on the cover of the book.

A Christmas message from the Lord Mayor

Published on Thursday, 17 December 2020

As Lord Mayor of Coventry, I would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year.

Ann Lucas

Online donations to boost Lord Mayor’s appeal

Published on Thursday, 10 December 2020

Lord Mayor Cllr Ann Lucas has launched a gofundme page to help boost her civic charity appeal to support victims of domestic abuse.

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It’s beginning to look a lot more like Christmas!

Published on Friday, 04 December 2020

With the city sadly unable to host its big annual Christmas Lights switch on event due to the current Tier 3 restrictions, the Council along with key city partners have still been working hard to bring some festive cheer to the city centre.

Lord Mayor to help victims of domestic abuse

Published on Monday, 23 November 2020

The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Cllr Ann Lucas, has announced she will be supporting charities and organisations that help victims of domestic abuse throughout her year in office.

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Tree of Peace blooms in War Memorial Park

Published on Thursday, 12 November 2020

A small young tree has been transformed at Coventry's War Memorial Park as part of the city's Coventry Peace Festival.

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Coventry to mark 80th anniversary of the Blitz

Published on Wednesday, 11 November 2020

Saturday 14 November marks the 80th anniversary of the Blitz and cultural and religious organisations across Coventry will be marking the day in diverse and fitting ways.

Show your support to the Poppy Appeal

Published on Monday, 02 November 2020

Printing and colouring your own poppy to display at home is a great way that Coventry residents can give extra support for this year’s Remembrance Day.

Mayor of Hiroshima Kazumi Matsui receives the certificate

Coventry and Hiroshima celebrate friendship

Published on Monday, 05 October 2020

The cities of Coventry and Hiroshima have celebrated their friendship and their continuing work for peace.

Lord Mayor of Coventry - Councillor Ann Lucas

City firm thanked for COVID efforts

Published on Friday, 02 October 2020

The Lord Mayor of Coventry called in at a city firm as part of a series of visits to thank the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic.

City celebrates historic Godiva Day – virtually

Published on Thursday, 10 September 2020

An historic day of celebration dating back more than 500 years will be held in Coventry tomorrow.

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Commendation bestowed upon Coventry Lord Mayor’s Committee for Peace and Reconciliation

Published on Tuesday, 11 August 2020

The Ambassador of Japan to the United Kingdom, Yasumasa Nagamine, has honoured Coventry Lord Mayor’s Committee for Peace and Reconciliation by bestowing his Commendation.

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Lord Mayor opens community garden and shows support for the Summer Breakfast Club 2020 scheme

Published on Tuesday, 04 August 2020

St Lawrence’s Church Hope Hub welcomed Lord Mayor Ann Lucas to see the Summer Breakfast Club in action where she also opened the church’s special new community garden.

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Lord Mayor takes part in a virtual Q&A session

Published on Thursday, 09 July 2020

Earlier this week the Lord Mayor Cllr Ann Lucas joined a Google class for some of the city’s adult learners.

NHS anniversary will help city celebrate key workers

Published on Thursday, 02 July 2020

The NHS celebrates its 72nd anniversary this weekend, and the Lord Mayor of Coventry has called on people around the city to join a nationwide ‘thank you’ to our doctors, nurses and all our key workers and volunteers.

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New Lord Mayor of Coventry appointed

Published on Thursday, 21 May 2020

Councillor Ann Lucas was today inaugurated as the Lord Mayor of Coventry for 2020-21 at an Extraordinary General Meeting of the City Council.

Council to hold special meeting to appoint new Lord Mayor

Published on Tuesday, 12 May 2020

The City Council is to hold an Extraordinary General Meeting to allow the current Lord Mayor to pass on the Chains of Office and keep Council business moving.

Good Citizen Nominations

Published on Wednesday, 22 April 2020

People around the city are being asked to help say ‘thank-you’ to the good citizens who do so much for others.

A message from the Lord Mayor and the Leader of the Council

Published on Thursday, 09 April 2020

Lord Mayor of the City of Coventry, Cllr Linda Bigham, and The Leader of Coventry City Council, Cllr George Duggins, have issued a joint message ahead of the weekend and the celebrations for Easter, Vaisakhi and Passover.

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Councillor John McNicholas to become next Deputy Lord Mayor

Published on Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Councillor John McNicholas has been named as Deputy Lord Mayor of Coventry for 2020-21 and will become Lord Mayor the following year.

Pictured: The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Cllr Linda Bigham with Marilyn Haddon

Marilyn named as Good Citizen for cancer fundraising

Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Marilyn Haddon has been named as Coventry’s latest Good Citizen.

upils at Pattison College were delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor Linda Bigham, to a special assembly last week.

Fund Raising for The Coventry Children’s Boot Fund

Published on Monday, 17 February 2020

Pupils at Pattison College were delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor Linda Bigham, to a special assembly last week.

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

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

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