Refugee Week is under way in Coventry this week with a great series of events.
Coventry is this month joining cities around the world in celebrating Pride Month.
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A local developer is providing funds to support a half-term project at a neighbourhood church.
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.
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.
The Worldsfood Food Hub based at St Marks Church in St Michael’s Ward has received a much-welcomed donation of £500 from Farrans, a leading building and civil engineering contractor.
Coventry residents are being invited to let the new Police and Crime Commissioner, Simon Foster, know their policing priorities.
A new addition to the inaugural Foodie Awards for Coventry and Warwickshire is set to find the next superstar food or drink brand for hospitality.
A local lollipop lady was awarded with a special treat hamper and the title of Coundon Court School’s Community Hero following a community cohesion campaign.
The city of Coventry is this week remembering the victims of the air raids of April 1941.
Social supermarkets from across Coventry are teaming up in a plea for donations of food and supplies to help support families in need.
Council staff have been leaving their ‘day job’ to team up with communities across the city to develop and run vital COVID-19 community testing centres.
Individuals and families experiencing hardship can apply for a grant to help with food and heating payments from the Government’s COVID winter grant scheme.
Coventry City Council has signed up with equality group Stonewall to become a Diversity Champion.
Safer Streets Funding of £550,000 is being spent in Hillﬁelds towards reducing crime by installing CCTV in the area, improving lighting and other environmental measures.
Culture Coventry Trust, which manages the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, has secured grant funding of £600,000.
A digital record of thanks has been created so that Coventry residents can send their gratitude to all of those who are on the frontline in the fight against coronavirus.
A community engagement approach with over 200 volunteers, has been praised by the Local Government Association (LGA) and highlighted as good practice.
A massive effort from a collection of businesses and charities have brought Christmas cheer to homeless families currently residing in Caradoc Hall.
Local developer Buckingham Group Ltd have come to the aid of the Coventry Food Network, by collecting food donations from employees and running a Christmas raffle.
A new FREE smartphone app has been launched to make it quicker and easier to report loan sharks and access help.
A new van, purchased at a cut price cost, is helping speed up food deliveries from the Moat House Community Trust (in Wood End and Henley Green) to people on a low income in surrounding neighbourhoods.
Coventry has received £1.3m to support those most in need this winter as part of the Government’s COVID Winter Grant Scheme.
Coventry City Council’s Community Resilience Team have been supporting organisations and partners across the city offering emergency food to the most vulnerable people and those in greatest need.
Coventry City Council has partnered with the Central England Law Centre to provide free, independent and confidential support with European Union (EU) Settlement Scheme applications
Coventry City Council is set to revise its Domestic Vehicle Crossing Policy to allow more properties to qualify for a dropped kerb so residents can park off road.
The University of Warwick and Coventry University are helping to promote Hate Crime Awareness Week.
Coventry City Council is excited to share that the MiFriendly Cities project has been chosen as a finalist in The Innovation in Politics Awards 2020
A video, produced in Coventry by local communities, is highlighting the thoughts and feelings of victims of hate crime; and providing details of how people, who experience or witness hate crime, can report it.
The Council’s Peter Barnett has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Agencies in Coventry have secured funding to boost relations and integration between migrant communities and local neighbourhoods
A new anti-knife crime video has seen a group of Coventry children come together to deliver one clear message: “Our city needs us alive”.
Coventry now has a new team to help combat the threat of coronavirus and help residents cope with the many challenges it brings – the Community COVID Advisors.
Coventry Lord Mayor's Committee for Peace and Reconciliation has issued an appeal to the people of Coventry to let them know about more places of peace in and around the city.
The West Midlands Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, Waheed Saleem, has led a successful bid to secure £549,040 from the Safer Streets Fund.
The voluntary and community sector has been integral to the City’s emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the city now needs to begin planning its recovery.
Councillors are likely to support the renewal of a public space protection order (PSPO) to help improve the quality of life in the city centre.
Home Office support services and application routes have now all fully reopened in line with public health guidance.
Coventry has been named the fifth kindest city in the UK.
Two local organisations, Broken Souls Rescue and the Coventry Trophy Centre, have worked together to donate over 5000 visors for use by frontline adult social care staff.
The Pod Café team – based in Far Gosford Street – have been busy preparing and distributing healthy meals to people affected by COVID-19 by donating them free of charge to Feeding Coventry.
In the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown, recently established youth work project ‘Places of Peace’ (POP) has gone online as a virtual youth club to help support young people who are self-isolating during this difficult time.
A break-in at a community food hub has resulted in even more of a drive to support communities.
Although Coventry people identified on the Government’s national shielding programme are being contacted to offer help with food, medicine and social contact - there are other residents who may need help but, as yet, may not been in contact with support agencies/community groups since the lockdown has been in place.
Severn Trent has generously made a financial donation to help support the network of food hubs set up across the city which are offering vital support to residents during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Volunteers in Coventry are making an extraordinary effort, in exceptional circumstances, to support hundreds of residents in Coventry who are most in need.
During this difficult time, Coventry Foodbank are continuing to support people in financial hardship by providing emergency food parcels and toiletries across the city.
A network of 10 Emergency Food Hubs has been set up across the city to offer vital support to residents during the COVID-19 outbreak.
We would urge members of the public to be considerate neighbours and think twice before lighting bonfires in their gardens.
The Passport to Leisure and Learning scheme could merge with Coventry’s successful Go CV card if Councillors give their approval next week (7 April).
Neighbourhood officers in the Hillfields area of Coventry have worked with a local food wholesaler to donate a bumper crop of fruit and veg to a care home.
A stunning new ceremony space has been officially opened today (Friday 14 February) at the historic Cheylesmore Manor House.
The latest Go CV newsletter is out now - with the last chance to snap up a cut-price Bears' season ticket, comedy club discounts and more.
Councillor Abdul Salam Khan, Deputy Leader of the Council, welcomed over 80 representatives of Coventry’s diverse religious, cultural and interested communities and groups at the Welcome Centre last week