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Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Monday, 27 January 2020

Agencies across the city are activating Coventry’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) from today until Wednesday 29 January as the temperatures are set to get colder over the next few nights.

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Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Friday, 17 January 2020

Agencies across the city are activating Coventry’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) from today as the temperatures are set to get colder over the next few nights.

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New way for public to donate to rough sleepers

Published on Monday, 16 December 2019

A new Coventry web page has been set up to enable the public to donate to make financial donations to rough sleepers.

Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Monday, 09 December 2019

Agencies across the city are activating Coventry’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) from today as the temperatures are set to get colder over the next few nights.

Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Friday, 29 November 2019

Agencies across the city are activating Coventry’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) from today as the temperatures are set to be below freezing over the next few nights.

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Taking steps to tackle rough sleeping

Published on Thursday, 17 October 2019

A project that aims to help rough sleepers off the streets in Coventry by offering a daily one stop advice and support venue has been expanded.

Extra help for rough sleepers in hot weather

Published on Friday, 28 June 2019

The Council, and Salvation Army have brought in extra measures to help make sure rough sleepers are safe in the hot weather.

New project underway to help address homelessness in city

Published on Thursday, 27 June 2019

A national project in Coventry and across the West Midlands region, and two other city regions, is being introduced to target people who are homeless and rough sleeping by helping to provide both accommodation and wraparound support.

Agencies rally to improve services for rough sleepers

Published on Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Organisations that work with rough sleepers to provide food, warmth, help with health issues, finding secure temporary accommodation, and who can work with individuals to help with often chaotic lives

Reducing homelessness is key priority for city

Published on Tuesday, 05 March 2019

The Council is set to confirm its housing and homelessness strategy for the next five years following discussions with community groups and housing agencies.

Council launch emergency protocol to protect homeless as freezing temperatures hit Coventry

Published on Friday, 04 January 2019

Cllr Ed Ruane, cabinet member for homes and communities, explains about the challenges facing towns and cities, and the increase in rough sleepers, particularly as temperatures dropped overnight.

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