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Coventry set for rail boost

Published on Thursday, 12 September 2019 in Parking, travel and streets news

Coventry could gain 128 extra passenger trains per day under Midlands Engine Rail, a £3.5 billion improvement programme to transform the region’s rail network, launched today by Sub-national Transport Body Midlands Connect.

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£4 million grant to Coventry City of Culture approved

Published on Monday, 16 September 2019 in West Midlands Combined Authority news

The West Midlands Combined Authority has become the largest regional investor in Coventry’s City of Culture 2021 after agreeing a new £4 million grant.

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Cov Safe Space returns for student Welcome Week

Published on Sunday, 15 September 2019 in Health and wellbeing news

Cov Safe Space will be returning to the City Centre once again this year, but for the first time to help keep students safe during Welcome Week.

Photographs - Councillor Jim O'Boyle with Coventry Young Ambassadors

Coventry Heritage Hero trails

Published on Friday, 13 September 2019 in Events news

To celebrate Heritage Open Days in Coventry, Coventry Young Ambassadors had the chance to try out the new range of family activities which have been added to the programme.

Upcoming Health and Safety Courses September - December 2019

Published on Friday, 13 September 2019 in Services for schools news

We still have a number of places available on school's health and safety training courses between September and December 2019.

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Heritage open days are go!

Published on Thursday, 12 September 2019 in Heritage Open Days news

Once again Coventry opens the doors on its rich heritage, from tomorrow (13 September) when the 25th Heritage Open Days begin.

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Congratulations to Dr Raj Pahil on her recent appointment to Specialist Educational Psychologist in Positive Mental Health

Published on Thursday, 12 September 2019 in Educational Psychology Service news

Article by Dr Raj Pahil on her new specialism in Positive Mental Health.

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Curtain falls on Bands in the Park 2019

Published on Wednesday, 11 September 2019 in Events news

Join us this Sunday 15 September for the last of this year’s Bands in the Park events with the fabulous City of Coventry Brass providing the entertainment in the beautiful Caludon Castle Park.

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Thousands take to the streets for Let’s Ride

Published on Wednesday, 11 September 2019 in Public health news

Thousands of people took advantage of the opportunity to cycle through Coventry’s traffic-free streets, as part of HSBC UK Let's Ride Coventry.

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Co-op(t) presents ‘Arty Party 2: Integrate’

Published on Monday, 09 September 2019 in Events news

This week, over 20 artists from all around the world will come together for a special exhibition here in Coventry.

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City of Sport aims to get more young people involved in sport

Published on Monday, 09 September 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Cash For Kids, the charity of radio station Free Radio, has joined forces with Coventry European City of Sport, Coventry City Council & CV Life to bring a unique fundraising challenge to the city.

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GoodGym Coventry run to celebrate six months of doing good deeds in the community

Published on Friday, 06 September 2019 in Health and wellbeing news

A group run in Coventry marks six successful months of doing hundreds of good deeds for the local community.

Free family cycling event returns this Sunday

Published on Thursday, 05 September 2019 in Events news

This Sunday (8 September) from 11am – 3pm, thousands of people will take to the streets of Coventry on their bikes for the free cycling festival HSBC UK Let’s Ride.

Raymond receiving his award 70 years ago

Raymond thanked for service to city and country

Published on Wednesday, 04 September 2019 in Lord Mayor news

Raymond Calcott has been presented with a Good Citizen Award from Coventry’s Lord Mayor.

Lord Mayor visit to care home

Warm welcome for Lord Mayor

Published on Wednesday, 04 September 2019 in Lord Mayor news

The Lord Mayor of Coventry visited one of the city’s care homes to chat to residents and learn more about the work being done to help people with dementia.

Spon end flats

Major £12m regeneration project to transform Spon End in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 03 September 2019 in Housing news

A major regeneration project will transform an area of Coventry originally built in the 1960s over the next four years.

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Coventry business has licence revoked

Published on Tuesday, 03 September 2019 in Trading standards news

The premises licence for Bucuresti (formerly known as Bucharest) 490A Foleshill Road, Coventry has been revoked following a review hearing called for by Coventry Trading Standards.

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Commonwealth sports switch at the Ricoh

Published on Tuesday, 03 September 2019 in Sports news

Coventry will now host rugby sevens, judo and wrestling at the Commonwealth Games 2022, but netball has been switched to the NEC.

Steve and Rachael Bland with their son Freddie

Husband of BBC presenter to talk at health event

Published on Tuesday, 03 September 2019 in Mental health news

The husband of BBC presenter Rachael Bland will share his experiences of the last 12 months since she died from breast cancer at a health event next month

Pictured: Young athletes and swimmers with the Lord Mayor, her Consort, senior councillors and games sponsors’, Sergio Requena-Rueda Branch Secretary for the West Midlands from Unite and Roger Medwell from Medwell Hyde Ltd.

City recognition for International Children’s Games competitors

Published on Monday, 02 September 2019 in Children and families news

A group of young Coventry athletes and swimmers who recently competed in the International Children’s Games (ICG) in Russia have been praised for their efforts in representing the city.

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Culture Conversations launched in Coventry

Published on Monday, 02 September 2019 in Leisure and culture news

The team delivering Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 will hold open public discussions from September, as an opportunity to talk about the breadth of culture happening in Coventry, share ideas, network with new people and be part of city conversations.

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Get loud in the Central Library this October

Published on Monday, 02 September 2019 in Libraries news

The award-winning music production team from Get it Loud in Libraries will be running a music camp for young people in Coventry Central Library this October.

Bringing science into the heart of the city

Published on Monday, 02 September 2019 in Events news

Held in partnership with the University of Warwick, the British Science Festival will transform Coventry and Warwickshire into a celebration of science and culture from 10–13 September.

Directory of schools and other educational establishments

Published on Friday, 30 August 2019 in Services for schools news

The directory of schools and other educational establishments has been updated.

Birthday celebration for much-loved event

Published on Thursday, 29 August 2019 in Events news

Coventry is this year celebrating 25 years of Heritage Open Days and a special birthday party was thrown at the historic St Mary's Guildhall.

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Thousands get active at this year’s Sports Fest

Published on Friday, 23 August 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Sports Fest has broken its record of people taking part, with over 14,500 people having a go at sport during the festival

Win tickets to see Cressida Cowell at Coventry Cathedral

Published on Friday, 23 August 2019 in Events news

Coventry children are being challenged to write a spell and win a magical meeting with top children’s author Cressida Cowell

City celebrates as GCSE results show continued improvements

Published on Thursday, 22 August 2019 in Schools and schooling news

Coventry students have good reason to celebrate their GCSE results today (22 August) as grades across the city have shown an uplift, especially in English

Funding will help prepare for City of Culture role

Arts Council funding to help transform Coventry

Published on Monday, 19 August 2019 in Leisure and culture news

Coventry City Council is set to accept a grant from Arts Council England, which will be used to invest in the city ahead of 2021.  

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Four-star hotel to be built at Friargate

Published on Monday, 19 August 2019 in Planning and development news

Coventry City Council’s Cabinet is set to approve the development of a site at Friargate that will see Coventry’s first four-star hotel being built in the city centre for almost 50 years.

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