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News published November 2019

Celebration dinner for Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji

civic, faith and community leaders gather to pay their respects to the founder of the Sikh religion. Published 19 November 2019

A celebration event has been held in the city for the 550th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

Christmas comes to the Transport Museum

Children enjoying the sleigh ride last year Published 19 November 2019

Children suffering with cancer will test-ride a much-loved Vintage Sleigh Ride and meet Santa at a winter wonderland in Coventry.

West Midlands’ Project MiFriendly Cities Leads on Sustainable Migration at RISING 2019

Martin Reeves at the Rising Global Peace Forum Published 18 November 2019

The ground-breaking MiFriendly Cities project celebrated reaching its halfway point as a key part of this year’s RISING Global Peace Forum, which ran over three days at Coventry Cathedral.

Christmas Lights Switch On

Christmas lights Published 14 November 2019

The annual family Christmas switch-on event will have a new star attraction this year, as it features artist-designed lighting and a unique family animation show which brings the festive spirit to Coventry.

Where Light Falls arrives in Coventry

WLF Published 14 November 2019

Coventry Cathedral will be lit up today (14 November) as part of a spectacular light show to honour the country’s heritage and the wartime bravery of its people.

Coventry remembers day that changed city forever

Blitz Published 14 November 2019

Today marks the 79th anniversary of the Blitz - a bombing raid that devastated the city and changed it forever.

MiFriendly Cities Kickstarts This Year's RISING Global Peace Forum

MiFriendly cities Published 13 November 2019

The ground-breaking and innovative MiFriendly Cities project will celebrate reaching its halfway point as a key part of this year’s RISING Global Peace Forum.

City Centre service honours oldest twin

Unveiling ceremony Published 12 November 2019

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.

Coventry remembers

Remembrance service Published 11 November 2019

Coventry people turned out in force yesterday to pay tribute to the fallen.

Coventry’s population growth good for city

Published 07 November 2019

With Office for National Statistics population projections consistently identifying Coventry as the fastest growing city outside of greater London, Cllrs say that it is also good news for the economic growth of the city.

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