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News published October 2021

West Midlands Gigafactory, the largest in the UK, to secure the British automotive industry's long-term electric future

Gigafactory Published 21 October 2021

A public/private joint venture between the Council and Coventry Airport Ltd, today unveiled further plans to develop the UK’s largest battery Gigafactory as it explores investment opportunities with battery manufacturers from around the globe.

Coventry Glides set for festive return

Coventry glides Published 20 October 2021

Coventry Glides – the stunning ice rink that transformed Coventry Cathedral Ruins into a ‘winter wonderland’ last festive season – is coming back by popular demand.

Matthew named as Good Citizen

Matthew and his family with the Lord Mayor of Coventry, John McNicholas Published 19 October 2021

Matthew Ellison has been named as Coventry’s latest Good Citizen.

New combined service will help parents fight addiction and keep families together

Published 19 October 2021

The Coventry Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) is launching a partnership with Warwickshire County Council (WCC) to give families an even better service.

Beware! The Monsters are back

A graphic that showcases the Monsters Trail Published 18 October 2021

For the second year running, rooftops in Coventry City Centre will be taken over by eight massive, mischievous, inflatable monsters during October half term.

Supporting people thinking about adoption

Adoption Central England graphic that shows a cartoon family Published 15 October 2021

Adoption Central England (ACE), the regional adoption agency for Coventry, Solihull, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Herefordshire, is celebrating National Adoption Week from 18-21 October.

New Digital Space to launch at Coventry City Libraries

Person looking through a VR headset Published 14 October 2021

Coventry City Libraries are to super-charge their digital and cultural role in the city with the launch of new project called Digital Spaces, which aims to expand the city library's digital and cultural offering.

Go Parks hosts free family activities throughout October

Councillors with the banner Published 14 October 2021

The Go Parks: Active Schools Challenge is almost halfway through the challenges and activities for the month.

Huge art installation recognises NHS

Standing with Giants launch at Coombe Abbey Park Published 13 October 2021

An installation of 300 life-sized NHS inspired figures is on display at Coventry’s Coombe Abbey Park until Friday 29 October 2021.

Sustainable Coventry and Warwickshire Symposium to address challenges facing region

Cllr O'Boyle speaks at the Conference Published 13 October 2021

Sustainability, and how to address the questions it raises, will be examined through a collaboration of researchers and leading figures, thanks to the University of Warwick.

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