Coventry celebrates World Book Day
The biggest book show on Earth comes to Coventry this Tuesday (28 February) as part of the city’s World Book Day celebrations.
Mark is Coventry's latest Good Citizen
Young Firefighter, Mark Farr, is the latest person to receive a Good Citizen Award from Coventry’s Lord Mayor.
Is this the oldest Coventry Half Marathon runner?
79 year old Dave Thomas is quite possibly the oldest person to be signed up to this year’s Coventry Half Marathon.
Friday night headliner confirmed for Godiva Festival 2017
Coventry Godiva Festival has confirmed that the legendary rock band The Stranglers will take Friday night’s headline slot for this year’s festival.
City honours Sky Blue legend Jimmy
A major road in Coventry has been renamed Jimmy Hill Way in honour of the man who led the Sky Blues to glory and changed football forever.
Council plans to deliver differently in response to Government cuts
Cabinet, on 7 March, will consider whether recommendations that will change the way library services, children’s centres, nurseries and youth centres are provided, will be implemented.
Change4Life hits the road in Coventry to help families ‘Be Food Smart’
Families in Coventry are invited to ‘Be Food Smart’ on Monday 20 February when Public Health England’s (PHE) Change4Life roadshow comes to the Morrison’s at Alvis Retail Park from 10.30am to 5.30pm.
Farmers’ Market in Broadgate this Friday 17 February
The Farmers’ Market takes place in Broadgate this Friday and is always popular with shoppers and visitors to the city centre that are hoping to experience the very best fresh local produce available.
Council to set three year budget plan
The Council is set to announce its budget for the next three years in order to tackle government funding cuts of £25m by 2019/20.
Join the annual Big Sing 2017!
Friday 31 March 2017
Two performances: KS1 10am, KS2 1pm
Albany Theatre, Coventry
Media Workshop - Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
Face to Face
Portraits Through Time
Wednesday 8 March
£20, funded places available for Artsmark schools
Coventry Godiva Festival announces Sunday headliner
Coventry Godiva Festival has confirmed that British rock band, The Darkness, will be taking its Sunday headline slot on 9 July.
Cold weather warning for Coventry and Warwickshire
Further severe cold weather is predicted towards the end of this week in Coventry and Warwickshire, with further periods likely to occur during the course of February.
Primary School art competition
Students have the chance to enter a competition to win their school £500 and have their piece of art in an exhibition in Coventry city centre. They could even meet the Lord Mayor and be in the news!
All mayoral candidates confirmed for series of public debates
All of the five main candidates will appear at four Public Debates across the West Midlands in the lead up to the election of the first regional mayor on 4 May 2017.
Businesses urged to make use of funded innovation support programmes
Growing firms across Coventry and Warwickshire are being urged to access six new support programmes delivered under some of the final EU business funding for the region.
Brand new coffee shop opens at Coventry Myton Hospice
The new Coffee Shop at Coventry Myton Hospice was officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Coventry, Lindsley Harvard, on Tuesday 7th February.
Adult Education Service tutor nominated for national award
Katie Keil, Coventry City Council Adult Education Service’s British Sign Language tutor has won a national award for her work with students.
Health and Safety Standards in Schools
Health and Safety Standards in Schools document outlines the minimum standards to enable everyone to undertake their roles and responsibilities and fulfil their potential free from work related injury
Councillor Blundell to become next Deputy Lord Mayor
Councillor John Blundell will become Coventry City Council’s next Deputy Lord Mayor for 2017-18 and will become Lord Mayor the following year 2018-19.