Coventry news and blogs Tuesday 17 October 2017
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Council »

Launch of Children and Young Persons’ Project evaluation report 

16 Oct

Coventry Citizens Advice would like to invite current partners and new to showcase of their recent evaluation report on Wednesday 1 November, 4.30pm – 5.30pm.


Coventry welcomes new Freemen of the City 

16 Oct

Ten people have been honoured with the title of Freemen of the City in a ceremony at the Council House.


Coventry city centre to be more ‘playable’ next week 

13 Oct

Bins that burp, scooters that go faster when you scream and a bench that warms your backside when you talk are coming to Coventry next week and are designed to make the city more playable.


Coventry children shadow Lord Mayor for the day 

12 Oct

Pupils from Limbrick Wood Primary School learnt what it meant to be Lord Mayor for the day today (11 October) when they shadowed him on his civic duties.


Albert is latest Good Citizen 

11 Oct

Albert Neale is Coventry’s latest Good Citizen after he was presented with an Award by the Lord Mayor today.


Ambition anniversary celebrates young people’s successes 

11 Oct

Young people from across Coventry celebrated their successes getting into rewarding jobs, training and educational opportunities during the first anniversary of the city’s Ambition programme.


Free WiFi coming to city centre 

11 Oct

Free public WiFi is coming to Coventry city centre, bringing a stream of social and economic benefits for residents, visitors and businesses.


OneCov2017 is a success 

11 Oct

A partnership community engagement event that took place this weekend was a big success.


€4m funding win for West Midlands cities’ migration-friendly plan 

11 Oct

Three West Midlands cities have won over four million euros to help the region's communities get the maximum benefit from migration and improve migrants’ and refugees’ sense of belonging.


Record haul of illegal cigarettes seized in city 

10 Oct

Over one million illegal cigarettes were seized in a joint operation between Coventry Trading Standards, Coventry Police and Immigration yesterday (9 October).


Art on the buses highlights mental health 

10 Oct

A visiting artist supported Coventry’s mental health festival by creating charcoal drawings on free newspapers and leaving them for other bus passengers to enjoy.


World Mental Health Day 

10 Oct

10 October marks World Mental Health Day.


Vintage Tea Parties bring people together for Older People’s Day 

10 Oct

This year Coventry Libraries organised Book Lovers Vintage Tea Parties at Allesley Park Library and Bell Green Library to mark Older People’s Day.


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FixMyStreet »

4 black bags of household waste dump in an alleyway at the rear of my property, 16th October 

16 Oct

4 bags of household waste dump outside my back gate with an address on a leaflet inside.


Flytipping, 16th October 

16 Oct

Rubbish pile getting bigger as more and more people find it Report on FixMyStreet...


Dog fouling between 103 and 105, 16th October 

16 Oct

Owner of 105 has let his fence fall into disrepair, is now letting his dogs foul the shared access, the access has been fenced off at the end which is a shared access and emergency route for fire brigade, ( shown on deeds ) Nearest road to ...


25 Stonehouse lane bumping her rubbish on common land constantly, 16th October 

16 Oct

Its constant and her back gardens full of black bags of rubbish and other rubbish Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 4 Stonehouse Lane, Coventry Report on FixMyStreet...


Obstruction, 15th October 

15 Oct

Number 18 Rupert road have trees and bushes that are growing over their fence onto the public footpath.


Litter, 14th October 

14 Oct

3 bags dumped in the lane left hand side in canley ford lane.


Traffic lights phasing incorrectly, 13th October 

13 Oct

Traffic lights seem to be in some sort of default timed mode rather than relying on the sub surface detection, causing delays on all approaches.


Traffic lights phasing incorrectly, 13th October 

13 Oct

Traffic lights constantly phasing to Wainbody Avenue when no vehicles are present causing congestion on A45.


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NHS »

New clinical trial offers treatment hope for advanced pancreatic cancer patients in the West Midlands 

25 Sep

Pancreatic Cancer UK press release about research at UHCW...


Cancer cells detected more accurately in hospital with artificial intelligence 

9 May

University of Warwick press release about a joint research with UHCW...


Warwick to conduct breakthrough research on oral cancers in Pakistan 

7 Oct

University of Warwick press release about a joint research with UHCW...


Fruit discovery could provide new treatments for obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease 

12 May

University of Warwick press release about a joint study with UHCW...


UHCW colleagues offer condolences on the passing of former Chair Phil Townshend 

16 Oct

Condolences are being offered to the friends and family of former UHCW Chair Phil Townshend.


NHS local now known as Locally Healthy 

14 Mar

This article was originally published on the Digital Life Sciences Website on Monday, 10 March 2014 NHS local, the digital service that enables people to compare healthcare and manage their health, has a new name and a new home.


Nora bows out after four decades on the ward! 

30 Dec

It's going to be New Year, new life for Nurse Nora Horsley who is retiring after 44 years of working for the NHS.


September Trust Board moved 

13 Sep

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust's September's Trust Board has moved.


Keogh Mortality Review published following five-month investigation 

16 Jul

Following five months of visits and investigation into 14 NHS trusts with high death rates, NHS England Medical Director Professor Sir Bruce Keogh has today published his Mortality Review (Tuesday 16 July 2013).


NHS local to attend launch of West Midlands Strategic Clinical Network & Clinical Senate 

25 Jun

On Thursday, 27 June 2013, leading healthcare professionals from across the West Midlands will be gathering together in Bromsgrove for the official launch event of the West Midlands Strategic Clinical Network, and the Clinical Senate.


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FOI »

Paper costs and carbon footprint reduction targets 

17 Oct

Request sent to Coventry City Council by A R Shaw on 17 October 2017 .


EU funding for Friargate development 

13 Oct

Request sent to Coventry City Council by Colin Cohen on 13 October 2017 .


PFI Advisers – Conflict of Interest 

13 Oct

Response by Coventry City Council to Roddy Ingles on 13 October 2017 .


Cost of managing asbestos in schools 

12 Oct

Response by Coventry City Council to Lucie Stephens on 12 October 2017 .


Whittle Arch PCN appeals 

12 Oct

Response by Coventry City Council to John McDevitt on 12 October 2017 .


Ensuring customers are not subject to unnecessary recovery action, additional costs or hardship 

12 Oct

Response by Coventry City Council to Gwyn Worth on 12 October 2017 .


Whittle Arch PCN appeals 

12 Oct

Internal review request sent to Coventry City Council by John McDevitt on 12 October 2017 .


Ensuring customers are not subject to unnecessary recovery action, additional costs or hardship 

11 Oct

Request sent to Coventry City Council by Gwyn Worth on 11 October 2017 .


Agency Staffing Agreement 

11 Oct

Response by Coventry City Council to Michael Coles on 11 October 2017 .


School income budgets for 2016/2017 

10 Oct

Response by Coventry City Council to Ian Hands on 10 October 2017 .


Cheque book schools 

5 Oct

Response by Coventry City Council to Nicole O'Hagan on 5 October 2017 .


Cheque book schools 

5 Oct

Request sent to Coventry City Council by Nicole O'Hagan on 5 October 2017 .


Communicating information to schools 

4 Oct

Response by Coventry City Council to J.


Totals for Subject Access Requests and FOI Section 40(1) Exemptions in 2016 

4 Oct

Response by Coventry City Council to Nick Jackson on 4 October 2017 .


Communicating information to schools 

4 Oct

Request sent to Coventry City Council by J.


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Westminster »

Income Tax | HM Treasury | Written Answers 

21 Jul

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to treat carried interest profits on investment fund income as liable for income tax.


Unmanned Air Vehicles | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

20 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the use of unmanned remotely piloted aircraft systems as part of future UK defence capability; and if he will make a statement.


Small Businesses: Certification Quality Marks | Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Written Answers 

20 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make an assessment of the effect on small businesses of them meeting CE marking requirements on their products; and if he will make a statement.


Diabetes: Health Education | Department of Health | Written Answers 

20 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department has spent on diabetes awareness advertisements in each of the last five years.


Diabetes: Health Services | Department of Health | Written Answers 

20 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of nationwide diabetes treatment and prevention strategies; and if he will make a statement.


Employment and Support Allowance | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

20 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the financial statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on 8 July 2015, Official Report, column 334, what the value will be of the new funding to provide additional support...


Housing: Shortages | Department for Communities and Local Government | Written Answers 

16 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 2 July 2015 to Question 5507, what recent representations he has received from local authorities on shortages in (a) social and (b) private housing...


Motor Vehicles: Innovation | Department for Transport | Written Answers 

16 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 6 July 2015 to Question 5101, what representations his Department has received from automotive manufacturers on the future rollout of autonomous vehicles on UK roads.


Electric Vehicles | Department for Transport | Written Answers 

16 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 6 July 2015 to Question 5102, what funding his Department plans to make available to promote the construction of charging points for electric cars over the next five years...


Motor Vehicles: Exports | Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Written Answers 

16 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent representations he has received from automotive manufacturers on promoting UK automotive exports.


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