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[28 MAR 01] RADIO APPEAL TO BREAK THE SOUND OF SILENCE

Coventry people are being asked to give old radios to asylum seekers in the city to give them something to listen to.  MORE

[23 MAR 01] GRANT HELPS COMMUNITIES GET ON TRACK

Coventry has won 360,000 government cash to help track progress in improving the quality of life in the city's priority neighbourhoods.  MORE

[01 MAR 01] AFRO-CARIBBEAN KIDS GET HELPING HAND

Two workers helping under-achieving African-Caribbean youngsters in Coventry in the first scheme of its kind in the country have been so successful that their posts have been made permanent.  MORE

[20 FEB 01] COMMUNITY CENTRE GETS FACELIFT

After dreaming for years of having a smart area for neighbours to meet up, residents in a Coventry community are seeing their hopes realised in just two days.  MORE

[09 FEB 01] 50m HELP GIVES RESIDENTS NEW ENERGY

Residents of four neighbouring Coventry suburbs are working with the city council to spend 50 million to improve their environment.  MORE

[05 FEB 01] IT'S GOOD TO TALK AT THE CHEMISTS

A pharmacy in Hillfields is offering local people much more than painkillers and throat sweets as it looks to take a more active role in the community.  MORE

[12 JAN 01] COMMUNITY HOUSE GETS MAKEOVER

Pridmore HouseArea Co-ordination North has stepped in to "do a Carol Smillie" on the Pridmore Community House.  MORE

[12 DEC 00] COMMUNITY HAS BRIGHT IDEA

People power is making Coventry a brighter and safer place.  MORE

[16 NOV 00] VOICE OF OVER-50s TO BE HEARD

The collective voice of Coventry's over-50s will be heard more clearly and carry more weight after a project designed to help them to play a more active role in city affairs.  MORE

[07 NOV 00] BOOST FOR AFRICAN-CARIBBEAN YOUNGSTERS

Around 250,000 will be spent in the next three years on a unique project to encourage and inspire African-Caribbean teenagers in Coventry.  MORE

[27 OCT 00] FOOD FOR FLU AS PENSIONERS COAXED OUT

Pensioners living in the south east of Coventry are to be given a free meal as part of a campaign to persuade them to have their flu jab.  MORE

[16 OCT 00] PUPIL POWER CLEARS LEISURE SPACE

Pupil power has prompted a major environmental improvement in Coventry.  MORE

[03 OCT 00] BULBS FOR BULBS A BLOOMING GOOD IDEA

Hillfields will be a blaze of colour in the spring following an initiative encouraging residents to plant a bulb and bring down their electricity bill at the same time.  MORE

[14 SEP 00] LOCAL DEMOCRACY EXPLAINED

Members of the public are being invited to take a crash course in local democracy.  MORE

[29 AUG 00] PEE-WEE PROJECT UP FOR AWARD

Pee Wee motorbikeA joint police and community operation to combat motorcycle crime is being considered for a prestigious national award.  MORE

[21 AUG 00] NEW RADIO STATION FOR NORTH-EAST COVENTRY

Would-be broadcasters are to be offered a helping hand to 'make their mark in front of the mic' under a fledging scheme proposed for the north east of Coventry.  MORE

[18 AUG 00] JAMBA SAMBA FOR RADFORD DIAMOND

The people of Radford Diamond will be putting their Samba skills to the test next week at the Nauls Mill Family Fun Day.  MORE

[06 AUG 00] CANLEY SWITCHES ON OVER 50'S

Over 50's in Canley are being encouraged to play more active roles as volunteers in their community as part of a drive for better government for older people.  MORE

[25 JUL 00] MILLENNIUM CREDIT UNION GOES LARGE

A credit union predicted to be one of the largest in the country will be launched in Coventry within a few weeks.  MORE

[24 JUL 00] TASTE OF THE ARMY FOR FOLESHILL YOUNGSTERS

Youngsters from Foleshill will get a taste of life in the Army during the school summer holidays.  MORE

[26 MAY 00] HANGING BASKETS BRING COLOUR TO HILLFIELDS

Streets in Hillfields have taken on a colourful air after residents got together to make hanging baskets.  MORE

[04 MAY 00] HILLFIELDS CENTRE PRAISED BY INSPECTORS

A unique Coventry centre that provides support and education for families and young children has been praised by government inspectors.  MORE

[13 APR 00] FREE FRUIT AND VEG IN COVENTRY 

Fresh fruit and vegetables are to be given out to people living in deprived areas of Coventry to encourage them to have a healthy diet. MORE

[05 APR 00] DEPRIVED ESTATES PREPARE 50M AID BID 

Residents from three estates in Coventry can examine a 50 million improvement plan before it is sent to the government. MORE

[28 MAR 00] AREA COORDINATION EXPANDS TO WHOLE CITY

A pioneering scheme to tackle problems in Coventry neighbourhoods is to be extended across the whole city next week.  MORE

[28 MAR 00] CANLEY AND TILE HILL FLU JAB SUCCESS

A scheme to promote the flu vaccine among pensioners in Canley and Tile Hill made a bigger impact than a more conventional approach in the rest of the city.  MORE

[28 MAR 00] BUTTS RESIDENTS HELPED TO CLEAR PROBLEMS

Residents who took action after motorists kept blocking off their houses with parked cars have been held up as an example of the benefits of the area co-ordination approach.  MORE
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