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[22 JAN 02] ROBINSON BACK ON BOARD

Geoffrey Robinson MPCoventry millionaire Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has reclaimed his seat on the board of Coventry City Football Club.  MORE

[10 OCT 01] GREEN LIGHT FOR NEW JAGUAR WHITLEY SITE

Jaguar S-typePlans for a controversial new business park at the Jaguar Whitley site have been given the thumbs up by the Secretary of State.  MORE

[14 SEP 01] COVENTRY'S SILENT TRIBUTE

Reconciliation - Coventry CathedralCoventry fell silent at eleven o'clock this morning as the city joined the international day of mourning for the victims of the terrorist attacks in America. MORE

[23 JUL 01] DEATH OF FORMER LORD MAYOR

Cllr Bill McKernan, Coventry City CouncilCoventry City Council leader Nick Nolan today led tributes to one of the longest serving councillors, former Lord Mayor Bill McKernan who has died at the age of 81.  MORE

[23 MAY 01] LABOUR SET TO MAINTAIN COVENTRY SEATS?

Geoffrey Robinson MPThe three Labour MPs are expected to retain their Coventry seats in next monthís general election, but the national spotlight is expected to fall on Geoffrey Robinsonís North-West constituency. MORE

[16 MAY 01] NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR COVENTRY COUNCIL

Stella ManzieStella Manzie has been named as the new Chief Executive and Town Clerk of Coventry City Council.  MORE



[04 MAY 01] COVENTRY MP UNDER PARLIAMENTARY FIRE AGAIN

Coventry North West MP Geoffrey Robinson today vowed to prove his innocence in the "Maxwell Money" case which has seen him criticised by an influential parliamentary committee.  MORE

[30 APR 01] COUNCIL APPOINTS NEW CITY SECRETARY

Coventry City Council has appointed Chris Hinde as it's new legal eagle.  MORE

[11 APR 01] STRATFORD COUNCIL CHIEF TO RETIRE

The Chief Executive of Stratford on Avon District Council has announced that he will be retiring from his post in October this year.  MORE

[26 MAR 01] LICENCE FEE ROW CHIEF TO MEET CITY RESIDENTS

A director in charge of a controversial TV Licensing advertising campaign is to meet angry Coventry residents furious at the way their area was portrayed.  MORE

[23 MAR 01] CITY INFECTED AREA WIDENS BUT PARKS RE-OPEN

Most parks and open spaces in Coventry that closed as a precautionary measure against the foot and mouth outbreak are to re-open to the general public.  MORE

[23 MAR 01] COUNCILLOR STANDS DOWN AFTER ILLNESS

A Coventry councillor has announced that he is resigning his seat after a lengthy illness.  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

[22 MAR 01] MP FACES FRESH PROBE AS BOOK IS PULLED

Coventry people will not be able to buy a book in the city detailing allegations about local MP Geoffrey Robinsonís finances. MORE

[21 MAR 01] £200,000 CRACKDOWN ON CITY YOUNG OFFENDERS

Young offenders who each commit dozens of crimes in Coventry face electronic tracking in a new scheme designed to end their bad behaviour.  MORE

[16 MAR 01] UNION DEMANDS £1,000 MORE FOR CITY WORKERS

A union representing Coventry City Council workers has demanded a £1,000 pay increase for all its workers.  MORE

[16 MAR 01] ROADWORKS END AS DIGGERS MOVE ACROSS CITY

As one part of Coventry prepares for lengthy delays caused by roadworks, another is about to get back to normal after repairs finished ahead of schedule.  MORE

[15 MAR 01] TRAFFIC CHAOS FEARS IF CITY CROSSING CLOSES

Residents living near a Coventry level crossing that is due to be shut fear traffic chaos and a poor service will result from the closure unless Railtrack amends its proposals.  MORE

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