A Portrait of the Queen Special Article – June/July 22

A Portrait of the Queen by Jennie Bond

June’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations mark an extraordinary 70 years since Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne, surpassing the previous record held by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria, who reigned for 63 years.  […]

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Shop Local Article – June/July 21

10 Great Reasons to Shop Local

Online shopping is wonderfully convenient and is booming. But recent research from Barclaycard Payments indicated that during the last year there was a significant uptick in local shopping too, particularly in food and drink specialist stores. […]

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Community Spirit Article – February/March 21

What Has Covid-19 Done for Our Community Spirit?

The beginning of a new year is a traditional time for reflection, although we might be forgiven for wanting to put 2020 behind us without the need to re-examine events! But far from wanting to forget it ever happened, and is currently ongoing in 2021, there are certain aspects of the last 12 months that bear revisiting and prove that there are many positive things happening amongst our communities. […]

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Coventry UK City of Culture – December 20/January 21

Coventry Offers First Glimpse of Programme as UK City of Culture 2021

Coventry City of Culture Trust has announced the first events that will form part of the 365-day programme of UK City of Culture 2021, which kicks off in May 2021.

Rooted in the rich history of the city and celebrating the stories of the people who have made it their home, the programme also addresses the issues that communities are faced with today while imagining what the future holds. […]

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5 Reasons to Shop Local – August/September 20

One unexpected and welcome outcome from the Covid-19 lockdown was the way in which many small businesses were able to adapt so that they could keep trading in some way. We’ve seen cafes become grocers, restaurants develop collection and takeaway services almost overnight, shops develop online e-commerce stores, and salon owners become YouTube stars as they shared their skills and expertise with ever widening and appreciative audiences. […]

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Summer Holiday Special – August/September 20

A Summer Holiday – On Four Wheels

Renting a camper van or motorhome for your summer break is a truly different experience to a holiday home stay. Clearly it’s much smaller, but the ‘wendy house’ feel is a lot of fun and being able to visit a number of places without packing and unpacking every time is a joy. […]

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Captain Tom Article – June/July 20

Captain Tom Moore Has Raised Over £32m for NHS Charities Together

Captain Tom Moore has raised over £32m for NHS Charities Together by taking part in a “100th Birthday Walk”. In April this year the war veteran set out a goal of raising £1,000 for the NHS by walking 100 laps of his garden. His aim was to complete the 100 laps before his 100th birthday which took place on 30th April. […]

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