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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
How To Get Online On Holiday
We make sense of mobile data and dongles
Going online is a necessity for many travellers. It enables us to get accurate weather predictions, to check flight statuses and to find out about local tourist attractions. So how do you get connected when you’re far from home? […]
Warwickshire Gardens Open For Charity, 2019 – National Garden Scheme (NGS)
We are delighted to bring you a great selection of gardens again this year!
There are new individual gardens to explore and a new group in Long Itchington Village. In the north of the county, Dunchurch Park Hotel are opening their extensive grounds for the first time and hosting a Bonhams valuation day and Anya Court Care Home near Rugby are opening their garden too. […]
Spread Festive Cheer in your Workplace
Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice’s Christmas Poster is back and it’s the perfect way for […]
The Royal British Legion is Calling on You to Say ‘Thank You’
The Legion has launched a movement to say ‘Thank You’ to the First World War generation who shaped our society, and the charity is encouraging everyone to take part in an activity. […]
Coventry Wins UK City of Culture 2021!
Coventry is gearing up for one of the biggest years in its history after being named UK City of Culture 2021.
The city beat off strong competition from Paisley, Stoke, Sunderland and Swansea to win the prestigious national title and was named the winner live on BBC TV on 7th December 2017. […]
Please join us for Ride + Stride 2017 – a fun event for families and communities.
On Saturday 9th September 2017, from 10am–6pm, join riders and walkers for a fun day out travelling between historic Warwickshire and Coventry churches and exploring the beautiful countryside with family and friends. […]
Calling all musicians – want to be a part of Summer Music Day?
It has always been known that music is a great leveller. When language can sometimes be a barrier to understanding each other, music can say so much and unite people.
On 21st June (the first day of summer) Coventry, like 300 other cities of the world, will embrace ‘the musical fever ‘and take part, for the first time ever, in Worldwide Music Day. […]