The ICC Cricket World Cup visited Coventry yesterday as part of its global Trophy Tour, which is currently running across the United Kingdom ahead of the tournament start at The Oval in London on 30 May.
A huge sculpture, made of 100,000 confiscated knives, arrives in Coventry on Thursday (March 14) as the city comes together to tackle knife crime. The 27-foot high Knife Angel, created by artist Alfie Bradley as employed and commissioned by the British Ironwork Centre in Oswestry, Shropshire’, is being installed at Coventry Cathedral where it will
A new programme to help young people make positive life choices and avoid the dangers of getting involved in knife crime and other forms of violence is being rolled out to every secondary school in Coventry. As part of its wide-ranging youth service offer, the Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) is leading on the Staying Safe
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A national conference looking at the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees in the UK is coming to Coventry this month. It will be first time ever that the Refugee Week Conference has been held in the city when it comes to Coventry Cathedral on Monday, February 11, and is the only one of its
Coventry City of Culture Trust was set up in 2015 to bid to be the City of Culture in 2021. Now that we have bee successful in securing the prestigious title, we are recruiting the team to deliver an amazing build-up programme, ambition UK City of Culture year in 2021 and legacy. We are a
Article, image credits and thanks to: Coventry Telegraph Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) celebrated the achievements of young people in Coventry with a night at the movies and also received the Queens Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) on the same evening.
PYF have expanded our work which helps young people make positive life choices and avoid the dangers of getting involved in matters relating to violence. The Staying Safe programme is being rolled out to every secondary school in Coventry. It is part-funded by the Home Office Knife Crime Community Fund as well as the from
We are excited to announce that we have now received confirmation of the extension of Building Better Opportunities – ‘Progress’ until June 2019. This fantastic opportunity will allow us to add to the 130+ young people we have already supported through the programme. Positive Youth Foundation is a delivery partner for an exciting programme of
For the second year running, Positive Youth Foundation’s Youth Leaders gathered together to support The Rotary Club of Coventry in fundraising for a number of local charities on their annual Santa Sleigh collection! In 2017 volunteers took to the streets of Canley to actively volunteer, walking approximately 6 miles and collecting over £600 following alongside