England, United Kingdom. Council leader Ian Brookfield said the city is "culturally rich, diverse and dynamic". The high number of West Midlands Police staff self-isolating is making policing "challenging". Sir Dave Thompson said "high self-isolation" within the force was making it "increasingly challenging More than , people using the NHS Covid app in England and Wales were sent self-isolation alerts in the week between 8 and 15 July and there have been complaints from businesses that the alerts are causing serious staff shortages and affecting services.
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Coventry - Wikipedia
It is on the River Sherbourne , which is largely hidden by infrastructure, although it can be seen by the canal. Coventry has been a large settlement for centuries, although it was not founded and given its city status until the Middle Ages. The conurbation consists of the Coventry and Bedworth Urban Area , the 20th largest in the country; the city is governed by Coventry City Council. Historically part of Warwickshire , Coventry had a population of , at the census,  making it the 9th largest city in England and the 11th largest in the United Kingdom. Coventry is 19 miles 31 km southeast of Birmingham , 24 miles 39 km southwest of Leicester , 11 miles 18 km north of Warwick and 94 miles km northwest of London.
This almshouse was founded in by William Ford, a wool merchant, for five men and their wives. The Hospital came under threat after the Reformation, with the crown claiming the lands in the early 17 th century. Coventry corporation, however, recognised the value of this home for the elderly; they repurchased most of the land and took over responsibility for the almshouses. By the middle of the 19 th century the census shows the 15 residents were all women, most of them native to Coventry.
This article is about the history of Coventry , a city in the West Midlands , England. Coventry grew to become one of the most important cities in England during the Middle Ages due to its booming cloth and textiles trade. The city was noted for its part in the English Civil War , and later became an important industrial city during the 19th and 20th centuries, becoming the centre of the British bicycle and later motor industry. The devastating Blitz in destroyed much of the city centre, and saw its rebuilding during the s and 60s. The motor industry slumped during the s and 80s, and Coventry saw high unemployment.