Archive for April, 2015
A Staffordshire man was ordered to pay £1,500 after illegally flyposting adverts onto traffic lights in Erdington at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (30 April 2015). Luke Madden, 29, of Dimbles Lane, Lichfield, who did not attend court and was found guilty in his absence of one offence under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, […]
Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Laughing gas warning in Birmingham (Heart) Birmingham Public Health expert says more education is needed to stop young people thinking that taking laughing gas isn’t dangerous – simply because it’s classed as a legal high. End of the car age: how cities outgrew the automobile (Guardian) Piece on cities across […]
Birmingham Director of Public Health, Dr Adrian Phillips, makes the case for more stairs as Birmingham faces up to an inactivity crisis. Listening to the news this morning, I was interested to hear that the escalators at New St Station are in urgent need of repair. Well here’s a novel idea: Why not take the […]
Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Call for power to go to all councils (Birmingham Mail) Council leaders have demanded that whoever forms the next government hands power to local authorities End of a Brum chapter (Birmingham Mail) Images of the demolition of the Central Library Birmingham tackles inactivity with running plan (BBC online, Guardian) Birmingham […]
Residents are being reminded the city’s three “super” Household Recycling Centres are open from 8am-8pm daily during the summer season.
Top Birmingham City Council Stories Continued widespread coverage of the local election campaign Free health checks at Vaisakhi Mela (BBC Midlands Today, BBC WM, Great Barr Observer) Visitors to one of the world’s largest Vaisakhi celebrations were offered a potentially life-saving health ‘MOT’ as Birmingham Public Health joined forces with health colleagues to carry out […]