Archive for January, 2016

Gritting Alert – Jan 30

By on 30/01/2016 in News, Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

Birmingham’s gritters will be heading out to treat the roads at 7pm tonight. Please take care when you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Regional Gritting Information #wmgrit The panel below brings together gritting alerts from local authorities across the West Midlands. You can also get this information via the following RSS feed: West […]

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Markets manager receives diploma from Minister

By on 29/01/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Bull Ring Markets Operations Manager, Amanda Prosser-Davies, was presented with a sought-after diploma at the National Association of British Markets Authorities (NABMA) Conference in Birmingham . Amanda, who runs the city’s bustling Bull Ring and Wholesale markets, received her Diploma in Market Administration from Local Government Minister Marcus Jones MP during the event, held at […]

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City working hard to address skills and employment issues

By on 28/01/2016 in Blog, Cllr Holbrook with 0 Comments

Cllr Penny Holbrook, Cabinet Member for Skills, Learning and Culture, writes about the challenges Birmingham faces – as highlighted in a new Centre for Cities report – and what is being done to tackle them…

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One World Express buys into Birmingham

By on 27/01/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

International e-commerce and logistics company One World Express is opening its new state-of-the-art global distribution hub in Birmingham, having acquired the 100 year lease on a new site at Woodgate Business Park for £3 million.

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Syrian refugee update – January 2016

By on 27/01/2016 in Cllr Shah, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council welcomed its second group of refugees under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation scheme this morning (January 27).

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Birmingham Cycle Revolution update – January 2016

By on 26/01/2016 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

Work has started on the on-road improvements being delivered as part of the Birmingham Cycle Revolution scheme with the aim of making cycling an everyday way to travel in the city

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Sign up for discounted 2016 garden waste service

By on 25/01/2016 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Green-fingered citizens are being reminded it is still not too late to sign up for Birmingham’s garden waste recycling service – and earn a £2 discount in the process

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Traders warned of new law banning ‘lethal highs’

By on 22/01/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Officers from Birmingham City Council’s Trading Standards team and West Midlands Police took part in a joint operation to warn traders across the city about an upcoming ban on ‘legal highs’ Letters were given to 14 retailers selling new psychoactive substances (NPS), warning them of their potentially lethal consequences, as part of a day of action […]

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City man fined for dumping waste

By on 21/01/2016 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham man has been ordered to pay £230 after pleading guilty at Birmingham Magistrates today (21 January 2016) of illegally dumping waste, including cannabis plants, on a Cotteridge car park. Daniel Hughes, 32, of Wadham House, Woodlands Way, Chelmsley Wood, was prosecuted by Birmingham City Council for an offence under the Environmental Protection Act […]

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