Archive for April, 2016
Birmingham City Council’s squad of waste enforcement officers are appealing for witnesses after a road in Digbeth was blocked by flytippers today (29 April 2016). Officers were alerted to the waste dumped on Lower Darwin Street this afternoon, which was strewn across the pavement and road. Abandoning rubbish (flytipping) is illegal and offenders can face […]
A Birmingham man responsible for a large volume of flytipping in Selly Oak, which included building rubble, doors and cement asbestos, has today (28 April) been ordered to pay nearly £4,000. Mazafar Ali, 42, of Stechford Road, Birmingham, admitted nine offences under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, following a successful prosecution brought by Birmingham City […]
A Birmingham study into air quality inside shisha bars is to be handed into Government health chiefs in a bid to secure greater enforcement powers for councils.
Birmingham will join the great cities of the world by hosting a marathon running event. To be staged for the first time in October 2017, the Birmingham International Marathon will cement the city’s position as the European Capital of Running. The 26.2-mile event will be the inaugural run announced in a newly formed Great Run […]
Birmingham health boss Dr Adrian Phillips today welcomed calls from the Royal College of Physicians for smokers to be offered and encouraged to use e-cigarettes to help them quit.
With unseasonably cold temperatures forecast, our gritting crews will be out on the roads from 9.30pm tonight. Please take care if 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 […]
Birmingham’s historic Open Market is undergoing a £1m refurbishment, giving the site a fresher look for shoppers and traders. Work on brightening the stalls, laying new tarmac floors and landscaping works is being carried out while the market is closed. However it will be business as usual for stallholders and shoppers Tuesdays to Saturdays. A ‘living […]