Archive for October, 2016

Delegation from USA Track and Field visit city

A delegation from USA Track and Field, the governing body for athletics in the US, visited Birmingham on Thursday (October 27), to discuss the details for a proposed training camp, which would be held in the city in July 2017. They visited various sites across the city, including the Birmingham High Performance Centre and Alexander […]

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Car dealer fined for selling unsafe vehicle

By on 27/10/2016 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham car dealer has been ordered to pay nearly £3,000 after admitting selling an unroadworthy vehicle. Appearing at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court today (October 27), both CIA Motors Ltd, based in Warwick Road, Tyseley, and its director, Sohail Ahmed, 34, of Waverley Road, Small Heath, admitted five offences relating to a Skoda Superb, under the […]

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Birmingham landlord fined £5k for defective student property

By on 27/10/2016 in Cllr Griffiths, News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham landlord from Hall Green was fined £5,037.97 at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (27 October 2016) for failing to obtain an HMO licence and for breaching management regulations at a property in North Road, Selly Oak. Allah Ditta, age 71 of Green Road, Hall Green, Birmingham pleaded guilty to failing to obtain an HMO […]

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Restrictions remain in place for part of Broad Street

Access to a section of Broad Street in Birmingham’s city centre is to remain limited to buses, Hackney carriages and cyclists. The junction of Paradise Circus Queensway and Broad Street has been closed to private cars heading out of Birmingham city centre since November 2015 to enable work supporting the Paradise redevelopment programme, while inbound […]

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Have fun and stay safe at Halloween and Bonfire Night

By on 27/10/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Sajeela Naseer, head of Trading Standards at Birmingham City Council, urges people to have fun and stay safe at Halloween and Bonfire Night. Halloween and Bonfire Night are almost upon us, so here are some quick and easy tips to help you stay safe. It’s great for kids to get dressed up for some spooky […]

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Birmingham: a city that works for all of us

By on 26/10/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council’s three political leaders (Cllr John Clancy, Cllr Robert Alden and Cllr Jon Hunt) have signed-up to a shared vision for the city.

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Larger Birmingham Airport integrated with HS2 could give ‘supersonic boost’ to economy

By on 25/10/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council leader John Clancy, responding to today’s announcement by the Government about a third runway for Heathrow Airport, puts the case for Birmingham Airport.

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Winter opening hours confirmed for recycling centres

Citizens are being reminded that the winter opening hours at the city’s five Household Recycling Centres come into effect from November 1. The hours, which will be in operation until February 28 inclusive, are as follows: Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm Saturday: 8am to 4.30pm Sunday: 8am to 4.30pm (All sites closed 25th and […]

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Officers seize over 120,000 illegal cigarettes in raids across Birmingham

By on 24/10/2016 in News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Illegal cigarettes worth £27,661 have been seized by trading standards officers in a series of planned raids on 12 shops across Birmingham. This was an intelligence led exercise where reports had been received that illegal tobacco and cigarettes was being supplied. Teams of officers targeted shops in Handsworth, Alum Rock, Sparkhill, Sparkbrook and Washwood Heath. Birmingham […]

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Birmingham and Solihull publish plan to improve health and wellbeing

By on 24/10/2016 in News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Statement from Mark Rogers, System Leader, Birmingham and Solihull STP and Chief Executive, Birmingham City Council   The NHS has been working in partnership with Birmingham City Council and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to develop a Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Birmingham and Solihull. The […]

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