Birmingham City Council is turning to the city’s schools for reinforcements in the battle against underage alcohol and tobacco sales. Trading Standards and Public Health officials are supporting the Trading Standards Institute’s ‘Create a Campaign’competition, which calls on teams of young people aged 12-15 to get creative in the fight against underage sales. The ‘Create […]
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 […]
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Handsworth Park will once again play host to the largest outdoor Vaisakhi celebrations in Europe on Sunday (April 26). The Council of Sikh Gurdwaras in Birmingham is organising the annual event, which is free to all members of the community. Running from 11am to 6.30pm, the event will include Sikh cultural activities, children’s inflatable play […]