Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel progress report

By on 05/06/2015 in Improvement Plan, Leader, News with 0 Comments

A six-month report has been prepared for the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel. This provides an update on the progress that Birmingham City Council is making against each of the recommendations made in last year’s Kerslake Review. The panel is monitoring this progress and will be holding their first public meeting on 11 June in the […]

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Election 2015 – candidates lists

By on 09/04/2015 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

The list of candidates contesting Birmingham’s ten parliamentary constituencies and 41 city council seats at the 2015 elections on Thursday 7 May

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Pupils join fight against underage alcohol and tobacco sales

By on 03/03/2015 in Cllr Cotton, News with 0 Comments

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 […]

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Come on Birmingham: Let’s get physical

By on 30/06/2015 in Blog, Cllr Hamilton with 0 Comments

Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care, Cllr Paulette Hamilton makes the case for Brummies to be more physically active.

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Media Watch – June 30

By on 30/06/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories Sir Albert Bore keen to build on China links (Birmingham Post) City council leader Sir Albert Bore has said Birmingham is open for business and wants to build on its established links with China over the next few years. Speaking at a conference in Brussels, the Labour leader highlighted three […]

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Keep out of the water and stay safe in the sun

By on 29/06/2015 in Cllr Hamilton, News with 0 Comments

As Birmingham basks in the sunshine, the city council has warned people to stay out of ponds, lakes and canals across the city.

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City Chinese links in focus at major EU event

By on 29/06/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

A keynote speech on Birmingham’s relationship with China is set to be delivered by Council Leader Sir Albert Bore during a high-profile event in Brussels

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Media Watch – June 29

By on 29/06/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories Partnership to mark Bard’s anniversary (Birmingham Mail) The British Library is teaming up with the Library of Birmingham on a new cultural partnership which will include a special project to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. ‘Trojan Horse': Government criticises education select committee (BBC) The government […]

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Today’s Birmingham City Council meetings – June 29

By on 29/06/2015 in Meetings/Minutes, News with 0 Comments

Click on the link below for details of today’s Birmingham City Council meetings.

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Noisy tenant sentenced for anti-social behaviour breach

By on 26/06/2015 in Cllr McKay, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham County Court has today (Friday 26th June 2015) given a custodial sentence of 20 weeks to a city council housing tenant for continuously breaching his Anti-Social Behaviour Order

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Sign-up for our new WhatsApp culture updates

By on 26/06/2015 in News with 0 Comments

We’re launching a new service offering regular updates, Birmingham culture news, listings, pictures and video, delivered straight to your mobile.

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Media Watch – June 26

By on 26/06/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Call for ‘Greater Birmingham’ council name (Birmingham Mail) A petition calling for the fledgling West Midlands super council to be named ‘Greater Birmingham’ to help it compete with Manchester and Liverpool has been launched. ‘A bold addition to city’s skyline’ (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham planners have hailed designs for a new […]

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‘Floozie’ to be given temporary floral makeover

By on 26/06/2015 in Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

One of Birmingham’s most recognisable city centre landmarks is to be given a colourful new appearance this summer when it is filled with flowers and plants. The River fountain – known colloquially as ‘the Floozie in the Jacuzzi’ – in Victoria Square has not been fully operational since late 2013 due to a leak which […]

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