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Update on proposal for Public Spaces Protection Order

By on 07/07/2015 in Cllr McKay, News, Video News with 0 Comments

Cllr James McKay, Cabinet Member for Inclusion and Community Safety, has today (July 7) offered an update on proposals for a PSPO for parts of Birmingham city centre

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New Area Coroner appointed for Birmingham and Solihull

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Emma Brown has been appointed as a new Area Coroner for Birmingham and Solihull. Miss Brown is a Birmingham based barrister and she will take up her position in the coronial team, led by Senior Coroner Mrs Louise Hunt, on 1 August 2015. Her role will be to investigate circumstances surrounding deaths where there is […]

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Officers seize 11,300 illegal cigarettes in city raids

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Illegal cigarettes worth nearly £3,000 were seized by trading standards officers in a series of planned raids on 11 retail premises across Birmingham on Monday (6 July 2015). Teams of officers targeted shops, off licences and a cafe in east and north Birmingham using two sniffer dogs, as part of a continued crackdown on the […]

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10 ways to help your child maintain a healthy weight

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Childhood Obesity Week: Useful advice for parents to help their children enjoy healthy, active lives.

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Media Watch – July 7

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories West Midlands ‘economic powerhouse’ plan unveiled (The Guardian) Plans to create a West Midlands “economic powerhouse” to compete with the might of London – not to mention the growing strength of cities in the north – have been unveiled by the leaders of seven local authorities. Sir Albert Bore quoted. New […]

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Today’s Birmingham City Council meetings – July 7

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Click on the link below for details of today’s Birmingham City Council meetings. https://birmingham.cmis.uk.com/birmingham/Meetings.aspx

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Birmingham landlord fined for putting tenants’ lives at risk

By on 06/07/2015 in Cllr Cotton, News with 0 Comments

A well-known local landlord pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (6 July 2015) to failing to apply for a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) licence and of breaching regulations. Amrik Singh Gill, age 56, of Vernon Avenue in Handsworth Wood was fined and has to pay a total of £19,418.57 for failing to obtain […]

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Startwell success as Birmingham tackles childhood obesity

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As we enter Childhood Obesity Week (July 6-12), sign-ups to a groundbreaking Birmingham initiative launched to tackle the issue has almost doubled in less than 12 months.

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Growing the UK economy through a Midlands Engine

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A West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) that has plans to become an economic powerhouse and attract investment, increase productivity and create thousands of jobs for the region, published its plans for the future.

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Media Watch – July 6

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories The bright Brum future heading down the track (Birmingham Mail, BBC) The long-awaited opening dates for Birmingham New Street station and Grand Central have been confirmed. London’s 2012 sporting legacy disappearing into the wasteland (Guardian) Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care, Cllr Paulette Hamilton, quoted in article about how […]

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