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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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Today’s Birmingham City Council meetings – July 6

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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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Media Watch – July 1

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Guidance for Ramadan fasting during heat wave (ITV, Mirror) Members of the Muslim Community who are fasting during the month of Ramadan are being advised to take care in hot weather this summer. Birmingham Director of Public Health, Dr Adrian Phillips has warned that the expected heatwave will make fasting […]

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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

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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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Media Watch – June 29

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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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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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