Birmingham has been ranked as having the highest quality of life of any English city outside of the capital, by the global Mercer Quality of Living Report 2017.
Plans for one of the country’s biggest industrial developments, creating 10,000 jobs in Birmingham, will be unveiled at MIPIM today (Tuesday 14th March).
Stoford Developments has today been appointed to develop an historic heritage site in Birmingham. Previously the home of Typhoo Teas, over one million square foot is set to be transformed into a tech and creative hub.
The leader of Birmingham City Council, John Clancy, describes the launch of the Midlands Engine strategy as “a vote of confidence in Birmingham”.
Cllr Tristan Chatfield is the new Cabinet Member for Transparency, Openness and Equality. He was elected as a Councillor for the Oscott Ward in May 2012. He was previously chair of the Audit Committee. Cllr Chatfield said: “It’s an honour to be joining the cabinet and I look forward to serving the people of Birmingham […]
Cllr Waseem Zaffar has announced he is stepping aside from his cabinet responsibilities with immediate effect. The councillor for Lozells and East Handsworth said: “Birmingham is my city and I feel privileged to have served as a cabinet member on my council. “But after careful consideration and in light of continued media and social media […]
The Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel today published a letter to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, reporting on Birmingham City Council’s financial plans which will be submitted to the Council for approval on 28 February. The Improvement Panel’s letter draws on two reports from an independent financial review team which provided an […]
The Core Cities group of leading UK councils will meet in Birmingham’s Highbury Hall, the ancestral home of Joseph Chamberlain, for an ‘industrial strategy summit’ tomorrow.