HIV home testing proves popular in Birmingham

By on 25/11/2015 in Cllr Hamilton, News with 0 Comments

A growing number of people in Birmingham and Solihull are home testing for a range of sexually transmitted infections including HIV.

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Statement from new Labour Group Leader Councillor John Clancy

By on 24/11/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Councillor John Clancy, the new Leader of Birmingham Labour Group, said: “It is with a great sense of honour and responsibility that I take on this new role of Leader of the Labour Group. “I want to thank the other leadership candidates for conducting an open and respectful debate – and for all of their […]

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Gritting alert – 20 November

By on 20/11/2015 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

The Birmingham gritters will be heading out from 1 am tomorrow (Saturday 21 November), please take care on the roads. Winter maintenance and FAQs Regional Gritting Information #wmgrit The panel below brings together gritting alerts from local authorities across the West Midlands. You can also get this information via the following RSS feed: West […]

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Residents helping to shape our future

By on 17/11/2015 in Future Council, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council’s latest budget consultation gets underway next month when detailed proposals for 2016 onwards are published. And, even before the formal consultation begins, residents from across the city are already helping to shape the future of council services. Over 350 people attended a series of Community Workshop events in November to discuss how, […]

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Sir Albert Bore statement on the West Midlands Devolution Deal

By on 17/11/2015 in Future Council, Leader, News with 1 Comment

Leader of Birmingham City Council, Sir Albert Bore, responds to today’s historic announcement.

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WMCA Devolution Agreement: Key Points

By on 17/11/2015 in Future Council, News with 0 Comments

The proposed agreement takes forward the founding principles set out in the WMCA launch document published in July 2015.

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Historic devolution agreement reached for the West Midlands

By on 17/11/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Senior politicians and business leaders across the West Midlands are hailing the country’s biggest devolution deal to date.

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Flu warning as fewer people book a jab

By on 12/11/2015 in Cllr Hamilton, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham health chiefs repeat call for people at risk across the city to book their flu jabs after it emerged thousands of patients in England could be risking their health by not having the vaccine.

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Western Europe’s most competitive city for investment

By on 10/11/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham is the highest-performing city in Western Europe for its competitiveness in attracting inward investment.

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Response to public health budget cuts

By on 06/11/2015 in Cllr Hamilton, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham’s public health budget has been cut by almost £6 million after The Department of Health confirmed a 6.2 per cent blanket cut for all top-tier local authorities.

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