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Gritting Alert – Feb 10

By on 10/02/2016 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

Birmingham’s gritters will be heading out to treat the roads at 7pm tonight. Please take care when you’re out and about. 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: http://rss.coveritlive.com/rss.php?altcast_code=f0c64fbec0 West […]

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World Cancer Day: How we can all reduce our risk

By on 04/02/2016 in Blog, Cllr Hamilton, News with 0 Comments

To mark World Cancer Day, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care, Cllr Paulette Hamilton looks at the things we can all do to reduce our risk of developing cancer.

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Older people encouraged to get vaccinated to avoid painful shingles

By on 02/02/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Public Health England (PHE) in the West Midlands is reminding eligible older people to get the shingles vaccine to help prevent the painful infection, following new figures showing a drop in vaccine coverage nationally. The shingles vaccine has been offered to people aged 70 years on 1 September 2015. People aged 78 years on 1 […]

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One World Express buys into Birmingham

By on 27/01/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

International e-commerce and logistics company One World Express is opening its new state-of-the-art global distribution hub in Birmingham, having acquired the 100 year lease on a new site at Woodgate Business Park for £3 million.

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MIPIM 2016 to be the biggest on record for Greater Birmingham

By on 20/01/2016 in Cllr Clancy with 0 Comments

A record number of private and public sector partners from across Greater Birmingham have joined forces to take part in global property and real estate show, MIPIM (Cannes, 15-18 March).

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Secretary of State responds to BIIP assessment

By on 20/01/2016 in Improvement Panel, News with 0 Comments

Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, responds to the latest progress report from Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel.

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Consultation starts for West Midlands Combined Authority

By on 18/01/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

The emerging West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is consulting on its proposed role and functions.

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Gritting alert – Jan 15

By on 15/01/2016 in News, Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

With another cold night forecast, Birmingham’s gritters are heading out to treat the roads at 6pm. We will also treat priority footways at 4am tomorrow.

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Health check success – have you had yours?

By on 13/01/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Almost 90,000 Brummies have attended a potentially life-saving health ‘MOT’ in the last three years as the city continues to lead the way on NHS Health Checks.

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Gritting alert: 12 January

By on 12/01/2016 in News, Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

With temperatures dropping, the Birmingham gritters headed out to treat the roads at midnight. Please take care folks. 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: http://rss.coveritlive.com/rss.php?altcast_code=f0c64fbec0 West Midlands Gritting Alerts […]

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