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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]