Jonathan Horsfall

Birmingham awarded £2.9m for major electric taxi scheme

Work to improve air quality in Birmingham has taken a significant step forward after it was announced today that the city council will receive £2.9 million from the Department for Transport (DfT) to implement an electric taxi infrastructure across the city. The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) funding will enable the council to proceed […]

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Don’t lose your voice: register to vote

By on 08/03/2017 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

People in Birmingham are being reminded to ensure their voices are heard in May’s elections. Anyone wishing to vote must first be registered to do so – and the deadline for registration is 13 April 2017. After this date, anyone who has not registered will not be able to vote in the West Midlands Mayoral election […]

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Birmingham hosts 20’s Plenty national conference

Cllr Stewart Stacey is looking forward to tomorrow’s @20splentyforus national conference at @BhamCityCouncil Council House. @bham20mphpic.twitter.com/QpJqo25KOR — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) March 7, 2017   Councillor Stewart Stacey talks about tomorrow’s conference This year’s 20’s Plenty for Us national conference will be hosted at the Council House in Birmingham tomorrow (March 8). Titled ‘20’s Plenty for […]

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Wheels set in motion for bus lane cameras

By on 18/01/2017 in Cabinet, Cllr Stacey, News with 0 Comments

Cabinet is to set the wheels in motion for the next phase of bus lane enforcement cameras in Birmingham. A report due to go before cabinet members on January 24 asks them to approve a full business case for the scheme, which will see cameras installed to enforce bus lanes on Lichfield Road, Tyburn Road […]

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Commonwealth Games 2026 feasibility study

The process to formally draw up a feasibility study for a Birmingham bid for the 2026 Commonwealth Games is now out of the starting blocks. Birmingham City Council has appointed Origin Sports Group to carry out the study during the first quarter of 2017, with a final document due by April. Origin Sports Group (OSG) […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 13

By on 13/01/2017 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

Gritting crews will be out on the roads again from 6pm and footpaths from 4am. Please do take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Weather Updates BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102 Met Office:http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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Gritting alert – Jan 4

By on 04/01/2017 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

It’s set to be another cold one tonight, so gritting crews will be out on the city’s roads from 6.30pm tonight, with key footways treated from 4am tomorrow morning. As always (regardless of weather conditions) take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Weather Updates BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102 Met Office:http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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Gritting alert – Dec 28

By on 28/12/2016 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

With cold temperatures forecast, our gritting crews will be out on the roads from 6pm tonight. Please take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Weather Updates BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102 Met Office:http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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Next phase of Birmingham Cycle Revolution set for green light

Cabinet is being asked to set the wheels in motion for the next phase of Birmingham Cycle Revolution (BCR). The next phase will focus on developing segregated cycle routes along two of the city’s most important commuter corridors – the A38 between Birmingham city centre and Selly Oak, and the A34 between the city centre […]

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Birmingham Cycle Revolution – facts and figures

By on 09/12/2016 in Factsheets with 0 Comments

What evidence do you have to support the need to focus on developing fully segregated cycle routes? The early phases of Birmingham Cycle Revolution (BCR) have involved detailed engagement with a wide range of people and organisations including cycling representatives, local communities, transport organisations and city councillors. Feedback received tells us that people need the […]

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