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Candidates announced for Hall Green and Perry Barr by-elections

By on 05/04/2017 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

The following persons have been nominated for the election of a councillor in the Hall Green and Perry Barr wards on Thursday, 4 May 2017: HALL GREEN Alan Blumenthal – UK Independence Party (UKIP) Tanveer Choudhry – Liberal Democrats Liz Clements – Labour Party Gareth Courage – Green Party Obaid Khan – Conservative Party PERRY […]

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Candidates announced for West Midlands Combined Authority mayoral election

By on 04/04/2017 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

The following persons have been nominated for the election of a Mayor for the West Midlands Combined Authority on Thursday 4 May 2017: James Burn – Green Party Pete Durnell – UK Independence Party (UKIP) Beverley Anne Nielsen – Liberal Democrats Sion Llewelyn Simon – Labour and Co-operative Party Graham John Stevenson – Communist  Andy Street […]

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Birmingham ranks as leading English city outside London for quality of life

By on 31/03/2017 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Birmingham retains its position in Mercer’s global Quality of Living Index City ranks as leading UK destination outside London in new ‘City Infrastructure’ ranking 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. The survey places […]

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Birmingham awarded £2.9m for major electric taxi scheme

By on 28/03/2017 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Work to improve air quality in Birmingham has taken a significant step forward after it was announced 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 with […]

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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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