Kris Kowalewski

Revised library plans set for approval

Revised proposals for the future of Birmingham’s Community Library service have been drawn up following feedback from citizens during a recent 12-week period of public consultation. Initial plans for a three-tiered service (with opening hours and staff support reduced in tiers 2 and 3) were put forward as part of the council’s effort to respond […]

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Supergraphic celebrates iconic city landmark

Organisers of the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, which will be held in March next year, are using the opportunity that comes with hosting a major sporting Championships to profile the city and celebrate some of Birmingham’s best known landmarks.

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Gritting alert – Jan 25

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Gritting crews are heading out on the roads tonight at 7pm. 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 20

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Gritting crews are heading out on the roads at 7pm tonight and teams will be treating footways from 4am tomorrow morning. 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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Great British Spring Clean: How to play your part

Birmingham City Council is backing a campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities in March 2017 – building on a successful local day of action staged last November.

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First independent financial review report on 17/18 savings

The first of two reports from the LGA co-ordinated independent financial review team is now available. Commissioned jointly by Birmingham City Council and the Birmingham Improvement Panel the first stage of the review took place in mid-December 2016 and looked at the way the council had developed its 2017/18 savings proposals. The review team is […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 5

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Gritting crews will be out on the city’s roads from 6.30pm tonight. 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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Online offer for 2017 garden waste

Citizens wishing to have their garden waste collected in a clean and convenient way can sign up to Birmingham City Council’s 2017 service at a reduced rate if they order online. The annual subscription charge is £40 for 20 fortnightly collections from early March to late November/early December – with a discount of £2 for […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 2

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It continues to be a chilly start to 2017, so gritting crews will be out on the city’s roads from 7pm tonight, with key footways treated from 4am tomorrow morning (in time for the big return to work for many). As always (regardless of weather conditions) take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 1

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A happy new year to everyone from Birminghamnewsroom.com! In response to predicted falling temperatures, gritting crews will be out on the city’s roads from 6pm tonight. 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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