Sarah Kirby

Reception class intake – offers at 18 April 2017

By on 18/04/2017 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham Pupils 15,184 parent/carers submitted an application requesting a reception place for their child for September 2017 39,694 preferences were expressed 12,271 (81%) applications were made on-line* 13,277 (87.4%) were offered their first preferred school 1,003 (6.7%) were offered their second preferred school 371 (2.4%) were offered their third preferred school ( 14,651 (96.5%) were […]

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City Council honoured for new website

By on 07/04/2017 in News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council has been awarded official Honouree status in the 2017 Webby Awards, the leading international award honouring excellence on the internet, this week. The new birmingham.gov.uk website, launched in August 2016, was recognised in the Public Sector and Activism category, under Mobile Sites and Apps sector. Birmingham City Council is Europe’s largest local […]

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Response to Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel

By on 31/03/2017 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council has responded to the latest letter from the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel In a joint statement, leader Cllr John Clancy and acting chief executive Angela Probert said: “The latest letter notes the progress we continue to make and the shared determination to […]

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SAFE – Keeping Birmingham at the heart of water safety

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

More than 100,000 schoolchildren in the Birmingham area will be safer at the seaside thanks to a new initiative launched in response to a tragic double drowning on the Welsh coast last summer. Birmingham City Council, the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) and others organisations have formed a new working partnership as the city aims to […]

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Interim Corporate Director, Children and Young People appointed

By on 29/03/2017 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Leader of Birmingham City Council John Clancy announces appointment of Interim Corporate Director, Children and Young People.        “Following on from last week’s announcements about our revised Corporate Leadership Team (CLT), I’m pleased to confirm that Colin Diamond CBE has been appointed to the role of Interim Corporate Director, Children and Young People. […]

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Strategic Director for Finance & Legal to leave city council

By on 28/03/2017 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council’s Strategic Director for Finance and Legal, Jon Warlow, has announced he is to leave the authority after eight years. During this time the council has seen a difficult period of national spending reductions and he has overseen a series of budgets which have already led to the Council saving over £560 million […]

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Celebrating our staff on World Social Work Day

By on 21/03/2017 in Cllr Hamilton, Cllr Jones, News with 0 Comments

Watch @BhamCityCouncil social workers’ stories on world social work day #WSWD17 #Brum #localgov pic.twitter.com/opZ73xImZ2 — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) March 21, 2017 Cabinet members Brigid Jones and Paulette Hamilton salute Birmingham City Council’s social workers on a very special day. On World Social Work Day we need to recognise the really important role that social workers […]

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Birmingham to name Stella Manzie as Interim Chief Executive

By on 20/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Stella Manzie is set to be appointed Interim Chief Executive of Birmingham City Council.  A vastly experienced public servant, Ms Manzie has been chief executive at four major local authorities, was appointed to the Board of Her Majesty’s Treasury to contribute expertise about public service delivery and is a former senior civil servant with the […]

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On CSE awareness day, make a pledge to help stop abuse

By on 17/03/2017 in News with 0 Comments

People in Birmingham are being urged to unite against child sexual exploitation (CSE) and make a personal pledge to help tackle the abuse. Councils across the West Midlands, including Birmingham City Council, along with West Midlands Police are supporting national CSE awareness day on Saturday (18 March). Organised by the national charity NWG Network, which […]

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Driving up the quality of adult social care in Birmingham

.@PauletteHamilto talks about driving up the quality of adult social care in #Brum: https://t.co/SelYTiKNIK #LocalGov pic.twitter.com/172EqigOlY — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) March 17, 2017 Councillor Paulette Hamilton, cabinet member for health and social care, talks about how we must work together as we seek to drive up the quality of adult social care in Birmingham… We […]

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