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Newtown development wins prestigious design award

By on 18/03/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A large scale regeneration project which has helped transform the lives of people living in an inner city area of Birmingham has scooped a prestigious national design award. The Newton redevelopment, which was the first regeneration project on this scale to be delivered by Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT), won the Public Sector Award at […]

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Birmingham Smithfield consultation

By on 18/03/2015 in Cllr Ali, Leader, News with 0 Comments

Public to have their say on the future of the £500 million Birmingham Smithfield investment An event tomorrow (Thursday 18 March) at Birmingham Hippodrome marks the start of an eight-week public consultation on the Birmingham Smithfield visioning document. The consultation provides the public with an opportunity to have their say on the future of this 14 hectare […]

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Document sets out key transport projects for city

By on 13/03/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A document setting out the transport and connectivity projects implemented in Birmingham over the next six years is set to be approved by cabinet. Councillors are being recommended to approve the Programme Definition Document (PDD) which sets out the Local Growth Fund (LGF) programme of projects which will be developed in Birmingham between now and […]

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Ring road improvement works go ahead

By on 25/02/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A works programme designed to improve the flow of traffic at some of Birmingham’s busiest road junctions is due to start in March. The improvements package – part-funded by central government – focuses on improving the flow of traffic on Birmingham’s ring road.  It is being delivered as part of the city council’s Birmingham Connected […]

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New Street development reaches another milestone

By on 25/02/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

The new Birmingham New Street station and Grand Central shopping destination are a step closer to completion after demolition work to create the stunning new atrium came to an end. More than 6,000 tonnes of concrete has been removed from under the new atrium allowing natural light to flood the new concourse for the first […]

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City Reach housing development in Lozells nearing completion

By on 24/02/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A development of 22 new homes in Lozells which will help close Birmingham’s housing gap is nearing completion. The City Reach development, in Lozells Street, is being built in partnership between Birmingham City Council’s Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT) and housebuilder Lovell. To mark the development’s fast-approaching completion, Cllr Tahir Ali, the council’s cabinet member […]

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East Birmingham Prospectus for Growth launched

By on 24/02/2015 in Cllr Ali, Cllr Holbrook, Leader with 0 Comments

A strategy aimed at regenerating east Birmingham and improving opportunities for the area’s residents has today been launched. The East Birmingham Prospectus for Growth sets out the commitment of Birmingham City Council to deliver positive change through employment and skills, improving connectivity, and delivering growth. Sir Albert Bore, leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “These […]

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Job creation almost double its target for business scheme

By on 17/02/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A grant scheme that helps businesses across the West Midlands invest in innovative new products is expected to create and safeguard over 600 jobs – significantly over its target of 350. The Business Innovation Programme (BIP) is an £8.7m programme of business support, part-funded through the European Regional Development Fund. Successfully managed by Birmingham City […]

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Latest 20 is Plenty proposals due before cabinet

Proposals for the third initial area to showcase widespread 20mph speed limits in Birmingham are due before the city council’s cabinet on February 16. The latest part of the 20 is Plenty project, covering all of the city centre inside the ring road including parts of Ladywood, Nechells and Aston wards, is being developed by […]

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Birmingham Jobs Fund to benefit from £2 million boost

Proposals to make an additional £2 million available to enable more employers in Birmingham to take on young people are set to be approved by Birmingham City Council’s cabinet. The Birmingham Jobs Fund offers incentives to employers who take on young people in either apprentice or non-apprentice roles. Since its launch in April 2013, the […]

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