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Public requests prompt expansion to 20 is Plenty scheme

By on 25/09/2015 in Cllr Ali, Cllr Trickett, News with 1 Comment

Minor changes have been made to Birmingham City Council’s plans to introduce 20mph limits on the vast majority of roads to the south and east of the city centre

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Boost for Acocks Green centre

By on 24/09/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Citizens of a Birmingham suburb can now move around their local centre easier and safer after the completion of a package of improvements to transport and public space. The project at Acocks Green is the latest to be delivered under the city council’s Birmingham Connected strategy which seeks to give the travelling public a range […]

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New road measures for city centre

By on 03/09/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 1 Comment

A number of temporary road measures are due to come into operation to ease traffic flows in central Birmingham at a time when the city is preparing to come under the national and international spotlight. Birmingham City Council’s actions are designed to support the free flow of traffic – and particularly public transport – at […]

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Business grant scheme hailed a success

By on 24/08/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A grant scheme that helps businesses across the West Midlands invest in innovative new products has been hailed a success by an independent evaluation. Successfully managed by Birmingham City Council, the Business Innovation Programme (BIP) is an £8.7m programme of business support, part funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). It is expected to […]

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1,000th new council home built in Birmingham

By on 24/07/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

The 1,000th home for rent built through the city council’s house-building arm has been handed over to tenants. Built through the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust by Jessup, it is part of a £1.6m development comprising 15 homes for affordable rent. With a further 221 rented homes on eleven sites currently under construction, the Birmingham City […]

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Ring road improvements to go ahead

By on 22/07/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

The next phase of a £14.05 million programme of improvements to Birmingham’s ring road is due to get underway. Work is due to start at the Haden Circus junction on 27 July and continue for approximately 37 weeks.  The project includes changes to the junction’s lay-out designed to ease traffic flow together with safety improvements […]

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Cabinet to approve support for Jewellery Quarter lottery funding bid

By on 22/07/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Cabinet are being asked to approve plans to support a bid for lottery funding to regenerate part of Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter, enabling the opening of new businesses and the creation of jobs. The Jewellery Quarter Development Trust (JQDT) – a community interest company established to benefit those who live, work, invest in and visit […]

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Shaping the future of our high streets, housing and open spaces

By on 22/07/2015 in Cabinet, Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A key city-wide planning development policy that will help shape the future of Birmingham’s high streets, housing and open spaces is set for consultation if approved by cabinet. The Development Management Development Plan Document (DM DPD) sets out detailed planning policies that will support the strategic Birmingham Development Plan. Councillor Tahir Ali, cabinet member for […]

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Go-ahead for Surface Water Management Plan

By on 20/07/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A document highlighting areas of Birmingham at risk of flooding and setting out how these issues should be managed is due to be approved by cabinet. The Surface Water Management Plan, developed by Birmingham City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency and Severn Trent Water, focuses on 15 priority areas of the city considered […]

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Birmingham Curzon takes major step forward

By on 20/07/2015 in Cabinet, Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

The Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan is set to be adopted by the city council at its cabinet meeting on the 27 July. The masterplan, which was launched for public consultation in 2014, sets out proposals to deliver a world class integrated city centre terminus station – Birmingham Curzon – along with major regeneration across Eastside, […]

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