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Green light for major highways projects funding strategy

By on 09/02/2016 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Cabinet is set to approve a strategy document setting out how major transportation and highways projects are funded over the next five years. The Programme Definition Document updates the council’s Transportation and Highways Capital Funding Strategy (THCFS) for the period from 2015/16 to 2020/21 at an estimated total capital cost of £253.916 million. The report […]

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Graduate Hub opens for second recruitment phase

By on 04/02/2016 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

The largest local government graduate scheme for planning and regeneration professionals is set to launch its second phase of recruitment. Birmingham City Council’s Graduate Hub gives graduates who have completed a built environment degree a wide range of experience in planning, regeneration and housing development work to help them work towards becoming chartered professionals. As […]

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Northfield flats demolition plan set for approval

By on 19/01/2016 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Cabinet are being asked to approve plans to demolish a block of flats in Northfield as part of Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust’s (BMHT) ongoing programme of ensuring its properties are sustainable and meet the needs of residents. A report to be considered by cabinet on January 26 asks councillors to give the go-ahead to proposals […]

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Archive: Budget Q&A webcast Jan 2016

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Building Birmingham Scholarship student engineers announced

By on 18/12/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Local engineering students who will be among the first to work on the new high speed rail route were introduced at an annual awards ceremony today (Friday 18 December). The Building Birmingham Scholarship announced this year’s 25 young scholars who are set to pursue careers in the built environment sector. The 16-24 year olds, a […]

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Archive: Budget Q&A webcast Dec 2015

The full video archive of our #BrumBudget16 webcast on December 15.

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AMSCI successes highlighted in report

By on 08/12/2015 in Cabinet, Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A report highlighting the successful performance of the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI) and seeking approval for Birmingham City Council to extend its role as the accountable body by a further two years has today been approved by cabinet. Covering both regional and national programmes and funded through the government’s Regional Growth Fund, AMSCI […]

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Longbridge Connectivity Scheme set for green light

By on 02/12/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A scheme to improve transport links in Longbridge is expected to be given the go-ahead by Birmingham City Council’s cabinet. The Longbridge Connectivity Scheme aims to improve journey times by reducing congestion, as well as improving the experience of rail passengers and enhancing the way transport is integrated. It also aims to create employment opportunities […]

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Building more affordable homes for the city

By on 01/12/2015 in Cabinet, Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A report seeking approval to build 166 affordable homes for rent and sale in Perry Common is to go to cabinet. This is the final phase of an area regeneration that has seen the replacement of 908 structurally defective homes with 913 new homes (including a 40 place Extra Care centre), a health centre, and […]

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New BMHT homes handed over to tenants

A housing development in Ladywood built through the city council’s house building arm has been handed over to tenants. Built through the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT) by Galliford Try Partnerships, the £2.67m development of 45 properties will include 23 properties for affordable rent. New tenant Mohamed Albabili said: “I used to live in a […]

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