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Syrian refugees – May 2016 update

By on 11/05/2016 in Cllr Shah, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council welcomed two female refugees under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation scheme today (May 11).

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Syrian refugees – March 2016 update

By on 22/03/2016 in Cllr Shah, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council welcomed its fourth group of refugees under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation scheme today (March 22)

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New model for advice services is finalised

A new partnership approach for delivering integrated advice and information service to citizens in Birmingham is due before the city council’s Cabinet on March 22. The plans have been drawn up by a group of providers known as Gateway to Birmingham Advice Services (GBAS) – a partnership of 15 organisations providing advice services in the […]

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LGBT debate examines ‘Faith and the LGBT Community in 2016’

By on 25/02/2016 in Cllr Shah, News with 0 Comments

This year’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month theme is ‘Religion, Belief and Philosophy: A Leap of Faith’ , and the month closes with a debate on ‘Faith and the LGBT Community in 2016′ at the Council House on Monday 29 February. Organised by SHOUT Festival (a project of Birmingham LGBT) and Birmingham […]

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Syrian refugees update – February 2016

By on 24/02/2016 in Cllr Shah, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council welcomed its third group of refugees under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation scheme today (February 24). A total of 10 individuals arrived in the city, comprising: – One family of four (two adults, two children) – One family of six (two adults, four children) Following earlier arrivals in December and January, 12 […]

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Syrian refugee update – January 2016

By on 27/01/2016 in Cllr Shah, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council welcomed its second group of refugees under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation scheme this morning (January 27).

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Council celebrates improved Stonewall ranking

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

Birmingham City Council’s efforts to become a better employer for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people have been recognised with another improved ranking in the latest Stonewall Top 100 Employers list

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Archive: Budget Q&A webcast Jan 2016

Webcast Available Here : http://www.birmingham.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/205107

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First Syrian refugees arrive in Birmingham

By on 17/12/2015 in Cllr Shah, News with 0 Comments

The first refugees to be accommodated in Birmingham as part of the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation (VPR) scheme have arrived in the city. Nine people arrived last night (Wednesday); they comprise a family of four, a couple and three individuals. Councillor Shafique Shah, cabinet member for inclusion and community safety, said: “What is happening in […]

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Council commits to British Sign Language Charter

By on 15/12/2015 in Cllr Shah, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council has committed to signing up to The British Sign Language (BSL) Charter during a ceremony on December 14

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