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Children trade places for Takeover Challenge cycle sessions

Pupils at a Birmingham school have traded places with adults to become cycling instructors for the afternoon as part of the Children’s Commissioner for England’s Takeover Challenge. The challenge is a national project which encourages organisations across England to open their doors to children and young people to take over adult roles, putting them in […]

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New steps installed along canal at University Station

The Canal & River Trust, working in partnership with Birmingham City Council, has installed a new set of steps along the Worcester & Birmingham Canal allowing local people easy access from the canal to the local hospital and train station. The project, which has been funded as part of Birmingham City Council’s Birmingham Cycle Revolution scheme, aims […]

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Road Safety Strategy launched at partnership showcase event

The new Road Safety Strategy for Birmingham has been launched at an event showcasing the resources available to the agencies and groups working together to tackle road safety across the city. The event, which took place at West Midlands Fire Service’s headquarters, saw members of the Birmingham Road Safety Partnership come together to talk about […]

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Birmingham’s cycle revolution – bike loan scheme

In the heart of England a quiet revolution is stirring – a cycle revolution in fact! Delivered by Birmingham City Council in partnership with Sustrans, a leading UK charity which enables people to travel by foot, bike or public transport the Birmingham Cycle Revolution is helping to change attitudes bit by bit. During National Commute […]

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Restrictions remain in place for part of Broad Street

Access to a section of Broad Street in Birmingham’s city centre is to remain limited to buses, Hackney carriages and cyclists. The junction of Paradise Circus Queensway and Broad Street has been closed to private cars heading out of Birmingham city centre since November 2015 to enable work supporting the Paradise redevelopment programme, while inbound […]

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Speeding motorists face Kids’ Court

With 20mph limits now in force, speeding drivers faced Kids Court this morning: https://t.co/SGdPxswPG6 #20mph #slowerissafer #brum pic.twitter.com/DPpw9vhzwd — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) October 11, 2016 School children from Montgomery Primary Academy in Sparkbrook have been taking speeding drivers to task after they were caught exceeding a 20mph speed limit outside their school. As 20mph limits […]

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Slower is safer as 20mph limits come into effect

Motorists are being advised that 20mph speed limits come into force across large parts of Birmingham from Monday (October 10). The speed limits will apply on residential roads in all or parts of Aston, Bordesley Green, Brandwood, Hodge Hill, Ladywood, Moseley and Kings Heath, Nechells, South Yardley, Sparkbrook, Springfield and Washwood Heath. Although signs and […]

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Bikeability funding boost for Birmingham

Tens of thousands of Birmingham children will benefit from cycle training after the city was awarded a £1.2 million grant enabling the Bikeability scheme to continue until March 2020. Birmingham City Council has been granted the funding by the Department for Transport (DfT) to continue running the Government’s flagship cycle training programme, which is designed […]

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New lights brighten up Birmingham’s towpaths

The Canal & River Trust charity is working in partnership with Birmingham City Council to replace 250 worn out and broken lights located along canal towpaths in the city centre. Costing £250,000, the project is part of Birmingham Cycle Revolution and involves installing new energy efficient LED lights along the main commuter routes into and […]

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Average Speed Enforcement (ASE) cameras switched on today

Motorists are being reminded that new Average Speed Enforcement (ASE) cameras are now in operation across Birmingham and Solihull, having been switched on today (August 8). Project partners from Birmingham City Council (BCC), Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council (SMBC), West Midlands Police (WMP) and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner have decided to adopt a […]

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