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Speeding motorists face Kids Court

With 20mph limits now in force, speeding drivers faced Kids Court this morning: #20mph #slowerissafer #brum — 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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Harry’s artistic skills send out clear road safety message

By on 27/07/2016 in Cllr Stacey, News with 0 Comments

A creative schoolchild has put his artistic skills to good use by designing a sign to warn motorists of the need to slow down in Kings Heath High Street. Harry James Lee, a Year 1 pupil at Colmore Infant and Nursery School, in Kings Heath, designed the winning sign in a competition for schoolchildren organised […]

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Update on average speed enforcement (ASE) cameras

By on 15/07/2016 in Cllr Stacey, News with 0 Comments

New average speed enforcement (ASE) cameras, which were due to be switched on in Birmingham and Solihull on July 18, are now set to be switched on by August 8 instead. This is due to delays caused by unseasonably wet weather, which impacted on technical work and testing which needed to take place ahead of the switch-on. Councillor […]

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Birmingham canals boost after towpath improvements

Data shows an average 37 per cent increase in the number of people using towpaths for leisure purposes and commuting Canals in Birmingham are now more popular than ever thanks to a £14 million project to improve 54km of towpath in and around the city centre. The Canal & River Trust, working in partnership with Birmingham City […]

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Kids Court brings speeding motorists to justice

 “You could have killed one of us” It’s back to school for speeding offenders, as children take hard-hitting message to drivers breaking 20mph speed limit School children from Ward End Primary spent a day asking speeding drivers to account for their actions, after they were caught breaking a 20mph speed limit outside the school. Over […]

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Small Heath bridge closure

By on 20/06/2016 in Cllr Stacey, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Motorists and residents advised of Small Heath bridge closure Local residents, businesses and road users are being advised that the Small Heath Bridge, which connects Jenkins Street and Kendal Road over the A45 Small Heath Highway, is going to be closed – other than to pedestrians and cyclists – for up to 8 months while […]

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