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Birmingham’s Lord Mayor recognises role of the Merchant Navy

Birmingham’s Lord Mayor, Cllr Carl Rice, will fly the Red Ensign at 10am on Saturday September 3, outside the Council House in Victoria Square, to celebrate Merchant Navy Day and raise awareness of the UK’s ongoing dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers.  The Lord Mayor will read a Message from HRH The Earl of Wessex before […]

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Much to celebrate, and to remember

By on 16/08/2016 in Blog, Lord Mayor with 0 Comments

After ten weeks in the job, Birmingham’s Lord Mayor, Cllr Carl Rice, reflects on his experiences as Birmingham’s first citizen….   In the first ten weeks I’ve joined countless celebrations across the city – from The Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations to community events like Birmingham Pride and Big John’s Birmingham Mela.  There have also been […]

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Messages of support from Birmingham to Nice – update

By on 15/07/2016 in Leader, Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

The French tricolore lowered to half-mast outside @BhamCityCouncil Council House #PrayersforNice pic.twitter.com/s1fr73zkr9 — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) July 15, 2016 Following last night’s attack in Nice, Lord Mayor of Birmingham Cllr Carl Rice has sent the following message to President Hollande “I am  shocked and saddened by last night’s horrifying and sickening attack during Bastille Day […]

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Battle of the Somme centenary events

Birmingham City Council supports commemorative events marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, both in Birmingham and France. This evening (Thursday 30 June), on the eve of the anniversary, Lord Mayor Cllr Carl Rice joins guests of Albert Town Council in France in remembrance of all those who died, reaffirming a shared […]

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Turkish flag at half-mast for victims of the terror attack

By on 29/06/2016 in Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council is flying the Turkish flag at half-mast at the Council House, Victoria Square today in memory of the victims of yesterday’s terror attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The Lord Mayor of Birmingham Cllr Carl Rice has sent the following message of condolence to the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan: “I am shocked and […]

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Armed Forces Day to be marked in Birmingham

By on 24/06/2016 in Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

Armed Forces Day will be marked in Birmingham with a day of events and activities in Centenary Square on Saturday, June 25, from 10am to 4pm. Veterans organisations represented on the day will include the Royal British Legion, Help for Heroes and the War Widows Association, who will have stalls with displays and information about […]

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Birmingham Lord Mayor’s Show and The Queen’s 90 Birthday

Birmingham’s Lord Mayor invites you to this Sunday’s Lord Mayor’s Show https://t.co/lVuolWfqW4 #brum #localgov pic.twitter.com/9n7q2RMFM1 — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) June 10, 2016 Birmingham’s Lord Mayor, Cllr Carl Rice, invites citizens to the annual Lord Mayor’s Show. Lord Mayor Cllr Carl Rice said: “It’s my privilege to be the Lord Mayor of Birmingham.  I want to […]

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Parade of Champions will celebrate legendary athletics performances in the city

As the best of Britain’s current Olympic hopefuls look forward to winning their place in Team GB for the Rio Olympics at the British Championships on 24-26 June, former Olympic bronze medallist and Commonwealth champion Kelly Sotherton today became the first athlete to be commemorated in Birmingham’s ‘Parade of Champions’. The ‘Parade of Champions’ will […]

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Birmingham’s new Lord Mayor will highlight voluntary sector

Birmingham’s new Lord Mayor – Cllr Carl Rice – has taken up office after the Mayor Making ceremony which took place at the Council House on Tuesday (24 May). He was elected councillor for Ladywood Ward in May 1987 and has held many roles in his 29 years as a councillor – most notably Chair […]

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Lord Mayor’s Awards for 2016

By on 24/05/2016 in Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

Each year the Lord Mayor of Birmingham invites nominations for the Lord Mayor’s Awards and this year they were given to: broadcaster Ed Doolan, charity worker Kim Douglas, environmentalist Peter Laybourn and musician Jeff Lynne. Ed Doolan was nominated in recognition of his outstanding achievement and exceptional service to the city of Birmingham and its […]

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