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Reminder: Extended hours for Household Recycling Centres

By on 28/04/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Residents are being reminded the city’s three “super” Household Recycling Centres are open from 8am-8pm daily during the summer season.

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Children get on two wheels thanks to firm

By on 27/04/2015 in News with 0 Comments

75 children from Birmingham are receiving a two-wheeled surprise after Kwik Fit donated bicycles to pupils at 10 schools

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Today’s Birmingham City Council meetings – April 27

By on 27/04/2015 in Meetings/Minutes, News with 0 Comments

Click on the link below for details of today’s Birmingham City Council meetings. http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/democracy/Pages/Index.aspx

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This week’s council meetings: April 27 – May 1

By on 27/04/2015 in Meetings/Minutes, News with 0 Comments

Details of this week’s Birmingham City Council meetings.

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Sign-up for election updates on WhatsApp

By on 24/04/2015 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

With election day fast approaching, we want to make it as easy as possible for people to receive news and results. So we’re adding mobile messages via WhatsApp.

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Vaisakhi open air celebrations in Handsworth Park

By on 24/04/2015 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Handsworth Park will once again play host to the largest outdoor Vaisakhi celebrations in Europe on Sunday (April 26). The Council of Sikh Gurdwaras in Birmingham is organising the annual event, which is free to all members of the community. Running from 11am to 6.30pm, the event will include Sikh cultural activities, children’s inflatable play […]

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Baby Lemurs born at Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

By on 24/04/2015 in Culture, Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

There have been more new arrivals at Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park (formerly the Nature Centre) this week with the birth of four Ring-tailed Lemurs – two on Monday 20 April and two yesterday (Thursday 23 April). Born to dad Ralph and mums Cara and Annie, the baby Ring-tailed Lemurs join other recent arrivals at the […]

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Bringing Birmingham’s empty properties back into use

By on 22/04/2015 in Cllr Cotton, News with 0 Comments

Two empty properties in Erdington and Brandwood are going to auction next week following the successful intervention of Birmingham City Council’s Empty Properties Team. The three and four bedroom houses in Bilberry Road, Brandwood, and Slade Road, Erdington, were identified by the team as part of a group of ten properties that had been neglected […]

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Constituency infographics

By on 22/04/2015 in Constituency infographics, News with 0 Comments

Click on each constituency to view the infographics Edgbaston Erdington Hall Green Hodge Hill Ladywood Northfield Perry Barr Selly Oak Sutton Coldfield Yardley If you would like to embed these infographics on your website, contact press.office@birmingham.gov.uk

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St George’s Day marked in Birmingham

By on 21/04/2015 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

St George will appear in Birmingham on horseback as the city marks St George’s Day on Saturday, April 25. To celebrate the patron saint of England’s day, the Knights of Middle England will be giving sword fighting displays in Centenary Square. There will also be a food and drink area offering traditional English fare, ales […]

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