All the latest news headlines from Birmingham City Council.
A well-known local landlord pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (6 July 2015) to failing to apply for a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) licence and of breaching regulations. Amrik Singh Gill, age 56, of Vernon Avenue in Handsworth Wood was fined and has to pay a total of £19,418.57 for failing to obtain […]
As we enter Childhood Obesity Week (July 6-12), sign-ups to a groundbreaking Birmingham initiative launched to tackle the issue has almost doubled in less than 12 months.
Opening dates revealed for Birmingham New Street station and Grand Central The long-awaited opening dates for Birmingham New Street station and Grand Central have been confirmed. Birmingham New Street station, with its stunning atrium and huge concourse, will open its doors on Sunday 20 September. Grand Central, the shopping complex built above the station, complete […]
A Birmingham jewellers shop has been ordered to pay more than £5,000 after selling gold jewellery which did not bear a recognised hallmark and offering ’22 carat gold’ jewellery which did not contain enough gold to be described as such. Shiza Gold Factory Ltd – trading as Shiza Jewellers, in Stratford Road, Sparkhill – appeared […]