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Motor Neurone Disease Charter signed by city council

Birmingham City Council has agreed to adopt the motor neurone disease (MND) Charter in support of local people living with this terminal disease and their carers. MND is a fatal, rapidly progressing disease that can leave people locked in a failing body, unable to move, talk and eventually breathe. It kills around a third of […]

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Birmingham hosts 20’s Plenty national conference

Cllr Stewart Stacey is looking forward to tomorrow’s @20splentyforus national conference at @BhamCityCouncil Council House. @bham20mphpic.twitter.com/QpJqo25KOR — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) March 7, 2017   Councillor Stewart Stacey talks about tomorrow’s conference This year’s 20’s Plenty for Us national conference will be hosted at the Council House in Birmingham tomorrow (March 8). Titled ‘20’s Plenty for […]

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How apprenticeships can take you anywhere

Councillor Brett O’Reilly, cabinet member for jobs and skills, talks about the importance of apprenticeships ahead of addressing a national apprenticeship event in Birmingham   National Apprenticeship Week is the perfect time to highlight our continual drive to retain talent within Birmingham. We want to strengthen our local economy by ensuring we have the right […]

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Trading Standards to vet traders for national scheme

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A new partnership between Birmingham City Council and the approved trader scheme No Rogue Traders Here was officially launched today (6 March 2017). Under a new national partnership agreement, Birmingham’s Trading Standards team will now vet any traders in England who wish to be listed on the website www.noroguetradershere.com. Through this arrangement, No Rogue Traders […]

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Century of Great British Spring Clean events in city

***Update on stats: As of 0945hrs on March 6, there were 109 Birmingham-registered events, featuring 2,122 participants*** Cleaner, greener streets – that’s the expected outcome when Birmingham’s widespread participation in the Great British Spring Clean officially gets underway this weekend (March 3-5). In total, 100 events featuring 2,018 Brummies across the city have been registered […]

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Cleaner, greener steets and the GB Spring Clean

Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for Clean Streets, Recycling and Environment, offers an update on the council’s Cleaner Greener Streets campaign and how it links in with the Great British Spring Clean, which is being officially held nationwide this weekend (March 3-5)… It’s roughly a year since we started our Cleaner Greener Streets campaign, launched […]

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25 current medallists at Indoor Grand Prix

A total of five Rio Olympic champions will be among 25 current global medallists competing at the world’s top indoor athletics meeting, the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham, on Saturday 18 February. Sir Mo Farah will be one of those Olympic champions, as he competes in the 5000m at the Barclaycard Arena. The four time […]

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Let’s Step Forward to improve the skills of our city

Councillor Brett O’Reilly, cabinet member for jobs and skills, explains why we all need to Step Forward to help improve the skills of our city. Skills levels in the Birmingham city region will have a major impact not just on future economic growth but on ensuring we pursue inclusive growth that reaches out to all citizens […]

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The way Birmingham allocates social housing is changing

Birmingham is changing the way it allocates social housing.  Everybody on the current housing register will get a letter over the next few weeks explaining the new scheme and the need to re-register straight away if they still need social housing. The new scheme will still ensure that social housing is allocated to those most […]

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Crowdfund Birmingham to help vulnerable people

Birmingham City Council is launching Crowdfund Birmingham, on the UK’s #1 crowdfunding platform, Crowdfunder and wants to hear now from local organisations interested in raising money through crowdfunding.  Birmingham City Council has set aside £470,000 from its Community Innovation Fund to provide match funding to pledge on projects that will benefit the people of Birmingham. Pre-registration […]

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