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Birmingham ranks as leading English city outside London for quality of life

By on 31/03/2017 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Birmingham retains its position in Mercer’s global Quality of Living Index City ranks as leading UK destination outside London in new ‘City Infrastructure’ ranking Birmingham has been ranked as having the highest quality of life of any English city outside of the capital, by the global Mercer Quality of Living Report 2017. The survey places […]

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110 new homes for Erdington

By on 30/03/2017 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Work is underway to complete a further 110 homes in Erdington – and the first of the new homes will be ready to hand over from April this year. The new homes are part of a second phase of redevelopment of the Lyndhurst housing estate by Birmingham City Council, providing both social housing for rent […]

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Calling council tenant gardeners and neighbourhood heroes

By on 30/03/2017 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council’s Birmingham in Bloom competition is on the lookout for green fingered council tenants and neighbourhood heroes. The annual competition shines a light on council tenants and lease holders who green up their environment and take pride in their communities.  This year’s competition – which starts and closes earlier than previous years – is […]

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Birmingham awarded £2.9m for major electric taxi scheme

By on 28/03/2017 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Work to improve air quality in Birmingham has taken a significant step forward after it was announced that the city council will receive £2.9 million from the Department for Transport (DfT) to implement an electric taxi infrastructure across the city. The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) funding will enable the council to proceed with […]

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Cardinal John Henry Newman exhibition

By on 19/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Images from the Cardinal John Henry Newman exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery http://www.bmag.org.uk/events?id=960&start=3 Birmingham's gift to Pope Benedict XVI http://birminghamnewsroom.com/?p=12772 Click on the following link for more images: http://www.flickr.com/groups/birminghamnewsroom/

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A big day for all Birmingham faiths

By on 19/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Cllr Alan Rudge, Birmingham City Council Cabinet Member for Equalities and Human Resources believes the forthcoming Papal visit is important to people of all faiths in Birmingham. With just hours to go before the visit of Pope Benedict XVI, excitement is understandably mounting across the city. But it would be a mistake to assume this is […]

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Weekend events in Birmingham (Sept 18/19)

By on 17/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Looking for somehing to do in Birmingham this weekend? Try one of the suggestions below. Birmingham welcomes His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI September 19 http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/papalvisit Train for the EDF Birmingham Half Marathon http://bit.ly/9Y7QmS Keep fit at your nearest leisure centre http://bit.ly/9DCY1h Free guided tour 2.30pm: ‘The Pre-Raphaelites’ (Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery) September 18 http://bit.ly/aYLrht […]

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Traffic and travel information for Papal visit

By on 17/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Road users are being advised to plan their journeys and be prepared for increased traffic during the Pope's visit to Birmingham on Sunday. There will be a public viewing point in Hagley Road on Sunday - this is the only viewing opportunity outside Cofton park. It will therefore be necessary to make some road closures  […]

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Double joy for blooming lovely Birmingham

By on 16/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Birmingham is blooming lovely and that's official after the city was today named a double winner at the Heart of England in Bloom Awards. With a series of vibrantly colourful displays across the city, including a spectacular floral Spitfire to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Birmingham won gold and was named […]

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Princess Michael of Kent to attend Birmingham concert

By on 16/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Her Royal Highness, Princess Michael of Kent will be coming to Birmingham on Saturday 18th September, to attend a commemorative concert of the Dream of Gerontius at Town Hall Birmingham, on the eve of the beatification of Cardinal Newman. Based on a poem by Cardinal Newman, Elgar's the Dream of Gerontius is to be performed […]

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