> Revellers in shisha bars experience pollution levels higher than those in smog-hit Beijing, according to a report commissioned by Birmingham City Council – the first UK study of its kind. The investigation into air quality inside 12 shisha bars across the city found dangerous levels of carbon monoxide (CO) and fine particulate matter (PM2.5) […]
Recycling waste bins are being located across the city centre as part of ongoing effort to keep Birmingham as clean and green as possible.
A new anti-litter project has been launched in Birmingham city centre to encourage cleaner streets and support local charities and good causes. The city council has joined forces with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, The Wrigley Company and the Retail Birmingham Business Improvement District in a bid to keep the city centre as clean as […]
Jacqui Kennedy, Acting Strategic Director Place, looks at what makes Bull Ring Markets – the oldest in the country – a ‘hidden’ gem in the city’s retail scene. The countdown to Super September – a month of events, including the opening of Grand Central shopping centre and a new John Lewis store, expected to draw […]
Birmingham’s Bull Ring Markets are nearly 850 years old but they are the latest hotspots where people can get free Wi-Fi, which has been installed as part of a city-wide scheme. Birmingham City Council’s project has created free, public Wi-Fi hotspots at 200 public buildings across the city – enabling the public to get online, […]
Cllr James McKay, Cabinet Member for Inclusion and Community Safety, has today (July 7) offered an update on proposals for a PSPO for parts of Birmingham city centre