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City work on extremism honoured in the USA

City's work on extremism honoured in the US city of Denver: @waqarahmed1 @TristanJFC @KennedyJacqui @BrumLeader — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) July 25, 2017 As part of the latest phase of an information sharing project on how to better tackle extremism, the City and County of Denver has proclaimed this week as Birmingham PREVENT Violence […]

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Plan to help better manage money

Cllr Tristan Chatfield, Cabinet Member for Transparency, Openness and Equality at Birmingham City Council, writes on the upcoming launch of the Birmingham Financial Inclusion Partnership’s new strategy document (on June 28) and how it is being applied at a grassroots level… In the current tough economic times, we hear all too often about the struggles […]

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Denver delegation sees best of Birmingham

By on 26/05/2017 in Blog, Video News with 0 Comments

Waqar Ahmed, Prevent Manager for Birmingham City Council, blogs about a fact-finding delegation that the city hosted from the USA over the last week (May 18-25)… Last week the council welcomed a delegation from the US cities of Denver and Aurora who are visiting Birmingham to learn about our approach to challenging extremism in all […]

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Proud to support Pride

By on 22/05/2017 in Blog, Video News with 0 Comments

  Jacqui Kennedy, Corporate Director for Place, blogs on this weekend’s Pride event in Birmingham, and her new role as a champion for LGBT issues within Birmingham City Council… With the showpiece event in the city’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender calendar coming up this weekend (Birmingham Pride, May 27-28), I thought now was an […]

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Foster ‘giants’ show how the Midlands cares for its children

By on 28/04/2017 in News, Partnerships, Video News with 0 Comments

The red carpet will be rolled out for the premiere of a film which highlights the positive impact foster carers can have on children’s lives across the region. A special screening of Giants will be shown at The Everyman Cinema, in The Mailbox, Birmingham, at 11am on Wednesday (3 May 2017) for a specially invited […]

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Brummies will not tolerate extremism of any kind

By on 23/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News, Video News with 0 Comments

Birmingham stands with London against terrorism in all its evil guises. This city’s heart goes out to the victims and the injured in the Westminster attack.

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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. — 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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Garden Waste sales start for 2017 season

***1/1/2017 update: The earlybird offer has now ended – many thanks to everyone who signed up! For those who missed out, there is still the £2 online discount available, meaning the subscription isjust £38 for 20 collections*** Citizens wishing to have their garden waste collected in a clean and convenient way can sign up to […]

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Advent calendar – Christmas waste

An advent calendar offering citizens hints and tips on how to deal with their Christmas waste and rubbish has been launched by Birmingham City Council. The calendar, which takes the form of a new short animation between December 1 and Christmas Eve, contains handy advice on how to best reduce, re-use or recycle waste that […]

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Summit to explore issue of women in leadership

Solutions to break down the barriers preventing Birmingham’s women from positions of leadership are set to form the focus of a summit in the city at the Council House on November 28. The Inspiring Birmingham Women in Leadership summit will explore a number of current challenges facing aspiring female leaders in the city – which […]

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