Edgbaston Constituency infographic

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If you would like to embed this infographic on your website, contact press.office@birmingham.gov.uk

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Media Watch – April 22

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories – Hundreds queue up as library hours are slashed (Birmingham Mail)

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Trading Standards protecting older people from scams

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Jacqui Kennedy, Director of Regulation and Enforcement, looks at how Trading Standards are protecting older and vulnerable people from scams. Britain’s population of older adults is increasing, which raises numerous issues ranging from healthcare and housing to pensions and money worries. So when a letter arrives promising a prize or lottery win, it can be […]

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St George’s Day marked in Birmingham

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St George will appear in Birmingham on horseback as the city marks St George’s Day on Saturday, April 25. To celebrate the patron saint of England’s day, the Knights of Middle England will be giving sword fighting displays in Centenary Square. There will also be a food and drink area offering traditional English fare, ales […]

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Battle of Gallipoli commemoration in Birmingham

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The 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli will be marked at an event in Birmingham city centre on Saturday, April 25. Taking place in Centenary Square, proceedings begin at 11am with a wreath-laying service at the Hall of Memory, attended by Lord Mayor Cllr Shafique Shah, the Lord Lieutenant, the Dean of Birmingham and […]

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National award for Bull Ring Markets manager

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The woman responsible for running Birmingham’s markets was named Market Officer of the Year at a national awards ceremony yesterday (20 April 2015). Amanda Prosser-Davies – who joined the management team of the Bull Ring Markets in February 2014 – was honoured at the event, part of the National Market Traders Federation AGM, held in Stratford-upon-Avon, […]

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Food safety and hygiene tips – Part 2

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It doesn’t matter whether you’re preparing a family buffet for Vaisakhi, a birthday lunch or a Sunday roast – food safety and hygiene is an essential ingredient for any meal. Tony Di Duca, Senior Environmental Health Enforcement Officer with Birmingham City Council, and David Hurlestone, Executive Head Chef at the Council House, share some handy tips for […]

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Media Watch – April 21

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Birmingham City Council children’s services gets more social workers (BBC) Extra social workers and new IT systems are to be introduced in a bid to improve children’s social care in Birmingham. Tributes to former Lord Mayor Michael Wilkes (Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post) Birmingham’s council cabinet held a minute silence in […]

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Three people arrested as part of fraud operation

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Detectives from the City of London Police, working with Birmingham Trading Standards, arrested three people after executing warrants at a travel agents in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester today (20 April). The suspects are believed to have been selling Hajj and Umrah travel packages falsely claiming they are protected by the Air Travel Operators Licence (ATOL). The […]

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Elections 2015 Storify

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[View the story “Elections 2015 – #BrumVotes15″ on Storify]

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