Gritting alert – Jan 12

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Gritting crews will be out on the city’s roads from 6pm today. Please do take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Weather Updates BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102 Met Office:http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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First independent financial review report on 17/18 savings

The first of two reports from the LGA co-ordinated independent financial review team is now available. Commissioned jointly by Birmingham City Council and the Birmingham Improvement Panel the first stage of the review took place in mid-December 2016 and looked at the way the council had developed its 2017/18 savings proposals. The review team is […]

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£500,000 awarded for Aston & Newtown arts projects

Thirteen local arts and community organisations will receive arts grants totalling £500,000 to deliver projects in Aston and Newtown during 2017-18, it was announced today (6 January 2017). Beneficiaries from these projects will include a wide range of young residents (including early years), budding creative entrepreneurs and producers, and community elders not usually engaged in […]

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Charities benefit from Frankfurt Market donations

Stallholders from Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market have made their annual donation of left over foods to local charities. The market closed last week (29 December), and traders donated produce – such as ham, doughnuts, waffles and sausages – which were distributed to charities via a food bank at Holford Drive Community Sports Hub. Birmingham City […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 5

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Gritting crews will be out on the city’s roads from 6.30pm tonight. Please do take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Weather Updates BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102 Met Office:http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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Moseley man jailed after lying to get a council house

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A man from Moseley, Birmingham, was jailed for 16 months at Birmingham Crown Court today (5 January 2017) after lying to get a council house. Mr Mbarak Abdallah, aged 37, of Chinn Brook Road, Moseley, Birmingham pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 8 December 2016 to two fraud offences for falsely completing both a […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 4

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It’s set to be another cold one tonight, so gritting crews will be out on the city’s roads from 6.30pm tonight, with key footways treated from 4am tomorrow morning. As always (regardless of weather conditions) take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Weather Updates BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102 Met Office:http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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Online offer for 2017 garden waste

Citizens wishing to have their garden waste collected in a clean and convenient way can sign up to Birmingham City Council’s 2017 service at a reduced rate if they order online. The annual subscription charge is £40 for 20 fortnightly collections from early March to late November/early December – with a discount of £2 for […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 2

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It continues to be a chilly start to 2017, so gritting crews will be out on the city’s roads from 7pm tonight, with key footways treated from 4am tomorrow morning (in time for the big return to work for many). As always (regardless of weather conditions) take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 1

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A happy new year to everyone from Birminghamnewsroom.com! In response to predicted falling temperatures, gritting crews will be out on the city’s roads from 6pm tonight. As always (regardless of weather conditions) take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Weather Updates BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102 Met Office:http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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