Perry Common regeneration enters final phase

A major project to regenerate Perry Common in Kingstanding has taken a step nearer completion with the beginning of the final phase of the development. The project brings together the Birmingham City Council housing builder – Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust – Lovell Partnerships and local residents of Perry Common through the Witton Lodge Community Association. […]

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From tea to tech: Birmingham’s Typhoo factory to transform into tech hub

By on 13/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Stoford Developments has today been appointed to develop an historic heritage site in Birmingham. Previously the home of Typhoo Teas, over one million square foot is set to be transformed into a tech and creative hub.

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Fly a flag for the Commonwealth

The Lord Mayor of Birmingham will start this year’s Commonwealth Day events in the city next week. Commonwealth Day, which is on Monday (13 March 2017), is an opportunity for promote understanding on global issues, international co-operation and the work of Commonwealth organisations, which aim to improve people’s lives. The Lord Mayor, Cllr Carl Rice, […]

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Lord Mayor of Birmingham’s Lent Appeal

Wednesday March 1st – Thursday April 13th 2017 Lord Mayor Cllr Carl Rice is asking Brummies to help raise money for charitable organisations which provide shelter, food and support to rough sleepers and the homeless. Lord Mayor Cllr Carl Rice said: “Sadly, rough sleeping and homelessness are on the rise both here in Birmingham and […]

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Birmingham City Council’s apartments will soon be In-reach

Work is well underway at the Embankment apartments – the first housing project to be developed for the private rental sector by Birmingham City Council’s wholly owned company – Inreach Birmingham Limited (Inreach). The purpose-built market rent scheme will comprise of 92 furnished apartments: 24 X 1 bedroom and 68 x 2 bedrooms.  Designed to […]

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Motor Neurone Disease Charter signed by city council

Birmingham City Council has agreed to adopt the motor neurone disease (MND) Charter in support of local people living with this terminal disease and their carers. MND is a fatal, rapidly progressing disease that can leave people locked in a failing body, unable to move, talk and eventually breathe. It kills around a third of […]

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Council leader welcomes Midlands Engine ‘vote of confidence in Birmingham’

By on 09/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

The leader of Birmingham City Council, John Clancy, describes the launch of the Midlands Engine strategy as “a vote of confidence in Birmingham”.

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We were right to be ambitious about reducing NEETs

By on 08/03/2017 in News with 0 Comments

Following the Chancellor’s budget speech today, which talked about equipping young people with the skills they need, Cllr Brett O’Reilly, cabinet member for jobs and skills, points to the work the local authority is doing to help young people, particularly NEETs. “Skills level in the city region will have a major impact not just on […]

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Don’t lose your voice: register to vote

By on 08/03/2017 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

People in Birmingham are being reminded to ensure their voices are heard in May’s elections. Anyone wishing to vote must first be registered to do so – and the deadline for registration is 13 April 2017. After this date, anyone who has not registered will not be able to vote in the West Midlands Mayoral election […]

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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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