Birmingham Smithfield to attract £500 million of investment

By on 11/03/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham is today (Wednesday 11th March) launching a £500 million plan to regenerate a 14 hectare site at the heart of its city centre.

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Trader told to pay £25,869 after worker loses hand

By on 10/03/2015 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham trader was today (10 March 2015) fined £4,000 and given a suspended eight month prison sentence after pleading guilty to a health and safety offence relating to a man losing his right hand after it was mutilated in a meat mincing machine. Birmingham City Council brought a case against Akhtar Khan, 57, who […]

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Dream holiday beckons as Brum nurse swaps ash for cash

By on 10/03/2015 in Cllr Cotton, News with 0 Comments

Ex-smoker Theresa Mimnagh is looking forward to the trip of a lifetime Down Under – after saving thousands of pounds by giving up cigarettes.

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New service to smooth move into adulthood

A new service that will smooth the transition to adulthood for children with disabilities is being piloted by Birmingham City Council

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Irish contribution to Birmingham celebrated at St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Irish contribution to Birmingham will be the theme of this year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade in the city which takes place on Sunday, March 15. Organised by the St Patrick’s Festival Committee in co-operation with Birmingham City Council, the parade begins at noon with a confetti blast. This year’s parade will include pipe and […]

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Media Watch – March 10

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Council makes public Promise (Birmingham Mail) City councillors are to make a series of cast iron pledges to residents to guarantee levels of service on refuse collection, housing, road repairs and parks, in a new Birmingham Promise document set to be adopted by cabinet next week. Quotes Cllr Ian Ward. […]

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Birmingham Promise sets standards for services

By on 10/03/2015 in Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

A clear set of service standards that are meaningful for the citizens of Birmingham are set for formal approval by Birmingham City Council’s Cabinet on March 16

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Media Watch – March 9

By on 09/03/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Vision appears of new golden era (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham is heading into a new golden era after passenger numbers at the redeveloped new Street Station rocketed by more than 25 per cent – the busiest for almost 100 years.  Quotes Sir Albert Bore. This Girl Can Small Heath Leisure Centre […]

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Plain packaging: Don’t let our children down

By on 09/03/2015 in Cllr Cotton, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham health bosses urge MPs not to put the interests of big business before the health of the nation’s children when they vote on unbranded cigarette packaging.

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