The historic decision to introduce unbranded cigarette packaging in England has been hailed a ‘a massive victory for public health in Birmingham’. Following a series of public consultations, MPs this afternoon voted in favour of the introduction, meaning that from next year every packet will look the same except for the make and brand name, with […]
Birmingham City Council is pressing ahead with plans to put the Grand Central shopping complex on the market as the landmark development nears completion. Grand Central, which sits above New Street Station, is set to open in September 2015. So far almost 90 per cent of the new shops, restaurants and cafes including a flagship […]
Liz Peace CBE, the former Chief Executive of the British Property Federation (BPF), has become the Chair of the Birmingham Curzon Urban Regeneration Company.
Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Wholesale markets to be revamped (BBC Midlands Today, BBC Radio WM) Birmingham’s wholesale market area is to be revamped as a retail leisure hub called Birmingham Smithfield. Sir Albert Bore interviewed. Child poverty figures (BBC Radio WM) Coverage relating to a draft report prepared for the city council highlighting high […]
Birmingham is today (Wednesday 11th March) launching a £500 million plan to regenerate a 14 hectare site at the heart of its city centre.
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 […]