Top Birmingham City Council Stories Sir Albert Bore: I’m not going anywhere (Birmingham Post page 1 and page 5 lead) Council Leader Sir Albert Bore defends his record and highlights progress made in the city following the resignation of Cllr James McKay from his Cabinet. Similar article is page 5 lead in the Birmingham Mail […]
Hear Mark’s story This week sees the launch of a new scheme which aims to coordinate groups that help the homeless in order to provide more effective and targeted support. The Homeless Outreach Accreditation Scheme will be launched on Thursday 8 October and will bring together about 25 voluntary organisations in Birmingham with a shared […]
Jacqui Kennedy, Acting Strategic Director of Place, explains how new legislation gives consumers more protection and what this means for shoppers. Shoppers in Birmingham have been busy exploring the new stores at Grand Central since the shopping centre opened its doors in September. Keen to spend – and perhaps start their Christmas preparations – shoppers […]
Having fled persecution in Afghanistan, Aishah Saried turned to Birmingham Adult Education Service so she could one day return to make a difference.
Top Birmingham City Council stories The towpath muggers (BBC WM, Birmingham Mail, p1 & p 4 lead): Report on spate of attacks on cyclists using the canal towpaths near the Ackers Basin. Refers to the £60m Birmingham Cycle Revolution project to improve canal towpaths. Cllr Lisa Trickett quoted. Councillor quits cabinet in Bore leadership row […]
“Don’t forget to vote this Thursday” is the message to Balsall Heath residents who are eligible to take part in a referendum on Thursday 8 October about the adoption of the Balsall Heath Neighbourhood Plan. The question asked will be – ‘Do you want Birmingham to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Balsall Heath to help […]