Greater Icknield transformation vision

By on 22/02/2016 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A vision for the sustainable transformation of the area between the City Hospital and Edgbaston Reservoir has been approved. The Greater Icknield Masterplan provides guidance on how over 60 hectares bordering the west side of the city centre can be developed. It is the largest brownfield housing-led redevelopment proposal in Birmingham, with the potential to […]

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Moving forward with transportation projects

By on 19/02/2016 in Blog with 0 Comments

Anne Shaw, acting assistant director for transportation and connectivity at Birmingham City Council, talks about the work going on around the city to improve how we all get around. It was with interest, and some frustration, that I read that Birmingham City Council is apparently not delivering transportation projects; that they remain ‘on the coffee […]

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Elections 2016: Don’t lose your right to vote

By on 19/02/2016 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

People across the city are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote in May’s local elections. Individuals who fail to register to vote will be unable to have their say at in the local and police and crime commissioner elections, which will be held on 5 May 2016. Also, residents of Sutton […]

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Candidates briefings for local and Police & Crime Commissioner elections

By on 19/02/2016 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

People wishing to stand in the local elections, including those for the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, are invited to attend candidates briefings, which begin next week. The Deputy Local Returning Officer, Robert Connelly, will hold three information sessions for prospective candidates and anyone interested in acting as an election agent for the elections […]

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Shadow Chancellor sees just why Birmingham is THE place to invest

By on 19/02/2016 in Blog, Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Leader of Birmingham City Council, Cllr John Clancy, showcases New Street and Grand Central as Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell visits Birmingham.

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Chinese restaurant takes away a £7,000 fine

By on 18/02/2016 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham restaurant, which pleaded guilty to seven offences under the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 was ordered to pay more than £7,500 at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (18 February 2016). Chop and Wok Limited, which is based at 2-5 Suffolk Street Queensway, Birmingham and operates Chop and Wok at 11 Suffolk Street […]

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Gritting Alert – Feb 18

By on 18/02/2016 in News, Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

Birmingham’s gritters will be heading out to treat the roads at 8pm tonight. Please take care when you’re out and about. We will then treat priority footways from 4am. Winter maintenance and FAQs Regional Gritting Information #wmgrit The panel below brings together gritting alerts from local authorities across the West Midlands. You can also get […]

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Greater Birmingham’s largest ever MIPIM programme

By on 18/02/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Greater Birmingham’s ‘Today, Tomorrow and Beyond’ showcased to investors at MIPIM 2016 Greater Birmingham reveals its biggest events programme to date ahead of international property exhibition MIPIM Midlands regions join forces to promote flagship projects including Birmingham Smithfield and Black Country’s High Value Manufacturing City, both worth £1 billion Greater Birmingham has today unveiled its […]

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Improvement Panel public meeting on 10 March

You can now register to attend Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel’s fourth public meeting on 10 March (12-2pm) in the Council House.

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Gritting Alert – Feb 17

By on 17/02/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham’s gritters will be heading out to treat the roads at 12:30am. Please take care when you’re out and about. We will then treat priority footways from 4am. Winter maintenance and FAQs Regional Gritting Information #wmgrit The panel below brings together gritting alerts from local authorities across the West Midlands. You can also get this information […]

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