Local charity to run Castle Pool

By on 28/01/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Faced with severe financial pressures, Birmingham City Council has given a not for profit community charity the chance to run a popular swimming pool in Castle Vale. Boldmere and Kingsbury swimming clubs alongside representatives from the Pool User Group have formed a new charity – the Castle Pool Community Partnership – which will now oversee […]

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Media Watch – Jan 28

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Cities set out stalls (The Times and FT website) The leaders of Birmingham and Leeds City Councils along with the Mayor of Bristol met 30 investors from Britain and abroad at the inaugural Investment into Cities event at Downing Street yesterday. Swingers’ club based at historic house (Birmingham Mail) One […]

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Greater Birmingham schemes capitalise on Downing St event

By on 27/01/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

More than 30 major UK and international institutional investors learned about Greater Birmingham’s vast potential at the government’s inaugural ‘Investment into Cities’ event, held at Downing Street today (Tuesday 27 January). A delegation of civic and business leaders discussed the scale and variety of schemes immediately available to investors in Greater Birmingham and Solihull, which […]

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Last chance to apply for cycle giveaway

By on 27/01/2015 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

Would-be cyclists have just days left to apply for the first stage of a FREE bike giveaway in Birmingham. Hundreds of people across the city have already put their names into the hat for the Big Birmingham Bikes giveaway, with the first cycles set to hit the streets shortly. Part of Birmingham City Council’s £24.3 […]

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Media Watch – Jan 27

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Booting up in Birmingham (Estates Gazette) Report from a Question Time-style event in Birmingham looking at its investment potential. Sir Albert quoted Cockroaches cost boss of city pizza parlour £2,900 (Birmingham Mail) A pizza parlour (Pizza Pan) closed temporarily following a prosecution by Birmingham City Council Whole of council to […]

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Funding now available to show This Girl Can

By on 26/01/2015 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham community organisations are being offered funding to help stage a city-wide celebration of active women later this year. Grants of up to £500 are available for organisations or groups to host activities on, and around International Women’s day (Sunday 8 March). So if you would like to organise a run, a bike ride, Zumba […]

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This week’s council meetings: Jan 26-30

By on 26/01/2015 in Meetings/Minutes with 0 Comments

Click on the link below for details of this week’s Birmingham City Council meetings. http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/democracy/Pages/Index.aspx To view meeting webcasts go to: http://www.birmingham.public-i.tv/core/portal/home

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Media Watch – Jan 26

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories City elections shake-up ordered (BBC) Birmingham City Council has been ordered to overhaul its election system in a bid to tackle “deep-rooted” issues. The Birmingham Hotel: ‘Under-age’ girls in underwear fled before police swoop (Sunday Mercury, Mirror) Three suspected under-age girls fled a city hotel in their underwear shortly before […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 24

By on 24/01/2015 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

Birmingham gritters are on duty tonight and will be out and about to treat the roads from 8pm. Please take care if you are planning to go out folks. 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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Gritting alert – Jan 23

By on 23/01/2015 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

Birmingham gritters are on duty tonight and will again be out and about to treat the roads from midnight. Please take care if you are planning to go out folks. 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 […]

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