Active Birmingham: FREE Tai Chi in the park

By on 09/09/2015 in Blog, Cllr Hamilton with 0 Comments

Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care, Cllr Paulette Hamilton, continues he quest to be more active by joining a FREE Tai Chi session in Cotteridge Park.

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Convenience store ordered to pay £4,062

By on 08/09/2015 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham trader was ordered to pay more than £4,000 for four offences under the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013, at Birmingham Magistrates Court yesterday (7 September 2015). Eklamur Rahman, 47, of Cartland Road, Birmingham, who owns Bangla Food Services, a convenience store based at 1 Walford Road, Birmingham, was fined £1,376 and […]

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Full injunction granted against antisocial neighbour

By on 08/09/2015 in Cllr McKay, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham County Court granted a final injunction on 2 September 2015 against a city council tenant in the Quinton area of the city who has been responsible for causing extensive nuisance and annoyance to local residents. Philip Ray (21) of Blandford Road, Quinton who did not attend the hearing has been handed a two year […]

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Hoping ban drives Birmingham smokers to quit

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Birmingham health chiefs hope the forthcoming ban on smoking in cars carrying children will encourage more smokers to quit.

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Media Watch – September 8

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Heritage Week chairman: ‘Why I’m proud to be Brummie’ (Birmingham Mail) Heritage Week chairman Cllr Waseem Zaffar talks about what it means to be a Brummie and why history is so important to a city’s identity. Apply for school places on web (Birmingham Mail) Council bosses have opened the online […]

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Aston Park to host Civil War re-enactment for Heritage Week

By on 07/09/2015 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Visitors to Aston Park at the weekend will be able to witness a historic battle as part of Birmingham Heritage Week. The Sealed Knot, the oldest re-enactment society in the UK and the single biggest in Europe, will be staging an English Civil War display in the park on Sunday, September 13. Aston Hall, which […]

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Media Watch – September 7

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Beauty products found in store had toxic ingredients (Birmingham Mail, Monday) A Birmingham supermarket which stocked cosmetics with potentially lethal lead and mercury has been fined, following an investigation by Birmingham Trading Standards New law to stub out smoking in a car with children (Birmingham Mail, Monday) Motorists in Birmingham […]

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Devolution proposals submitted to government

By on 04/09/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Ambitious proposals that would see powers devolved from Westminster to the incoming West Midlands Combined Authority have been submitted to government.

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Second progress report for Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel

By on 04/09/2015 in Improvement Panel, Leader, News with 0 Comments

The second progress update has been prepared for the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel. This sets out the city council’s progress in responding to recommendations made by Lord Kerslake’s report and provides an update on the organisation-wide change programme ‘Future Council’. The Independent Improvement Panel will hold its next public meeting on 11 September. Council leader Sir […]

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Cosmetics retailer fined for nine offences

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A Birmingham store was ordered to pay a total of £6,171 after pleading guilty to nine offences under the Cosmetic Products Enforcement Regulations 2013 at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (4 September 2015). Maaz Supermarket Ltd, based at 229-233 Witton Road, Aston, was fined £2,450 and ordered to pay costs of £3,686.55p and a £35 victim […]

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