Families are being urged to join the fight against child poverty in Birmingham as a report today revealed that nearly half of all under-18s in the city live in the country’s poorest areas. A Child Poverty Needs Assessment published by the new Birmingham Child Poverty Commission shows that 49 per cent of children in the […]
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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Birmingham to lose 20 councillors under vision for new-look council (Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post, BBC WM) The numbers of city councillors in Birmingham will be cut by 20 following a review of council boundaries and elections. BCC response More damning findings on Birmingham City Council (Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post) Birmingham […]
Tickets for this year’s Rugby World Cup matches at Villa Park may have sold out, but Birmingham residents and visitors can still experience the excitement of the tournament at the city’s official fanzone – one of just 15 around the country. Located at Eastside Park, the fanzone will be free to enter and will be […]
A document highlighting areas of Birmingham at risk of flooding and setting out how these issues should be managed is due to be approved by cabinet. The Surface Water Management Plan, developed by Birmingham City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency and Severn Trent Water, focuses on 15 priority areas of the city considered […]
Top Birmingham City Council stories Half of Brum kids living in the country’s poorest areas (Birmingham Mail and BBC WM): Research by Birmingham Child Poverty Commission reveals nearly 137,000 under 18s live in some of the most deprived parts of the city – including Sparkbrook and Nechells. Birmingham city councillor, Jess Phillips MP quoted. Man […]