2016 elections: ward by ward

By on 19/04/2016 in Elections with 0 Comments

Select via the list to the right for ward-by-ward candidate list

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Centenary Square plans move forward

By on 18/04/2016 in News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Plans to transform one of Birmingham’s largest public spaces are set to move a step forward. Cabinet is being asked to approve a full business case setting out how Centenary Square will be redeveloped to create an area where people can stop, relax and socialise, as well as hosting a variety of events. Councillors are […]

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City’s new cultural strategy set for approval

Cabinet is being asked to approve a new cultural strategy for Birmingham when it meets tomorrow (April 19). Once approved by cabinet, the document will then go forward to full council for adoption later in the year. It will form part of the council’s corporate policy framework. The strategy was developed through partnership working with […]

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Reception class 2016 intake – offers at 18 April 2016

By on 18/04/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Reception Class – September 2016 intake Offers as at 18 April 2016  Figures in red denote difference to 2015 figures   Birmingham Pupils 16,141 parent/carers living in Birmingham submitted an application requesting a Reception Class place for their child for September 2016  (up 356) 36,688 preferences were expressed (up 1,001) 12,549 (79.8%) applications were made […]

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Gritting alert – April 16

By on 16/04/2016 in News, Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

West Midlands Gritting Alerts After the sudden dip in temperature we’ve all experienced, our gritting crews will be out on the roads from 11pm tonight. Take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Regional Gritting Information #wmgrit The panel below brings together gritting alerts from local authorities across the West Midlands. You […]

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Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday beacon

By on 15/04/2016 in Culture, Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham’s Lord Mayor, Cllr Raymond Hassall, will light a beacon on Thursday 21 April at 8.30pm in Victoria Square in honour of Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday. Over 1,000 beacons will be lit throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, UK overseas Territories and Commonwealth Countries to celebrate this landmark birthday. His […]

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Who dumped a dead 3ft lizard in Small Heath?

By on 15/04/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council’s environmental health team are appealing for witnesses after a dead 3ft long lizard was dumped next to a park in Small Heath. Enforcement officers working in the area were alerted to the dead animal by a member of the public, who spotted the lizard on the edge of Hay Barn Recreation Ground, […]

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Future Waste Strategy – consultation clarification

Media reports today are suggesting citizens could be asked to consider the concept of fortnightly waste collections when consultation on the city’s Future Waste Strategy starts next month. The city council would like to clarify its position as follows: – The grant awarded to the council in 2012 by the Government that helped introduce wheelie […]

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Licensing set to reduce number of city centre fundraisers

By on 13/04/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Proposals to reduce the number of face-to-face fundraisers operating in Birmingham by more than 70 per cent are set to be discussed by councillors next week (20 April 2016). Birmingham City Council’s Licensing and Public Protection Committee will consider an agreement drawn up with the Public Fundraising Association (PFRA) to limit charity fundraisers, also known […]

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Fly-tippers face fixed penalty notices

Fly-tippers in Birmingham are to face fixed penalty notices for small scale offences as the council continues to crack down on illegal dumping in the city. The fixed penalties are being introduced through new powers granted to local authorities under the Unauthorised Deposit of Waste (Fixed Penalties) Regulations 2016 and are designed to reduce the […]

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