Get your dog microchipped for free

By on 07/03/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Dog owners across Birmingham are being encouraged to get their pets microchipped before a new change in the law comes into effect next month. As people prepare to bring their dogs to Crufts (10-13 March), Birmingham City Council is reminding owners that from 6 April all dogs must be microchipped and have their details registered […]

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Gritting Alert – March 6

By on 06/03/2016 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

Our gritting crews will be out on the roads from 6pm tonight and we’re due to treat footpaths at 4am tomorrow morning. Take care if you’re out and about.

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Gritting Alert – March 5

By on 05/03/2016 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

The cold weather continues, so Birmingham’s gritting teams will be out once again from 8pm this evening.

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Warning over lead in rolling pins

By on 04/03/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council Trading Standards Officers have seized rolling pins and other cooking utensils in Small Heath which after analysis have been found to contain 14% lead. Vir Ahluwalia from Birmingham Trading Standards said: “Lead can cause severe and sometimes permanent damage to the central nervous system so anyone who has one of these items […]

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Lord Mayor welcomes GB Davis Cup Team to Birmingham

By on 04/03/2016 in Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham’s Lord Mayor Cllr Raymond Hassall has welcomed the Aegon GB Davis Cup Team to Birmingham for the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group. The tie, which starts today at the Barclaycard Arena, is only the second time the sides have met in the biggest team competition in tennis and the first time they’ve […]

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Gritting Alert – March 4

By on 04/03/2016 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

It was another cold night so Birmingham’s gritters went out to treat the roads at 1.45am this morning.Please take care when you’re out and about.

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Birmin-gum cleans for The Queen this weekend

A campaign to get people out and about cleaning up their communities is being backed by Birmingham City Council. Clean for The Queen takes place across the UK from Friday 4 to Sunday 6 March and aims to give the country a tidy-up ahead of The Queen’s 90th birthday in April. On Saturday teams from […]

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Gritting Alert – March 3

By on 03/03/2016 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

It was another cold night so Birmingham’s gritters went out to treat the roads at 5.15am this morning. Please take care when you’re out and about.

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Time to reduce our packaging excesses

Jacqui Kennedy, Acting Strategic Director for Place at Birmingham City Council, blogs about what is being done to reduce the amount of waste created by excess packaging on products we buy on a day-to-day basis

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Leader’s budget speech 2016

By on 01/03/2016 in Budget Views, Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Leader of Birmingham City Council, Cllr John Clancy’s Business Plan and Budget 2016+ speech to Full Council on 1 March 2016.

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