The challenge of caring for our loved ones

By on 25/02/2016 in Blog, Cllr Hamilton, News with 0 Comments

Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care, Cllr Paulette Hamilton, looks at the challenges of catering for the health and care needs of our growing and ageing population.

Continue Reading »

LGBT debate examines ‘Faith and the LGBT Community in 2016’

By on 25/02/2016 in Cllr Shah, News with 0 Comments

This year’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month theme is ‘Religion, Belief and Philosophy: A Leap of Faith’ , and the month closes with a debate on ‘Faith and the LGBT Community in 2016′ at the Council House on Monday 29 February. Organised by SHOUT Festival (a project of Birmingham LGBT) and Birmingham […]

Continue Reading »

Syrian refugees update – February 2016

By on 24/02/2016 in Cllr Shah, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council welcomed its third group of refugees under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation scheme today (February 24). A total of 10 individuals arrived in the city, comprising: – One family of four (two adults, two children) – One family of six (two adults, four children) Following earlier arrivals in December and January, 12 […]

Continue Reading »

Gritting Alert – Feb 24

By on 24/02/2016 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

Birmingham’s gritters will be heading out to treat the roads at 9.30pm. We will then treat priority footways from 4am.

Continue Reading »

Gritting Alert – Feb 23

By on 23/02/2016 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

Birmingham’s gritters will be heading out to treat the roads at 7pm. Please take care when you’re out and about. We will then treat priority footways from 4am. 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 this information […]

Continue Reading »

Working with partners to feed the homeless

By on 23/02/2016 in Cllr Hamilton, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council has joined forces with two city charities to help improve the lives of hundreds of homeless people.

Continue Reading »

Library of Birmingham is a global hit

By on 23/02/2016 in Blog, Cllr Holbrook, News with 0 Comments

  Visitors from around the globe have been singing the praises of the Library of Birmingham. Simply click on the map above to see what people think. Councillor Penny Holbrook, cabinet member for learning, skills and culture, said: “Since the Library of Birmingham opened it has been attracting visitors from within the city, around the UK […]

Continue Reading »

Greater Icknield transformation vision

By on 22/02/2016 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A vision for the sustainable transformation of the area between the City Hospital and Edgbaston Reservoir has been approved. The Greater Icknield Masterplan provides guidance on how over 60 hectares bordering the west side of the city centre can be developed. It is the largest brownfield housing-led redevelopment proposal in Birmingham, with the potential to […]

Continue Reading »

Moving forward with transportation projects

By on 19/02/2016 in Blog with 0 Comments

Anne Shaw, acting assistant director for transportation and connectivity at Birmingham City Council, talks about the work going on around the city to improve how we all get around. It was with interest, and some frustration, that I read that Birmingham City Council is apparently not delivering transportation projects; that they remain ‘on the coffee […]

Continue Reading »

Top