Gritting alert – Jan 5

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Gritting crews will be out on the city’s roads from 6.30pm tonight. Please do take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Weather Updates BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102 Met Office:http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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Moseley man jailed after lying to get a council house

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A man from Moseley, Birmingham, was jailed for 16 months at Birmingham Crown Court today (5 January 2017) after lying to get a council house. Mr Mbarak Abdallah, aged 37, of Chinn Brook Road, Moseley, Birmingham pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 8 December 2016 to two fraud offences for falsely completing both a […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 4

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It’s set to be another cold one tonight, so gritting crews will be out on the city’s roads from 6.30pm tonight, with key footways treated from 4am tomorrow morning. As always (regardless of weather conditions) take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Weather Updates BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102 Met Office:http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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Online offer for 2017 garden waste

Citizens wishing to have their garden waste collected in a clean and convenient way can sign up to Birmingham City Council’s 2017 service at a reduced rate if they order online. The annual subscription charge is £40 for 20 fortnightly collections from early March to late November/early December – with a discount of £2 for […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 2

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It continues to be a chilly start to 2017, so gritting crews will be out on the city’s roads from 7pm tonight, with key footways treated from 4am tomorrow morning (in time for the big return to work for many). As always (regardless of weather conditions) take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 1

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A happy new year to everyone from Birminghamnewsroom.com! In response to predicted falling temperatures, gritting crews will be out on the city’s roads from 6pm tonight. As always (regardless of weather conditions) take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Weather Updates BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102 Met Office:http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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Council welcomes £400k grant for rough sleepers

Birmingham City Council and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council have successfully bid for £400,000 of government funding to help get people new to the streets the rapid support that they need. The Rough Sleeping Grant will be used to support people by offering them a safe place to sleep, physical and mental health checks and substance […]

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Gritting alert – Dec 28

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With cold temperatures forecast, our gritting crews will be out on the roads from 6pm tonight. Please take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Weather Updates BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102 Met Office:http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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Partners agree new busking guide

Guidelines designed to encourage responsible busking and street entertainment in Birmingham city centre have been formally adopted following a period of extensive public consultation. The aims and principles are captured in a document, which has been drawn up by Birmingham City Council in conjunction with Equity, Keep Streets Live and the Musicians’ Union. Production of […]

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Gritting alert – December 27

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Not quite a white Christmas but with cold temperatures forecast, our gritting crews will be out on the roads again from 6 pm tonight and gritting footpaths at 4am. Please take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Weather Updates BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102 Met Office:http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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