Media Watch – Sept 29

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Praise for ‘green’ New Street development (Birmingham Mail, page 6) Cllr Lisa Trickett has said Brummies should be proud of New Street station as it is one of the greenest developments ever Cameras set to return to blackspots (Birmingham Mail, page 11 lead) Average speed cameras may soon make a […]

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Birmingham – our city transformed

By on 28/09/2015 in Blog, Leader, News with 0 Comments

Sir Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham City Council, reflects on the renaissance of Birmingham and what it means for the future of the city. Birmingham has just seen two major milestones in the ongoing transformation of the city, with the opening of New Street station and Grand Central. But when talking about transformation, ‘ongoing’ is […]

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Future Council – Your questions answered

By on 28/09/2015 in Improvement Plan, Leader, News with 0 Comments

If you have questions about the future of Birmingham City Council, click here to put them to us. We’ll try to get an answer to you as quickly as possible.

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Health chief welcomes expanded 20 is Plenty scheme

By on 28/09/2015 in News with 0 Comments

The decision to introduce 20mph speed limits on more Birmingham roads has been hailed as ‘great news for cyclists and walkers’ by the city’s health chief.

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Media Watch – September 28

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Top Birmingham City Council stories: Birmingham Weekender and Rugby World Cup (Birmingham Mail , Monday – pages 4-7, Sunday Mercury – p8/9 spread, and Birmingham Mail – Saturday, p6 lead) Extensive coverage of the weekend’s activities in the city. Cllr Ian Ward quoted talking about the success of the weekend. Brum set for seven new […]

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All aboard for tenant and landlord advice in Birmingham

By on 25/09/2015 in Cllr Cotton, News with 0 Comments

Staff from Birmingham City Council’s private rented services team are taking an information bus out to Erdington, Soho and Cape Hill next week to help tenants and landlords find out about the support that’s available to them. Birmingham City Council cabinet member for Neighbourhood Management and Homes, Cllr John Cotton, said: “Britain’s private rented sector […]

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Media Watch – Sept 25

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Birmingham taxi driver scandal: 114 cabbies with criminal pasts granted council licences (Birmingham Mail, front page lead and continued on page 6) Story following an FOI request about Hackney Carriage and private hire drivers granted licences after disclosing criminal records Birmingham’s Grand Central opens (BBC online, lengthy article with photos) […]

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Public requests prompt expansion to 20 is Plenty scheme

By on 25/09/2015 in Cllr Ali, Cllr Trickett, News with 1 Comment

Minor changes have been made to Birmingham City Council’s plans to introduce 20mph limits on the vast majority of roads to the south and east of the city centre

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Boost for Acocks Green centre

By on 24/09/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Citizens of a Birmingham suburb can now move around their local centre easier and safer after the completion of a package of improvements to transport and public space. The project at Acocks Green is the latest to be delivered under the city council’s Birmingham Connected strategy which seeks to give the travelling public a range […]

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Plan ahead for a fantastic weekend

By on 24/09/2015 in Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

People planning a fantastic weekend in Birmingham are being reminded to plan ahead for their visit. The eyes of the world will be on the city this weekend as the Rugby World Cup comes to town in the form of South Africa, Australia, Samoa and Uruguay at Villa Park. The new light and airy New […]

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