Evening session added to World Indoor Champs in city

IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 – evening session added The IAAF Council yesterday approved the addition of a special high jump session for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 on the evening of Thursday 1 March, which means that the championships, which will be held at Arena Birmingham, will now be a four […]

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Fun, free outdoor activities on offer with return of Parklives

Parks across Birmingham are set to play host to thousands of fun, free activity sessions as ParkLives returns to the city for a fourth year. Delivered by teams from Birmingham City Council in partnership with Coca-Cola Great Britain, ParkLives sessions help bring local parks to life with activities that help to bring communities together and […]

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Cross-party statement ahead of tomorrow’s English Defence League demonstration

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Cross-party statement telling the EDL they are not welcome in Birmingham and urging people to go about their normal business.

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City Council honoured for new website

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Birmingham City Council has been awarded official Honouree status in the 2017 Webby Awards, the leading international award honouring excellence on the internet, this week. The new birmingham.gov.uk website, launched in August 2016, was recognised in the Public Sector and Activism category, under Mobile Sites and Apps sector. Birmingham City Council is Europe’s largest local […]

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Helping developers to help us build affordable housing

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Birmingham City Council is set to approve proposals at cabinet on 18 April that will see new joint ventures with developers on ‘challenging’ sites and stimulate the creation of more affordable housing. The report – ‘Joint venture partnering with the private sector to accelerate housing growth’ – identifies some of the issues facing developers on […]

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Candidates announced for Hall Green and Perry Barr by-elections

By on 05/04/2017 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

The following persons have been nominated for the election of a councillor in the Hall Green and Perry Barr wards on Thursday, 4 May 2017: HALL GREEN Alan Blumenthal – UK Independence Party (UKIP) Tanveer Choudhry – Liberal Democrats Liz Clements – Labour Party Gareth Courage – Green Party Obaid Khan – Conservative Party PERRY […]

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Stella Manzie appointed as Interim Chief Executive

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Stella Manzie’s appointment as Interim Chief Executive of Birmingham City Council was confirmed today (Tuesday 4 April) at a meeting of the full city council. Stella Manzie said: “Having lived and worked in the city before, and visited and socialised in it over the years since then, it is a great privilege for me to […]

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Candidates announced for West Midlands Combined Authority mayoral election

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The following persons have been nominated for the election of a Mayor for the West Midlands Combined Authority on Thursday 4 May 2017: James Burn – Green Party Pete Durnell – UK Independence Party (UKIP) Beverley Anne Nielsen – Liberal Democrats Sion Llewelyn Simon – Labour and Co-operative Party Graham John Stevenson – Communist  Andy Street […]

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Moseley landlord prosecuted for licence failure

By on 03/04/2017 in Bulletin, News with 0 Comments

A landlord from Moseley was ordered to pay a total of £3,586 at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (3 April 2017) for failure to apply for a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) Licence for a student property on Hubert Road in Selly Oak. Ms Shegufta Noreen, age 44, of Pickwick Grove, Moseley, Birmingham pleaded guilty to […]

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‘Man with a van’ gets prison sentence for flytipping in Brum

A Birmingham man who collected residents’ waste for cash was imprisoned for eight months after admitting to nine flytipping offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (31 March 2017). Nadim Ali, 46, of Warwick Road, Sparkhill, had pleaded guilty to one offence under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 at an earlier hearing (21 December 2016) and eight […]

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