Syrian refugees – May 2016 update

By on 11/05/2016 in Cllr Shah, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council welcomed two female refugees under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation scheme today (May 11).

Continue Reading »

10 ways to cope with GCSEs and other exams

By on 10/05/2016 in Blog with 0 Comments

As young people across Birmingham sit important exams, here are some handy tips to survive revision and exam days.

Continue Reading »

Retailer ordered to pay more than £100k in fake goods case

By on 10/05/2016 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham businessman was today (May 10) ordered to pay £100,000 at Birmingham Crown Court, after being found in possession of a large quantity of counterfeit goods.

Continue Reading »

Next step for Druids Heath regeneration

By on 10/05/2016 in Cabinet, Cllr Ali, Cllr Cotton, News with 0 Comments

Cabinet is set to give the go-ahead to the development of a plan to identify the investment required to regenerate Druids Heath. The funding itself will come from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), rather than Birmingham City Council, but the proposed Druids Heath Investment Options Strategy aims to identify the priorities for the estate […]

Continue Reading »

Bears launch T20 community programme with Birmingham City Council

By on 10/05/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

With just 10 days to go until the start of the NatWest T20 Blast, Warwickshire County Cricket Club has revealed a new Birmingham Bears T20 community programme with Birmingham City Council.

Continue Reading »

Extra chance to have say on new ward boundaries

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published new proposals for council ward boundaries across Birmingham.

Continue Reading »

Major step forward for national college for high speed rail

By on 09/05/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Ground breaking ceremonies at Birmingham and Doncaster sites mark the start of construction of the National College for High Speed Rail (NCHSR). Leader of Birmingham City Council John Clancy and College Chair Terry Morgan visited the Birmingham site. The college will provide the specialist training, skills and qualifications required to build HS2 and future rail […]

Continue Reading »

Doors open to new homes at Longbridge Retirement Village

Great grandparents Lynne and Graham Chalk will be amongst the guests at the opening of the new Longbridge Village show homes. The couple married when Lynne was just 16 and Graham was two years older. “Usually at our time of life we are looking back but now we are looking forward and I can’t tell […]

Continue Reading »

Working together to get Sparkbrook sparkling

By on 09/05/2016 in Bulletin, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Sparkbrook residents joined Birmingham City Council, the public health team and other partners for a mass clear-up of one of Birmingham’s busiest High streets.

Continue Reading »

Sutton Coldfield Town Council election

By on 07/05/2016 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

Results will appear here on Saturday 7 May Sutton New Hall Name Party Votes  Leeford Claude Beresford Allen  Con  2,964  Ian Stuart Brindley  Lab  1,298   Neil Christopher Dance  Ind  1,915  Joanne Kay Ellis  Con  3,077  Derrick Paul Griffin  Con  2,845  Jim Haywood  Ind  1,698  Ann Holtom  Lib Dem  672  Betty Paintain  Lib Dem  858  Robin […]

Continue Reading »