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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Elections 2016: Don’t lose your right to vote

By on 19/02/2016 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

People across the city are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote in May’s local elections. Individuals who fail to register to vote will be unable to have their say at in the local and police and crime commissioner elections, which will be held on 5 May 2016. Also, residents of Sutton […]

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Candidates briefings for local and Police & Crime Commissioner elections

By on 19/02/2016 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

People wishing to stand in the local elections, including those for the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, are invited to attend candidates briefings, which begin next week. The Deputy Local Returning Officer, Robert Connelly, will hold three information sessions for prospective candidates and anyone interested in acting as an election agent for the elections […]

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Shadow Chancellor sees just why Birmingham is THE place to invest

By on 19/02/2016 in Blog, Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Leader of Birmingham City Council, Cllr John Clancy, showcases New Street and Grand Central as Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell visits Birmingham.

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