Huge response to This Girl Can appeal

By on 24/02/2015 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

Plans for a city-wide celebration of active women next month are rapidly taking shape. And organisers of This Birmingham Girl Can, including Sport Birmingham, are delighted with the response as women from across the city have stepped up to the mark. The programme of events on International Women’s Day (March 8 ) is part of […]

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City Reach housing development in Lozells nearing completion

By on 24/02/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A development of 22 new homes in Lozells which will help close Birmingham’s housing gap is nearing completion. The City Reach development, in Lozells Street, is being built in partnership between Birmingham City Council’s Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT) and housebuilder Lovell. To mark the development’s fast-approaching completion, Cllr Tahir Ali, the council’s cabinet member […]

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East Birmingham Prospectus for Growth launched

By on 24/02/2015 in Cllr Ali, Cllr Holbrook, Leader with 0 Comments

A strategy aimed at regenerating east Birmingham and improving opportunities for the area’s residents has today been launched. The East Birmingham Prospectus for Growth sets out the commitment of Birmingham City Council to deliver positive change through employment and skills, improving connectivity, and delivering growth. Sir Albert Bore, leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “These […]

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Refuse collection – the need for modernisation

In 2012, Birmingham City Council secured £30million in extra funding from the Government after successfully bidding for a slice of the £250million Weekly Collection Support Scheme (WCSS) fund, set up to protect weekly rubbish collections for at least five years

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Media Watch – Feb 24

By on 24/02/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories What a load of rubbish (Birmingham Mail and BBC WM) Dozens of black bags and other rubbish have been dumped outside an empty property on Olton Boulevard East – but following action by the city council, the owner has started removing the waste. Cllr Lisa Trickett interviewed on BBC WM, […]

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Love where we live: Litter summit

By on 23/02/2015 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

Anyone with an interest in how we can all work to keep Birmingham looking as clean and green as possible is invited to view proceedings from Birmingham City Council’s first-ever Google Hangout tomorrow (February 24). Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for a Green, Smart and Sustainable City, will be chairing the online video conference, starting […]

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Media Watch – Feb 23

By on 23/02/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Harry charity funds first drop-in centre for cancer in Brum (Birmingham Mail, ITV.com, BBC online) The mother of fundraising hero Harry Moseley has announced a gift to the people of Birmingham – its first drop-in cancer centre.  Quotes Cllr Ian Ward. Free school meal kids lag behind (Birmingham Mail) Schools […]

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This week’s council meetings: Feb 23-27

By on 23/02/2015 in Meetings/Minutes with 0 Comments

Click on the link below for details of this week’s Birmingham City Council meetings. http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/democracy/Pages/Index.aspx To view meeting webcasts go to: http://www.birmingham.public-i.tv/core/portal/home

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Gritting alert – Feb 22

By on 22/02/2015 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

The Birmingham gritters are heading out to treat the roads tonight at 11pm. Please take care if you are planning to go out folks. 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 via the following […]

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Gritting alert – Feb 21

By on 21/02/2015 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

The Birmingham gritters are heading out to treat the roads at 7pm. Please take care if you are planning to go out folks. 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 via the following RSS […]

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