Chief executive to lead work on local NHS ‘blueprint’

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Health and care bodies reveal the map that will transform healthcare in England National health and care bodies in England have published details of the 44 ‘footprint’ areas that will bring local health and care leaders, organisations and communities together to develop local blueprints for improved health, care and finances over the next five years, […]

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Birmingham city centre EZ launches unique relocation service

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Greater Birmingham is unveiling a new relocation service at international property show MIPIM this week, in response to growing demand from people and businesses moving to the city.

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Go-ahead for Perry Barr district centre scheme funding

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Cabinet is being asked to set the ball rolling for the regeneration of Perry Barr district centre by accepting the first phase of the Local Growth Fund (LGF) allocation, which will then be used to unlock growth in the area. A report due to go before cabinet on March 22 asks councillors to accept £1.9 million […]

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BMHT celebrates 2,000th home milestone

Birmingham City Council is celebrating the completion of the 2,000th home built through its own award-winning house-building programme, Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT). The property, in Alma Street North, Newtown, was officially handed over to tenants Salih Kharif and his wife Mahadia Abdelrahman by Councillor Tahir Ali, the council’s cabinet member for development, transport and […]

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World Social Work Day 2016 – promoting dignity

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Marking World Social Work Day 2016, Dr Tony Stanley, chief social worker at Birmingham City Council, talks about how we are working openly and honestly with families to ensure dignity and social justice  The theme this year is ‘Promoting the Dignity and Worth of Peoples’ – a solid message and I’m sure every social worker […]

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Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day 2016

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National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day 2016 is on Friday 18 March. Birmingham City Council and local authorities and police across the region continue to carry out activity to prevent and tackle CSE. On awareness day, people are being asked to make personal pledges on how they can help raise awareness and ensure the issue […]

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Lifford Lane HRC – service update

By on 14/03/2016 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

The following is a statement on services offered at the Lifford Lane Household Recycling Centre (HRC)

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MIPIM: Putting Birmingham in the shop window

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Leader of the Council, Cllr John Clancy, looks at why events in the South of France this week could have a major impact on the future development of Birmingham.

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Birmingham men urged not to miss out on FREE health MOT

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A growing number of Brummies are signing-up for a FREE health MOT that can identify the risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease. But thousands of men across the city who are eligible for an NHS Health Check are still missing out.

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Community litter picks – how to get involved

Have you ever wanted to do your bit and help ensure your neighbourhood has cleaner and greener streets? Birmingham City Council can help you plan and prepare a community litter pick.

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