Birmingham City Council announces new running strategy

By on 21/07/2015 in Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

RUN Birmingham will form the cornerstone of their vision to establish Birmingham as a city of activity for all.

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Media Watch – July 21

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Birmingham to lose 20 councillors under vision for new-look council (Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post, BBC WM) The numbers of city councillors in Birmingham will be cut by 20 following a review of council boundaries and elections. BCC response More damning findings on Birmingham City Council (Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post) Birmingham […]

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Leader responds to Boundary Commission statement

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The Leader of Birmingham City Council, Sir Albert Bore, has urged people in the city to have their say on the review of ward boundaries that begins today

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Road Safety Strategy consultation set to begin

By on 20/07/2015 in Cllr McKay, News, Video News with 0 Comments

Anyone who uses roads in Birmingham is being invited to have their say during the development of a new Road Safety Strategy for the city

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Birmingham’s Rugby World Cup fanzone announced

Tickets for this year’s Rugby World Cup matches at Villa Park may have sold out, but Birmingham residents and visitors can still experience the excitement of the tournament at the city’s official fanzone – one of just 15 around the country. Located at Eastside Park, the fanzone will be free to enter and will be […]

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Response to BIIP assessment of progress

By on 20/07/2015 in Improvement Panel, Leader, News with 0 Comments

Response from Leader of Birmingham City Council, Sir Albert Bore and Chief Executive, Mark Rogers.

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Go-ahead for Surface Water Management Plan

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A document highlighting areas of Birmingham at risk of flooding and setting out how these issues should be managed is due to be approved by cabinet. The Surface Water Management Plan, developed by Birmingham City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency and Severn Trent Water, focuses on 15 priority areas of the city considered […]

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FREE school holidays fun in Birmingham parks

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With the long school holidays stretching ahead of you, there are plenty of ways to keep the kids occupied and active for FREE in Birmingham parks this summer.

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Media Watch – July 20  

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Top Birmingham City Council stories Half of Brum kids living in the country’s poorest areas (Birmingham Mail and BBC WM): Research by Birmingham Child Poverty Commission reveals nearly 137,000 under 18s live in some of the most deprived parts of the city – including Sparkbrook and Nechells. Birmingham city councillor,  Jess Phillips MP quoted. Man […]

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Birmingham Curzon takes major step forward

By on 20/07/2015 in Cabinet, Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

The Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan is set to be adopted by the city council at its cabinet meeting on the 27 July. The masterplan, which was launched for public consultation in 2014, sets out proposals to deliver a world class integrated city centre terminus station – Birmingham Curzon – along with major regeneration across Eastside, […]

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