Gritting alert – 7 November

By on 07/11/2016 in News, Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

With cold temperatures forecast, our gritting crews will be out on the roads from 7pm tonight and footways from 4am. Please take care if you’re out and about. 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 to improve air quality in Birmingham

By on 07/11/2016 in Blog, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Anne Shaw, assistant director for transportation and connectivity, reflects on the work Birmingham City Council is doing towards introducing a Clean Air Zone as well as the implications of a High Court ruling regarding the Government’s air quality plans. There has been a lot in the press over the past week about how the Government […]

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Gritting alert – 7 November 2016

By on 07/11/2016 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

Temperatures dropped overnight so our gritting crews were out on the roads from 4am today. As always, please take care if you’re out and about. 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 – 5 November 2016

By on 05/11/2016 in News, Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

With cold temperatures forecast, our gritting crews will be out on the roads from 7.30pm tonight. Please take care if you’re out and about. 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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Bull Ring Markets blessed to mark their 850th anniversary

By on 04/11/2016 in Deputy Leader, Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham’s historic Bull Ring Markets were blessed following a special rededication service to celebrate their 850th anniversary earlier today (4 November). The Reverend Canon Stewart Jones led a short service – attended by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr Carl Rice, along with markets staff and traders – at St Martin in the Bull Ring, […]

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Another Chinese boost for Birmingham housing

By on 04/11/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

City Council leader John Clancy’s recent trade mission to Hong Kong and China has resulted in a second major housing boost for Birmingham.

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Gritters geared up for first call out

By on 02/11/2016 in News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Gritters are geared up for the first call out of the winter season as freezing temperatures are forecast in Birmingham this weekend. Birmingham City Council’s highways partner, Amey, delivers an annual winter maintenance service with gritters on standby 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the season, which runs from the beginning of […]

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Parks – the beating heart of our city

By on 02/11/2016 in Blog, Cllr Trickett with 0 Comments

Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for Clean Streets, Recycling and Environment, blogs on a parks summit she is hosting today at Highbury Hall… When is a park not a park? No, this isn’t a riddle found in a Christmas cracker – it’s a very current and important question for Birmingham, which is well worth a […]

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Delegation from USA Track and Field visit city

A delegation from USA Track and Field, the governing body for athletics in the US, visited Birmingham on Thursday (October 27), to discuss the details for a proposed training camp, which would be held in the city in July 2017. They visited various sites across the city, including the Birmingham High Performance Centre and Alexander […]

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Car dealer fined for selling unsafe vehicle

By on 27/10/2016 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham car dealer has been ordered to pay nearly £3,000 after admitting selling an unroadworthy vehicle. Appearing at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court today (October 27), both CIA Motors Ltd, based in Warwick Road, Tyseley, and its director, Sohail Ahmed, 34, of Waverley Road, Small Heath, admitted five offences relating to a Skoda Superb, under the […]

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