Cycling improvements for parks and canals proposed

By on 11/05/2015 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

Improvements to cycle paths along canals and through parks worth £3million is set for approval by Birmingham City Council on May 18

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Handsworth man fined £1400 for playing loud music

By on 08/05/2015 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham man who repeatedly breached noise abatement orders by playing his music loudly at his Handsworth home was found guilty in his absence of two offences under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court today (8 May  2015). Vincent Caines, 21, of Grosvenor Road, Handsworth, was fined £1400 and ordered to pay […]

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Local election results

By on 08/05/2015 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

Click on the ward name for candidate lists. Results will appear on election night (declared wards in bold) Acocks Green Aston Bartley Green Billesley Bordesley Green Bournville Brandwood Edgbaston Erdington Hall Green Handsworth Wood Harborne Hodge Hill Kingstanding Kings Norton Ladywood Longbridge Lozells & East Handsworth Moseley & Kings Heath Nechells Northfield Oscott Perry Barr […]

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Motorists advised of city centre road changes

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A new set of temporary road measures supporting the Paradise redevelopment in Birmingham city centre is due to come into operation this weekend. Starting on May 10, there will be access changes affecting the Paradise Circus gyratory, Sand Pits/Parade, Broad Street and Summer Row. New diversionary routes for road traffic will be signed and in […]

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Media Watch – May 8

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General election results are in for the city (Extensive coverage) Just one of Birmingham’s ten Parliamentary seats changed hands – Yardley

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Background and Prospects

By on 07/05/2015 in Elections with 0 Comments

Currently there are three councillors elected for each of the 40 wards in Birmingham (120 in total).

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Media Watch – May 7

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Chinese tycoons to fund key city schemes (Birmingham Post, Birmingham Mail) A consortium of Chinese and Taiwanese billionaires have reportedly expressed an early-stage interest in investing in major regeneration schemes such as Curzon Street, Birmingham Smithfield and UK Central. Schools ‘should let boys choose to wear skirts’ (Independent, i) Schools […]

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General Election 2015 results

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The General Election results from Birmingham’s ten constituencies.

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Election Updates

By on 06/05/2015 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

Election news and updates – all the background information right through to the final results.

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Food safety and hygiene tips – Part 3

By on 06/05/2015 in Video News with 0 Comments

It doesn’t matter whether you’re preparing a family picnic, a birthday lunch or a Sunday roast – food safety and hygiene is an essential ingredient for any meal. Tony Di Duca, Senior Environmental Health Enforcement Officer with Birmingham City Council, and David Hurlestone, Executive Head Chef at the Council House, share some handy tips for good food […]

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