Health check success – have you had yours?

By on 13/01/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Almost 90,000 Brummies have attended a potentially life-saving health ‘MOT’ in the last three years as the city continues to lead the way on NHS Health Checks.

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Licensing’s plans to improve safeguarding

By on 12/01/2016 in News with 0 Comments

A report setting out how Birmingham City Council’s licensing service is helping to tackle child sexual exploitation will be discussed by councillors next week (20 January 2016). Since the Casey Report into child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Rotherham was published in February 2015, Birmingham’s licensing officers have looked at their practices and protocols to identify […]

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Gritting alert: 12 January

By on 12/01/2016 in News, Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

With temperatures dropping, the Birmingham gritters headed out to treat the roads at midnight. Please take care 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 feed: West Midlands Gritting Alerts […]

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Response to waste strategy petition

By on 12/01/2016 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

A petition from Friends of the Earth is to be submitted to Birmingham City Council as part of the council’s development of a Future Waste Strategy

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£4 million community hub opens in Stirchley

By on 11/01/2016 in Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

A once derelict swimming pool has been transformed into a vibrant and welcoming community hub, thanks to a £4 million project involving staff from Birmingham City Council, Acivico, the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), Balfour Beatty and people from the local community. Primarily financed by HLF and Tesco, through the sale of the former Stirchley Community […]

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Jan 2016: Response to BIIP assessment of progress

By on 11/01/2016 in Cllr Clancy, Leader, News with 0 Comments

BIIP assessment of progress Response from leader of Birmingham City Council, Cllr John Clancy: “It is encouraging the panel is supportive of the inclusive, transparent and collaborative approach that I have outlined and begun to implement since becoming Leader of the Council. “It is crucial that we establish clear boundaries between elected members, who should spend […]

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BIIP publishes latest assessment of city council’s progress

BIIP letter to Rt Hon Greg Clark MP 11 Jan Statement from the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel The Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel today published a letter to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, reporting on the progress the Council has made in implementing the recommendations of the Kerslake Report in the twelve […]

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During the cold snap – check on your neighbours

By on 08/01/2016 in Cllr Hamilton, News, Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

With snow forecast, Birmingham health boss Cllr Paulette Hamilton has urged Brummies to keep an eye on elderly and vulnerable neighbours.

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Archive: Budget Q&A webcast Jan 2016

Webcast Available Here :

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Gritting alert: 7 January

By on 07/01/2016 in News, Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

With temperatures dropping, the Birmingham gritters headed out to treat the roads at 11pm. Please take care folks.

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