Why Find it in Birmingham is good for business

Find it in Birmingham (FiiB) is the city council’s procurement portal where we buy the goods and services the council needs to go about its business and we do our best to make sure we keep the Birmingham pound local. All evidence suggests that buying from local small businesses will help the local economy, which […]

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City unites for Day of Action on cleaner greener streets

A city-wide day of action has been staged today (November 9) to demonstrate how improved local leadership, the city’s emerging local service delivery models, the waste strategy and partnership working can help achieve cleaner, greener streets for Birmingham

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Tough times ahead but we will succeed together

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Leader of the Council Cllr John Clancy and Chief Executive Mark Rogers reflect on the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel’s report and letter.

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Response to Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel report

The Leader and Chief Executive of Birmingham City Council have responded to the latest letter to the current Secretary of State, Sajid Javid, welcoming the recognition of the progress the council is making. The Leader of the Council, Councillor John Clancy, said: “I welcome the panel’s acknowledgment, just two years into a five-year improvement programme, […]

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Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel latest report

Birmingham City Council warned it faces mammoth task to balance its 2017/18 budget. The Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel today published a letter to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, reporting on the progress that Birmingham City Council has made in implementing the recommendations of the Kerslake Report in the twenty-one months since […]

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Lord Mayor to open Birmingham’s Christmas Markets

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

Birmingham’s internationally renowned Christmas Markets return to the city for six weeks from 17 November – and for the first time will remain open until 29 December. This year the Frankfurt Christmas Market – organised by Birmingham City Council in partnership with Frankfurt Tourism and Congress GmBH, and sponsored by Wilmott Dixon – forms part […]

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Gritting alert – 7 November

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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

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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

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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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