Be Clear on Cancer’s ‘Blood in Pee’ roadshow is touring the country and visiting the Swan Centre in Yardley, Birmingham on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 March.
150 landlords are heading to Millennium Point this Thursday for the Birmingham Landlord Forum, a joint event between the National Landlords Association and Birmingham City Council’s Private Rented Service. The afternoon’s conference – which is fully booked – will help to bring landlords up to speed with a range of issues including new housing legislation, […]
Schools, colleges and businesses across the West Midlands have received recognition as being some of the most bike and pedestrian-friendly places in the region. Eleven employers and nine educational establishments were awarded Top Cycling and Walking Location status for making it easier for staff or students to travel on foot or two wheels at a ceremony […]
This year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade will take place in Birmingham on Sunday, March 13, when the theme will be the phoenix. The centrepiece of celebrations enjoyed by the city’s strong Irish community, the parade is organised by the St Patrick’s Festival Committee and supported by Birmingham City Council’s events team. The parade will set […]
Birmingham City Council and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) have selected Trebor Developments to bring forward the first speculative industrial facility at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMH) in Aston, Birmingham. Working in conjunction with funding partner Aviva Investors, Midlands-based Trebor will develop a new 94,500 sq ft (8,779 sq m) premises known as ‘Apollo’ […]
Dog owners across Birmingham are being encouraged to get their pets microchipped before a new change in the law comes into effect next month. As people prepare to bring their dogs to Crufts (10-13 March), Birmingham City Council is reminding owners that from 6 April all dogs must be microchipped and have their details registered […]
Birmingham City Council Trading Standards Officers have seized rolling pins and other cooking utensils in Small Heath which after analysis have been found to contain 14% lead. Vir Ahluwalia from Birmingham Trading Standards said: “Lead can cause severe and sometimes permanent damage to the central nervous system so anyone who has one of these items […]
Birmingham’s Lord Mayor Cllr Raymond Hassall has welcomed the Aegon GB Davis Cup Team to Birmingham for the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group. The tie, which starts today at the Barclaycard Arena, is only the second time the sides have met in the biggest team competition in tennis and the first time they’ve […]