Birmingham City Council’s Waste Enforcement Team took action against more than 3,500 people and businesses for dumping or failing to get rid of their rubbish responsibly last year. The new figures, published in the Regulation and Enforcement Services’ annual report for 2015/16, cover offences involving dumping and disposal of domestic and trade waste. The report, […]
A Birmingham woman has been disqualified from keeping a pet shop for two years after admitting to selling animals from her Erdington home at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (6 July 2016). Jadwiga Ewa Grum, 37, of Johnson Road, Erdington, pleaded guilty to one offence under the Pet Animals Act 1951, keeping the premises as a […]
Inspired by Wimbledon? A City Council backed initiative plans to hand out thousands of tennis rackets in a bid to get Brummies active.
Get your gardening gloves on for Birmingham in Bloom https://t.co/gB2chX4mJI #brum #localgov pic.twitter.com/8BHm5SWShS — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) July 5, 2016 Last year’s Birmingham in Bloom winners spill the beans on why thy love gardening The search is on for the cream of the council tenant crop, with the launch of this year’s Birmingham in Bloom […]
Today (July 5) it is 60 years since the approval of one of the nation’s most significant pieces of legislation – the Clean Air Act. Drawn up after London’s Great Smog of 1952, it went a great way towards solving many of the issues we faced as a post-war heavily industrialised nation. Fast forward six […]
A landlord was fined £3,100 at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (4 July 2016) for harassing a tenant at his home in Russell Road, Moseley. Mr Ishfaq Ali Hussain age 44 of Witton Road, Aston, Birmingham was fined £1,000, with £1,000 costs, £1,000 compensation to the tenant and a victim surcharge of £100 after being found […]
The Sutton Coldfield Town Centre Business Improvement District (BID) has been backed by the business community, with companies voting to extend for another five years. Following the successful ballot of town centre businesses, the BID will continue to provide an important role in improving Sutton Coldfield town centre for businesses and visitors until December 2021. […]