Motorists are being advised that 20mph speed limits come into force across large parts of Birmingham from Monday (October 10). The speed limits will apply on residential roads in all or parts of Aston, Bordesley Green, Brandwood, Hodge Hill, Ladywood, Moseley and Kings Heath, Nechells, South Yardley, Sparkbrook, Springfield and Washwood Heath. Although signs and […]
Transport Secretary of State, Chris Grayling, visited Birmingham’s National College for High Speed Rail (NCHSR) to oversee completion of the site’s flat roof structure – a major construction milestone in the college’s ambitious development plans.
Birmingham City Council is piloting new approaches to the annual canvass to ensure as many people as possible can vote. #brum #localgov pic.twitter.com/6rMMQ4pfx2 — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) October 5, 2016 Robert Connelly, head of electoral services at Birmingham City Council, looks at how the council is taking an innovative new approach to ensure as many […]
Cllr Ian Ward, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council, blogs on the entry application system for the Birmingham International Marathon 2017, which opens later today… It’s been a hectic few days since we announced Birmingham’s intention to submit a bid to host the Commonwealth Games in 2026. I am delighted by the early momentum we […]
A Birmingham student was recognised for his achievements in education at The Fostering Network’s Fostering Excellence Awards last week. Bishal Chanda, aged 21, received the Fostering Achievement for Education Award. He first came into his foster carers’ lives at four years old with a range of special needs, but his foster carers advocated for him […]
The new £7.5million Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre, due to open in summer 2017, reached another milestone on Friday with the Topping Out ceremony. Representatives from Birmingham City Council, Places for People Leisure, Pellikaan Construction and Roberts Limbrick Architects attended the ceremony to celebrate the highest point of building work being completed and were also […]
Celebrations have taken place in Shanghai this week, marking 10 years since Birmingham City University established a representative office in China. The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Carl Rice led the festivities on Monday 26 September, addressing senior academics and graduates from the University, along with members of the British Council in China, local stakeholders […]