Fundraising agreement comes into effect in Brum

By on 02/05/2017 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council and the Institute of Fundraising (IoF) have agreed to launch a street fundraising agreement for the city, which comes into effect from today (2 May 2017). The agreement was initially piloted through a three-month trial, but has now been extended on a rolling one year basis, as agreed by the Licensing and […]

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Foster ‘giants’ show how the Midlands cares for its children

By on 28/04/2017 in News, Partnerships, Video News with 0 Comments

The red carpet will be rolled out for the premiere of a film which highlights the positive impact foster carers can have on children’s lives across the region. A special screening of Giants will be shown at The Everyman Cinema, in The Mailbox, Birmingham, at 11am on Wednesday (3 May 2017) for a specially invited […]

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It’s DIY time – so beware of doorstep sales and deals

By on 25/04/2017 in Blog with 0 Comments

Jacqui Kennedy, Corporate Director of Place, urges people to be vigilant as rogue traders could be knocking on your door as the bank holidays – and DIY season – approaches. While many people look to make improvements to their homes over the spring and summer – be it gardening, double glazing or roof work – […]

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City announces 2022 Commonwealth Games bid

A Birmingham bid to host the Commonwealth Games in 2022 has today been endorsed by the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bid Company – on the same day the UK Government has said it was ready to work with cities interested in hosting the Games. At a meeting on Friday (April 21), the Birmingham bid company reviewed […]

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Reception class intake – offers at 18 April 2017

By on 18/04/2017 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham Pupils 15,184 parent/carers submitted an application requesting a reception place for their child for September 2017 39,694 preferences were expressed 12,271 (81%) applications were made on-line* 13,277 (87.4%) were offered their first preferred school 1,003 (6.7%) were offered their second preferred school 371 (2.4%) were offered their third preferred school ( 14,651 (96.5%) were […]

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Evening session added to World Indoor Champs in city

IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 – evening session added The IAAF Council yesterday approved the addition of a special high jump session for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 on the evening of Thursday 1 March, which means that the championships, which will be held at Arena Birmingham, will now be a four […]

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Fun, free outdoor activities on offer with return of Parklives

Parks across Birmingham are set to play host to thousands of fun, free activity sessions as ParkLives returns to the city for a fourth year. Delivered by teams from Birmingham City Council in partnership with Coca-Cola Great Britain, ParkLives sessions help bring local parks to life with activities that help to bring communities together and […]

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Cross-party statement ahead of tomorrow’s English Defence League demonstration

By on 07/04/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Cross-party statement telling the EDL they are not welcome in Birmingham and urging people to go about their normal business.

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City Council honoured for new website

By on 07/04/2017 in News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council has been awarded official Honouree status in the 2017 Webby Awards, the leading international award honouring excellence on the internet, this week. The new birmingham.gov.uk website, launched in August 2016, was recognised in the Public Sector and Activism category, under Mobile Sites and Apps sector. Birmingham City Council is Europe’s largest local […]

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Helping developers to help us build affordable housing

By on 07/04/2017 in Bulletin, Cabinet, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council is set to approve proposals at cabinet on 18 April that will see new joint ventures with developers on ‘challenging’ sites and stimulate the creation of more affordable housing. The report – ‘Joint venture partnering with the private sector to accelerate housing growth’ – identifies some of the issues facing developers on […]

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