Tag: Birmingham City council

Poundland ordered to pay £152,000 for mice infestation

By on 20/01/2017 in News with 0 Comments

A Midlands-based discount retailer was ordered to pay more than £152,000 after pleading guilty of eight offences under the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013, at Birmingham Crown Court today (20 January 2016). Poundland Ltd – which is based at Wellmans Road, Willenhall, and runs Poundland at 1-4 Corporation Street, in Birmingham city centre – […]

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Muffin Break owners ordered to pay £13,582

By on 19/01/2017 in News with 0 Comments

Owners of a Birmingham coffee shop were ordered to pay £13,582 after pleading guilty to three offences under the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013, at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (19 January 2017). Foodco UK LLP – which is based at Allways House, Castle Street, Cambridge, and runs Muffin Break at Unit 10, Grand […]

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Bridal boutique owner to pay £3,020 for fly tipping

A Birmingham businessman has been ordered to pay £3,020 after pleading guilty to five offences under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (18 January 2017). Syed Gillani (33) of Vibart Road, Sheldon, was fined £1,400 – including £500 for providing false information to officers. He was also ordered to pay £1,500 […]

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Redress Scheme reminder – register or face a fine

By on 16/01/2017 in Cllr Griffiths, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council is issuing a New Year reminder to Letting Agencies and Property Managers – register with a Redress Scheme, or you could face a £5k fine. On 1 October 2014, the government brought in new rules which mean that all Lettings Agents and Property Managers involved in letting agency work and/or property management […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

By on 16/01/2017 in Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

The Lord Mayor of Birmingham will lead the city’s Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations at the Council House on Sunday, January 22. Holocaust Memorial Day commemorates the victims and survivors of the Holocaust and Nazi persecutions, as well as other genocides around the world. Taking place in the Banqueting Suite at the Council House, the theme for this […]

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Celebration of youth arts marks start of new cultural year

By on 13/01/2017 in Culture, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

A free arts showcase celebrating the creativity of our city’s young people – and launching 2017 as the Year of South Asian Arts and Culture – takes place in Birmingham next week. The event, which will be held at the Library of Birmingham’s Studio Theatre on Wednesday (18 January), will feature dance, drama, music and […]

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£500,000 awarded for Aston & Newtown arts projects

Thirteen local arts and community organisations will receive arts grants totalling £500,000 to deliver projects in Aston and Newtown during 2017-18, it was announced today (6 January 2017). Beneficiaries from these projects will include a wide range of young residents (including early years), budding creative entrepreneurs and producers, and community elders not usually engaged in […]

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Charities benefit from Frankfurt Market donations

Stallholders from Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market have made their annual donation of left over foods to local charities. The market closed last week (29 December), and traders donated produce – such as ham, doughnuts, waffles and sausages – which were distributed to charities via a food bank at Holford Drive Community Sports Hub. Birmingham City […]

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Moseley man jailed after lying to get a council house

By on 05/01/2017 in Cllr Griffiths, News with 0 Comments

A man from Moseley, Birmingham, was jailed for 16 months at Birmingham Crown Court today (5 January 2017) after lying to get a council house. Mr Mbarak Abdallah, aged 37, of Chinn Brook Road, Moseley, Birmingham pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 8 December 2016 to two fraud offences for falsely completing both a […]

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Council welcomes £400k grant for rough sleepers

Birmingham City Council and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council have successfully bid for £400,000 of government funding to help get people new to the streets the rapid support that they need. The Rough Sleeping Grant will be used to support people by offering them a safe place to sleep, physical and mental health checks and substance […]

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