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Comic book fun at Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

By on 28/08/2015 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

WILD About Comics returns to Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park this Bank Holiday Monday 31st August for more comic book fun. From 11am visitors can take part in a treasure hunt and win some free comics, have their photos taken with Captain America or Black Canary and even meet some of the great cartoonists and artists […]

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Name the babies at Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

By on 28/08/2015 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

The Golden Lion Tamarin twins need names – can you help? Born on 27 February to proud mum and dad Cleo and Pablo, the six month old twins urgently need naming. If you’d like to suggest a name – which will go to a public vote – then leave it at reception when you visit […]

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Historic Bull Ring Markets are here to stay

By on 27/08/2015 in Blog, Deputy Leader, Video News with 0 Comments

Jacqui Kennedy, Acting Strategic Director Place, looks at what makes Bull Ring Markets – the oldest in the country – a ‘hidden’ gem in the city’s retail scene. The countdown to Super September – a month of events, including the opening of Grand Central shopping centre and a new John Lewis store, expected to draw […]

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‘World Cup Cricket’ at Stockland Green

By on 25/08/2015 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Residents and visitors to Stockland Green are invited to take part in the annual Stockland Green World Cup Cricket Day this Bank Holiday Monday at Highcroft Community Centre. Erdington district chair, Cllr Josh Jones said: “This event is one of many organised by the Stockland Green Ward Advisory Board, a group of committed local people […]

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Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park helps endangered bird

By on 20/08/2015 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park is helping to safeguard the future of the Waldrapp Ibis, one of the top ten endangered birds supported by zoos and aquariums. The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA), which promotes the values of good zoos and aquariums, has compiled a list of the top ten birds benefitting […]

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Media Watch – August 19

By on 19/08/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council stories Taylor Wimpey in payments battle over Calthorpe Estate project (Birmingham Post website): The construction firm has challenged the financial agreement, known as a Section 106, to pay £180,000 towards affordable housing as part of its plans to build 43 homes on a site in Highfield Road, Edgbaston. The company claim […]

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School traders set out their stalls at Bull Ring Markets

By on 18/08/2015 in News with 0 Comments

School children will turn market traders for the day when they sell the fruits of their business ideas to the public at a top Birmingham market this week. The young entrepreneurs will run 10 stalls selling everything from glass paintings to photographs of local landmarks as part of the Skills to Shine Summer School. Their […]

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Chip shop owners ordered to pay £4,540

By on 12/08/2015 in News with 0 Comments

The owners of a city chippy, who pleaded guilty to seven offences under the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013, were both ordered to pay £2,270 each at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (12 August 2015). Arshad Zaman, 42, and Shafqat Zaman, 30, of Kingswood Road, Moseley, who run Quick Fry Chippy, at 153 Anderton […]

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Get online with free Wi-Fi at Bull Ring Markets

By on 12/08/2015 in Cllr Trickett, News, Video News with 0 Comments

Birmingham’s Bull Ring Markets are nearly 850 years old but they are the latest hotspots where people can get free Wi-Fi, which has been installed as part of a city-wide scheme. Birmingham City Council’s project has created free, public Wi-Fi hotspots at 200 public buildings across the city – enabling the public to get online, […]

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Summer – time to protect yourself against doorstep crime

By on 12/08/2015 in Blog with 0 Comments

Jacqui Kennedy, Acting Strategic Director of Place, warns people to beware of rogue traders making doorstep DIY offers during the summer months. People often look to improve their homes and gardens during the summer. Whether it’s double glazing, a patio or landscaping, these are all big projects which require expert knowledge and professional workmanship – […]

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