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Sutton Town Council – council’s conclusions published

By on 22/05/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council has today (Friday 22 May) published its conclusions regarding the proposal to create a Town Council for Sutton Coldfield within Birmingham.

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Lord Mayor’s Awards

By on 21/05/2015 in Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

Each year the Lord Mayor of Birmingham invites nominations for the Lord Mayor’s Awards and this year they were given to CBSO Music Director Andris Nelsons and local shopkeeper John Bourke. Andris Nelsons was nominated by a number of people for his dedication to sustaining and promoting the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s reputation as […]

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Video: Food safety and hygiene tips – parts 1 to 4

By on 21/05/2015 in News, Video News with 0 Comments

With another bank holiday weekend on the horizon, people looking to enjoy a family picnic, barbecue or a roast dinner are being reminded that food safety and hygiene is an essential ingredient for any meal.  Tony Di Duca, Senior Environmental Health Enforcement Officer with Birmingham City Council, and David Hurlestone, Executive Head Chef at the […]

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Introducing Birmingham’s new Lord Mayor

By on 21/05/2015 in Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham’s new Lord Mayor – Cllr Raymond Hassall – has taken up office after the Mayor Making ceremony which took place at the Council House on Tuesday (19 May) . He has represented Perry Barr Ward since 1990 and has been at the forefront of leisure, sport and culture in the city.  In his spare […]

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Media Watch – May 21

By on 21/05/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council stories Solihull leader backs plans for a combined authority (Birmingham Mail and Birmingham Post): Solihull Borough Council leader Bob Sleigh indicates the council would sign up to a combined authority. His pledge comes a day after Coventry City Council backed plans for a new body. Also The Post’s coverage also includes […]

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Birmingham Cathedral heads to Chelsea

By on 15/05/2015 in Culture, Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham Cathedral is heading to Chelsea next week, albeit in floral form, thanks to staff at Birmingham City Council’s Parks Department. This year’s entry for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show – “300 Years at the Heart” – celebrates 300 years of Birmingham Cathedral with a spectacular five metre tall floral replica of the cathedral’s bell […]

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Internet café ordered to pay £720

By on 14/05/2015 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham café owner, who pleaded guilty to two offences under the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013, was ordered to pay more than £700 at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (May 14). Ibrahim Abdi Mirreh, who runs Info Shop Sports and Social Café, at 141B Stratford Road, Sparkhill, was ordered to pay £220 fines – £110 for […]

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Media Watch – May 13

By on 13/05/2015 in Media Watch, News with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council stories School academy bid sparks teacher strike (extensive local coverage): Report on the strike at Small Heath School today, where members of three teachers’ unions – NUT, NASUWT and ATL – are staging a protest against plans to turn the school into an academy.  A council spokesperson said neither the school […]

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Cast your vote for Birmingham’s Community Flag

By on 11/05/2015 in Lord Mayor, News with 1 Comment

The General and Local Elections took place last week but the voting’s not over – people now have the chance to cast their vote for the Birmingham’s Community Flag. Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Mike Leddy, chair of the Birmingham Flag Project Team, said: “This is a wonderful opportunity to create a Community Flag for Birmingham […]

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Handsworth man fined £1400 for playing loud music

By on 08/05/2015 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham man who repeatedly breached noise abatement orders by playing his music loudly at his Handsworth home was found guilty in his absence of two offences under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court today (8 May  2015). Vincent Caines, 21, of Grosvenor Road, Handsworth, was fined £1400 and ordered to pay […]

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