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Birmingham’s new Lord Mayor will highlight voluntary sector

Birmingham’s new Lord Mayor – Cllr Carl Rice – has taken up office after the Mayor Making ceremony which took place at the Council House on Tuesday (24 May). He was elected councillor for Ladywood Ward in May 1987 and has held many roles in his 29 years as a councillor – most notably Chair […]

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Birmingham rogue landlord put tenants’ lives at risk

By on 26/05/2016 in Cllr Griffiths, News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham landlord pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (26 May 2016) to failing to apply for a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) licence and to 10 breaches of the House in Multiple Occupation Management Regulations. Salih Mahfood Hassan Mohamed, age 49, of Newton Road, Sparkhill, was fined and has to pay a total […]

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New Cabinet and Committee roles confirmed

By on 25/05/2016 in Bulletin, Cabinet, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council’s new Cabinet was confirmed at its Annual General Meeting yesterday (24 May 2016). The new Cabinet membership is set out below: Cllr John Clancy is the Leader Cllr Ian Ward is the Deputy Leader Cllr Brigid Jones is the Cabinet Member for Children, Families and Schools Cllr Lisa Trickett is the Cabinet […]

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Lord Mayor’s Awards for 2016

By on 24/05/2016 in Bulletin, 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: broadcaster Ed Doolan, charity worker Kim Douglas, environmentalist Peter Laybourn and musician Jeff Lynne. Ed Doolan was nominated in recognition of his outstanding achievement and exceptional service to the city of Birmingham and its […]

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Birmingham scoops gold for ‘One Small Step’ at Chelsea

Birmingham City Council has scooped Gold at the Chelsea Flower Show for the fifth year running, in the Floral category, with a display that celebrates the work of local artist Willard Wigan and grass root sport. Head of Parks for Birmingham City Council, Darren Share MBE, said: “It is wonderful to bring home another Gold […]

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Deadline: Register to vote in the EU Referendum by 7 June

By on 18/05/2016 in Bulletin, Elections, News with 0 Comments

Anyone wishing to vote in the EU Referendum must be on the electoral register  – and the deadline for registration is 7 June 2016. After this date, people who have not registered will not be able to vote in the EU Referendum. Anyone who has not yet registered to vote can do so online at […]

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‘One Small Step’ to the Chelsea Flower Show

Birmingham City Council’s gold winning parks’ team celebrate the work of local artist Willard Wigan and grass root sport with this year’s Chelsea Flower Show entry – a display designed to inspire people to take the all-important step to becoming more active. ‘One Small Step’ uses Willard’s tiny needle sized artworks as its starting point […]

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“We’re watching you” – warning to dodgy taxi drivers

By on 12/05/2016 in Bulletin, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Cabbies and private hire drivers who operate illegally in Birmingham are being warned they will be caught and face prosecution. New signs have been installed across the city centre reminding drivers against breaking the law and touting for on-street business – a specific offence known in the trade as ’plying.’ The 100 reflective signs have […]

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Doors open to new homes at Longbridge Retirement Village

Great grandparents Lynne and Graham Chalk will be amongst the guests at the opening of the new Longbridge Village show homes. The couple married when Lynne was just 16 and Graham was two years older. “Usually at our time of life we are looking back but now we are looking forward and I can’t tell […]

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Who dumped waste on this Digbeth street?

By on 29/04/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council’s squad of waste enforcement officers are appealing for witnesses after a road in Digbeth was blocked by flytippers today (29 April 2016). Officers were alerted to the waste dumped on Lower Darwin Street this afternoon, which was strewn across the pavement and road. Abandoning rubbish (flytipping) is illegal and offenders can face […]

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