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This week’s council meetings: Feb 16-20

By on 16/02/2015 in Meetings/Minutes with 0 Comments

Click on the link below for details of this week’s Birmingham City Council meetings. http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/democracy/Pages/Index.aspx To view meeting webcasts go to: http://www.birmingham.public-i.tv/core/portal/home

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This week’s council meetings: Feb 9-13

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Click on the link below for details of this week’s Birmingham City Council meetings. http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/democracy/Pages/Index.aspx To view meeting webcasts go to: http://www.birmingham.public-i.tv/core/portal/home

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This week’s council meetings: Feb 2-6

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Click on the link below for details of this week’s Birmingham City Council meetings. http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/democracy/Pages/Index.aspx To view meeting webcasts go to: http://www.birmingham.public-i.tv/core/portal/home

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Gritting alert – Jan 30

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The Birmingham gritters are heading out to treat the roads again at 6.30pm. We will then treat priority footways from 4am. Please take care if you are planning to go out folks. Winter maintenance and FAQs Regional Gritting Information #wmgrit The panel below brings together gritting alerts from local authorities across the West Midlands. You […]

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New dog control orders for Birmingham

By on 26/02/2014 in News with 1 Comment

Dog owners across the city will see new regulations from 1 March as the city council implements five new Dog Control Orders.  Irresponsible owners who ignore the Orders face on-the-spot fixed penalty notice and fine of £80. Under the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005, the orders will tackle irresponsible dog owners who fail to […]

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Media Watch – Feb 21

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Top Birmingham City Council stories White boys still falling behind in classroom (B'ham Mail) A report into exam results revealed white working class boys are still under-performing at schools compared to children of other ethnic backgrounds in Birmingham.  Cabinet member for Children and Family Services, Cllr Brigid Jones, quoted. Brum proves top destination for investors […]

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Rogue trader siblings who targeted the vulnerable jailed

By on 18/02/2014 in News with 0 Comments

Two brothers have been jailed for almost eight years, in total, for making false claims about a home improvement service where vulnerable people paid for shoddy and unnecessary work. Sam Smith (31) was sentenced to five years and four months and Michael Smith (40) was sentenced to two years and seven months. Both pleaded guilty […]

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Media Watch – Feb 11

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Council House policy plans ignore home share families (B'ham Mail) City Housing chiefs been accused ignoring families who share their home with frail and elderly relatives. Cllr Steve Bedser said: “It should be noted that the policy is not yet set in stone and the consultation runs until 17 February. […]

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Media Watch – Jan 31

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Transport boss: bus lane scheme is within the law (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham's bus lane scheme is legal, the city's transport boss Cllr Tahir Ali has claimed. Cllr Ali said: “We believe the signs are within the law. An independent traffic adjudicator has requested information before he makes a decision on […]

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Media Watch – Jan 28

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Tackling the misery caused by alcohol misuse (Midlands Today, BBC WM) Director of Public Health Dr Adrian Phillips interviewed about measures that can be taken in Birmingham to reduce problem drinking. Dr Phillips also urged the Government to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol. How Birmingham City Council used […]

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