Tag: Cllr John Lines

Lord Mayor’s Show 2013

By on 20/05/2013 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

This year's Lord Mayor's Show promises free bank holiday fun for all the family on Monday 27 May. The annual show takes place from 11am to 5pm in Chamberlain and Victoria Squares and the Council House.  As well as raising money for the Lord Mayor's charities, it is usually an opportunity for Birmingham citizens to […]

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Lord Mayor’s Show 2013

By on 13/05/2013 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Plans for this year's Lord Mayor's Show are underway, promising free bank holiday fun for all the family on Monday 27 May. The annual show takes place from 11am to 5pm in Chamberlain and Victoria Squares and the Council House.  As well as raising money for the Lord Mayor's charities, it is also an opportunity […]

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Wear your poppy with pride

By on 08/11/2012 in News with 0 Comments

Message from the Lord Mayor of Birmingham This year sees the 91st anniversary of the Royal British Legion. Since 1921 the Royal British Legion has delivered a caring service for the benefit of those in need from the ex-service community. Last year the Poppy Appeal raised over £36m nationally. This year’s Poppy Appeal target for […]

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Gifts from the city to USA and Jamaican track and field team

By on 26/07/2012 in News with 0 Comments

At a special civic dinner hosted at the Council House and at yesterday's Jamaica's 50th independence event at the Town Hall, Birmingham's Lord Mayor presented the USA and Jamaican track and field team with gifts from the city. The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr John Lines, presented ceremonial sterling silver batons created by L. J. […]

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Meet The Queen and The Duke in city

By on 10/07/2012 in News with 0 Comments

Where: Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1 1BB Date: Thursday 12 July 2012 Time: 10.10am arrival Birmingham will be the latest stop for Diamond Jubilee tour when Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visit the city on Thursday (July 12). Upon arrival, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will be […]

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‘Flying the Flag’ Ceremony for Armed Forces Day

By on 22/06/2012 in News with 0 Comments

WHAT: Raising of the Armed Forces Day Flag, to signify the run up to Armed Forces Day WHERE: Victoria Square, Birmingham WHEN: Monday 25 June TIME: 10.00am Birmingham Lord Mayor, Cllr John Lines and representatives from the British Army, Navy and Air Force will be raising the Armed Forces Day flag in Victoria Square in […]

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‘Call the Midwife’ nuns at Diamond Jubilee celebrations

By on 01/06/2012 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

WHAT: The nuns that inspired the recent 'Call the Midwife' BBC TV series have afternoon tea with Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor John Lines WHERE: Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham city centre WHEN: Monday 4 June TIME:  2pm The nuns who inspired the recent hit BBC TV series 'Call the Midwife' will be joining the […]

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Birmingham’s Wonderful Wonderland for Young Readers

By on 31/05/2012 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

An adaptation of the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, a visit by How to Train Your Dragon author Cressida Cowell and comic making workshops with Dandy cartoonists the Etherington Brothers are just some of the highlights of this year's Young Reader's Birmingham Festival taking place throughout the city from 2-15 June. The fourteenth annual Young Readers […]

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Proposed retirement village for Bournville

By on 23/03/2012 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council and its partners will create a £35m retirement village offering over 200 homes for local older people. The village, located on the old Bournville College site on Bristol Road will include pioneering health and leisure facilities and award-winning care. Subject to a successful planning submission in early 2012, Birmingham City Council, Bournville […]

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Cabinet member for housing hands-over new homes for heroes

By on 20/03/2012 in News with 0 Comments

Ex-armed forces personnel in Birmingham will today receive new high-quality properties thanks to an initiative spear-headed by Cllr John Lines, Cabinet Member for Housing. Three properties, which are part of 12 homes to be completed exclusively for ex-armed forces personnel, will be handed over today 20 March at 11.15am. One of the receipts of the […]

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