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Woman lied to get a council house – despite owning two houses

By on 11/05/2017 in Bulletin, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

A woman from Yardley, Birmingham was given a community order and ordered to pay £1,600 at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (11 May 2017) after lying to try and get a council house – despite already owning two houses. Ms Afshan Sultan, aged  35, of Blakesley Road, Yardley, Birmingham, pleaded guilty to two charges of providing […]

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Community order for lying to get council house

By on 04/05/2017 in Bulletin, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

A woman from Newtown, Birmingham was handed a community order for 12 months at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (4 May 2017) after lying to try and get a council house. Mrs Noleen Odhiambo (aka Miss Noleen Onyilimba), aged 53, of Geach Street, Newtown, Birmingham was found guilty of two fraud offences on 24 April 2017.  […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

By on 16/01/2017 in Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

The Lord Mayor of Birmingham will lead the city’s Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations at the Council House on Sunday, January 22. Holocaust Memorial Day commemorates the victims and survivors of the Holocaust and Nazi persecutions, as well as other genocides around the world. Taking place in the Banqueting Suite at the Council House, the theme for this […]

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Birmingham’s Lord Mayor recognises role of the Merchant Navy

Birmingham’s Lord Mayor, Cllr Carl Rice, will fly the Red Ensign at 10am on Saturday September 3, outside the Council House in Victoria Square, to celebrate Merchant Navy Day and raise awareness of the UK’s ongoing dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers.  The Lord Mayor will read a Message from HRH The Earl of Wessex before […]

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Turkish flag at half-mast for victims of the terror attack

By on 29/06/2016 in Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council is flying the Turkish flag at half-mast at the Council House, Victoria Square today in memory of the victims of yesterday’s terror attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The Lord Mayor of Birmingham Cllr Carl Rice has sent the following message of condolence to the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan: “I am shocked and […]

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City buildings turn off lights for Earth Hour

By on 17/03/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Six of Birmingham City Council’s flagship office buildings will switch their lights off on Saturday (19 March 2016) in support of the World Wildlife Fund Earth Hour campaign. Lights at the Council House, 1 Lancaster Circus, 10 Woodcock Street, Lifford House, New Aston House and Sutton New Road will be turned off (in instances where […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations in Birmingham

By on 18/01/2016 in Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

The Lord Mayor of Birmingham will lead the city’s Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations on Sunday, January 24. Holocaust Memorial Day commemorates the victims and survivors of the Holocaust and Nazi persecutions, as well as other genocides around the world. Taking place in the Banqueting Suite at the Council House, the theme for this year’s event […]

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Your chance to find out more about vital flood risk work

By on 04/11/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

With more than 30,000 properties thought to be at risk of flooding in Birmingham, a free event is being held to enable residents, businesses, voluntary or community groups, developers and those with a professional interest in flood risk to find out more about the important work being done to tackle this issue. Birmingham FloodFest takes […]

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Birmingham’s Lord Mayor says ‘thank you seafarers’

By on 02/09/2015 in Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham’s Lord Mayor, Cllr Raymond Hassall, will fly the Red Ensign at 10am on Thursday, September 3, outside the Council House, to celebrate Merchant Navy Day and raise awareness of the UK’s ongoing dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers. He will be joined by Birmingham City Council’s Deputy Leader, Cllr Ian Ward, the area secretary for […]

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Calling all green fingered tenants

By on 16/07/2015 in Culture, Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

Green fingered council tenants and leaseholders across the city are invited to battle it out in Birmingham City Council’s annual gardening competition. Birmingham in Bloom gives prizes for glorious gardens, best balconies and baskets, prettiest pots and voluminous veg. Lord Mayor Cllr Raymond Hassall, who will present the winners with their prizes at the Council […]

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