Tag: keep britain tidy

Green Flag success for Birmingham parks and crematoria

It’s official – Birmingham has 17 of Britain’s best green spaces. Kings Norton Park wins Green Flag status for the first time this year, while 14 other Birmingham parks have retained theirs. Sutton Coldfield Crematorium and Kings Norton Cemetery have also retained their Green Flag status. The accolade, awarded by Keep Britain Tidy, recognises and […]

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Cleaner, greener steets and the GB Spring Clean

Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for Clean Streets, Recycling and Environment, offers an update on the council’s Cleaner Greener Streets campaign and how it links in with the Great British Spring Clean, which is being officially held nationwide this weekend (March 3-5)… It’s roughly a year since we started our Cleaner Greener Streets campaign, launched […]

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Great British Spring Clean: How to play your part

Birmingham City Council is backing a campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities in March 2017 – building on a successful local day of action staged last November.

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Litter project gets a ‘high five’ for cleaner city streets

Birmingham litter project gets a ‘high five’ for cleaner city streets https://t.co/r8OYMkn9oq #localgov pic.twitter.com/WRyinRj2sR — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) January 6, 2016 A pilot project designed to encourage people to dispose of litter responsibility has been hailed a success by Birmingham City Council. The Bin it for Good initiative, run for three months between September and […]

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Birmingham has 16 of Britain’s best green spaces

By on 23/07/2015 in News with 1 Comment

More parks and green spaces than ever will be flying the Green Flag Award this year – more than 1,582 across the UK. Across Birmingham 14 parks and two crematoria have retained their prestigious Green Flag status, which shows they are some of the very best in the UK – and that’s official. Eastside City […]

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Birmingham’s dog wardens support The Big Scoop

By on 16/06/2015 in News with 0 Comments

We are a nation of dog lovers, owning more than eight million dogs throughout the UK. However, with that many dogs comes a lot of dog waste: the UK dog population produce over 1,000 tonnes of doggy doo a day, which is the equivalent of three aeroplanes, 100 double decker buses or 200 elephants. While […]

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Selly Oak Park is one of the best in the country

By on 29/07/2013 in News with 0 Comments

Selly Oak Park is one of the very best in the UK - and that's official. This park is among a record-breaking 1,447 parks and green spaces that will today receive a prestigious Green Flag Award. The national award, handed out by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, recognises and rewards the best parks and green […]

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