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Hall Green and Perry Barr by-election results – May 2017

By on 05/05/2017 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

The following are the results for the election of one councillor in the Hall Green and one councillor in Perry Barr wards on Thursday, 4 May 2017. HALL GREEN Alan Blumenthal – UK Independence Party (UKIP) – 462 Tanveer Choudhry – Liberal Democrats – 1889 Liz Clements – Labour Party – 3138 Gareth Courage – […]

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Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Raymond Hassall

By on 13/03/2017 in Bulletin, Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council’s Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Raymond Hassall passed away on Thursday night at the age of 74 at his Erdington home. The council lowered the City’s flag to half-mast today as a mark of respect.  The flag will be lowered again on the day of his funeral, the date of which is yet […]

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Next phase of Birmingham Cycle Revolution set for green light

Cabinet is being asked to set the wheels in motion for the next phase of Birmingham Cycle Revolution (BCR). The next phase will focus on developing segregated cycle routes along two of the city’s most important commuter corridors – the A38 between Birmingham city centre and Selly Oak, and the A34 between the city centre […]

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Introduction of wheelie bins leads to fall in rat calls

Requests for help to deal with rats have significantly fallen since the introduction of wheelie bins in Birmingham, according to new figures published today (8 September 2016). Comparing city council data for the year immediately before and after the roll-out of bins, the figures for the city (based on the areas served by the council’s […]

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The Road to Rio runs through Birmingham

Councillor Ian Ward, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council, looks ahead to this weekend’s British Championships and what this means for Britain’s chances in Rio The Road to Rio winds its way through Perry Barr this weekend, when the Alexander Stadium welcomes the British Championships – an event which is a firm favourite on Birmingham’s sporting calendar […]

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Community tree planting helps flood scheme

Birmingham City Council has teamed up with the Environment Agency, Birmingham Trees for Life and local school children to plant 280 trees at Perry Hall Playing Fields in Perry Barr. The tree planting event is part of the Perry Barr and Witton Flood Risk Management Scheme which involves constructing a low level wall through Witton […]

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Go-ahead for Perry Barr district centre scheme funding

By on 15/03/2016 in Cabinet, Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Cabinet is being asked to set the ball rolling for the regeneration of Perry Barr district centre by accepting the first phase of the Local Growth Fund (LGF) allocation, which will then be used to unlock growth in the area. A report due to go before cabinet on March 22 asks councillors to accept £1.9 million […]

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Perry Barr subway project approved

By on 17/02/2016 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A project that is set to kick-start the transformation of Perry Barr has been approved. The A34 North Perry Barr subways project is located between the A453 Aldridge Road and A34 Walsall Road. It will see three pedestrian subways at the junction in-filled and the centre of the island raised up to existing road level. […]

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Tackling rogue traders by raising awareness

By on 05/10/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham Trading Standards officers have stepped up their campaign against rogue traders by visiting places where members of the public can withdraw money to encourage them to look out for and report possible victims. As part of a national day of action, officers visited 29 banks, building societies and post offices, to ask staff to […]

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North Birmingham wheelie bins – launch update

By on 12/06/2015 in Blog with 0 Comments

Kevin Mitchell blogs on the introduction of wheelie bins to north Birmingham, collections of which started last week…

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