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Road Safety Strategy consultation set to begin

By on 20/07/2015 in Cllr McKay, News, Video News with 0 Comments

Anyone who uses roads in Birmingham is being invited to have their say during the development of a new Road Safety Strategy for the city

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Gritting alert – Jan 21

By on 21/01/2015 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

Birmingham gritters are on duty tonight and will again be out and about to treat the roads from 1am. 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 can also […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 19

By on 19/01/2015 in Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

Birmingham gritters are on duty tonight and will be out and about to treat the roads from 6.30pm. Take care if you are planning to go out. Winter maintenance and FAQs Regional Gritting Information #wmgrit The panel below brings together gritting alerts from local authorities across the West Midlands. You can also get this information […]

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Gritters ready for winter – are you?

By on 30/10/2014 in News with 0 Comments

Gritter drivers in Birmingham are ready and waiting for the first cold snap of the season as Amey, working in partnership with Birmingham City Council, has launched the city’s winter maintenance service. Gritters are on standby 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week from the beginning of October through to March and are sent out when ice […]

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Motorists reminded of tunnels night closures

By on 18/09/2014 in News with 0 Comments

Motorists who travel in and around Birmingham overnight are being reminded of the ongoing tunnels works which require the St Chad's and Queensway tunnels to be closed on various nights throughout September and October. The overnight tunnels closures are scheduled from: • 10pm until 6am each night - 1st September to 23rd September inclusive. • 10pm until […]

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Call For Feedback On Cycle Improvements

By on 07/07/2014 in Cllr Ali with 0 Comments

Proposals to improve cycling conditions on main roads are being revealed on Monday 7 July at the start of a six-week consultation period.  The proposals are part of the 20-year Birmingham Cycle Revolution initiative to make Birmingham greener, safer, healthier and less congested.   The first highways routes being consulted on are in the south, west […]

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Media Watch – May 9

By on 09/05/2014 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Garden tax row turns Brum into a dump (Birmingham Mail) Pictures of uncollected garden waste in the city with comments from Councillors John Lines and Peter Douglas Osbourn. A BCC spokesperson pointed out that garden waste has never been allowed in with household waste and that if garden waste is […]

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20mph speed limit is a healthy development

By on 30/04/2014 in News with 5 Comments

20 is Plenty formal consultation Birmingham health chiefs have welcomed the decision to introduce a 20mph speed limit on many roads across Birmingham. Last month Cabinet approved proposals for a pilot 20mph speed limit scheme, covering significant parts of the centre, east and south of the city. The ’20 is Plenty’ pilot is designed to […]

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20 is Plenty – draft maps published

By on 25/03/2014 in Cllr Ali, Cllr McKay, News with 1 Comment

Draft maps have today been published, outlining which roads are set to be covered by the city’s 20 is Plenty scheme. Under the proposals, approved by Cabinet earlier this month, the vast majority of roads would eventually be given 20mph limits, including residential roads and those near local shopping centres, as part of the effort […]

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Dates confirmed for 2014 tunnel closures

By on 03/02/2014 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

This summer's dates for the second phase of the essential refurbishment works in the A38 tunnels through the city centre have been released. Birmingham residents, businesses and visitors are advised that the St Chad's and Queensway tunnels will be completely closed to all traffic from 10pm on Friday 18 July until 6am on Monday 1 […]

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