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The Library of Birmingham is officially first class

By on 14/07/2017 in Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

LIBRARY OF BIRMINGHAM INCLUDED IN SPECIAL STAMP SET ISSUED BY ROYAL MAIL TO CELEBRATE CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE IN THE UK The Library of Birmingham has been included in a set of new Special Stamps issued today (14 July 2017) by Royal Mail that celebrate 10 iconic buildings in the UK. Designed by Francine Houben, of the Dutch […]

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Media Watch – Jan 10

By on 10/01/2014 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Big families losing £400 a week in benefits after cap (The Times) Large families have been losing up to £400 a week since the introduction of the weekly benefit cap, according to DWP figures. Birmingham and Manchester named as the only two local councils outside London of the 20 most […]

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Media Watch – March 27

By on 27/03/2012 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories City destined for tourism boom (Hotel Business) Birmingham is reaping the benefits of a government tax incentive set up in 2007. Jewel-studded ‘gay’ rhino costs council £10,000 (Daily Telegraph) Birmingham City Council is putting £10,000 towards the cost of a rhinestone-encrusted model rhinoceros to mark the entry into a gay […]

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Media Watch – July 14

By on 14/07/2011 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories Care home fees hike thrown out (B'ham Mail) An attempt to force Birmingham City Council to increase the fees it pays private residential and nursing homes to look after elderly patients has been thrown out by the High Court.  Enterprise Zones downgraded (B'ham Post) An enterprise zone creating 50,000 jobs […]

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Council Tax bills – postage error

By on 25/03/2011 in News with 2 Comments

Birmingham City Council has been made aware that a small number of annual council tax bills have been mistakenly sent out, via the Post Office with insufficient postage to cover the cost of delivery. Birmingham City Council extends its apologies to all those customers who may have been subject to this error. We have contacted […]

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