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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Council leader signs £2 billion deal in China to boost Birmingham economy.

Council leader Cllr John Clancy declared ‘Birmingham is open for business’ after signing an agreement with Chinese property development company Country Garden worth up to £2 billion to the Birmingham economy. Cllr...

Birmingham Public Health nutritionist asks if we need increased awareness of the health dangers...

Birmingham Public Health nutritionist Charlene Mulhern asks if we need increased awareness of the health dangers of caffeine-rich energy drinks. Travel to work or school any morning in Birmingham and the chances...

Sexual exploitation campaign is going big and bold to help spread the word.

A campaign to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation is going big and bold on a key motorway route to help spread the word about this hidden crime. Motorists travelling through the...

Warning over Council Tax refund scam

Chris Gibbs, Service Director for Customer Services at Birmingham City Council, said: “We are aware of a scam currently targeting Birmingham residents, where the caller tells them they have paid too...

Birmingham City Council to create Young Active Travel Trust

Proposals to create a new charitable trust designed to support improvements to the ways in which children travel in the city are set to be formally approved in September. The Young Active...

250 lights to be replaced along canal towpaths in the city centre.

The Canal & River Trust charity is working in partnership with Birmingham City Council to replace 250 worn out and broken lights located along canal towpaths in the city centre. Costing £250,000,...

Mitchells & Butlers fined over £100K after mouse droppings were found at The Railway.

Mitchells & Butlers Retail Limited has today (19/08) been ordered to pay £114,528 after evidence of mouse activity was found throughout The Railway on Hill Street. The company, which runs 1,700 pubs...

Birmingham Lord Mayor Cllr Carl Rice: “Much to celebrate, and to remember.”

After ten weeks in the job, Birmingham’s Lord Mayor, Cllr Carl Rice, reflects on his experiences as Birmingham’s first citizen. “In the first ten weeks I’ve joined countless celebrations across the city...

Foundation work begins on the £500m Paradise development.

The £500m Paradise development is taking another huge step forward as work begins on the foundations of the first two landmark, Grade office buildings, One and Two Chamberlain Square. Approximately 200 piles,...


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