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Government bans combustible materials on high-rise homes

The government is banning combustible materials on new high-rise homes and giving support to local authorities to carry out emergency work to remove and replace unsafe aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding. Regulations...
Fly-tipped rubbish in Brandwood, Birmingham

Householders could be fined up to £400 for using rogue ‘man-with-a-van’ waste carriers who...

Householders could be fined for using rouge waste carriers who fly-tip thanks to new legislation passed in parliament on Monday (26/11). Householders have a legal ‘duty of care’ to ensure they only give...
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Union warns bin workers could strike over Christmas period

Hundreds of Unite Union members at the councils waste refuse service are being balloted for strike action amid accusations of blacklisting over payments made to refuse workers who did not support...
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Council commissions independent Brexit impact analysis

Birmingham City Council commissioned an independent report to give the best possible indication of what leaving the EU could mean for the city and region. The analysis draws on representation from a...

Birmingham City Council backs plans to build up to 3,000 new homes across the...

Birmingham City Council has backed the plans from two companies to build thousands of new homes across the city. In an joint venture partnership Galliard Homes and Apsley House Capital plan to...
Fly-tipping at Lifford Reservoir in Kings Norton

New figures show Birmingham is blighted with more than 40 fly-tipping incidents every day

Birmingham is one of the biggest fly-tipping hotspots in England, with more than 40 incidents every day on average. Data released by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has revealed...

Have your say on the councils 2019/20 budget proposals

Birmingham City Council has launched a public consultation on it's 2019/20 budget proposals. The council has already saved around £690 million since 2010 and must now find further savings of £86 million over...

New police project launches in Birmingham City Centre

A new police project is launching in Birmingham City Centre just in time for Christmas after a successful roll out at Birmingham Airport earlier this year. 'Project Servator' will see officers adopting...

Council to launch consultation on its 2019/20 budget proposals

Birmingham City Council will launch a public consultation into its 2019/20 budget proposals tomorrow (13/11). The council has already saved around £690 million since 2010 and must now find further savings of...

Jewellers jailed for Gold bangle scam after profiting as much as £1m in 5...

Three jewellers who falsely claimed that sets of gold bangles they manufactured and sold were made from higher quality gold have been jailed for a total of 14 years. Ibrar Hussain, 38,...

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