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Council issues further update on missed refuse collections

Cllr Majid Mahmood, Cabinet Member for Clean Streets, Waste and Recycling has announced the council is allocating additional resources to tackle the back log of missed refuse and recycling collections across...

Tenants in cold homes to benefit from cheaper energy bills thanks to new regulations

Tenants living in some of the coldest homes in England and Wales are set to benefit from amended regulations requiring landlords to install energy efficiency measures, Energy and Clean Growth Minister...

Birmingham City Council continues their call for Government to fund sprinklers in social housing

Birmingham City Council continued their call for Government to fund sprinklers in social housing nationwide after a visit to Croydon’s near-complete programme. Robert James, Alison Butler, Sharon Thompson and Hazel Simmonds Days after...

An update from Cllr Majid Mahmood on the ongoing improvement of waste collection services

Cllr Majid Mahmood, Cabinet Member for Clean Streets, Waste and Recycling, writes about the service modernisation and the context of the scale of the change being carried out... This week marks a...

Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park celebrate the arrival of two baby red pandas.

The Rangers at Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park, which is located on Pershore Road in Edgbaston, are celebrating the arrival of a two baby red pandas. Born in the last week of July,...

Court orders kebab shop owner to pay £1,200 for waste offences

The operator of an Acocks Green kebab house has been ordered to pay £1,200 by Birmingham Magistrates for flytipping and related offences after a case brought by Birmingham City Council. Fazlula Sapi,...

Landlord fined £37,111 for multiple housing regulation breaches

David Greene, aged 64, from Billesley, has been prosecuted for numerous breaches of the House in Multiple Occupation Management Regulations. Mr Greene pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court and has been fined...

Birmingham celebrates four years to go until the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Today (27/07) marks four years to go until the start of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. To celebrate, young gymnasts who live and train in the Games’ host city will gather...

Birmingham burning more than two-thirds of the rubbish collected

More than two-thirds of the rubbish produced in Birmingham are burnt, one of the highest rates of incineration in England. Politicians are warning of an "incinerator boom" which may be harmful to...

The city’s internationally renowned Frankfurt Christmas Market returns on 15th November 2018.

Birmingham's popular Frankfurt Christmas Market returns in November to get the city in a festive mood in the run up to Christmas, with a tempting selection of food and drink, alongside stalls selling...


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