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Birmingham City Council cabinet member accused of ‘inappropriate’ interference at a school steps down

Cllr Waseem Zaffar, Birmingham City Council cabinet member for transparency, openness and equality, has announced he is stepping down from his cabinet responsibilities, after ITV News revealed the government's equalities tsar had raised concerns about...

Private hire drivers will need to take a new test before picking up rides.

A new test to assess how well private hire drivers know Birmingham’s streets, will be introduced next month. From Monday 3rd October 2016, new private hire drivers looking to be licensed by...
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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...

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 and Solihull publish plan to improve health and wellbeing

Statement from Mark Rogers, System Leader, Birmingham and Solihull STP and Chief Executive, Birmingham City Council. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOtrQqca3qo The NHS has been working in partnership with Birmingham City Council and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to...

Work to carry out essential maintenance and improvements to Dartmouth Circus is underway.

Work to carry out essential maintenance and improvements to one of Birmingham’s busiest road junctions is underway. A package of works at Dartmouth Circus is scheduled to Monday 3rd September, with Birmingham...

Bridal boutique owner to pay £3,020 for fly tipping in Sparkbrook

Syed Gillani, aged 33, from Sheldon, has been ordered to pay £3,020 after pleading guilty to five offences under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 at Birmingham Magistrates Court on Wednesday (18/01). Gillani was...

Library of Birmingham to setup partnership with Birmingham Repertory Theatre

A report outlining plans for the Library of Birmingham and the Birmingham Repertory Theatre (The REP) to develop a commercial partnership is set to be approved by Birmingham City Council on...

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...
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Window of opportunity to settle the long running bin dispute is coming to an...

Industrial action by refuse workers could be escalated into full strike action tomorrow (01/02) after talks between the union Unite and Birmingham City Council have failed to settle the dispute. Over the...

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