Tag: Birmingham City Council
about 16 hours ago
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Pupils call for mental health counsellors for every school in city - 'many of us are struggling'

Young people from a Handsworth school told city leaders: "We need more help"

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1 day ago
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Covid memorial service to be held at Birmingham's Peace Gardens

The special service is being held at Peace Gardens in Bath Row and will see faith and city leaders gather to remember...

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1 day ago
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Fury as traffic light removal makes Sutton Coldfield junction 'dangerous'

Concern has been raised over the removal of a traffic light at the Weeford Road, Whitehouse Common Road, Tamworth Roa...

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3 days ago
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New cycle hire locations in Sutton Coldfield to be introduced

The West Midlands Cycle Hire Scheme has been deemed a success in Sutton Coldfield but three docks that have had low u...

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3 days ago
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'Invest in sports areas in inner city Birmingham as perfect Games legacy': schools chief

Pupils at one city school get to spend playtimes in 'the cage' - the only outdoor space for games and PE. It's not th...

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6 days ago
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'People are starving in our rich city' - Birmingham declares a FoodSOS

Today Birmingham Live joins forces with voluntary groups, charities, civic, political and faith organisations across ...

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6 days ago
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Birmingham residents have just weeks to apply for council tax rebate as claims deadline issued

Those who don't have a direct debit will need to put in a claim very soon to make sure they don't miss out

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6 days ago
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New KFC outlet proposed in former Sutton Coldfield bookmaker’s shop

Tahir Group Ltd is planning to open a new KFC restaurant and takeaway in the former Coral's shop in Lower Parade, Sut...

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6 days ago
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Final date for £150 council tax rebate confirmed as many yet to receive payment

There have been problems getting the cash to people who do not have a direct debit

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7 days ago
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Birmingham Clean Air Zone to stay in place during rail strike despite calls to drop charges

There are calls for charges for city Clean Air Zones to be waived while train services are disrupted and many passeng...

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9 days ago
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Anger as obscene graffiti scrawled at Sutton Coldfield children’s playground

Vandals have daubed expletives and offensive images over tots play equipment at the Mere Green play area by Sainsbury...

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10 days ago
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Mercedes driver hit with huge £2,340 Birmingham Clean Air Zone fines slams council for error

It took a month for Birmingham City Council to send the Sutton Coldfield driver the first fine and by the time they d...

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11 days ago
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Multi-million-pound Sutton Coldfield shops, restaurants and flats application submitted

Mercia Real Estate has submitted a proposal to redevelop a parade of shops in Birmingham Road in the centre of Sutton...

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11 days ago
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Travellers in Sutton Coldfield are ‘putting two fingers up at us' with new campsite at beauty spo...

A Birmingham city councillor for Sutton Coldfield, Cllr David Pears, has said the travellers group are 'running rings...

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13 days ago
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‘Illegal occupation and vandalism’ puts official Birmingham travellers’ site out of action

Two official Birmingham City Council travellers' sites in Aston are out of action - one due to vandalism and the othe...

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14 days ago
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Travellers set to be evicted from Birmingham site again with claim last site left ‘spotless’ disp...

A group of travellers has returned to Wyndley Lane in Sutton Coldfield

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16 days ago
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Emotional and proud - two new Birmingham councillors on what the job is really like

A raft of new councillors were elected to Birmingham City Council last month. We asked two newbies to reflect on thei...

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18 days ago
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Multi-million pound deal sees retail park and shopping parade change owners

Half of Sutton Coldfield's Parade shopping and restaurant units including Aldi and Poundland, along with the Newhall ...

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19 days ago
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Travellers return to Birmingham beauty spot in Sutton Coldfield

Travellers have left land on the outskirts of Sutton Park, but have reportedly moved to Meadow Platt by the park's To...

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21 days ago
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DWP Household Support Fund update as new hardship grants on offer to pay bills

Local authorities such as Birmingham City Council are handing out the extra cash from the Chancellor and this is how ...

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21 days ago
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Travellers return near Birmingham beauty spot for third time this year

A group of travellers have returned to land near Sutton Park in Sutton Coldfield, making it the third visit in or aro...

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28 days ago
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Calls for child care home firms to pay windfall tax on 'obscene' profits

Birmingham Children's Trust chief backs calls for a windfall tax on private care providers making excessive profits

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30 days ago
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Inside the building sites ruined by cowboy builder who ripped off victims across Birmingham

Waheed Butt, aged 49, was jailed for six years after 'destroying' homes across Birmingham in a shoddy building works ...

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about 1 month ago
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Collapsed drain closes Birmingham Road in Sutton Coldfeld, causing traffic disruption

It is the second time there has been a problem in Birmingham Road in the same spot in a matter of six months

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about 1 month ago
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Pictures show appalling works in Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield carried out by cowboy builder

Waheed Butt, aged 49, left a trail of destruction throughout Birmingham and surrounding areas with his fraudulent bui...

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about 1 month ago
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Road closures, parking and bus diversions for Royal Sutton Fun Run 2022

The Royal Sutton Fun Run returns for its 40th anniversary edition and back under its old name having been the Great M...

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about 1 month ago
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More than a third of homes at part of Sutton Coldfield Langley development will be 'affordable'

Vistry Group has bought more land to build more than 500 homes, doubling its offer to 1,000, at the former green belt...

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about 1 month ago
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Waheed Butt's rogue building racket was shameless repeat of his Gumtree car sales scam

Waheed Butt, 49, destroyed homes across Birmingham by employing criminals to carry out shoddy work, if not abandoning...

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about 1 month ago
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Cowboy builder Waheed Butt 'promised heaven but delivered hell' - customers

Waheed Butt, 49, was jailed for fraudulent trading after ripping off customers to the tune of more than £150,000

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about 1 month ago
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Cowboy builder destroyed Birmingham homes in £152k racket employing criminals and addicts

Waheed Butt, aged 49, jailed for fraudulent trading after he provided 'shambolic' works carried out by drug addicts a...

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about 1 month ago
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Aston Villa fans warned to allow more time to get to Crystal Palace game due to major roadworks

Villa fans attending the penultimate home game of the season have been warned of a closure of the A34 Birchfield Road...

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about 1 month ago
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Live updates as battle to decide who leads Birmingham City Council begins

Three people are in the running to lead the ruling political group on Birmingham City Council after an audacious chal...

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about 2 months ago
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Council leadership battle: 'I'm best man for the job' says Waseem Zaffar

The high profile councillor from Lozells has challenged Ian Ward to the leadership of Labour-controlled Birmingham Ci...

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about 2 months ago
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Councillor outlines her bid to become Birmingham's first woman leader this century

There are long odds on Councillor Liz Clements becoming Birmingham City Council's next Labour leader, but nobody gave...

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about 2 months ago
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Trust 'breached' - Birmingham council leader Ian Ward fights bid to oust him

Ian Ward says he is 'quietly confident' his record will win the day after his cabinet member Waseem Zaffar launched a...

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about 2 months ago
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Entrance and car park at Sutton Park closes to allow for Commonwealth Games works

Boldmere Gate has been closed to motorists, with the car park also out of service for ten days as preparation for the...

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about 2 months ago
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City's transport chief Waseem Zaffar in bid to oust Birmingham City Council leader

Council leader Ian Ward is to face a challenge from his transport and environment chief Waseem Zaffar

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about 2 months ago
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Mum-of-six with cancer fears 'sleeping in car' amid eviction trauma

Family-of-eight from Great Barr are model tenants - but can't find privately-rented new home and council offered them...

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about 2 months ago
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Birmingham local election 2022 results as Labour retains control of city on bad day for Tories

Bouyant Liberal Democrats celebrate four new seats and Greens add one in mixed day at the polls for Labour

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about 2 months ago
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Birmingham City Council local election results 2022: Find out who won in each ward

After a bruising night for the Tories nationally, all eyes in the West Midlands are on Birmingham as the count finall...

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