All council run schools closed Monday 11th December

As a result of the current snow and freezing weather, all city council-run schools and related transport services will not operate on Monday 11...

Refuse workers to take industrial action over ‘blacklisting payments’

Over 300 refuse collectors at Birmingham City Council have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action in the blacklisting dispute over payments made to refuse workers...

‘Ministers don’t have a clue’ says local MP as Smart Meters...

Local MP Steve McCabe has slammed the Government’s failing smart meters programme as a damning report from the National Audit Office (NAO) published yesterday...

Council gives away 2,000 Big Birmingham Bikes

2,000 bright orange bikes have been given away as part of the wider Birmingham Cycle Revolution Last week saw the latest tranche of free bikes...

New database to help Brummies discover their roots

A digital database, containing around 1.5 million burial and cremation records, has been launched to help families trace their Birmingham ancestors. Birmingham City Council has...

CCTV Images: Man wanted by police after he exposes himself to...

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with an exposure that took place at Acocks Green station. At approximately 7.15pm on Tuesday...

Law change demands equal treatment for disabled taxi users

From 6 April 2017 it will be illegal for taxi drivers to discriminate against wheelchair users. Taxi drivers face a fine of up to £1,000...

VLM Airlines flights take off from Birmingham to Antwerp

VLM Airlines has commenced flights from Birmingham to Antwerp on their Fokker 50. The service to and from the Belgian city operates on weekdays...

Lord Mayor’s Show returns to Cannon Hill Park

The Lord Mayor’s Show returns to Cannon Hill Park this Sunday 11 June from 11am until 4pm, with a free, fun-packed, family friendly event...

Government confirms the ban of third party sales of puppies and...

The government has confirmed it will be banning third party sales of puppies and kittens, Animal Welfare Minister David Rutley announced today (23/12). The decision...

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