Council set to purchase more empty properties

The city councils cabinet is set to approve a£4.633 million package to purchase more privately owned empty properties on 28 June. The properties across the...

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...

Council cuts mac funding by 70%

The city council has delivered another devastating blow to arts and culture in the city after cutting funding for the mac by 70%. After the...

City council to create Young Active Travel trust

Proposals to create a new charitable trust designed to support improvements to the ways in which children travel in the city are set to...

Aldi set to develop Maypole flats but drop affordable housing element

Local MP Steve McCabe has said he is disappointed that Aldi won’t be honouring their affordable housing commitment but accepts after almost 10 years...

Council bullied into approving a supermarket nobody wants

After receiving over 1430 objections across two planning applications and two online petitions, the councils planning committee has given Lidl the green light to...

Government announces £70m to transform Alexander Stadium

The West Midlands Combined Authority has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of £70m to transform Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Plans are underway...

Have your say on Birmingham’s waste strategy

The overarching aims and principles for how Birmingham should manage its waste over the next 20 years have been published in a new document. A...

Boundary changes finalised for Birmingham

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements across Birmingham. Today’s publication follows a six-week public...

Moseley landlord to pay £7k after forcing his tenants out of...

A Moseley landlord has been ordered to pay more than £7,000 and has been given 150 hours of community service for breaching regulations and...

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