Council announce a £183m investment in housing

The council has approved a £183 million investment into its council housing today 14/02. Cabinet approved £168.626 million programme of investment into its stock of...

New housing changes will force everyone waiting for a property to...

Birmingham is changing the way it allocates social housing. Everybody on the current housing register will get a letter over the next few weeks...

Police on the hunt for tower block door vandals

The police and Birmingham City Council are appealing for information after crucial safety doors were ripped from their hinges in two tower blocks in...

Work starts on Selly Park & Selly Oak flood scheme

A sod cutting ceremony marked the launch of a flood scheme which will protect over 150 homes and local businesses. Yesterday the Environment Agency and...

Community joins forces and says NO to Baverstock Academy closure

Hundreds of local residents protested outside Baverstock School yesterday evening to let government officials know closing the academy is not an option. "Save our school"...

Birmingham care leavers to get council tax exemption

Birmingham City Council has today confirmed it will introduce a council tax exemption for care leavers. Recommended by the Child Poverty Commission, the city council...

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...

Yardley Wood man jailed after lying to get a council house

A man from Yardley Wood has been jailed for 16 months at Birmingham Crown Court today (5/1) after pretending he was being evicted to get...

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...

Cabinet set to approve segregated cycle routes

The city's cabinet is being asked to set the wheels in motion for the next phase of Birmingham Cycle Revolution. The next phase will focus...

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