MP delivers petition from hundreds of parents supporting Allens Croft &...

Today local MP Steve McCabe delivered a petition to Parliament, signed by hundreds of parents whose children attend Allens Croft Nursery School and Highters...

Advice: Wonga gives conflicting advice after data breach

Payday lender Wonga has admitted personal information for some of it's UK customers has been stolen in a data breach. Over 270,000 of their customers...

Government announces deposit return scheme for single use drinks containers

The government has announced plans for a deposit return scheme to crack down on plastic pollution. A deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and...

New vehicle tax rates come into force

New vehicle tax rates have come into force for all cars and some motor homes that are registered after the 1st April 2017. Under the...

New £30m government initiative to reduce rough sleeping

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today set out a bold cross-government plan of action to significantly reduce the number of people sleeping rough as the...

Unemployment has risen again in the Selly Oak constituency for the...

Latest unemployment figures show unemployment has risen again for the third month in a row in the Selly Oak constituency. Local MP Steve McCabe has...

Can I have a garden bonfire?

In short: It's not illegal to have a garden bonfire but there are laws for the nuisance they can cause. However, it is a...

New air quality plan published for consultation

Options open for consultation to reduce nitrogen dioxide in our towns and cities. The government today published a draft plan to improve air quality by...

Threat to school nurse jobs could hit vulnerable children, warns union

A significant number of school nurse jobs could be axed by the Birmingham School Health Advisory Service in the latest string of budget cuts...

#GE2017 Results for Selly Oak and Hall Green

Labour HOLD the Hall Green Constituency with 42,143 votes. Labour 42,143 Conservative 8,199 Liberal Democrats 3,137 Green Party 831 Labour HOLD the Selly Oak Constituency...

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