Birmingham City Council

Edgbaston District

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Edgbaston District is comprised of four wards: Bartley Green,Edgbaston,Harborne and Quinton. It is situated to the South and West area of Birmingham. It covers a range of differing neighbourhoods, stretching from the central part of the city right out to the margins. As such, there are a range of differing interests, needs and opportunities within Edgbaston District.

We operate a range of services which are detailed below. You can contact the Edgbaston District office in the following ways:

Telephone: 0121 464 1953

Address: Harborne West, Edgbaston District Office, 1st Floor, 326 High Street, Harborne, B17 9PU

Welcome from the Local Executive Member

Councillor Bruce Lines is the Local Executive Member for our District. You can find out more about his role by visiting his welcome page.

How you can be involved

If you live or work in Edgbaston, we want you to be involved in running loal services . You can raise issues which concern you and contribute to decision making in a number of ways:

  • District Committee - The key decision making body for Edgbaston District and part of the Governance Framework for the City Council.
  • Ward Committees - Provide a mechanism for members of the public to become involved in the decisions that affect their neighbourhood.
  • Democracy in Birmingham - District and Ward Committee reports and decisions can be found here.

Edgbaston District Savings Proposals for 2014/15 and 2015/16

As part of the savings that Birmingham City Councils has to make, each Distrtict Committee has reviewed their service provision to identify future savings for 2014/15 and 15/16.

The following attachments give an outline of the overall District Services Position and the Edgbaston District Proposals.

Edgbaston District Services Positions - February 2014

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Edgbaston District Services Proposals - February 2014

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Public Consultation

  • Wednesday 23rd January at 7.30 p.m. - Quinborne Centre, Ridgeacre Road, Quinton Birmingham B32 2TW.
  • Monday 27th January at 7.00 p.m. - St Peters Primary School, Old church Rd, Harborne Birmingham
  • Thursday 13th February at 7.00 p.m.- Bartley Green, St Francis Church and Community Centre, Glenside, Woodgate Valley, Birmingham, B32 3RU.
  • Wednesday 12th March at 7.00 p.m. at St. Mary's & St Ambrose Church Hall Pershore Rd, Edgbaston. Birmingham B5

Staff Consultations

  • Have already taken place during February 2014.

Contact your Local Councillors

Funding Opportunities

Community Chest

The years allocation enables the Wards to fund schemes which support Ward and neighbourhood working or contribute to extending community engagement, cohesion and empowerment.

Projects supported through this fund must also demonstrate that they support one or more of the outcomes in Birmingham’s Council Plan and Birmingham’s Community Strategy 2026.

Generally, any properly constituted organisation may submit a project proposal. You should first talk with Edgbaston District to find out what outcomes and locally identified priorities the Ward or District Committee is likely to support and the money that it has available. For further information please contact Mohammed Irfan at the Edgbaston District office on telephone number 0121 464 6981

Community First

The Community First Programme is a national programme which runs over four years until 2015. Twenty-seven Wards in Birmingham have funding through Community First. The programme is independent of Birmingham City Council and is managed by a national organisation, appointed by the Government, called Community Development Foundation. Community First funding is distributed by a Community First Panel established in the Ward. A list of Community First Panels along with other information about this programme and how to access funding is available on the Community Development Foundation Website.

There may also be a number of other funding opportunities available, such as Big Lottery Funding. Your District Ward Support Officer can give you more information on this.

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