Perry Barr and the Commonwealth Games

Neil Carney, Birmingham City Council’s Programme Director for Birmingham 2022, writes about the area that will be at the centre of everything related to the Commonwealth Games in just over three years’ time…

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Working together to tackle knife crime

Councillor Jayne Francis, cabinet member for education, skills and culture, talked at the city's knife crime summit.

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Public Health consultation

Dr Justin Varney, director of public health, encourages Birmingham citizens to take part in the public health consultation.

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International Women's Day 2019

Cllr Brigid Jones, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council, reflects on what still needs to be done to encourage more women to participate in local democracy.

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National Apprenticeship Week

Cllr Jayne Francis, cabinet member for education, skills and culture, talks about the importance of apprenticeships.

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Air quality: local solutions to a national problem

Councillor Waseem Zaffar, Cabinet Member for Transport and Environment at Birmingham City Council, reflects on how local solutions are being used to tackle the national issue of air pollution

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Birmingham Homelessness Partnership Board response to increase in people sleeping rough in the city

Members of Birmingham Homelessness Partnership Board are committed to working together to ensure no one has to sleep rough on the streets of our city. Those who do are some of the most vulnerable in our city

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Helping rough sleepers indoors when the weather hits zero

Cllr Sharon Thompson, cabinet member for homes and neighbourhoods, outlines the current picture for homelessness in Birmingham and the actions that are being taken to support rough sleepers now that temperatures have plummeted.

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Waste management modernisation update - 11 December 2018

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How Travel Assist is helping thousands of children every day

Councillor Kate Booth, cabinet member for children’s wellbeing, talks about the support given to help children with special educational needs get to school, as well as the challenges faced in keeping such a huge operation running.

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