World Suicide Prevention Day

Cllr Paulette Hamilton talks about how everyone can learn about suicide prevention and help save lives.

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‘There’s A Better Way’ campaign launched to tackle begging and promote giving

Councillor Sharon Thompson, whose portfolio includes homelessness, talks about the council's ‘There’s A Better Way’ campaign to tackle begging and promote giving at digital sites across the city

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Cycle to Work Day - one simple change can make all the difference

This Cycle to Work Day, Birmingham City Council’s Cabinet Member for Transport and the Environment, Councillor Waseem Zaffar discusses the cycling improvements made in Birmingham over the last 12 months, future plans, and how one small change to your comm

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Why raising awareness of anti-social behaviour is crucial to community safety

Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities takes a look at how the city tackles ‘ASB’ as part of Resolve’s first Anti-Social Behaviour Awareness Week.

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Shelforce shortlisted for GBCC awards

Councillor Sharon Thompson, Cabinet Member for Homes and Neighbourhoods, congratulates Shelforce on being shortlisted for the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce awards

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Why I’ve applied to be a Games volunteer

With volunteering applications to join the Commonwealth Collective still open, Jane Clarkin, a project co-ordinator at Birmingham City Council, talks about her volunteering experiences and why she has applied to be a volunteer at Birmingham.

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Leader's blog - July 2021

Cllr Ian Ward, Leader of Birmingham City Council, writes the first edition of what will be a monthly blog, rounding up key stories from recent weeks...

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Council remembers its war heroes ahead of Armed Forces Day

Birmingham City Council is proud to accommodate 2,147 Commonwealth War Graves in its cemeteries, the city playing a key role in both world wars.

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How council advisors have helped Birmingham citizens during the pandemic

Across Birmingham people faced furlough, lost jobs or homes during the pandemic. Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member - Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities on how the council provided support.

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Working together to create jobs and skills as we emerge from the pandemic

Cllr Jayne Francis, cabinet member for education, skills and culture, talks about how we must work together to provide jobs and opportunities for the most vulnerable as we emerge from the pandemic.

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