Extraordinary times won’t stop us delivering an Extraordinary Commonwealth Games

Cllr Brigid Jones, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council, blogs on why these current extraordinary times will not stop the city council playing its part in delivering an extraordinary Commonwealth Games...

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Why tackling inequality is everyone’s business, everyone’s battle

Events over recent months have shown the extent to which inequalities impact our city. Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities, talks about why tackling these is everyone’s business and everyone's battle.

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Let's extract the opportunities from hosting Birmingham 2022

Birmingham City Council's Commonwealth Games Programme Director, Craig Cooper, discusses the city’s preparations to host the Games in 2022...

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Why Birmingham is supporting Black Pound Day

Cllr Sharon Thompson, Cabinet Member for Homes and Neighbourhoods talks about why Birmingham is backing Black Pound Day – a national campaign which encourages people to buy from a Black-owned business one day a month.

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70 rough sleepers housed over lockdown but what’s next for homelessness in Birmingham?

By Cllr Sharon Thompson, Cabinet Member for Homes and Neighbourhoods at Birmingham City Council.

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Why it’s important we remember Srebrenica – 25 years on

Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities, reflects on why it is important to remember those who lost their lives in the genocide in Srebrenica in July 1995.

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The results are in – Birmingham wants cleaner air

Councillor Waseem Zaffar discusses what the results of a recent survey on Birmingham's attitudes towards transport during the coronavirus pandemic means for the future.

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Helping to Feed Birmingham

Cllr John Cotton, cabinet member for social inclusion, community safety and equalities, asks citizens to donate to food banks and help Feed Birmingham.

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Recognising our amazing carers in Birmingham

In National Carers' Week, Cllr Paulette Hamilton, cabinet member for health and social care, talks about the importance of supporting our carers

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Birmingham’s clear message to Government: work with us, not against us, on asylum

Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities, looks at how the Covid-19 crisis is impacting Birmingham’s ability to welcome more refugees and migrants.

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