Cooking up our allotment greens!

By Councillor Paulette Hamilton

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How Birmingham’s offer of sanctuary has helped refugees start new lives

Rev David Butterworth looks back at how Birmingham City Council helped turn his vision to help newly arrived refugees into a reality.

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Why exercise for all is important - and how the council can help

Cllr Paulette Hamilton, cabinet member for health and social care, talks about the importance of keeping healthy, following a visit to the newly-opened Ladywood leisure centre.

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Advice for those getting exam results

Councillor Jayne Francis, cabinet member for education, skills and culture, talks about options for those getting their exam results.

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Taking a fresh look at proposed city centre PSPO

Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities takes a fresh look at the proposed measures aimed at making the city centre safer for all.

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Why it's important we remember Srebrenica

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

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Supporting the city's carers

Councillor Mary Locke talks about her work as Cabinet Advisor for Carers, and what she has achieved since being appointed to the role in June 2017.

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Helping young people at risk of offending

Cllr Kate Booth, cabinet member for children’s wellbeing, talks about the work the city council and Birmingham Children’s Trust are doing to help vulnerable young people at risk of offending.

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Refugee Week: Why our welcome has to be more than words

As Refugee Week begins, Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities, looks at why welcoming refugees to Birmingham has to be more than just a greeting.

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How Redthread are helping victims of violence turn their lives around

As Birmingham, and the wider West Midlands, continues to see a rise in violent crime – particularly knife crime – Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities talks about his recent visit to Redthread.

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