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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Waste management modernisation update - 5 November 2018

Cllr Majid Mahmood, Cabinet Member for Clean Streets, Waste and Recycling, writes about the latest position of the service modernisation

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Waste management modernisation update - 22 October 2018

Cllr Majid Mahmood, Cabinet Member for Clean Streets, Waste and Recycling, writes about the service modernisation and the context of the scale of the change being carried out...

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Future of adult social care - still time to have your say

As the Local Government Association consults on the future of adult social care, Cllr Paulette Hamilton talks about why we must have a public debate about how to fund this vital service

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Honouring the city's heritage

Cllr Jayne Francis, cabinet member for education, skills and culture, looks at how Birmingham honours its heritage.

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Why we must all work together to increase organ donation in Birmingham

As the British Transplant Games drew to a close on Sunday, Birmingham was named Transplant Sport’s first ever Donor City.

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How Birmingham can learn from Hackney's 'blueprint'

Cllr Tristan Chatfield, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities, recently visited Hackney to see how they are tackling gang crime and related issues in their community.

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Helping older citizens lead a more independent life in their community

Councillor Paulette Hamilton, cabinet member for health and social care, talks about how those who need care and support should have the same opportunities as others.

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