Missed bin collections

We are aware of an increase in the number of missed collections across the city. We want to reassure you that we are working hard to collect all outstanding collections as quickly as possible. Read more on reporting missed collections

Oral history projects

We have carried out a number of oral history projects to capture personal experiences from our home services readers. We are making them available online, and you can read the transcriptions:

  • Ireland in Brum
    Interviews from customers who grew up in Ireland and moved to England, particularly to Birmingham.
  • Memories from the Islands
    Interviews from customers who grew up in the Caribbean and moved to England.
  • Memories of war
    Interviews from customers who had served in the armed forces during World War Two.
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