City of Nature Plan must be accepted by Cabinet to meet Birmingham's net-zero carbon target
Birmingham City Council will be recommending, on 8 February, that its Cabinet approves a 25-year City of Nature Plan to change the way it manages its parks, for environmental health recovery.
Hydrogen buses coming to Birmingham next Spring
Birmingham City Council has purchased 20 new hydrogen double decker buses as part of their Clean Air Hydrogen Bus Pilot.
Statement regarding Car Free Day
Below is a statement from the council regarding the Birmingham Car Free Day event due to take place on 22 September:
Birmingham climate taskforce announced
A taskforce is being set up to draw up an action plan setting out how Birmingham will tackle climate change and become carbon neutral by 2030.
Car Free School Streets are coming to Birmingham
A pioneering scheme that closes roads around schools to motorised traffic for up to an hour at the start and end of the school day is being piloted in Birmingham from this September.
Joint statement from Birmingham City Council and Leeds City Council regarding Clean Air Zone delays
The introduction of the UK’s first Clean Air Zones is to be significantly postponed due to a Government delay in delivering digital systems required to make the zones operational and enforceable.
Mother and son sentenced for animal cruelty
A Birmingham mother and son have been sentenced after causing unnecessary suffering to an English bull mastiff which was found in a condition described by magistrates as ‘horrific’.
Government approval for Birmingham Clean Air Zone plans
Birmingham City Council’s plan for a Clean Air Zone to help tackle the problem of air pollution in the city has received Government approval.
Council to consult on Clean Air Strategy for Birmingham
Cabinet is set to agree the launch of a consultation seeking the city’s input into a wide-ranging strategy to help deliver cleaner air across the whole of Birmingham.
Council publishes Full Business Case for Birmingham Clean Air Zone
Birmingham City Council has published its final proposals for a Clean Air Zone to help tackle the problem of air pollution in the city.
Hall Green fly-tipping incident costs man his van
A Tipton man who was linked to a fly-tipping case in Hall Green earlier this year has been ordered to pay £3,620 and to forfeit his van by Birmingham Magistrates’ Court.
Clean Air Zone consultation plans to go before Cabinet
Cabinet is being asked to give the go-ahead for the council to consult on plans to reduce air pollution in Birmingham and protect the health of those who live and work in the city.
Cleaner cabs project scoops National Air Quality Award
A pioneering project to retrofit Hackney carriages in Birmingham with cleaner, greener LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) engines has won a national award.