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.