Design concept images of COVID-19 memorial gardens released
Pictures showing the concept of what a series of COVID-19 memorial community gardens across Birmingham could look like have been released by the city council.
Statutory Plant Health Notice – Lickey Hills
In order to stop the spread of a controlled plant pest known as Phytophthora ramorum, the Forestry Commission has issued a Statutory Plant Health Notice for parts of Lickey Hills Country Park.
Green Flag Awards 2020 recognise a range of Birmingham’s parks and open spaces
A total of 15 parks and open spaces maintained by Birmingham City Council have been named as Green Flag Award winners for 2020.
Litter dumped in Birmingham parks triples
People visiting Birmingham’s parks are being urged to show their respect for the environment after 1,280 tonnes of litter was cleared from such settings in the first five months of 2020.
Floral display to pay tribute to city’s key workers
A floral display is being constructed in the city centre as a gesture of thanks from Birmingham City Council to key workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Supporting social distancing in our parks
To enable people to use the city’s parks and open spaces safely during the coronavirus pandemic, the city council’s grounds maintenance team has come up with a social distancing solution.
Birmingham earns prestigious Tree Cities of the World status
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) along with the Arbor Day Foundation has today (February 4) recognised Birmingham with Tree Cities of the World designation.
Birmingham wins share of multi-million pound parks fund
Birmingham has won a place on a new multi-million pound initiative to enhance the future of its parks and green spaces.
Birmingham wins eighth Gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019
Birmingham City Council has scooped Gold for the eighth year running at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 for a display recognising the need for action on climate change.
Birmingham unveils 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden
With sights set on achieving their eighth Gold, Birmingham City Council's RHS Chelsea Flower Show entry for 2019 celebrates a year of clean and green community action.
Vision to promote Edgbaston Reservoir as major destination
Birmingham City Council has today launched a draft masterplan for Edgbaston Reservoir and is asking the public for their views.
Duke of Sussex unveils Sousse and Bardo Memorial
Ceremony takes place to mark the unveiling of memorial dedicated to 31 British nationals killed and those affected by two terrorist attacks in Tunisia in 2015.
Vote for your favourite park in the Green Flag People’s Choice Award
The experts had their say and in July, 15 of Birmingham’s parks were awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award.
Christmas tree recycling service at four city parks
Anyone with a real Christmas tree that is no longer needed as the festive season comes to an end can recycle it thanks to the help of Birmingham City Council.
Green Flag success for Birmingham parks and crematoria
It’s official – Birmingham has 17 of Britain’s best green spaces.
Birmingham scoops another award for Rowland Emett tribute
Birmingham City Council has scooped Platinum – and the Geoff Hamilton award for the best exhibit in the floral category – at this year’s Gardeners’ World Live Show at the NEC.
Don’t bring fish to public pools – “it’s not fair on the fish”
Anglers and fish owners are being asked not to bring fish to public pools as Birmingham City Council takes steps to remove fish from Shenley Fields pool after 150 fish died there.
Birmingham brings back sixth Gold from Chelsea
Birmingham City Council has scooped Gold at the Chelsea Flower Show for the sixth year running, in the floral category, with a display that celebrates the work of Rowland Emett OBE
Birmingham scoops gold in Heart of England in Bloom awards
Birmingham has won a Gold in the Large City category and Cannon Hill Park picked up the Mike Garwood Memorial Award in this year’s Heart of England In Bloom competition.