Coronavirus (COVID-19) news
Birmingham announces measures as part of new Emergency Transport Plan
Birmingham City Council has launched its Emergency Transport Plan outlining plans for a wide range of measures to support walking, cycling and public transport across the city, in light of COVID-19.
Lord Mayor’s team pick up 30,000 face masks for frontline workers donated by Nanjing
Members of the Lord Mayor’s team collected a shipment of 30,000 face masks, donated by the city of Nanjing - one of Birmingham’s partner cities in China - yesterday (12 May 2020).
Grant pay-outs rapidly under way
Council officers have been pushing out all the stops, including working on weekends, to process submissions from Birmingham business to receive grants to support their businesses.
Observing Ramadan at home
The month of Ramadan has arrived at a difficult time that has impacted our home and work life.