News published September 2017
Your chance to apply for a FREE bike
Would-be cyclists are being invited to apply for a free bike giveaway – this time with an emphasis on encouraging families to cycle together.
Government services to lease office space in Birmingham's Arena Central
The Government is to lease office space at Arena Central in Birmingham city centre to house a number of government services including the Midlands regional hub for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
Health Secretary urged to release critical funds as winter approaches
Council leaders across the West Midlands, including Birmingham, have written to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt calling on NHS England to release funds for essential social care services ahead of winter.
Response to High Court hearing on waste management
The following is a statement after today’s High Court ruling relating to the future of the city’s waste management service:
Response to latest Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel letter
Birmingham City Council responds to the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel's latest letter to the Communities Secretary.
Birmingham landlord who didn’t care ordered to pay nearly £4k
A Birmingham landlord was ordered to pay £3,860 at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (14 September 2017) for failing to obtain an HMO licence and for breaching management regulations.
Latest Secretary of State response to Improvement Panel
The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has written a response to a letter he received from the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel on August 4.
Car trader sold unroadworthy vehicles
A Birmingham car trader has admitted a total of 42 offences relating to the sale of unroadworthy vehicles.
Statement from Cllr John Clancy
The following is a statement issued by Cllr John Clancy this afternoon (September 11):
Turning garage sites and pubs into 131 new homes
Birmingham City Council’s Cabinet will be asked to approve a two year house-building programme worth nearly £19 million at a meeting on Wednesday 13 September.