News published May 2017
Lord Mayor’s Awards 2017
Each year the Lord Mayor of Birmingham invites nominations for the Lord Mayor’s Awards and this year the outgoing Lord Mayor, Cllr Carl Rice, now the new Deputy Lord Mayor – presented four awards
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
New Lord Mayor to support Dementia UK and Whizz Kidz
Birmingham’s new Lord Mayor – Cllr Anne Underwood – has taken up office after the Mayor Making ceremony which took place at the Council House on Tuesday (23 May).
National Clean Air Day in Birmingham
Employers, schools and communities in Birmingham are being urged to get involved in the first ever National Clean Air Day next month.
UK threat level changed from severe to critical
Members of the public should always remain alert to the danger of terrorism and report any suspicious activity to the police on 999 or the anti-terrorist hotline: 0800 789 321.
Joint Group Leaders' statement
Joint Group Leaders' statement following attack in Manchester.
Fundraising agreement comes into effect in Birmingham
Birmingham City Council and the Institute of Fundraising (IoF) have agreed to launch a street fundraising agreement for the city, which comes into effect from today (2 May 2017).