News published May 2018
Windrush garden scoops seventh Chelsea Gold for Birmingham
Birmingham City Council has scooped Gold at the Chelsea Flower Show for the seventh year running for a display recognising and celebrating the legacy of the Windrush Generation.
Council’s Cabinet line-up confirmed
Birmingham City Council’s new Cabinet has been announced.
City pupils to open Windrush exhibition at the Library of Birmingham
Birmingham school children will meet members of the Windrush generation, as they open a community exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of Empire Windrush’s arrival in Britain, this week.
RAF Cosford to receive the Freedom of the City
RAF Cosford will receive the Freedom of the City of Birmingham during a special ceremony in Victoria Square on Saturday (19 May 2018).
Sport and recreation moves to the next level as new Northfield Leisure Centre opens to public
Birmingham residents in the south of the city will be matching communities across the city as their impressive new sports and recreation centre opens today (14 May).
Response to CQC report into Birmingham health and social care
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) today published its local system review into how local health and social care systems work together in Birmingham.
Housing Secretary James Brokenshire awards funding to West Midlands to reduce rough sleeping
The West Midlands is set to launch a new pilot to support rough sleepers off the streets and into affordable accommodation, Housing Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP has announced today.
Chelsea Flower Show 2018: help us tell your stories
Birmingham residents with Windrush connections are being invited to share their stories of the journey as part of a commemorative display at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Birmingham’s new Wholesale Market opens for business
A new chapter for Birmingham’s Wholesale Market began today (8 May 2018), as the traders’ new purpose-built home in Witton opened for business.
Award-winning approach to repairs and maintenance
Birmingham City Council and Wates Living Space are celebrating after winning a prestigious national award.