News published October 2020
Birmingham City Council becomes an early adopter of RACE code to tackle boardroom race equality
Following the launch of the RACE Equality Code 2020, Birmingham City Council has announced that it will become an early adopter of the framework.
Licences revoked for breaching Covid rules
Following a full review of two premises licences, a nightclub and a restaurant, both in Birmingham, have had their licences revoked following a number of Covid-19 legislation breaches.
Household Recycling Centres set to switch to winter opening hours from 1 November
Birmingham residents are being reminded that opening hours at the city’s recycling centres are about to change for the winter.
A Games for everyone!
Birmingham 2022 is a Games for everyone
Burial space close to capacity at Handsworth Cemetery
Birmingham City Council has announced that burial space at Handsworth Cemetery in the Muslim section is almost full and with no additional available land at the site.
Selly Oak roadworks expected to complete before Christmas
The work is part of the Selly Oak New Road (SONR) Phase 1B scheme, consisting of highway improvements to the Selly Oak Triangle, made up of Bristol Road, Harborne Lane and Chapel Lane.
Statement on the observance of Remembrance Sunday
The following is a statement on the observance of Remembrance Sunday across Birmingham this year, and what that means for local events.
Changes to opening times for Birmingham cemeteries and crematoria
From Sunday 25 October, opening times for Birmingham’s cemeteries and crematoria will change.
Supported accommodation housing pilot to be launched in Birmingham
Today (Wednesday 21 October), Birmingham launches its supported housing pilot after receiving more than £1m (£1,048,244) of new funding from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.
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.