News published January 2021
Public consultation on regeneration plans for central Birmingham to be launched
Businesses and communities across Birmingham are being called upon to help shape a bold new future for their city.
The cost of funerals could be changing – have your say!
Birmingham City Council is proposing changes to prices for services relating to funerals at its cemetery and crematoria.
City centre improvements and fountain repairs set to be approved by Cabinet
A multi-million pound regeneration of Birmingham’s city centre – which includes bringing the ‘Floozie in the Jacuzzi’ back to life as a fountain – is set to be approved by Cabinet next week.
Council agrees £10,000 boost for Birmingham businesses who missed out on Government support
One-off grants of £10,000 will be paid to 421 hospitality and leisure businesses in Birmingham which have previously missed out on Government support or require emergency intervention to protect jobs.
Supermarkets urged to step up safety measures
West Midlands council leaders are calling on supermarkets and businesses that remain open during this national lockdown to step-up their Covid-19 safety measures to help combat the surge of infections
Director of Education and Skills leaves Birmingham City Council
Dr Tim O'Neill is to leave the city council to take up a new role.
National lockdown announced for England
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tonight (Monday, 4 January) announced England will enter another national lockdown.
Letter from Birmingham City Council to Secretary of State for Education
The leader of Birmingham City Council has written to the Secretary of State for Education regarding the opening of schools in Tier 4.
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