News published October 2021
The World Reimagined comes to Birmingham
National art education project featuring globally-recognised artists comes to Birmingham next year to transform how we understand the Transatlantic Slave Trade and its impact on us all.
Providing more than 80,000 supermarket vouchers over October half-term
Birmingham City Council will be ensuring families eligible for free school meals over the upcoming October half-term break will get the help they need.
Van’s involvement in Selly Oak dumped waste case costs man almost £4,000
A Coventry man who was found guilty of allowing his van to be used to dump waste in Selly Oak was ordered to pay almost £4,000 after a trial at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court on Friday (October 15).
Butcher's company ordered to pay £17,181 for health and safety breach
A Birmingham butcher's was ordered to pay £17,181 after being pleading guilty to using a band saw without a safety guard, at Birmingham Magistrates Court on Wednesday (13 October 2021).
Stadium contractor benefits Birmingham groups with final round of You Matter Communities scheme
The winners for the third round of the You Matter Communities Community Fund have been announced.
Fifteen city parks and open spaces retain Green Flag Award status in 2021
Fifteen parks and open spaces maintained by Birmingham City Council have been named as Green Flag Award winners for 2021.
Birmingham City Council launches new Housing Advice and Mediation services on World Homelessness Day
Birmingham City Council has launched a new Housing Advice and Mediation services ahead of World Homelessness Day on 10 October http://www.worldhomelessday.org/
Keep Britain Tidy and Council working together to reduce fly-tipping
Keep Britain Tidy has begun work with Birmingham City Council to tackle fly-tipping and reduce recycling contamination.
Suspended prison sentence for asbestos dumper after council investigation
A Nechells man who dumped six sacks of asbestos on a street in Hockley has been given a ten-month suspended prison sentence for his offences after a prosecution brought by Birmingham City Council.
£700k of apprenticeship levy to help city's most disadvantaged
Birmingham City Council is to give around £700,000 worth of unused apprenticeship levy funds to help some of the city’s most disadvantaged residents who have been badly affected by the pandemic.