News published March 2023
New Strategic Director of City Operations is named
Craig Cooper has been announced as Birmingham City Council’s new permanent Strategic Director of City Operations.
City retains Tree City of the World status for fourth year running
Today the city council learned that it had been named as a Tree City of the World for the fourth year running.
Greener homes boost for city - response to £24.8million funding for social housing decarbonisation
The following is a response to the news the council is to receive almost £25million to help make homes greener and more energy efficient.
Lights, camera, action for new Birmingham film studio following landmark investment
Birmingham will become a significant centre for premier television and film production following a landmark investment to establish ‘Digbeth Loc. Studios’.
Resident thanked for helping bringing waste offender to justice
A man from King’s Heath who operated a waste removal firm has been ordered to pay more than £10,000 following a city council investigation after rubbish was found dumped in Bromford.
Statement on incident in north Edgbaston
Following an horrific attack on a man in north Edgbaston last night, a joint statement from the Leader, Cabinet Member and ward councillors has been issued.
University sports students set to study at major Commonwealth Games venue
Birmingham City University today announces a £5million investment to fit out areas of the city’s Alexander Stadium that will serve as a world-class home for its sports and exercise-related courses.
First rapid chargers for electric vehicles – just 30 minutes to fully charge
Birmingham City Council has been working with Transport for West Midlands (TFWM) to install its first rapid Electric Vehicle (EV) charge points.
Planning go-ahead for BBC’s new Digbeth HQ
BBC Birmingham's move to a new state-of-the-art headquarters in Digbeth moved a significant step closer today, as The Tea Factory was given the green light by Birmingham City Council planners.
Response to Chancellor's budget - 15 March 2023
Council finance officers are currently assessing the overall budget and its implications for local government. The following is a response to the devolution deal announced by the chancellor.