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Sir Bob Kerslake wants to hear... from You

Sir Bob Kerslake – head of the review of Birmingham City Council’s structure and decision-making announced in July – has launched the first stage of the enquiry and wants to hear from you.  267 more words


A development meeting two objectives on the city’s Carbon Roadmap

25 new local authority eco-homes have been built in Dimmingsdale Bank, Quinton - 13 for rent and 12 for sale at ‘affordable’ prices. The development meets two objectives on the city’s Carbon Roadmap: reduced heating bills and lower carbon emissions… 173 more words


Holidays in Edgbaston

In February 2014, the Birmingham Mail reported that a Warwickshire cricket club would definitely play in this season’s Twenty20 tournament as the “Birmingham Bears” after the city council confirmed it had no intention of withdrawing its request for them to do so. 161 more words


A Bankrupt Vision for Birmingham

 So, it has come to this. The Labour leader of the city council has just announced that another 6000 council jobs are to go over the next four years. 579 more words

Extension wars: Detached house becomes semi-detached due to neighbour's addition

We are told to ‘love thy neighbour’ but for Geraldine and Christine White this is becoming a rather difficult mantra to follow.

Their home of 37 years has now suffered from a neighbour’s extension which has made their house in all but name semi-detached. 178 more words


Fiona Hughes - Birmingham City Council #mkhcp

Fiona Hughes is lead officer for supporting ward work in Moseley and Kings Heath –  she’s keen to see more networking through this blog and event like the one on September 8th – new relationships emerging which lead to change in the area.