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Work Continuing to Repair One of Britain’s Iconic Road Structures

Highways England recently lifted full weekend closures of Spaghetti Junction sooner than anticipated, which opened up an opportunity to reduce the overall duration of the ongoing work to replace waterproofing and repair damaged concrete on the road. 240 more words


Prayer vigil planned for Kingston fire station

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) — Sunday evening, the Kingston community will come together to pray for their fight for a new fire station.

The prayer vigil will start at 7 p.m. 61 more words


Special session bill targets Birmingham city councilors' salary increase

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — One bill expected to hit the Senate floor during the special session concerns the salary of Birmingham city councilors.

You might recall the council voted to raise their pay from $15,000 a year to $50,000–a 233 percent increase. 94 more words


Kingston Fire Station voting delayed

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham City Council delays voting on funding for a new fire station in the Kingston community. The decision for the Kingston Fire Station is being referred to the Budget and Finance Committee. 22 more words


Kingston residents hold city hall sit-in protest to demand new fire station

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Residents of the Kingston area of Birmingham are holding a sit-in protest at city hall to protest the city council’s perceived lack of response in replacing their fire station. 87 more words

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On the Voluntary Children’s Services Trust and problems of being a Corporate parent 

The fault lines of the proposed ‘Voluntary Children’s Services Trust’ model and its relationship with the Local authority started to appear at the discussion at… 733 more words

Birmingham City Council to conduct Uber review on Tuesday

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Do you have an opinion about Uber in the city of Birmingham? City leaders want to hear from you.

The Birmingham City Council is expected to conduct a review of Uber on Tuesday.  31 more words