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HSBC moves its UK headquarters to Birmingham; a well need boost for the City's Financial Sector

The news today that HSBC is moving its UK headquarters to the City is a much needed boost.

The decision to take a lease on the Arena Central development with the potential of bringing 1000 jobs to the city is important for despite much of the hype about the sector in the city is has been flat lining for about a decade as this graphic from a recent report by Knight Frank shows. 204 more words


Extra £22m Cycling Monies in Birmingham - What will it be buying

This is a straight lift from the Birmingham Newsroom site –  but I think it is worth sharing as it is a major slice of monies being put to changing Birmingham’s mobility habits. 484 more words


Training and work opportunities with Birmingham City Council

Are you over the age of 19 and seeking work or an apprenticeship?

Do you want to learn valuable work related skills and gain new qualifications? 369 more words

The Education Scrutiny Committee discussion on white British boys on FSM: a missed opportunity

On 11 February the Education Scrutiny Committee held a one hour discussion on the achievement of white British boys on FSM, based on a report of Birmingham data1 and two presentations from headteachers. 1,441 more words


Local democracy - your chance for a say

Birmingham City Council is reviewing arrangements for local democracy in the city, just over ten years since the responsibility for some local services and budgets was devolved to district committees. 165 more words


Birmingham to begin 911 texting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – The city of Birmingham is introducing a new way to report emergencies or crime in the area. The city is one of the first in the state to offer “Text-to-911.” The service allows people to text authorities during an emergency. 25 more words


Protest at the Council Budget setting meeting on March 3rd, 1pm!

The following appeal has been issued by the Friends of the Library of Birmingham;
“In its summary of the responses to the consultation over its budget for 2015-16, the Council acknowledges that the total number of submissions over the Libraries, Museums, Arts and Heritage was the highest, comprising 50% of the total (followed by Adult Social Care on 29%). 469 more words