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Cllr John Clancy, the new leader of Birmingham City Council, appears to share some aspects of Corbynomics - and some negative colleagues

Steve Beauchampé informed readers yesterday that Cllr John Clancy has been elected to succeed Sir Albert Bore as the new leader of Birmingham City Council, by a meeting of the 78-strong Labour group of councillors. 288 more words


On the stump with Brum’s Labour leadership contenders

This Monday evening will see the election of a new leader of the Labour Group to replace Sir Albert Bore. Two hustings meetings have taken place in the last week where the leadership hopefuls answered questions from the public. 443 more words

Library Cuts

2020 Vision?...or should they have gone to Sp*cs*v*rs??

…and taken central government with them??

As Birmingham City Council develops its plans for the ‘Future Council of 2020′, what might this mean for Birmingham’s Public Libraries? 738 more words


Disco by Sophie Handy and Claire Witcomb

On September the 19th, I was rolling around Birmingham City Centre searching for the fibreglass owls that make up The Big Hoot trail. One I found was number 10: Disco by Sophie Handy and Claire Witcomb. 111 more words

Local Services Survey: RESULTS

Over the summer I wrote to thousands of local residents to ask what they thought of their local services, where the council should try to increase income and where it should make cuts. 555 more words

Brandwood Ward

Small Business Interview: NA Potter Butchers

In the run up to Small Business Saturday (Saturday 4th December 2015) I’m interviewing Brandwood Small Business owners to find out the best and worst bits about running a small business and how Government and Council can support them. 967 more words

Brandwood Ward

Parents of Small Heath School issue statement supporting strike action

The following statement has been issued by parents of Small Heath School who have been campaigning against forced academy status for their school;

Parents and ex-pupils of the Parents of Small Heath (POSH) Campaign are supporting the strike action on Tuesday 20th October by teachers and staff at Small Heath School. 225 more words

Forced Academies