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THINK-PIECE: Shared Values for Birmingham - Social Inclusion Summit, July 2012

Given the events of the past week and the less than positive spotlight that has been thrown on Birmingham, it has made me re-think and re-visit some of the things that I and colleagues have been writing about the city over the past few years (hence the earlier post about the research I did into Birmingham’s Muslim communities in the immediate aftermath of the 2011 riots). 142 more words


A council gagging its own councillors? No match for digitally-savvy journalists

Politicians, should they wish, have more means than perhaps ever before with which to communicate their thoughts to those they represent. There’s blogging, social media, Youtube even. 619 more words


Birmingham City Council unanimously approves plans for Ramsay McCormack building

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham City Council unanimously approved plans for the Ramsay McCormack building in Ensley. A resolution for the Ensley public safety complex was passed Tuesday morning. 29 more words

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Public Meeting - 31st January 2017


You are invited to attend a public meeting about the proposed multi-academy trust on Tuesday 31st January at the West Midlands Travel Sports Club in Kings Heath at 7 p.m. 146 more words


Martin Straker Welds - Letter

Please see below Correspondence from Martin Straker Welds –

School Collaborations and Partnerships

I asked Colin Diamond, Executive Director (Education) for an aide-memoire that addresses the following 11 key questions about academy conversions.

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Kings Heath And Moseley Schools

Birmingham Council to "close down" contract with Capita when it ends in 2021

By Tony Collins

Birmingham City Council has said in a job advert that it plans to “close down” its joint venture contract with Capita when it expires in 2021. 701 more words


Can Birmingham City Council afford this jargon-laden Big Data project?

By Tony Collins

Birmingham council’s “Big Data Corridor” commits multiple offences against the English language. Could its jargon-heavy justifications threaten the usefulness of the project?

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