Birmingham City Council had been warned that a tragedy could happen before the death of an 18-month-old girl who fell from a tower block.Read the full story ›
"On behalf of the people of Birmingham, I extend deepest sympathies for the many victims killed and injured."Read the full story ›
Two years after the Trojan Horse scandal, children in Birmingham are still not being kept safe, The Head of Ofsted has warned.Read the full story ›
Birmingham City Council has guaranteed that there will be no school crossing patrol job losses next year.Read the full story ›
The company behind the rehab clinic The Priory has been contracted to run Birmingham City Council’s children's homes for the next decade.Read the full story ›
Birmingham City Council plans to cut £250 million of spending by 2020. Here's a breakdown of what it means for residents.Read the full story ›
Birmingham city council will cut £90 million from its budget next year, with a large proportion coming from the adult social care bill.Read the full story ›
Newly appointed Labour Group leader John Clancy has said he feels a 'great sense of honour and responsibility' at his election.
He spoke of 'challenging times ahead' for the city and pledged to work towards a 'more open and transparent council'.
He also paid tribute to Sir Albert Bore, who he is set to replace as City Council leader in a meeting next month.
“I want to pay tribute to Sir Albert Bore for his dedication to Birmingham, his commitment to the people of Birmingham, for his leadership of the Council and as Leader of the Labour Group for the last 16 years."
"Sir Albert has always put Labour values at the centre of his vision for Birmingham – he has brought world-class investment to the city and overseen the longest period of regeneration in the city’s history."
“I am also very grateful to my family, friends and Labour colleagues for their support throughout this leadership election."
Labour Councillor John Clancy has been elected as the new Leader of Birmingham Labour Group following a vote last night.
He is set to replace Sir Albert Bore as leader of Birmingham City Council at a meeting on December 2.
A pensioner who complained to the council about leaves outside her home will now have to deal with them planting a second.Read the full story ›