Coverage of Birmingham City Council’s meeting this afternoon can be found here starting at 13:30 today, apparently.
Loads of space in the new library of Birmingham, but what’s it for? wonders Alan Clawley.
A national Rally to Restore Confidence took place last week to encourage professionals working across all platforms within the built environment that 2013 is a year for positivity
Alan Clawley wades through the gloom and doom of budget cuts and asks why Sir Albert Bore is predicting the end of local government as we know it.
Alan Clawley scans a Birmingham landscape with a highly critical eye.
The winners have been announced in Birmingham City Council’s (BCC) internal awards programme – the Chamberlain Awards
A social worker has been nominated for a community award in Birmingham City Councils’ (BCC) annual recognition initiative, the Chamberlain Awards.
Brandon Lewis outlined the Government’s proposed changes to planning regulations at a Breakfast Briefing
The West Midland Police Authority is developing a Business Partnering for Policing Programme. What does this mean for West Midlands residents?
Martin Mullaney was a LibDeb councillor until last May. He’s waging a campaign against the Labour administration’s claim that Birmingham finances were found to have a £21m hole in them when they came to power.
Former LibDem councillor Martin Mullaney takes issue with Birmingham’s Labour administration claim of a £21m hole in the council’s budget.
Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership welcomed the Government’s City Deal for Birmingham – that has, it is claimed, the potential to create nearly 11,000 new jobs.
There has never been any evidence in Birmingham of a desire for a referendum on elected mayors.
Over 420 tonnes of green waste was collected throughout January for which Veolia Environmental Services donated £5 for every tonne.
A family day of fun and a chance to learn about sustainability issues.
Alan Clawley has seen Paradise and would prefer it stayed lost.
Alan Clawley reveals that a Brutalist public library opened in 1977, the foundation stone of which was laid by Harold Wilson in 1975, is not facing demolition.
Steve Beauchampé is appalled that the electorate will be asked to vote next May without knowing what for.
Ros Dodd talked to City TV’s Debra Davis – Birmingham City Council’s former public affairs chief.
Alan Clawley writes on the problems of moving home – when related to libraries shifting location.
Birmingham Central Library is to end its decades-long tradition of evening opening by introducing a 6pm weekday closing time, possibly as early as December.
It’s not a very exciting slogan but ‘making do’ is probably what we will all be doing more of given the almost universal slowdown in economic growth.
Dave Woodhall wonders whether local Tories know what they’re doing – or whether they know exactly what they’re doing.
Birmingham City Council is asking you to tell them how to spend your money.
Alan Clawley continues to rebut the critics of the Birmingham Central Library that architect John Madin designed.
No person, company, local council, or financial institution, even in ‘advanced’ post-industrial societies like ours, can be good at everything.
How can the region get the best return on a major investment in healthcare?
“But it is just possible that what impresses the public about the new library is simply that it is very expensive”, reckons Alan Clawley
There’s a power struggle going on in Stirchley, the up-and-coming suburb of South Birmingham that many people are touting as ‘the new Kings Heath’
Alan Clawley has been delving in the warehouse that stores the hidden treasures of Birmingham’s remarkable past.