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21 Feb 2020

Birmingham Bulletin

Welcome to Birmingham Bulletin with the latest news and events
from Birmingham City Council.

News

Hector

A search to find unsung heroes of Birmingham to spearhead an exciting new community campaign has been launched by Birmingham City Council.


A significant programme of investment, transformation and support for the city's most vulnerable is detailed in the council’s latest financial plan.


Birmingham City Council is supporting the Connected for Warmth scheme. Through the scheme, central heating is installed for free into fuel-poor and vulnerable homes, aiming to reduce bills, increase comfort in non-gas households, and improve health outcomes for residents.


Partnership working between community groups, national and international organisations, and the city council, sees the Gala Pool roof at Moseley Road Baths repaired.


Birmingham City Council and the Aston Villa Foundation hosted a conference earlier this month to recognise the hard work by faith and community organisations in supporting people who have been sleeping rough.


Coronavirus: Birmingham City Council is working closely with the local NHS and Public Health England to monitor the emerging global situation. You can find the most up-to-date information on the Coronavirus here. If you are concerned about yourself or friends and family who may be displaying symptoms please ring the NHS on 111 or find more information here on how to get medical help.  

Events

Piano

Lauren Zhang, winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year 2018 and a student at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, makes her debut with Orchestra of the Swan in Beethoven’s 5th Piano Concerto on Wednesday 26 February, at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, at 2.30pm. You can enjoy a 40% discount by using the code: BCC.


Birmingham Royal Ballet’s lavish production of Swan Lake is on at Birmingham Hippodrome until Saturday 29 February.


Asian Spring, Sampad's annual South Asian dance extravaganza, returns to Birmingham Town Hall on Sunday 1 March, from 6-8pm.


The 2020 YONEX All England Badminton Championships is set to attract the world’s best players and fans the world over to make Birmingham their home for five days, from 11-15 March.


The 2020 Gymnastics World Cup returns to Arena Birmingham on Saturday 28 March and will showcase some of the best gymnasts in the world.


Birmingham Community Matters helps people who want to start or develop small community and voluntary groups in Birmingham. Find out more including where surgeries are being held across the city.


A free exhibition of paintings by renowned Birmingham artist Arthur Lockwood has opened at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG), celebrating 300 years of family firm Webster & Horsfall and the region’s proud manufacturing history, until 4 October.

Have your say

Be Heard

Birmingham Transport Plan
Consultation on the draft Birmingham Transport Plan is now open. The draft plan describes what the city needs to do differently to meet the demands of the future.
The vision for Birmingham’s transport is for a sustainable, green, inclusive, go-anywhere network. Have your say here.

You can also come along to one of our public drop-in sessions to chat with members of the team, ask questions and give us your feedback. 

You can also have your say in other transport-related surveys: the parking SPD consultation and Moor Street bus gate consultation.

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