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Municipal Housing Trust celebrates first birthday with 129 new homes

By on 12/01/2010 in News with 1 Comment

Builders across four sites in Birmingham have geared up to deliver 129 new council homes by March 2011, starting work well ahead of the government's deadline. Working closely with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) in the West Midlands, Birmingham City Council is the first council in the region out of the starting blocks in delivering […]

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Media Watch – March 31

By on 31/03/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council stories Baby shake death ‘not preventable’ (Birmingham Mail and BBC News Online): Report on findings of  Birmingham Children Safeguarding Board’s serious case review into the death of Harli Delves-Reid, who suffered significant brain damage after being shaken by her father Kurt Delves in December 2010. The BCSB report states the death […]

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Newtown development wins prestigious design award

By on 18/03/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A large scale regeneration project which has helped transform the lives of people living in an inner city area of Birmingham has scooped a prestigious national design award. The Newton redevelopment, which was the first regeneration project on this scale to be delivered by Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT), won the Public Sector Award at […]

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City Reach housing development in Lozells nearing completion

By on 24/02/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A development of 22 new homes in Lozells which will help close Birmingham’s housing gap is nearing completion. The City Reach development, in Lozells Street, is being built in partnership between Birmingham City Council’s Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT) and housebuilder Lovell. To mark the development’s fast-approaching completion, Cllr Tahir Ali, the council’s cabinet member […]

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Birmingham council housing to get £58 million boost

By on 09/02/2015 in Cabinet, Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council is set to approve a £58 million programme of investment into its stock of council properties at Cabinet on Monday 16 February. As part of the ongoing investment, around 6,200 homes are earmarked to get new kitchens and bathrooms, upgraded central heating systems and door, window and roof replacements during 2015/16.  Residents […]

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Innovative house-building scheme takes next step

By on 30/01/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

An innovative house-building scheme has today taken a major step forward as the city council submitted the planning application for its first purpose-built private rented sector residential scheme. Named Embankment, the scheme aims to set a new standard for private rented accommodation and encourage other providers to follow suit. A wholly-owned company has already been […]

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Successes highlighted in cabinet member’s annual report

By on 23/01/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Helping unemployed young people into work and launching major projects which will shape the future of Birmingham are among the highlights of an annual report given today by Birmingham City Council’s Cabinet Member for Transport, Development and the Economy. Addressing the authority’s Economy and Transport Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Cllr Tahir Ali highlighted the wide […]

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Council short-listed for house-building initiative

By on 15/01/2015 in Cllr Ali, Cllr Cotton, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council has been shortlisted for the prestigious Local Government Chronicle Awards 2015. Its entry under the new category of ‘Housing Initiative’ recognises the innovation behind the city council’s house building programme, the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT). ‘Housing an Ageing Population’ showcases a pilot scheme from 2014 to demonstrate how it has responded […]

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Building Birmingham Scholarship celebrates success

By on 12/12/2014 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

The innovative Building Birmingham Scholarship programme is celebrating a successful first year with an event taking place in the city today (Dec 12). Launched by Birmingham City Council in November 2013, the programme provides access to a wide range of education, employment and training opportunities for young people aged 16 to 24 wishing to pursue […]

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Media Watch – Dec 9

By on 09/12/2014 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council stories Kerslake report (BBC News online, BBC WM, Birmingham Post, Chamberlain Files): Reports on the findings of Bob Kerslake’s report into the governance and organisational capabilities of the city council. 2,000 new homes to be built in Birmingham (Midlands Today, Central News and Midlands Business Insider): Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust’s plans […]

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