Monthly Archives: January 2018

The campaign to save the Council’s 14 nurseries from the threat of closure is growing

The nurseries provide a high-quality service in some of the poorest areas of the city, and parents are determined to keep them open. Continue reading


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Carillion and the Midland Metropolitan Hospital PF2 project

For over two years, Keep Our NHS Public Birmingham has campaigned on the whole question of a (part) privately-funded (PF2) hospital and the involvement of Carillion. Continue reading

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This is a warmup event for the campaign which we will be launching shortly to press for the restoration of a properly funded and publicly run library service. There will be musicians, singers, short speeches and a chance for you to talk to us about our campaign. We are looking for active help, in many forms, from library users. Continue reading

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Birmingham Home Care workers will be on strike on Saturday 20th January, with a rally from 12 – 2pm in Victoria Square

Please support our 350 home care workers who are in dispute over redundancies and a new rota system. They have voted in an industrial action ballot with 99% voting to strike. Continue reading

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Save the Nurseries – here is the list of Consultation Meetings

Birchfield – 18 Jan 3-5pm

Golden Hillock – 22 Jan 6-8pm

Cherry Tree – 23 Jan 3-5pm

Kitts Green – 24 Jan 4.30-6.30pm

Lime Tree – 25 Jan 6-8pm

Oaklands – 30 Jan 6-8pm

Park Road – 31 Jan 6-8pm

Reameadow – 1 Feb 6-8pm

Soho – 5 Feb 3-5pm

St Benedicts – 6 Feb 3-5pm

Summerfield – 7 Feb 3-5pm

Sunshine – 8 Feb 5-7pm

Ladywood – 12 Feb 9.30 – 11.30am

Bertram – 13 Feb 6-8pm

Session structure:

30 mins – open arrival with display information available for guests

30 mins – Formal Presentation (Chris Atkins or Elaine Austin – officers)

55 mins Question and Answer session (questions to be recorded)

5 mins – Session close and next steps

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‘The West Midlands Economy: Why We Need a Strategy for Inclusive Growth’, BTUC Conference on 10 March 1.30-4.30, Unite offices, Birmingham


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