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HELP MAKE YOUR COMMUNITY A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE, LEARN AND WORK!

According to Defra modelling, the concentration of NO2 in Birmingham’s air is up to 50% higher than it should be. If we don’t take any action, we will not reach the legal limit until 2027. 

To help Birmingham tackle this issue, we are providing Birmingham schools with the opportunity to sign up to a free air quality monitoring programme with our Public Health department.

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HONOURED TO FEATURE IN TOP 25 BLOG SITE LISTING!

We are honoured to be selected as one of 25 bloggers in Birmingham!

We've been selected as one of the Best Birmingham Blogs from thousands of Birmingham blogs by Feedspot - selected using their index search and social metrics. 

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OPTIMUM MULTI-MODAL JOURNEY PLANNING APP

Calling all Android phone users! 

There is still time to take part in a trial of the OPTIMUM multi-modal journey planning app which rewards you for using sustainable modes of transport by tracking your daily activity. During the trial you will be required to use the app daily for a minimum of six weeks. after which you will earn an extra £10 voucher just for taking part.  

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BHAM CITY COUNCIL NOMINATED IN THIS YEARS #DL100

The Digital Leaders list recognises 100 people and organisations across the UK who are leading the way in digital transformation in all sectors. We are proud to announce that Birmingham City Council has been nominated in the 'Digital Council of the Year' category - vote for us here https://www.digileaders100.com...

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BRUM TOPS LIST FOR HIGHEST NUMBER OF START-UPS

For the fifth year in a row, Birmingham has topped the list for the highest number of new start-ups outside London, ahead of Manchester and Glasgow City!

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UK INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY LAUCHED

The Industrial Strategy sets out a long term plan to boost the productivity and earning power of people throughout the UK. It sets out how the Government are building a Britain fit for the future.

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GOOGLE'S DIGITAL GARAGE RETURNS TO BIRMINGHAM

Digital Birmingham, Birmingham City Council and partners are proud of their continued relationship with Google and are excited to announce that the Digital Garage returns to the Birmingham City Centre on 14 July to support businesses and citizens alike with their digital needs and goals. Experts will be on hand to offer coaching in thirteen newly designed courses/workshops.

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CITIZENS CAN NOW BENEFIT FROM FREE PUBLIC WI-FI!

Free public access Wi-Fi has been successfully installed in over 200 public buildings across Birmingham - making it easier than ever for citizens to access online services in buildings delivering council services.

See this interactive map for a connected building near you.



Digital Birmingham have collaborated with the key organisations to produce an ambitious framework, and a clear set of actions, for the future of the city. This is an exemplary smart city plan.

Peter Madden, CEO of the Future Cities Catapult