Jewellery Quarter

Jewellers Arms – License Application

November 8, 2017 Gareth

TweetResidents and interested parties have until the end of the day (8th November) to comment on the licensing application for the Jewellers Arms. I have been contacted by some residents from adjacent and nearby apartments […]

Transport

WMTrains – £680million Investment Planned

October 17, 2017 Gareth

TweetGood news for rail users. The Abellio, East Japan Railway Co and Mitsui joint venture which was awarded the franchise in August to operate the West Midlands rail service has announced plans for a £680 […]

Education

Birmingham Teachers Plugging the Funding Gap

October 3, 2017 Gareth

TweetEducation spending cuts are forcing many schools to dramatically reduce the amount they spend on supply teachers. A local teacher reports that teachers are plugging the funding gap; All class teachers are entitled to a […]

Benefits

Universal Credit Chaos – Roll-Out Failure

September 30, 2017 Gareth

TweetThe Universal Credit Roll-Out is in chaos. Tory backbenchers in Parliament have called for a pause before the entire system collapses. Ladywood has the highest claimant rate in Birmingham of 10.3% of the population claiming […]