Liam Byrne took his plans for Hodge Hill in 2020 to leading regeneration agencies Advantage West Midlands (AWM), and East Birmingham and North Solihull Regeneration Zone (EBNS) last week. HH2020 is the vision for the future of Hodge Hill developed by the MP in a series of residents’ meetings, roundtable discussions and conferences with residents. […]
Liam Byrne MP presented prizes to students who had taken part in an innovative educational programme to develop character at a ceremony last week. The programme was run by Learning for Life, a charitable organisation who started the Values Award programme in 2005. The project enables students to reflect on human qualities such as enthusiasm, […]
Liam met with representatives from Central Networks and local residents this week to put forward concerns about the disruption that a new energy sub station in Shard End is causing. The Hodge Hill MP was outraged that designers from Birmingham City Council who had worked with Central Networks had not consulted with local residents about […]
Liam Byrne today organised a protest outside Birmingham Council House to highlight the council’s failure to demolish two high rise towers. Unable to be there himself as he has been ordered to stay in Westminster due to the Terrorism votes, Liam arranged for residents and local councillors from the Bromford Estate in Hodge Hill, where […]
400 local residents have backed Liam Byrne’s campaign for public toilet facilities at the Fox and Goose Shopping Centre. The MP for Birmingham Hodge Hill started the campaign after numerous complaints from local people. Liam said: “I want to encourage shoppers to use the Fox and Goose shopping centre and to spend their pounds they […]
Liam has kick-started talks with health chiefs about a huge new health centre for the Bromford and the Firs. The Hodge Hill MP invited 400 local residents to meet NHS officials to talk through plans and to flag worries about how cars should access the site. Local residents have welcomed the new health centre but […]
Liam Byrne today took a delegation of community leaders to Bromley-by-Bow in London to study how Lord Andrew Mawson has used entrepreneurship and the creative arts to regenerate one of the most deprived areas in the UK. The Member of Parliament for Birmingham Hodge Hill said: “Last week I launched Hodge Hill 2020 to create […]
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You can download a pdf copy of the Fabian Pamplet, “A Common Place” which I co-authored with Ruth Kelly, here.