Gas mains and pipes did not cause the Birmingham house explosion, says Cadent

There will be an excavation of the house to allow emergency services to continue their investigation into the causes of the incident

What caused the fatal gas blast at home in Birmingham?

A woman has died and a man has life-threatening injuries following the incident

New report reveals UK streets where nearly everyone lives in fuel poverty

Areas in Birmingham, Dudley, Stoke and Sandwell could see fuel poverty levels soar to more than 80% of homes, according to a new report

Birmingham schools still have active contracts with Gazprom

Five council-run schools had reportedly sourced gas from Gazprom at a total value of £51,000

Solihull brothers fined £400k after e-waste fraud worth £1.48m

An investigation found one of the brothers submitted fictitious claims for the recycling of around 10,600 tonnes of e-waste, with his company receiving payment to the value of £1.48m from a producer compliance scheme

Birmingham first UK city to host Climate Change Committee this week

The CCC will be shown a number of initiatives, including plans to retrofit social homes across Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Coventry and a visit to Tyesley Energy Park

First of 20 hydrogen double decker buses delivered to Birmingham

It is part of Birmingham City Council’s Clean Air Hydrogen Bus Pilot, which aims to tackle the city’s poor air quality and support its net zero carbon target

Company in Birmingham donates £12.9k to charity after recycling failure

The Environment Agency has accepted its payment to charity as an alternative to sanction or prosecution

How could Covid-19 clinical waste help slash Birmingham’s emissions?

Veolia’s energy recovery facility at Birmingham will process waste from a giant NHS Test and Trace laboratory to supply green energy

Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone reaches full speed

Motorists whose vehicles do not meed Clean Air Zone standards will have to pay up to £50 daily fee