Archive of December 2014 - Transforming Cities

England’s Royal Town approved

on December 26th, 2014 in News by | No Comments

On Thursday, 12 June 2014, the Rt Hon Greg Clarke MP, Minister of State, confirmed in the House of Commons on behalf of the Government that the people of Sutton Coldfield can make use of the title, the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, and this will be recorded for posterity…

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How Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, wooed Queen Elizabeth I

on December 22nd, 2014 in News by | No Comments

Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, wished to marry Queen Elizabeth I and he devised a cunning strategy to woo her.

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‘Where there is no vision, the people perish’

on December 12th, 2014 in News by | No Comments

Sir Bob Kerslake, the government permanent secretary, has completed his independent review of the performance of Birmingham City Council. The review was commissioned by Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State responsible for local government, and Sir Albert Bore, the Leader of Birmingham City Council, following the council’s failings in relation…

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