Brummies reveal their biggest wishes for the city of Birmingham and its people in 2024

BirminghamWorld readers tell us what they are hoping for in 2024 and what they want to see happen in Birmingham
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The New Year is almost upon us and many Brummies will be making plans for 2024.

It's been a difficult year for those running the city, with Birmingham City Council declaring itself effectively bankrupt in October, and many Brummies will have their own hopes for what they want to see change.

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A new year means new beginnings, and plenty of us will also be looking to make resolutions to ensure a successful year. Statistically, research shows that losing weight, exercising more and eating healthier are typically top of people's agendas on January 1 - but what are Brummies hoping will change this year?

We decided to ask our readers on Facebook what they are hoping for in 2024 and what they want for the city of Birmingham. Here's what they said:

What Brummies want to happen in 2024

Reiss wrote: "More bus routes to new areas. We need link ups to Leamington Spa, Nuneaton, Redditch, Alcester and Kidderminster." Jenny said: "To get the police back on the streets, who have actual powers."

David wrote: "That the realisation dawns on everyone that if we don’t look after each other, no one else will."

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Lee wrote: "A new fresh approach council. Cleaning up the city, tidying up neighbourhoods and coming down hard on residents who abuse the neighbourhood with anti social behaviour. More police and a massive crackdown on drugs, car crime, anti social behaviour and violence."

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Terry wrote: "A peaceful end to the wars in Gaza and Ukraine." Sonia added: "That everyone should have a roof over their heads and sufficient food on the table."

Gareth said: "For Blues to get promoted! KRO."

Louise wrote: "Stop knife crime and find somewhere for our genuine homeless people to stay."

Julia wrote: "Peace, love, unity." Michael wrote: "To stop homeless people struggling."

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