Media watch – April 10

By on 10/04/2012 in Media Watch

Top Birmingham City Council stories:

Kids have school training day with a difference (Birmingham Mail) Thousands of pupils will be given ringside seats to watch the Jamaican and US athletes train. Steve Hollingworth quoted

Discussion on BBC radio four about Birmingham’s local elections and mayoral referendum

Mouse droppings cafe closed (Birmingham Mail) A former cafe owner has been banned from managing food businesses, following an investigation by council environmental health officers

Parking fears on school expansion (Birmingham Mail) Residents near Featherstone junior and infant school in Erdington fear their roads will become jammed during the school run, after palns to double the size of the school were approved

Regional Headlines:

ICC’s £1.4b ‘gift’ to city (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham’s flagship International Convention Centre  has contributed £1.4b to the Midlands economy, its bosses have claimed

‘Wanted’ to get Olympic party going (Birmingham Mail) Hit boy band The Wanted will headline a free live concert in Birmingham as part of the Olympic torch relay celebrations

National Headlines:

Clashes as Syria deadline arrives

Call for football clubs to pay for policing

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