Media Watch – April 17

By on 17/04/2015 in Media Watch

Top Birmingham City Council Stories:

Families have ‘low chance’ of winning appeal (Birmingham Mail) Education chiefs in Birmingham have warned parents planning to launch an appeal if their child missed out on the primary school of their dreams that their chance of winning is ‘very low’.

Paradise Road Works (BBCWM) Kevin Hicks discussing upcoming road works.

Spiceland Frozen Foods Ltd (Central News) Birmingham City Council brought a case against the company after officers found two dead mice, plus evidence of active mice and churchyard beetle infestations, during a routine inspection on 18 March 2014. They were ordered to pay £2600 at Birmingham Magistrates Court.

Primary School places (The Times, The Guardian) Continued coverage of first preferences for primary schools referencing Birmingham and highlighting the amount of children who didn’t get one of their preferences.

Regional Headlines:

Stalker given restraining order – A Wolverhampton woman who stalked an anti-child abuse campaigner has been given a restraining order for five years.

Duran Duran photographic exhibition – Previously unseen photographs of the Birmingham band go on display at Malmaison until 23 April.

National Headlines:

Coverage of TV election debate – coverage of last night’s TV debate

Memorial service for Alps crash dead – Thousands of people, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will attend a memorial service for the Germanwings plane crash victims.


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