Media Watch – August 24 (pm)

By on 24/08/2009 in Media Watch

Top Birmingham City Council Stories

Drug brothers banned from mum’s home (Birmingham Mail) Two Birmingham brothers have been banned from staying at their family home for two years after using it to deal drugs.

Station towers shelved  (Birmingham Mail)
Giant twin towers set to straddle the southern entrance to the redeveloped New Street Station are being shelved due to the collapse in the market for city centre apartments and offices.

Call for ban on far right march  (Birmingham Mail)
West Midlands Police have been urged to step in and ban far right groups from holding a march in Birmingham next month to avoid a repeat of the shocking scenes of violence witnessed earlier this month. Cllr Salma Yaqoob quoted.

City chief splashed out £483 on ‘savings’ meal  (Birmingham Mail)
The chief executive of Birmingham City Council spent £483 on a dinner meeting to discuss how to achieve ‘efficiency savings’ at a top Birmingham restaurant, it has been revealed.

Regional Headlines

Widespread coverage of Birmingham City takeover.

Coverage of V Festival

National Headlines

Minister defends bomber’s release

UK faces Lockerbie backlash

Man remanded over player stabbing

Continued coverage of Ashes triumph



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