Media Watch – Dec 18 (pm)

By on 18/12/2009 in Media Watch

Top Birmingham City Council Stories

Crackdown on top pay (Birmingham Mail) Councils will be ordered today to publish full details of their most highly paid staff.

City rapped over late accounts (Birmingham Mail) Financial watchdogs have slammed Birmingham City Council for failing to produce its annual accounts.

Campaign for Dutton replacement to be launched (Birmingham Mail) The advertising campaign to appoint a director of regeneration for Birmingham has been launched today, almost four months after former post-holder Clive Dutton quit the high-profile City council job.

Festive treat for bishop (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham’s new Archbishop entered into the Christmas spirit during a visit to the city’s Museum and Art Gallery.

Regional Headlines

Bullring market traders have put together more than £300 for St Basils, in order that homeless youngsters may tuck into a traditional turkey dinner this Christmas.

The brasserie that was owned by disgraced former TV presenter Ashley Blake when he attacked and wounded a teenager has been bought by the garden centre next door.

National Headlines

The UK's public sector borrowing hit a record high of £20.3bn in November, official figures have shown.

Both Sir Terry Wogan and Paul O'Grady say emotional farewells today, as they step down from their respective shows on Radio 2 and Channel 4.

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