Media Watch – July 10 (pm)

By on 10/07/2009 in Media Watch

Top Birmingham City Council Stories

Brum joins World Cup city host bid (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham Bid Cttee lodged an online submission to the FA yesterday, detailing why it would be a strong host city should England be successful in their bid to host  the World Cup 2018.  Cllr Whitby quoted.

Disgust as houses given green light (Birmingham Mail, 10 July) Harborne residents disappointed as the Planning Cttee gave the go ahead, by a majority vote, for the building of 16 houses on Ravenscroft Road, at the heart of the Moor Pool Estate conservation area. Cllr D Alden quoted in support of the residents.

Regional Headlines

New Jaguar XJ launched - the future of Jaguar and thousands of jobs in the Midlands depend on its success

Council's satisfaction survey - featured Nuneaton & Bedoworth Council but also featured Cllr D Alden as an illustration of YOOSK - (You Ask) a participatory media space 'where you can post your questions to people in the news'.

130 new affordable homes built by Bournville Village Trust

National Headlines

Two more soldiers killed in Afghanistan as the bodies of 5 killed in recent days arrive home

G8 Summit agreed on new proposals to boost food supplies to poor nations

Gordon Brown holds one-to-one talks with Libyan leader Muammar Gadaffi



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