Media Watch – July 27 (pm)

By on 27/07/2009 in Media Watch

Top Birmingham City Council Stories

More than 3000 people attended jobs fair with 500 jobs on offer (BBC Midlands Today) Coverage of last week's FUTURES jobs event at Aston Villa

Lifeguard is hailed hero (Birmingham Mail) Hero lifeguard who helped to save 40 adults & children following sandbank collapse in Tenby, began his career at Tiverton Road pool in Selly Oak.

Summer smiles in spite of weather (Birmingham Mail) Coverage of Sheldon Country Fair and fun day at Handsworth Park.

Irish drive over social work crisis (Birmingham Mail) BCC to launch recruitment drive for social workers, as recruitment difficulties identified as one of main reasons behind critical Ofsted inspection of children's services.

Hindus on streets in city celebration (Birmingham Mail) Coverage of yesterday's Rathyatra Festival in the city. An estimated 6,000 people attended the celebrations.

Special day for new care centre (Birmingham Mail) Lord Mayor opens Greet Community Health Centre in Percy Road, Sparkhill.

First peek at new retirement village (Birmingham Mail) Sneak preview of New Oscott retirement village, scheduled to open next spring. Cllr John Lines quoted.

Regional Headlines

Police investigating last week's cabbie murder appealing for suspect's car.

National Headlines

Britain backs more dialogue with Taliban

Sarkozy leaves hospital after health scare

Tories can’t wait to cut services, says Darling

Five held after 14 year old shot in leg in Liverpool

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