Media Watch – July 4

By on 04/07/2012 in Media Watch

Top Birmingham City Council Stories

No vow over meals scheme (Birmingham Mail) The senior councillor responsible for meals on wheels will not guarantee continuing a £500,000 subsidy to service provider ICare.

Landlord’s pledge to take tax row to Number 10 (Birmingham Mail) The landlord of The Dubliner, who owes the council £14,000 in unpaid business rates, has said he will petition the prime minister over having to pay the sum.

Students left us this mess (Birmingham Mail) Residents have been left with rubbish in their gardens from a neighbouring student house. A BCC spokesman urged people to have consideration for their neighbours and said complaints are prioritised on a case-by-case basis.

Regional Headlines

Games green team are raring to go (Birmingham Mail) Volunteers who will welcome the Jamaican athletics team to the city unveil their uniforms.

Hospital plans delayed by review (BBC online) Plans to build a £380m hospital in the region are hold hold pending a review in private finance agreements.

National Headlines

Child heart units to learn fate

Higgs excitement at fever pitch

MoD reviews RAF jet crew search



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