Media Watch – June 26 (am)

By on 26/06/2009 in Media Watch

Top Birmingham City Council Stories

 We need a united city (Bham Post, 26 June)Agenda piece -  Cllr Alan Rudge explains why it is so important to engage with the local community.

Joy driving in Dudley, but road misery in city (Bham Post, 26 June) Poll by Virgin Money places Birmingham third worst in the list of car friendly cities. The poll questioned people's views on ease of parking, petrol prices and speeding tickets.

Now it's time to act, warns Byrne (Bham Postm 26 June) Liam Byrne, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, will announce plans to form an alliance of local politicians, official agencies and voluntary orgs to reduce unemployment in East Birmingham, at BeBirmingham summit.

Regional Headlines

Administrators begin assessing initial bids from company's interested in taking over LDV

A man is charged with murder of 26 yr old man in Selly Oak at weekend

National Headlines

Michael Jackson dies, aged 50 yrs

Deal reached in oil refinery row

Bodies of UK hostages flown home



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