Media watch – June 6

By on 06/06/2012 in Media Watch

Top Birmingham City Council stories:

WM – Installing energy saving measures into homes across Birmihgham, BCC officer Dave Allport interviewed. Minister Ed Davey is due to learn more about the scheme when he visits the city today

Low-paids workers given wage boost (Birmingham Mail) Thousands of dinner ladies, cleaners and other low-paid workers will get a pay boost in the first act of the council’s new administration

Bore invitation to quiz council (Birmingham Mail) The city’s new council leaders are putting themselves under the spotlight after inviting members of the public to ask questions at a formal council meeting, for the first time

Retail row in fund failure (Birmingham Mail) Council bosses criticised the government after Birmingham lost out in the Portas Pilot funding for high street renewal. Councillor Tahir Ali quoted

Regional Headlines:

Brum celebrates…in the rain (Birmingham Mail, BBC online) Thousands of Brummies braved the rain to stage dozens of Diamond Jubilee parties

50,000 hit the streets of Brum for gay festival (Birmingham Mail) Thousands of revellers turned out for Birmingham Gay Pride

A 15-year-old boy is due to appear in court charged with assaulting a 22-year-old man in Birmingham

National Headlines:

New EU plan to stop banks failing
Kandahar hit by suicide attacker
Queen ‘humbled’ by Jubilee events

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