Media Watch – June 7

By on 07/06/2013 in Media Watch

Bore is passing buck on leisure service sell-off (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham Council leader, Sir Albert Bore, has been accused of “passing the buck” over proposals to sell or close the city's leisure services, according to Lib Dem leader Paul Tilsley.

Council wants own £2m bedroom tax support pot (Inside Housing) Birmingham Council will write to Eric Pickles to ask for permission to create a £2 million discretionary housing payment fund in its own housing revenue account. Cllr John Cotton quoted.

Caterer secures library contract (Chamberlink) Birmingham City Council has awarded caterer Amadeus a three year contract to service the city's £2 million Library of Birmingham.

Get Birmingham building demands city council chiefs (The Municipal Journal) Sir Albert Bore, Birmingham Council leader, has joined a growing group of local authority experts seeking to end borrowing restrictions on the Housing Revenue Account.

Fresh Solution for council offices (CIBSE Journal) Birmingham City Council's award winning office development at Woodcock Street is using advanced natural ventilation solutions for its premises

Regional Headlines
Midland’s born son charged with murdering Lilian Henderson. A man has been charged with murdering his 86-year-old mother in her home.

Gurkiren Loyal’s family ‘encouraged’ over India organs plea
The family of a Birmingham girl whose organs were retained in India after she died there say they feel “very encouraged” after a meeting with a Foreign Office minister.

National  Headlines
Prince Philip in hospital for operation on abdomen.  The Duke of Edinburgh is due to have an exploratory operation on his abdomen after spending the night in hospital.

North Belfast pipe bomb attack: Man charged.  A man has been charged over a bomb attack on police officers in north Belfast last month.

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