Media Watch – March 27

By on 27/03/2015 in Media Watch

Top Birmingham City Council Stories:

Trojan Horse head quits for a second time (Birmingham Mail) The head teacher of Oldknow academy has quit for a second time

Fly-tipping next to Harry’s centre ‘soul-destroying’ (Birmingham Mail) The mother of young hero Harry Moseley was outraged after rubbish was dumped outside a new drop-in cancer care centre. A city council spokesperson said they responded quickly to the situation and are investigating

Serco to run city leisure centres (Birmingham Mail) Serco has secured the contract to run the city council’s leisure centres for the next 15 years

Traffic and road works (BBC WM) Discussion about traffic congestion on city centre roads. Cllr Victoria Quinn interviewed

Regional Headlines:

Cathedral given £500,000 for repairs – Birmingham Cathedral is given £500,000 to carry out ‘vital repairs’ from a £20m fund to commemorate WW1

National Headlines:

Police probe Alps jet crash co-pilot – German police seize possessions of a co-pilot who apparently crashed his plane into the Alps

Leaders grilled in election special – David Cameron and Ed Milliband put on the spot over immigration, the EU and spending plans


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