Media Watch – May 27

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Chinese investment in Birmingham? (BBC WM) Council Leader Sir Albert Bore interviewed about potential future investment in the city, after a visit by a delegation yesterday.

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Birmingham Youth Champion announced

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Birmingham City Council has announced its first ever Youth Champion to make sure young people in the city have their voices heard. The councillor taking up the role will be named shortly, with their responsibilities being to listen to and engage with young people on a wide range of issues. Councillor Penny Holbrook, cabinet member […]

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Factsheet: Food hygiene inspections and ratings

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Bars, cafes, pubs and restaurants – in fact any premises serving food – in Birmingham are routinely inspected by our environmental health officers to ensure they comply with food hygiene and safety laws and regulations. These inform the food hygiene ratings published by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and displayed by premises. This factsheet sets […]

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Media Watch – May 26

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Exploitation report up for two awards (Birmingham Mail, Monday) A Birmingham City Council committee inquiry into child sexual exploitation in the city has been shortlisted for two national awards. The report, ‘We Need To Get It Right’, is up for two Centre for Public Scrutiny Awards. Quotes Cllr Anita Ward […]

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Man sentenced for selling devices enabling illegal games to be played

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A Birmingham man has today (May 22) been sentenced by magistrates for selling devices enabling Nintendo DS consoles to play downloaded counterfeit computer games. Graham Gibbs, 46, of Coventry Road, has been sentenced to eight months in prison, suspended for 24 months, and ordered to carry out 120 hours of unpaid work after admitting 11 […]

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Sutton Town Council – council’s conclusions published

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Birmingham City Council has today (Friday 22 May) published its conclusions regarding the proposal to create a Town Council for Sutton Coldfield within Birmingham.

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Media Watch – May 22

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: More mindless destruction by ‘mad axeman’ (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham’s ‘mad axeman’ has struck again causing a trail of destruction by mindlessly chopping down trees. Article links the latest vandalism at the River Cole to earlier vandalism at Cannon Hill Park and Farm Park. V puzzling city mystery solved (Birmingham Mail) […]

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Women’s Aid 35th birthday celebrated by councillors

By on 21/05/2015 in Cllr McKay, News, Video News with 0 Comments

A number of Birmingham City Councillors lent their support to an event celebrating 35 years of Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid

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Shortlisted Centenary Square designs go on public display

By on 21/05/2015 in Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

People will have the chance to view and have their say on the final shortlisted designs in an innovative competition to redesign one of Birmingham’s largest public spaces when they go on display this week. The competition, launched by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Landscape Institute on behalf of Birmingham City […]

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Lord Mayor’s Awards

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Each year the Lord Mayor of Birmingham invites nominations for the Lord Mayor’s Awards and this year they were given to CBSO Music Director Andris Nelsons and local shopkeeper John Bourke. Andris Nelsons was nominated by a number of people for his dedication to sustaining and promoting the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s reputation as […]

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