Media Watch – Dec 10

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Birmingham budget consultation launched (Extensive local and national coverage) A package of budget cuts worth £87million and anticipated job losses of more than 1,000 have been announced as part of the council's plan to deal with central government funding reductions and growing pressure on resources, which will total £120million in […]

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Planning Birmingham’s Future & Budget Consultation 2014-15

Planning Birmingham's Future & Budget Consultation 2014-15 Sir Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “This time last year I talked to you about 'the end of local government as I've known it'; and this year I am still talking about 'the end of local government as I've known it', but just to be […]

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Breathing new life into the Old Rep

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Birmingham City Council is looking to a company to breathe new life into the city's Old Rep theatre. A report to cabinet on Monday 16 December asks for approval to identify an organisation interested in operating the theatre for up to five years, with an option to extend. The Old Rep - the first theatre […]

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Media Watch – Dec 9

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Baby-faced gang's reign of terror (Birmingham Mail) A gang of baby-faced thugs have been banned from two Birmingham neighbourhoods, following the issuing of anti-social behaviour injunctions based on a case put together by Birmingham City Council and West Midlands Police. Cllr James McKay quoted Discussion of the case for Sutton […]

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This week’s council meetings: Dec 9-13

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Click on the link below for details of this week’s Birmingham City Council meetings. http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/democracy/Pages/Index.aspx Click on the link below for details of this week’s webcasts. http://www.birmingham.public-i.tv/core/portal/home

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Nelson Mandela book of condolence

By on 06/12/2013 in News with 7 Comments

Anyone wishing to pay tribute to former South African president Nelson Mandela following his death yesterday (December 5) can do so by signing a book of condolence, established by Birmingham City Council. The book is available just inside the main entrance of the Council House in Victoria Square. Contributions can be added whenever the main entrance […]

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Media Watch – Dec 6

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Anger as two tower blocks set to be spared bulldozer (Birmingham Mail) Two Birmingham tower blocks are set to be saved from the bulldozer - enraging residents who voted to have them pulled down A council spokesman said the Energy Companies Obligation programme was a key part in the decision […]

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Gritting alert – Dec 5

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Our gritting crews are heading out to treat the Birmingham roads from 8pm. Please take extra care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs – http://birminghamnewsroom.com/winter-maintenance-201314-faqs/ Regional Gritting Information #wmgrit The panel below brings together gritting alerts from local authorities across the West Midlands. You can also get this information via the following […]

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Protect yourself, your baby and family against flu

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You would do anything to protect your unborn baby, but many pregnant women don't realise how dangerous and debilitating flu can be. Getting vaccinated against flu is the best way to protect yourself and your baby from the virus, and make sure you stay flu safe all winter. If you're pregnant the flu jab is […]

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Birmingham leads way in Health Checks

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More people in Birmingham are taking up the offer of an NHS Health Check than in most other parts of the country. The checks, offered to people aged between 40 and 74 years, are designed to identify the risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease. And the latest figures show that the […]

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