Media Watch – May 20

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: No celebrations from the balcony if Villa win cup (Birmingham Mail) If Villa wins the FA cup the Council House balcony will not be used as part of any celebrations as it is no longer safe He’s Prince Shah-ming in Kuwait (Birmingham Mail) Article on out-going Lord Mayor Cllr Shafique […]

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Organisational Improvement Action Plan Highlight Report – May 2015

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The second highlight report for the Organisational Improvement Action Plan is now available.

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FREE half-term fun in city parks

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Looking for something to do with the kids over half-term? How about FREE football, rounders, badminton, cricket, archery, tennis and more?

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Media Watch – May 19

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: New Lord Mayor of Birmingham (BBC WM) Interview with Birmingham’s next Lord Mayor, Cllr Ray Hassall, ahead of today’s mayor-making ceremony. Chelsea entry blooming in praise of Brum’s cathedral (Birmingham Mail) Piece on Birmingham’s entry in this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, which celebrates Birmingham Cathedral’s 300th anniversary. Quotes Cllr Ian […]

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Birmingham scoops another Gold at Chelsea

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Birmingham City Council has scooped Gold at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show for the fourth year running for its spectacular display celebrating 300 years of Birmingham Cathedral.

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Improvement Panel to meet in public for first time

The Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel, which is monitoring the progress being made by Birmingham City Council in implementing its improvement programme, will meet in public on 11th June.

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Media Watch – May 18

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: The greatest show in earth (Sunday Times) Feature on the RHS Chelsea Flower Show which references Birmingham City Council’s entry which celebrates 300 years of the city’s cathedral with a floral tower Cockroaches found inside café kitchen (Birmingham Mail, Saturday) An internet café in Sparkhill was prosecuted by the city […]

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New Cabinet confirmed

Birmingham City Council’s new Cabinet has been confirmed, with Cllr Paulette Hamilton named the new Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care.

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Birmingham Cathedral heads to Chelsea

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Birmingham Cathedral is heading to Chelsea next week, albeit in floral form, thanks to staff at Birmingham City Council’s Parks Department. This year’s entry for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show – “300 Years at the Heart” – celebrates 300 years of Birmingham Cathedral with a spectacular five metre tall floral replica of the cathedral’s bell […]

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Ward End Park set for biggest ever summer of tennis

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Great British Tennis Weekends will see courts in Ward End Park serve up free tennis for families over three weekends this summer The first Great British Tennis Weekend takes place this weekend with Ward End Park offering free family tennis from 2pm – 4pm on Saturday 16th May. Former Great Britain Number 1 tennis star […]

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