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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Media Watch – May 15

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Digbeth snooker club saw predators hiring out rooms to abuse underage girls, police report claims (Birmingham Mail) A Birmingham snooker club has been accused of operating as an underage sex den with customers “hiring out rooms” to groom and abuse girls. Police have also linked four missing children reports to […]

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Internet café ordered to pay £720

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A Birmingham café owner, who pleaded guilty to two offences under the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013, was ordered to pay more than £700 at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (May 14). Ibrahim Abdi Mirreh, who runs Info Shop Sports and Social Café, at 141B Stratford Road, Sparkhill, was ordered to pay £220 fines – £110 for […]

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Core Cities UK cabinet call for action from new Government on city devolution

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Core Cities UK leaders gathered in Westminster today (May 14th) to call for the new government to deliver on city devolution. Leaders and mayors of the 10 largest city economies outside London in England, Scotland and Wales – Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield – launched a ‘Devolution Declaration’ in front […]

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Media Watch – May 14

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: ‘We’ll create powerhouse like no other’ (Birmingham Post, Birmingham Mail) Work to create a West Midlands-wide authority stronger than any other in the country has begun. Quotes Sir Albert Bore saying he was expecting progress on a vital combined authority within weeks. Concerns over changes to leisure centres (BBC WM) […]

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Help us promote healthier lifestyles in Birmingham

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Tackling the twin plagues of inactivity and obesity are among the key aims of a proposed new system aiming to promote healthier lifestyles in Birmingham.

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We must get tough on booze

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Birmingham Director of Public Health, Dr Adrian Phillips has backed calls for tougher measures to tackle the high rates of alcohol consumption in the UK.

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