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Media Watch – April 14

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Top Birmingham Council Stories 15 schools under investigation in Trojan Horse plot (Birmingham Mail) : Inspectors have now been sent to 15 schools as part of an investigation into an alleged plot by hardline Muslims to force out uncooperative headteachers and governors. Also widespread national coverage including BBC News , The Sunday Times, The Times, i […]

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Media watch – July 30

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Brum homes could get wheelie bins (Birmingham Mail) Wheelie bins could be introduced across the city in a restructure of rubbish collections aimed at improving recycling WM and BRMB – Cllr James McKay interviewed about the proposed restructure of rubbish collections Market’s to make a welcome return (Birmingham Mail) The […]

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Bank Holiday Collections to Continue as Normal

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Bank Holiday Collections to Continue as Normal  Waste and recycling collections in Birmingham are set to carry on as normal during next week's bank holiday (Monday 7th May).  Confirmation from the City Council that services will continue as normal means that all residents at properties which usually receive Monday collections should put their waste or […]

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Media Watch – November 7

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Bonfire night goes with a bang (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham’s traditional bonfire night celebration attracted thousands of people to see a dazzling firework display. New council pool set to open in 2012 (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham’s first new council swimming pool for more than 20 years (Harborne) is set to open its […]

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New refuse collection arrangements

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A new approach to the way refuse and recycling is collected in Birmingham, which will see collection crews and street cleaners concentrating on specific areas and working together more effectively, is to start rolling out across the city from next week. Initially to be piloted to 20,000 homes in Sheldon and Stechford & Yardley North from […]

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Media Watch – March 11

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories New binmen contract could save the city £15m (Birmingham Mail) New working conditions ‘reluctantly’ agreed by city binmen could save the council taxpayer an estimated £15 million, it emerged today. Festival in for climate prize (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham’s Climate Change Festival is in the running for a top award. Thousands […]

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Fleet and Waste workers vote to accept deal

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Birmingham City Council response to the news that Fleet and Waste Management staff have accepted a deal to avoid further industrial action. Cllr Alan Rudge, Cabinet Member for Equalities and Human Resources, said:  “We're grateful to the workforce for giving us the opportunity to present the offer and explain it to them. “We are obviously […]

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Media Watch – March 9

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories A sporting chance (The Guardian) Article looking at the success of Birmingham’s Be Active scheme. City binmen meet to vote on walk out (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham’s binmen are today meeting to vote on strike action as the dispute over pay, conditions and allowances continues. Opening date for city park (Birmingham […]

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Refuse collections update: Jan 14

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Over two million black bags have been collected from the streets of Birmingham over the last nine days as efforts continue to return refuse collection services to normal as quickly as possible. In total around 2,025,800 bags have been collected since January 5, weighing in at 7,967 tonnes. Yesterday (Jan 13) a staggering 2,162 tonnes […]

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Refuse collections update: Jan 13

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Almost 1.6 million black bags have been collected from the streets of Birmingham over the last eight days as efforts continue to return refuse collection services to normal as quickly as possible. In total around 1,593,400 bags have been collected since January 5, weighing in at 7,967 tonnes. Yesterday (Jan 12) 1,145 tonnes of black […]

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