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Media Watch – March 31

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Top Birmingham City Council stories Baby shake death ‘not preventable’ (Birmingham Mail and BBC News Online): Report on findings of  Birmingham Children Safeguarding Board’s serious case review into the death of Harli Delves-Reid, who suffered significant brain damage after being shaken by her father Kurt Delves in December 2010. The BCSB report states the death […]

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Food firm ordered to pay £31,369 for dirty conditions

By on 27/03/2015 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham food trader was ordered to pay £31,369 after being found guilty of seven offences under Food Hygiene (England) Regulations 2006 at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (27 March 2015). Mushtaqs Ltd, based in Stratford Road, Sparkhill, was fined £24,000 and ordered to pay £7,249 costs and a victim surcharge of £120. Environmental health officers, […]

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Court orders jeweller to pay £8,288

By on 27/03/2015 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham jewellery firm was today (27 March 2015) ordered to pay a total of £8,288 after pleading guilty to 13 offences, under the Hallmarking Act 1973. Yousaf Jewellers, based in Coventry Road, Small Heath, was fined £500 for each offence (£6,500) ordered to pay costs of £1,738 and a £50 victim surcharge at Birmingham […]

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Work to start on four new leisure centres for Birmingham

By on 25/03/2015 in Culture, News with 2 Comments

Birmingham City Council has awarded a 15 year contract to Serco for work at nine leisure centres across the city – including the design and build of four new pools. Birmingham City Council’s assistant director for sport and events, Steve Hollingworth, said: “On behalf of the city council I would like to offer my warmest […]

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Community Governance consultation – deadline imminent

By on 23/03/2015 in Leader, News with 2 Comments

Residents who want to have their say on local democracy have just a week left to complete a survey or submit a written contribution.

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Court orders jeweller to pay £70,673

By on 20/03/2015 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham jeweller was today (20 March 2015) sentenced to 10 weeks imprisonment, suspended six months, and ordered to pay a total of £70,763 and £10,673 costs after pleading guilty to 21 offences, under the Hallmarking Act 1973 and Trade Marks Act 1994.

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Last chance to design Birmingham’s flag

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Birmingham’s Deputy Lord Mayor today issued a reminder that if you want to design a Flag for Birmingham you have until 31 March to submit your entry. Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Mike Leddy, chair of the Birmingham Flag Project Team, said: “This is an amazing opportunity for somebody to create a people’s flag for Birmingham […]

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Media Watch – March 20

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Top Birmingham City Council stories ‘Angry’ Cameron blames Labour council for cuts at new library (Birmingham Mail): Interview with David Cameron, in which he criticises the council’s decision to cut the Library of Birmingham’s opening hours from 73 to 40 hours. Gridlock fears over £60m city cycle lanes revolution (Birmingham Mail):  Conservative opposition leader Cllr […]

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Jeweller ordered to pay £1,900 for unhallmarked goods seized

By on 19/03/2015 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham jeweller, who pleaded guilty to 12 offences under Hallmarking Act 1973, Trade Marks Act 1994 and Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008, was ordered to pay £1,900 at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (19 March 2015). Khwaja Waqar Ahmed – who owned Kashmir Jewellery House, on Coventry Road, Small Heath – was fined […]

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Media Watch – March 17

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Top Birmingham City Council stories MPs criticise Ofsted over Trojan Horse schools affair (local and national coverage):  The Commons’ education select committee report into extremism in schools found no evidence of a plot by hardline Muslims to infiltrate schools in Birmingham. It also criticises Michael Gove’s reaction to the claims, which led to five separate […]

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