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Media Watch – March 5

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Tories using Kerslake as a smokescreen – Bore (Birmingham Post) Birmingham’s Labour council leader has vowed to keep on protesting and challenging the cuts handed down by the Coalition Government, despite being warned off in Sir Bob Kerslake’s review.  Quotes Cllrs Sir Albert Bore, Jon Hunt and Robert Alden. Police […]

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Media Watch – Feb 5

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Snow Hill reborn (Birmingham Post, BBC online, BBC WM, BBC Midlands Today, ITV Central) The city’s business district is set for a dramatic transformation under plans to turn it into Birmingham’s Canary Wharf. Sir Albert Bore quoted and interviewed Threats? I’m too busy to care (Birmingham Post) Sir Albert Bore […]

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Media Watch – Jan 22

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Legal chief leads panel to decide on council fate (Birmingham Post) Jon Crabtree is to chair a group charting Birmingham City Council’s progress following the publication of Sir Bob Kerslake’s report in December. Social workers urged to make their home in Birmingham (BBC WM, ITV Central) Coverage of Birmingham City […]

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Media Watch – Jan 2

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Misery Monday as city drivers face gridlock (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham’s commuters face gridlock on the city’s roads as the big return to work coincides with the start of a series of major repair works. Councillors told ‘stop rambling’ (Birmingham Mail) City councillors are being urged to be more spontaneous when […]

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Media Watch – Dec 24

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Driver wins tow truck battle after 8-hour stand-off (Birmingham Mail, BBC online, BBC Five Live, Telegraph, Mirror, Star, ITV) A man who parked illegally in a disabled bay and then sat in his car so it could not be towed away has won his battle to not have his car […]

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Media Watch – Dec 4

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Top Birmingham City Council stories: Brothers banned from own home (The Sun, Birmingham Mail) Two brothers from Handsworth Wood have become the first people to be banned from their own home under new laws clamping down on neighbours from hell. References Birmingham City Council and police compiling dossier on brothers for magistrates. Apartments plan sparks […]

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Media Watch – Nov 27

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: City should outsource bins service, council told (Birmingham Post) Birmingham City Council’s official auditor has urged the authority to consider outsourcing refuse collection, in the annual audit letter Council bosses to face the public to explain huge cuts (Birmingham Post) Huge cuts will be under the spotlight when the council’s […]

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Media Watch – Nov 20

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Seven men banned from approaching girls under 18 (Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Independent, Daily Mail, The Sun, Daily Star) Coverage of landmark injunctions granted against seven Birmingham men by the High Court, which also ruled that six of them should be named. […]

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Media Watch – Nov 13

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Revealed: £4bn plan to get city moving  (Birmingham Post, Birmingham Mail, BBCWM, BBC online) A 20-year vision to transform transport to Birmingham can be unveiled today. Birmingham Connected, a long-term vision to invest £4 billion in largely public transport has taken a step closer with the publication of a white […]

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Media Watch – Nov 6

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Super-tunnel idea to ease city traffic chaos (Birmingham Post and Birmingham Mail) A radical proposal for a new underground motorway beneath Birmingham city centre is among a raft of new ideas to reduce congestion and improve mobility in Birmingham. Quotes transport policy manager David Harris. Post article also quotes Cllr […]

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