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Media Watch – May 23

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Children left 'at risk of harm' (BBC online, BBCWM) 'Widespread and serious' failures in Birmingham's children's Services department leave children at risk of harm, says Ofsted. Quotes Cllr Brigid Jones and Peter Hay head of People. Birmingham set to bask in Caribbean sunshine (The Voice) The Caribbean is coming to […]

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Media Watch – May 21

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Villa stars relive their finest hour (Birmingham Mail) A civic reception for Aston Villa's 1982 European Cup winning team was staged last night, 32 years after the victory. Lord Mayor Cllr Mike Leddy quoted. Brum garden is a golden wonder at Chelsea show (Extensive local coverage) Birmingham City Council's First […]

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Media Watch – May 20

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Widespread coverage of Birmingham’s WW1 themed display at the Chelsea Flower Show (BBC, Telegraph, Express) The display was this morning awarded a gold medal in the floral category. Council admits it may have to repeat garden waste collection (Birmingham Mail) Council bosses may be forced to stage a second green […]

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Media Watch – May 19

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Widespread ongoing Trojan Horse coverage. Finishing touches made ahead of Chelsea Flower Show (Daily Telegraph) Birmingham City Council and the Royal British Legion have created a display to remember those who fought in the First World War. Marco Pierre White’s rooftop Birmingham restaurant rated ZERO for food hygiene (Sunday Mercury) […]

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Media Watch – May 16

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Trojan Horse latest (national and local coverage): • Super-heads could take over running clusters of schools in Birmingham, as the Government considers its reports to allegations of extremism. • Pupils at Park View School claim their future prospects could be affected by the allegations of Islamic extremism. Binmen 'told to […]

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Media Watch – May 15

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: City in fight for better HS2 deal (Birmingham Post) Business and community leaders are set to petition for more jobs and better transport links out of HS2. Sir Albert Bore, BCC leader and chair of HS2 strategy board, said the project must meet the needs of the region Pedal power […]

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Media Watch – May 14

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Sir Albert backs apprentices' drive (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham City Council leader Sir Albert Bore has hailed construction group Willmot Dixon's approach to apprentices as a shining example 'Trojan Horse' allegations continued coverage (Radio 4 Today) The radio programme reported from Birmingham, interviewing parents at Park View Academy, and referencing the […]

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Media Watch – May 13

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Chelsea Flower Show (Your Knightsbridge) Birmingham City Council and the Royal British Legion have teamed up for the Chelsea Flower Show with an exhibit marking the centenary of the first world war Anger at pile of waste left by travellers (Birmingham Mail) A group of travellers has left a pile […]

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Media Watch – May 12

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories ‘No Trojan Horse extremism links’ Birmingham teachers hear (BBC) Birmingham City Council officials investigating an alleged plot by Muslim hardliners to take control of schools say they have seen no evidence of links to extremism, BBC News has learned. Council expects ‘firestorm' over Trojan Horse schools plot (Sunday Telegraph) Birmingham […]

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Media Watch – May 9

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Garden tax row turns Brum into a dump (Birmingham Mail) Pictures of uncollected garden waste in the city with comments from Councillors John Lines and Peter Douglas Osbourn. A BCC spokesperson pointed out that garden waste has never been allowed in with household waste and that if garden waste is […]

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