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Media Watch – June 3

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Top Birmingham City Council stories Trojan Horse - widespread national coverage • School governor Tahir Alam linked to Trojan Horse plot is an Ofsted inspector. • Six schools in Islam Trojan Horse plot face closure threat. • Trojan Horse storm breaking over Birmingham's schools as Ofsted has ordered new inspections into 21 schools. • 'Muslim […]

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Media Watch – June 2

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Continued extensive coverage of the Trojan Horse investigations. Extensive coverage of the Queen’s Baton Relay in Birmingham Council calls in experts to investigate Birmingham children’s poor health and grades (Birmingham Mail) A panel of experts is to investigate why so many Birmingham children are less healthy and do worse at […]

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Media Watch – May 30

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Go-ahead for tennis centre (Birmingham Mail) A factory which has remained empty because its yard is too small for lorries is to get a new lease of life as an indoor tennis centre.  Quotes Cllr Barry Henley. Nursery to fight new council business charter (Birmingham Mail) A nursery has launched […]

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Media Watch – May 29

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Top Birmingham City Council stories Trojan Horse (widespread local and national coverage) • Head teacher of Queensbridge School, Tim Boyes, claims he told DfE about his concerns that schools could be taken over by Muslim hardliners in 2010. • A teacher at Park View School is set to appear at Birmingham Crown Court over charges […]

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Media Watch – May 28

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Drinks giant backs park fitness scheme (Birmingham Mail) A fitness scheme based in Birmingham’s parks is being expanded. Cyclists angry as annual Sky Ride event is cancelled (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham’s annual Sky Ride event has been cancelled. 20mph zones for suburbs (Birmingham Mail) Formal consultation on new 20mph speed limits […]

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Media Watch – May 27

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Top Birmingham City Council stories Local and Euro elections - widespread coverage in print and broadcast media Clancy launches bid for Labour leadership (Birmingham Mail): Coverage of Cllr John Clancy’s leadership bid. MP: Failing kids' service should get one last chance (Birmingham Mail): Perry Barr MP Khalid Mahmood claims Birmingham's children's services should be given […]

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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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