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Media Watch – Nov 12

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Top Birmingham City Council stories Criminal family evicted after their dog bit off a policeman's nose during ten year reign of terror (Daily Mirror) The O'Brien family have been evicted after being taken to court by Birmingham City Council Sing While You Work - Birmingham City Council was the featured choir in last night's episode […]

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Media Watch – Nov 11

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Family from hell booted out at last (B'ham Mail) Double-page-spread and front-page-lead on the O'Brien family who carried out terrifying crimes from their five-bedroom council house have been asked to leave.  Cllr James McKay, Cabinet Member for a Green, Safe and Smart City quoted. Brum crowds unite to honour fallen […]

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Media Watch – Nov 8

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Birmingham shifts gear with cycle plan (Financial Times) Coverage of the Birmingham Mobility Action Plan green paper. Sir Albert Bore quoted. Children's services budget protected (B'ham Mail) Birmingham's children services budget is to be protected in a bid to turn around the ailing department's fortunes.  The £147m pot will be […]

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Media Watch – Nov 7

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Carmageddon – Solar-powered buses unveiled in city’s 25-year vision to beat traffic gridlock (B'ham Mail, Birmingham Post) How Brum plans to create rapid transport network.  Quotes Sir Albert Bore. Army unit is reunited with plaque (B'ham Mail) Army veterans have been reunited with their prized commemorative plaque which they thought […]

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Media Watch – Nov 6

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Council U-turn on bus lane controversy (Birmingham Mail) Any motorist given multiple tickets for a single Birmingham bus lane offence will only be issued a Penalty Charge Notice for one offence, it has been announced. The measure has been backdated to November 1. Cllr Tahir Ali quoted. Nursery shuts over […]

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Media Watch – Nov 5

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Council ‘sorry’ after clinical waste mix-up (Birmingham Mail) A Second World War veteran has received an apology from the city council after clinical waste was left outside his house for more than three weeks. Widespread previews of BBC series The Choir – featuring a choir from Birmingham City Council. Birmingham […]

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Media Watch – Nov 4

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Embassy traffic chaos hits millionaire row (B'ham Mail) People who live in a residential part of in Edgbaston are upset about the amount of cars parked on roads near their homes since the Indian Consular Office moved there. It is also claimed by residents that the building the Consular Office […]

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Media Watch – Nov 1

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Care home is fined £60k after 30ft horror plunge (Birmingham Mail) Silver Leaf Care Group has been fined after admitting a charge under the Health and Safety at Work Act after a vulnerable woman fell from the second floor of a care home in the city, where window restraints were […]

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Media Watch – Oct 31

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories HS2 'negativity' poses threat to city's vision for economic future (Birmingham Post) Further coverage of the plea from city political and business leaders to national politicians for them to continue backing the HS2 scheme. Extracts from Sir Albert Bore's recent letter to Shadow Transport Secretary Mary Creagh are included. Letter […]

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Media Watch – Oct 30

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: True grit of city’s winter ice breakers (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham’s fleet of 25 gritters have been primed ready for action when the first cold snap hits the city £52m cuts could strike care places (Birmingham Mail) Residential care places for adults with disabilities could be cut under plans to slash […]

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