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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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Media Watch – Oct 29

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Fines ‘reviewed’ in bus lane ticket row (B'ham Mail) Drivers who have received tickets after being bamboozled by Birmingham's bus lane layout will have their fines reviewed and possibly refunded says Birmingham City Council. Better view to remember war heroes (B'ham Mail) Birmingham’s ex-servicemen and women will hold their Remembrance […]

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Media Watch – Oct 28

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Historic library closes after roof lead theft (Birmingham Mail) Bloomsbury Library in Nechells has closed due to heating system problems - but employees who do not wish to be named claim that the theft of lead from the roof has caused flooding at the site. A council spokesperson quoted as […]

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Media Watch – Oct 25

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Birmingham Vitamin D scheme wins national praise (widespread coverage) A scheme commissioned by Public Health Birmingham, offering free vitamin D supplements to all children, has halved the number of cases of rickets in the city. Street lights road safety worries (Birmingham Mail) Safety campaigners concerned as senior councillors consider turning […]

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Media Watch – Oct 24

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Birmingham Community Safety Partnership Strategic Assessment  (Birmingham Mail) Further coverage of data contained within the BCSP report – Road deaths and serious casualties, ethnicity of school students and unemployment rates. Anger as clinical waste piles up outside home (Birmingham Mail) Parents of a disabled child are demanding answers after Birmingham […]

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Media Watch – Oct 23

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: City’s shame as risk of death rises for victims of domestic violence (Birmingham Mail) Police recorded 23 domestic violence murders in Birmingham min the last three years, according to a report delivered to the Birmingham Community Safety Partnership. The report also looks at female genital mutilation and forced marriages Ex-councillor […]

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Media Watch – Oct 22

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Labour back estate plan (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham’s Labour leadership was accused of being ‘vindictive’ after councillors backed a plan to build up to 6,000 homes on green belt. 20mph city speed limit finds support (Birmingham Mail, ITV News, BBC) A leading road safety campaign group has backed Birmingham City Council’s […]

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