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Media Watch – July 21

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Birmingham City Council ‘failing to protect’ children (BBC, Sky News, R5Live, Telegraph, PA Newswire, BBC WM) Widespread coverage of Ofsted report into Children’s Social Services. Cllr Len Clark interviewed. http://birminghamnewsroom.com/?p=11660 Dispute costs council £300k (Birmingham Mail) An eight-year dispute over improvements to a busy Birmingham road junction has cost taxpayers […]

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Birmingham old and new on flickr

By on 20/07/2010 in Galleries with 0 Comments

Mark Wilson (Sparks68) has uploaded some fantastic pics to flickr – blending old images of Birmingham with newer photographs. Click on the following link to add to our collection. http://www.flickr.com/groups/birminghamarchitecture/ Thanks Sparks68 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/sparks68/ Keep them coming: http://www.flickr.com/groups/birminghamarchitecture/

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Our Digital City – this is us in 2010

By on 19/07/2010 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham residents have been invited to make their mark as part of an innovative online project. Our Digital City - this is us in 2010 is a joint venture between Digital Birmingham, Say Hello (part of Hello Digital) and Birmingham Libraries working with the BBC Big Screen. It is an online digital snapshot of Birmingham […]

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Your latest Birmingham photographs

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Following our appeal for photographs of your favourite Birmingham buildings, you’ve uploaded some fantastic pics to flickr. Click on the following link to add to the collection. http://www.flickr.com/groups/birminghamarchitecture/ Thanks Keshvala – http://www.flickr.com/photos/keshvala/   Thanks g4pfk – http://www.flickr.com/photos/31339850@N06/   Keep them coming: http://www.flickr.com/groups/birminghamarchitecture/

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Media Watch – July 19

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Tory minister condemns £100,000-a-year councillors (Sunday Telegraph) Article refers to Leader of Birmingham City Council Mike Whitby’s annual pay. Boycott call over ‘ugly’ Brummie jibe (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham City Council Deputy Leader Paul Tilsley has urged Brummies to boycott the Sun after Britain’s biggest-selling national newspaper reported that Birmingham people […]

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This week's council meetings (July 19)

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Click on the link below for details of this week’s Birmingham City Council meetings. http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/democracy/Pages/Index.aspx

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Weekend events in Birmingham (July 17-18)

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Looking for somehing to do in Birmingham this weekend? Try one of the events below. Enjoy the sunshine in our many parks. http://bit.ly/9sYXWg Moseley Festival July 9-18 http://bit.ly/bsgQbr International Jazz and Blues Festival July 16 – 25 http://bit.ly/bGwPo7 Simmer Down Music Festival (Handsworth Park) July 17 http://bit.ly/bx1XOM Visit the new-look mac http://bit.ly/dDljKj T.rex: The Killer […]

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Media Watch – July 16

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories We’re still a city of culture (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham’s City of Culture team vowed the city will ‘continue to be a capital of culture’ despite missing out on the 2013 crown. http://birminghamnewsroom.com/?p=11577 Widespread coverage of the UK City of Culture decision (BBC, ITV, Independent, Guardian, FT, Telegraph, BRMB, WM, Smooth, […]

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Media Watch – July 15

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories D-Day for culture bid (Birmingham Mail, BBC WM, BRMB, Smooth, Express and Star) The long wait is nearly over as Birmingham finds out tonight whether it has won the coveted UK City of Culture title. Birmingham: We are a city of culture (BBC Online) Birmingham waits with baited breath to […]

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Media Watch – July 14

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Welcome for house target cut (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham will not have to cram thousands of new homes into its boundaries unless local politicians demand it under new government plans. UK City of Culture vox pop (BBC WM) Birmingham residents interviewed about our chances to be named UK City of Culture. […]

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