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Council shows the way in tackling CSE

By on 26/02/2015 in Cllr Jones, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council is showing partners across the country how – along with West Midlands Police – it took innovative steps to obtain civil injunctions against men suspected of being involved in child sexual exploitation. Following landmark court hearings which saw injunctions obtained against 10 men, the city council and police were inundated with queries from […]

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Media Watch – Jan 26

By on 26/01/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories City elections shake-up ordered (BBC) Birmingham City Council has been ordered to overhaul its election system in a bid to tackle “deep-rooted” issues. The Birmingham Hotel: ‘Under-age’ girls in underwear fled before police swoop (Sunday Mercury, Mirror) Three suspected under-age girls fled a city hotel in their underwear shortly before […]

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Injunctions obtained to protect vulnerable young woman

By on 19/11/2014 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council has obtained injunctions against a number of men who have been found inappropriately in the company of a vulnerable young woman. Peter Hay, Director of People, Birmingham City Council: “Although there is not enough evidence for a criminal conviction at present, we do have enough information to obtain injunctions – these use […]

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Media Watch – Sept 19

By on 19/09/2014 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories Schoolkids' 1 chicken nugget for dinner (Birmingham Mail) Reception pupils in some Birmingham schools are being given just ONE chicken nugget for their lunch, angry councillors have revealed.  Quotes Cllrs Valerie Seabright, Barry Bowles and Brigid Jones.. 'Too big' city council faces being broken up in review (Birmingham Mail) A […]

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Media Watch – Sept 8

By on 08/09/2014 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories Tot cheats death after swallowing e-cigarette refill (Birmingham Mail) A Birmingham toddler could have died after swallowing nicotine contained in an e-cigarette refill, it has emerged. Director of Public Health, Dr Adrian Phillips, quoted. £1.5 million street cleaning budget cut reversed (Birmingham Mail) A threatened £1.5 million cut to Birmingham's […]

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Media Watch – Sept 5

By on 05/09/2014 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories Anti-terror funding cut by 70 per cent (Birmingham Mail) Vital funding to prevent more Birmingham-born Jihadists emerging has been slashed by almost 70 per cent - despite a confidential police report revealing a 'diversifying' terrorist threat in the city. Quotes Birmingham City Council spokeswoman explaining that the decrease in Prevent […]

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Media Watch – August 28

By on 28/08/2014 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Energy firm creates 1,000 jobs to take on 'big six' (Birmingham Post) An energy form backed by a German firm is creating 1,000 jobs in Birmingham as part of plans to revolutionise the gas and electricity sector. Sir Albert Bore quoted saying this vindicates a strategy of targeting growth sectors […]

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Media Watch – July 15

By on 15/07/2014 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council stories: Further Trojan Horse coverage: • Record numbers of pupils 'at risk' of radicalisation (Guardian) Schools are referring to the police record numbers of pupils and staff identified as being at risk. References Trojan Horse • City boss raps Ofsted chief's 'full attack' over Trojan Horse (Birmingham Mail) Jerry Blackett, chief executive of […]

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By-election for West Midlands police and crime commissioner

By on 04/07/2014 in News with 0 Comments

By-election for West Midlands police and crime commissioner Following the death of Bob Jones, we can now confirm that, following the receipt of the appropriate notices, the by-election will take place on Thursday 21 August 2014 Polling stations will be open between 7am and 10pm Ends

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Media Watch – July 2

By on 02/07/2014 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories: 'Strong interest' in NEC Group sale (BBC online) The sale of the NEC Group is moving closer with strong interest from potential bidders, Birmingham City Council has said Plans to end pinch points on ring road roundabouts (Birmingham Mail) Motorists and city centre commuters are being asked for their views […]

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