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Media Watch – March 4

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Protesters disrupt meeting as councillors clash over cuts (Birmingham Mail) Rowdy protesters stopped Birmingham City Council’s annual budget meeting three times as councillors clashed over £105million cuts to services. Parents lie, cheat and even change their religion to win their children a place in school, say experts (Birmingham Mail) Anxious […]

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Media Watch – Feb 20

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: New Brum library’s photo archives ‘still at risk’ claim (Birmingham Mail) The Library of Birmingham’s renowned photographic archives remain at risk despite a council U-turn on proposed budget cuts, it has been claimed.  Quotes director of the Library of Birmingham, Brian Gambles. HME wins BIP funding for DT drive (Midlands […]

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Gritting alert – Jan 21

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Birmingham gritters are on duty tonight and will again be out and about to treat the roads from 1am. Please take care if you are planning to go out folks. Winter maintenance and FAQs Regional Gritting Information #wmgrit The panel below brings together gritting alerts from local authorities across the West Midlands. You can also […]

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Gritting Alert – Jan 18

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With temperatures dropping, the Birmingham gritters are on duty tonight and will treat the roads from 6pm. We will then treat footways from 4.30am on Monday morning. UPDATE – we also plan to grit the roads a second time at 3.30am on Monday morning (January 19) due to the severity of overnight temperatures. Winter maintenance […]

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Gritting Alert – Jan 17

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With temperatures dropping, the Birmingham gritters are once again on duty tonight and will treat the roads from 6pm. We will then treat priority footways from 4.30am on Sunday morning. Please take extra care if you’re out and about tonight and tomorrow morning. Winter maintenance and FAQs Regional Gritting Information #wmgrit The panel below brings […]

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Media Watch – Jan 16

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Noise nuisance woman claims she’s being victimised by council (BBC WM) Interview with Satinder Kholi, who was recently found guilty of breaching noise abatement orders, who claims she is being victimised by Birmingham City Council. Statement from council read out on air, clarifying exactly why the pensioner found herself before […]

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Gritting Alert – Jan 15

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With temperatures dropping, the Birmingham gritters are on duty again tonight and will treat the roads from 1am. Please take extra care if you’re out and about tonight and tomorrow morning. Winter maintenance and FAQs Regional Gritting Information #wmgrit The panel below brings together gritting alerts from local authorities across the West Midlands. You can […]

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More hi-tech monitors to combat ‘silent killer’

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Birmingham health bosses are set to increase the number of hi-tech health monitors located across the city after a successful trial in 2014. Seven state-of-the-art Health Monitors, which measure height, weight, body mass index (BMI) and blood pressure, were installed in locations across Birmingham last August, with an eighth going into Aston’s New Jerusalem Apostolic […]

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Gritting Alert – Jan 3

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With temperatures dropping, the Birmingham gritters are on duty tonight and will treat the roads from 6pm. Please take extra care if you’re out and about tonight and tomorrow morning. Winter maintenance and FAQs Regional Gritting Information #wmgrit The panel below brings together gritting alerts from local authorities across the West Midlands. You can also […]

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Media Watch – Nov 18

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Council seeks to protect vulnerable children with `novel’ legal action (Guardian, Times, Telegraph, BBC, Daily Mail) Social services bosses in Birmingham say they are taking innovative legal action in an effort to protect vulnerable children who may be victims of sexual exploitation. Birmingham city council says it has launched civil […]

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