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Media Watch – June 25

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June 25, 2014
Media Watch – June 25

Top Birmingham City Council Stories Service Birmingham savings (Extensive coverage including BBC Midlands Today, BBC WM and Birmingham Mail) The council is set to bring its contact centre in house...
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Service Birmingham savings announced

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June 24, 2014
Service Birmingham savings announced

A package of measures are expected to provide improved customer services and savings in excess of £150m over a seven-year period, enabling the council to deliver the ICT-related budgeted savings...
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Your Rights: Tackling health and safety at work myths

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June 23, 2014

Know your rights with Jacqui Kennedy, Birmingham City Council's head of regulation and enforcement.
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Empty Properties Success

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June 23, 2014
Empty Properties Success

Birmingham’s success in bringing 1,400 privately owned empty properties back into use has given a massive boost to the city’s housing stock and brought huge financial gains for the city....
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Report on tackling poverty through public contracts launched in Birmingham

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June 23, 2014
Report on tackling poverty through public contracts launched in Birmingham

A report highlighting how poverty can be tackled by including employment and training opportunities in public contracts will have its regional launch in Birmingham today (23 June). The report, Tackling...
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Media Watch – June 23

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June 23, 2014
Media Watch – June 23

Top Birmingham City Council Stories City MPs rail against plans to take land for HS2 depot (Birmingham Mail) More than 1,300 jobs will be forfeited if a planned high-speed rail...
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This week’s council meetings: June 23-27

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June 23, 2014
This week’s council meetings: June 23-27

Click on the link below for details of this week’s Birmingham City Council meetings. http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/democracy/Pages/Index.aspx To view meeting webcasts go to: http://www.birmingham.public-i.tv/core/portal/home
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Bore joins international call to hand more powers to cities

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June 22, 2014

Birmingham City Council leader Sir Albert Bore has called for government to hand more power to cities at a major international conference.
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Tories hit out at Labour for £11m city underspend

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June 22, 2014

Birmingham City Council has underspent its 2013/14 budget by £11 million.
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Mental health cuts ‘affect children’

As Birmingham City Council makes a 95% cuts in mental health services, a leading charity claims it could lead to 'tragic consequences' for children.
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Smoothie way to get you cycling

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June 20, 2014
Smoothie way to get you cycling

Encouraging more commuters to cycle to work is challenging task, one that the city council’s Birmingham Cycle Revolution team is meeting head on with initiatives to change perceptions and lifestyles....
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Media Watch – June 20

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June 20, 2014
Media Watch – June 20

Top Birmingham City Council stories Trojan Horse governors quizzed over allegations at takeover (Itv.com): Report that governors at schools placed in special measures for failing to protect children from extremist...
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Meeting the development challenge together

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June 20, 2014
Meeting the development challenge together

Councillor Tahir Ali, cabinet member for development, transport and the economy, considers how Birmingham City Council is meeting the challenge of growth and development. Birmingham is a growing city and...
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Latest Business Charter signatories named

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June 19, 2014
Latest Business Charter signatories named

A new group of firms from Birmingham and beyond have been recognised by the city council for their efforts to maximise social value from their day-to-day business operations. The latest...
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Media Watch – June 19

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June 19, 2014
Media Watch – June 19

Top Birmingham City Council Stories More freedom for cities like Brum – plea (Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post) City leader Sir Albert Bore has called for Government to hand more power...
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Hackney Carriage and private hire drivers’ tests – rebuttal

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June 18, 2014
Hackney Carriage and private hire drivers’ tests – rebuttal

Reports featured in local media on 16 June 2014 stated that Birmingham City Council is planning to introduce changes to its communications and local knowledge tests for Hackney Carriage and...
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Birmingham turns over a new ‘green’ Leaf in Nissan car trial

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June 18, 2014
Birmingham turns over a new ‘green’ Leaf in Nissan car trial

Birmingham City Council launched its trial of a new electric car yesterday (17 June), as part of a strategic collaboration with car manufacturer Nissan Motor GB, to widen its fleet...
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New signage for bus lanes

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June 18, 2014
New signage for bus lanes

Bus lane enforcement in Birmingham city centre began in September after a big awareness campaign over the summer.  Unfortunately concerns were raised in November over multiple trigger points and a...
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Media Watch – June 18

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June 18, 2014
Media Watch – June 18

Top Birmingham City Council stories Trojan Horse – continued local and national coverage • Park View vice principal: We did not tolerate any extremism (Birmingham Mail): Report on Lee Donaghy’s...
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Media Watch – June 17

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June 17, 2014
Media Watch – June 17

Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Further coverage of Trojan Horse, including: • A commons select committee will hear evidence from Birmingham City Council (BBC WM) • The LGA calls for councils to...
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Your Rights: True or false: Myths about food safety

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June 16, 2014

Know your rights with Jacqui Kennedy, Birmingham City Council's head of regulation and enforcement.
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