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2014/04/24 15:46
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SCOTLAND is the most centralised nation in Europe with local councils stripped of key powers by government and “distant” powerful authorities, a new report has stated. Council bosses backed a major...
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2014/04/24 15:09
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Councils have called for a "radical overhaul" of Scottish democracy so more decisions over tax and spending are made locally. Scotland is the most centralised nation in Europe with a few elected...
2014/04/21 13:31
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Published: 21 Apr 2014 14:00 FLOOD row embroiled Inverclyde Council bosses say they STILL haven’t been told precisely why their bid for badly needed government relief cash for the district was...
2014/04/16 19:45
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DUNDEE United football legend Frank Kopel died today, aged 65. Kopel, who had been battling with dementia, made 407 appearances and lifted two trophies for the Tannadice side over 10 years. His wife...
2014/04/11 12:30
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Published: 11 Apr 2014 13:00 LAST week, the Scottish Government announced better protection from flooding with the award of almost £40 million. Local authorities were invited to apply for funding...
2014/04/10 08:09
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A meeting to discuss concerns over the Dumfries police control room closure has been branded a “sham from start to finish”. Councillor John Syme claimed that instead of getting answers to why there...
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2014/04/09 12:31
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Published: 9 Apr 2014 13:00 COUNCIL leader Stephen McCabe writes exclusively for the Greenock Telegraph. OVER recent years Inverclyde has become increasingly affected by severe flooding. Aside from...
2014/04/06 02:09
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Craig McLaren, director of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Scotland says: "Philip is right, the ambition is there. Among planners there is a desire to be enablers and facilitators. He is also...
2014/04/05 07:30
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Published: 5 Apr 2014 08:30 COUNCIL chiefs are attempting to resurrect a flood relief scheme for Inverclyde after the Scottish Government threw out a £3.1 million funding bid. WASHOUT: Flooding on...
2014/04/03 06:12
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The Scottish Government is responsible for deciding how much councils can spend each year. Local authority umbrella body Cosla has suggested Finance Secretary John Swinney introduce a "flat-cash"...
2014/04/02 03:09
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Demographic changes are putting pressure on services, as highlighted in the Herald's NHS: Time for Action campaign, calling for a review of resources and pressures on the system as a result of the...
2014/03/29 23:45
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POLICE Scotland was last night facing an accountability crisis as the country’s single nationwide force celebrates its first anniversary. There are claims the force is not being subjected to proper...
2014/03/29 04:09
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Should the councils, including Glasgow, Aberdeen, South Lanarkshire and Inverclyde, follow through on their intention to leave a body they feel is no longer serving its purpose, they will incur a bill...
2014/03/29 04:09
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Sources at the country's largest authority said it was disputing Cosla's position and how it would be enforced, adding it believed the organisation was attempting to intimidate smaller authorities...
2014/03/28 07:13
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North Lanarkshire Council, which is responsible for around 160 schools, voted through the decision to ban the food outlets from the streets surrounding its schools at a meeting yesterday. It comes...
2014/03/27 07:45
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SCOTLAND’S councils must find savings from areas other than reductions in staffing if they are to continue balancing their books in the future, a report has found. Local authorities will be required...
2014/03/25 13:31
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Published: 25 Mar 2014 13:00 A round-up of news from across the area... Water supplies affected WATER supplies in parts of Greenock were disrupted last night. Scottish Water received reports from...
2014/03/22 09:51
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SCOTLAND Labour: Labour leader Johann Lamont will today accuse Alex Salmond's Scottish Government of betraying social justice and all that "Scotland stands for". POLITICS Labour: Bill Shankly's maxim...
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