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Lancashire Telegraph
Attack on town’s ‘disgrace’ bus sheltersBUS shelters in a town have been describe as a ‘disgrace’ by councillors. Cllr
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 39 minutes ago
BUS shelters in a town have been describe as a ‘disgrace’ by councillors. Cllr Dorothy Lord and Lord Tony Greaves, who sit on Colne Town Council, have struck out over the appearance of the small shelters, which are owned by the council. Cllr Lord... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
How much do Liverpool councillors actually get paid?have a combined allowance of £206,980 with annual allowances ranging from £17,2
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 hours ago
have a combined allowance of £206,980 with annual allowances ranging from £17,277 to £38,697. Deputy Mayor Ann O’Byrne Cllr O’Byrne receives a basic allowance of £10,077 for representing the Warbreck ward, with a further £28,620 for her work as... Read more
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Daily Echo
Record breaking Romsey fair at Crosfield HallHall's doors to start their festive shopping early. Opened by by Romsey Town C
Daily Echo / Posted 9 hours ago
Hall's doors to start their festive shopping early. Opened by by Romsey Town Crier Terry Hamer, the Mayor of Test Valley Cllr Carl Borg-Neal, and Rev'd David Potterton the annual fair was dubbed "a huge success" by organiser. Customers poured... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Tributes to MP and councillor’s daughter found dead in Heybridge homedistrict councillor Miriam Lewis’ daughter Natalie Lewis-Hoyle died on Friday.
Ipswich Star / Posted 16 hours ago
district councillor Miriam Lewis’ daughter Natalie Lewis-Hoyle died on Friday. In a tribute to her daughter on Facebook Cllr Lewis urged anyone with information about her daughter’s sudden death to get in touch with Essex Police. “It is with... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
"The Grinch" appears at Windermere Christmas Celebration 2017by Windermere tourist information centre, tour company Mountain Goat - which ra
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
by Windermere tourist information centre, tour company Mountain Goat - which ran park-and-ride minibuses from Bowness - and Cllr Berry. He donned a Grinch-style, furry green bodysuit and wig for the occasion, as well as full make-up by Jacqui... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
'Wholly inappropriate' Tilehurst housing application thrown outfew spaces being provided by the applicant."Read More She said the land is pri
Reading Evening Post / Posted 22 hours ago
few spaces being provided by the applicant."Read More She said the land is private but the path is owned by the council. Cllr Hoskin added the application “was one of the least appropriate” planning applications he had ever seen in a “wholly... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
PICTURES: First look inside new Blackburn student pub Lemon Treedoing. “We also hope to start a students only night soon, which will be a safe
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
doing. “We also hope to start a students only night soon, which will be a safe environment for the students in the area.” Cllr Phil Riley, who is the executive member for the regeneration portfolio, said: “It’s absolutely great news because it’s... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Kerry councillor organises protest over housing of asylum seekersCouncillor Grady claimed the housing needs of locals have to be addressed. "It
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
Councillor Grady claimed the housing needs of locals have to be addressed. "It’s about time we got our act together," Cllr Grady said. "We have 1,600 on our housing list in the Killarney area and it’s time we started seeing after our... Read more
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Daily Echo
Safety concerns over plans for Romsey town centreCouncil, Rob Humby, said he was confident the scheme chosen will support the fu
Daily Echo / Posted yesterday
Council, Rob Humby, said he was confident the scheme chosen will support the future vitality of the thriving market town. Cllr Humby said: "The county council and Test Valley Borough Council have worked collaboratively for some time to develop... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
County Hall launches new education plan for young peoplea rich and broad curriculum that matches the needs of the children, is designed
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
a rich and broad curriculum that matches the needs of the children, is designed by the school and is innovative. County Cllr Susie Charles, cabinet member for Children, Young People and Schools, said: "All of Lancashire's children and young... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Private renting scheme gets go-aheadChurch, Spring Hill, Peel and Accrington town centre and requires all landlords
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Church, Spring Hill, Peel and Accrington town centre and requires all landlords in these areas to apply for a licence. Cllr Clare Cleary, cabinet member for Housing on Hyndburn Council, welcomed the news and said it would help regeneration in... Read more
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Gazette
Fraudster jailed after unnecessary work on Chipping Sodbury house cost homeowner £25,800he was taken into custody in Bristol where he remained until his guilty plea on
Gazette / Posted yesterday
he was taken into custody in Bristol where he remained until his guilty plea on 8 December. Cabinet member for communities Cllr Heather Goddard said: “This case shows how rogue traders will relentlessly target some individuals in order to make... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Families near Glasgow could face crippling school travel billshas been cut by more than £170million, with a further £26m reduction expected f
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
has been cut by more than £170million, with a further £26m reduction expected from government in the new financial year.” Cllr Frank McNally, Convener of Education said: “North Lanarkshire is one of the only a few local authorities that provide as... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Council leader’s column: Plenty to celebrate despite a year of tragedy Cllr Darren Rodwell, Barking and Dagenham Council leader Today I’ll be remin
Newham Recorder / Posted yesterday
Cllr Darren Rodwell, Barking and Dagenham Council leader Today I’ll be reminding my grandchildren that there’s just nine more sleeps until Christmas. I’m sure their excitement... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Bembridge Harbour development set to begin after Isle of Wight Council approvalthan needed - an unnecessary incursion into the countryside - with profits goin
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted yesterday
than needed - an unnecessary incursion into the countryside - with profits going to a property company - not the harbour. Cllr Reg Barry said: "I don't understand that the five companies involved are all owned by the same people. "It is like the... Read more
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This is West Country
Sedgemoor's John celebrates 40 yearsa meeting in Bridgwater Town Hall to discuss town centre improvements and prese
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
a meeting in Bridgwater Town Hall to discuss town centre improvements and presented him with a small gift for his efforts. Cllr Cresswell said “This is one of the nicest jobs I have had to do as chairman. “John is well-known around the town and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
One step closer to 'cup final dream' for football club as they move to new homeReilly Developments for the site. The club has football teams ranging for chil
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Reilly Developments for the site. The club has football teams ranging for children from under the age of seven upwards. Cllr Noordad Aziz, who represents Great Harwood on Hyndburn Council, said: “It’s the first time in many years the children... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Proposed shares sale would see £3million investment in state-of-the-art bus servicedeal could be approved by Rossendale Borough Council members at a meeting on We
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
deal could be approved by Rossendale Borough Council members at a meeting on Wednesday. Borough council leader Cllr Alyson Barnes, said the deal was not about the authority meeting its financial challenges, but improving the service to... Read more
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Bolton News
Andy Burnham issues stark warning of more cuts to police forcecan do to prevent and tackle crime in GM is to give every child hope when they
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
can do to prevent and tackle crime in GM is to give every child hope when they leave school that they have a good future.” Cllr Haworth said afterwards that she had been told ‘home truths’ about the lack of police resources that were ‘very hard to... Read more
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Bolton News
Suffrage movement 100-year anniversary: Bolton chosen to take partshe was both a JP and had been accorded an OBE and said she 'probably was the m
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
she was both a JP and had been accorded an OBE and said she 'probably was the most prominent public woman in the town'. Cllr Ebrahim Adia, executive cabinet member for regeneration and resources said: “We are delighted to have been awarded this... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Grant boost for Winchester-based charity Emmauson their Bar End site for three homeless people - adding to their existing prov
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
on their Bar End site for three homeless people - adding to their existing provision, which currently houses 26. Cllr Fairhurst said: “Emmaus Hampshire offers accommodation, employment and support to some of the most vulnerable people in... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Cuts in street light checks 'a risk to public safety'Conservative-led council has also decided to stop all night time inspections of
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Conservative-led council has also decided to stop all night time inspections of street lighting. Leader County Cllr Geoff Driver said this comes as they are ‘financing repairs in a more appropriate manner’. County Hall bosses said the... Read more
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Daily Echo
Hamble Lane upgrade is 'too late' for residentsaccepted there is a problem and look forward to seeing their proposals to impro
Daily Echo / Posted yesterday
accepted there is a problem and look forward to seeing their proposals to improve the situation.” County transport boss, cllr Rob Humby has previously told the Daily Echo that the authority wants to engage with local people before work starts on... Read more
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Sussex Express
No decision yet on plans to build up to 450 new homeswas not proposing any improvements. Air quality was also a concern. Peacehaven
Sussex Express / Posted yesterday
was not proposing any improvements. Air quality was also a concern. Peacehaven Town Council Planning Committee Chairman Cllr Melvyn Simmons said it was “an ill-conceived and premature housing application”. He was “very pleased” the district... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Council defers decision to introduce rural parking chargesis part of SCC's attempt to make its own 6,500-acre estate self-sufficient as i
Surrey Advertiser / Posted yesterday
is part of SCC's attempt to make its own 6,500-acre estate self-sufficient as it plans to withdraw all funding by 2021. Cllr Goodman previously stated: "We have to all accept in these difficult times that budgets are pretty tight and we have to... Read more
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This is West Country
Decision will soon be made over EDF's plans to increase lorry movements by 250 per dayand Leigh Redman are applying pressure on Mr Hall over claims the proposal will
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
and Leigh Redman are applying pressure on Mr Hall over claims the proposal will be “steam rolled” through the councils. Cllr Redman, Somerset Labour leader, said in a letter: “I am writing to say that I am disgusted by the way this decision... Read more
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Bolton News
Mad Friday: Taxi ranks to be patrolled by safety 'marshals' over festive period to reduce illegal 'pick-ups'will be on duty every Friday and Saturday evening, from 11pm until 5am, until t
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
will be on duty every Friday and Saturday evening, from 11pm until 5am, until the New Year, when it will be reviewed. Cllr Nick Peel, Bolton Council’s executive cabinet member for environmental services, said: "People in Bolton will be using... Read more
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Harrow Times
Moulin Rouge themed float hopes to ‘blow minds’ at New Year’s Day parade10,000 people are expected to take part in the event, with those from the Bever
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
10,000 people are expected to take part in the event, with those from the Beverley School of Dance, Kodak Football Club, Cllr John Hinkley and Cllr Jean Lammimam joining Harrow’s entry. As well as supporting the float on the day, people can... Read more
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Bolton News
Taxi rank to be patrolled over the festive periodwill be on duty every Friday and Saturday evening, from 11pm until 5am, until t
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
will be on duty every Friday and Saturday evening, from 11pm until 5am, until the New Year, when it will be reviewed. Cllr Nick Peel, Bolton Council’s executive cabinet member for environmental services, said: "People in Bolton will be using... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
The National Eisteddfod is coming to Llanrwst in 2019the whole of Conwy county, to ensure the success of the project and the festiva
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 2 days ago
the whole of Conwy county, to ensure the success of the project and the festival in the area.” The news was welcomed by Cllr Gareth Jones, leader of Conwy County Borough Council, “We’re delighted that the 2019 Eisteddfod will take place in Conwy... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Victorian Christmas festival in Beaumaris hailed as 'huge success'Santa Claus and Mrs Claus. Joining in with the parade were several town mayors,
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Santa Claus and Mrs Claus. Joining in with the parade were several town mayors, the guests of the Mayor of Beaumaris Cllr Frank Carr and Mayoress Cllr Joan Carr, and they helped in the shop display judging. The Christmas lights were switched... Read more
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Hunts Post
Plan for Huntingdonshire’s development given the green lightdate local plan to set out local planning priorities, identify how land is used
Hunts Post / Posted 2 days ago
date local plan to set out local planning priorities, identify how land is used and determine what should be built where.” Cllr Fuller said: “Our plan has been shaped by our communities through the many comments received on earlier versions during... Read more
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birminghammail
Parents fuming at state of icy pavements outside primary schools14 with irate parents complaining of the lack of grit being used by Walsall Cou
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
14 with irate parents complaining of the lack of grit being used by Walsall Council. Speaking to the Walsall Advertiser , Cllr James fumed: “Freezing weather conditions have left pavements and walkways sheeted in black ice in streets outside local... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps explains opposing Brexit bill amendmentwhy he voted against a Brexit bill amendment that provided Parliament with a le
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 2 days ago
why he voted against a Brexit bill amendment that provided Parliament with a legal vote on the final deal. Labour leader Cllr Kieran Thorpe MPs yesterday (Thursday) chose to guarantee Parliament a legal vote on whether to accept the final deal,... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Schools and roads to be hit as council faces tough choicesover the last two years which saw 366 staff leave the council. No redundancy s
The Inverness Courier / Posted 2 days ago
over the last two years which saw 366 staff leave the council. No redundancy scheme has been announced yet but Cllr Davidson warned job losses will be inevitable. She said: "We have no agreed scheme in place yet, we are waiting to see... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women Group Protests At NECA group of women under the banner Movement for the Removal of the National Elec
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
A group of women under the banner Movement for the Removal of the National Election Commission Chairman Cllr. Jerome Korkoya staged a peaceful protest Thursday, 14 December at the headquarter of the National Elections Commission (NEC) on 9th Street,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Assigns U,S. $10m Debt Case Against Government of LiberiaJudge of the court Eva Mappy. State prosecutor and Assistant Justice Minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Judge of the court Eva Mappy. State prosecutor and Assistant Justice Minister of Litigation at the Ministry of Justice Cllr. Joseph Fayiah at the call of the case in late November pleaded with the court for time to enable the state review the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberty Party Split?runoff. The party is deriving a decision that will be announced upon the arriva
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
runoff. The party is deriving a decision that will be announced upon the arrival into the country of our standard bearer, Cllr. Brumskine." But a joyous George Weah said at the occasion that the CDC's plan is to build a government that will work... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
GOL Using Delay Tactic in U.S.$10.7m Casebefore the trial commences. The much anticipated trial could not commence on T
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
before the trial commences. The much anticipated trial could not commence on Thursday, December 14, 2017 when state lawyer Cllr. Augustine Fayiah made a submission stating: "we request the court for two weeks adjournment in these proceedings slated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SUP Cautions NEC to Adhere to Supreme Court MandateLevi said at SUP Headquarters on UL main campus Wednesday. "The National Elect
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Levi said at SUP Headquarters on UL main campus Wednesday. "The National Elections Commission under the chairmanship of Cllr. Jerome Kokoya must responsibly demonstrate that it is law abiding by adhering to the Court's ruling". After a long... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UP Wants Runoff Halted Againto some extent in the October polls challenged by the two parties. In the Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to some extent in the October polls challenged by the two parties. In the Bill of Information, the UP says NEC Chairman Cllr. Jerome George Korkoya "created the impression that the FRR is cleaned, something the UP says defies the Supreme Court's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boakai Commits to One-Term PresidencyShe would later stand as a "formidable force," in the 2011 Presidential and Leg
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
She would later stand as a "formidable force," in the 2011 Presidential and Legislative Election, which she won ahead of Cllr. Winston Tubman, who was the standard bearer of the Congress for Democratic Change now Coalition for Democratic Change... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruling Party Asks Court to Stop Election RunBill of Information joined the calls of several citizens who have expressed the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Bill of Information joined the calls of several citizens who have expressed their lack of confidence in the NEC Chairman, Cllr. Jerome Korkoya's ability to conduct a credible election. The UP cited ineffectiveness in the management of the NEC and... Read more
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Harrow Times
Businesses urged to attend employment fairin legal, digital, medical, beauty and IT to meet “likeminded individuals for p
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
in legal, digital, medical, beauty and IT to meet “likeminded individuals for potential job and training opportunities”. Cllr Keith Ferry, responsible for business, planning and regeneration at Harrow Council, said: “The fair is a chance for... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Councillor calls for better winter gritting servicesfor next week's Pendle Council meeting demanding improvements in Lancashire Cou
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
for next week's Pendle Council meeting demanding improvements in Lancashire County Council’s winter gritting services. Cllr Whipp, who has campaigned for decades for improvements to Pennine Lancashire’s snow and ice clearance, and is calling... Read more
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birminghammail
See inside unhygienic Tamworth Takeaway& Hygiene (England) Regulations, which consisted of £1,600 costs, a £500 fine a
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
& Hygiene (England) Regulations, which consisted of £1,600 costs, a £500 fine and a victim surcharge of £30.Read More Cllr Joy Goodall, Tamworth Borough Council’s cabinet member for environment and culture, said: “All food premises in Tamworth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Some Liberty Party Top Brass Back WeahAn Elections Commission official outside a polling station (file photo). Monro
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
An Elections Commission official outside a polling station (file photo). Monrovia — Liberty Party's standard-bearer, Cllr. Charles Brumskine, may be wavering on which side to go between the two political parties preparing for the December 26 runoff... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
See winning designs for new Guildford war memorialand remember the sacrifice others from the borough have made in conflicts and w
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
and remember the sacrifice others from the borough have made in conflicts and while on active service since 1945." Cllr Furniss added: 'We will continue to consult with key stakeholders and we want to ensure the names of all those residents... Read more
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guardian-series
LOCAL PLAN: Neighbours left feeling defeated as 11,400 new homes approvedtopic was Jessel Green, which is due to see 154 homes built over a green space
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
topic was Jessel Green, which is due to see 154 homes built over a green space which is well-loved by the community. Cllr Chris Pond, a Loughton Residents Association representative, initially proposed an amendment to remove Jessel Green and... Read more
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Daily Record
Councillor hits out at Lathro Meadows sitefeel they can openly flout planning conditions with impunity.” Speaking after
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
feel they can openly flout planning conditions with impunity.” Speaking after discussing the situation with Mr Whitcombe Cllr Robertson commented: “This latest breach in planning conditions is just one in a long line on both the Persimmon sites... Read more
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