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Bury Times
New nursery opens for 60 children after large-scale makeoverplastered and decorated the building. An official opening will take place tomo
Bury Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
plastered and decorated the building. An official opening will take place tomorrow, attending by the Mayor of Bury, Cllr Dorothy Gunther and MP for Bury North James Frith. Aspire Kids Varsity is an enterprise which operates several... Read more
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Gazette
Historic Yate tree is to be felledit started losing branches. South Gloucestershire Council’s arboricultural offi
Gazette / Posted 6 minutes ago
it started losing branches. South Gloucestershire Council’s arboricultural officer found it to be diseased and unstable. Cllr Chris Willmore told the Gazette she is ‘heartbroken’ about the felling, but that ‘it’s got to happen’. “This enormous... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Parish doing best to provide loosstandard. This is because they see this as a possible development site. We, t
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 8 minutes ago
standard. This is because they see this as a possible development site. We, therefore, handed them back and instead Cllr Jones-Evans negotiated the ongoing temporary arrangement with McDonald’s to be a community toilet. ?We ?would like to... Read more
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Harrow Times
Community Matters Week brings in £2,340 for charitysplit between the Mayor of Harrow’s Charities – Harrow Women Centre and Harrow
Harrow Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
split between the Mayor of Harrow’s Charities – Harrow Women Centre and Harrow Law Centre – and MacMillan Cancer Support. Cllr Margaret Davine, Mayor of Harrow, said: “Raising money for charities helps people who are in need of support and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Praise for credit unions from Hyndburn councillorcouncillor has shown his support for the work of Credit Unions in the area as p
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 42 minutes ago
councillor has shown his support for the work of Credit Unions in the area as part of an international day to mark it. Cllr Noordad Aziz, who represents the Netherton ward on Hyndburn Council, made his comments to mark International Credit... Read more
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Bolton News
Cost to taxpayers of moving travellers on from illegal campsHulton Lane, £4,233.23, Barlow Park, £6,448.00, Darley Park, £2,796.62, Hulton
Bolton News / Posted an hour ago
Hulton Lane, £4,233.23, Barlow Park, £6,448.00, Darley Park, £2,796.62, Hulton Lane, £3,603.38 and £614.80. Residents in Cllr Jean Gillies’ Farnworth ward saw travellers set up camp illegally several times over at a number of sites over the... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Aylesbury road improvement scheme awarded more than £2 million in Government fundingit would help relieve urban congestion, improve safety and journey time reliabi
Aylesbury Today / Posted an hour ago
it would help relieve urban congestion, improve safety and journey time reliability, and help to unlock economic growth. Cllr Shaw said: “We’re looking continually for opportunities to bid for Government money to invest in Buckinghamshire’s... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Bicester Village extension unveiled with 30 new stores openingto make way for the extension to one of the most popular destinations for touri
Banbury Guardian / Posted an hour ago
to make way for the extension to one of the most popular destinations for tourists in the country. Bicester mayor Cllr Les Sibley said: "I am sure you would agree that Bicester Village over the past two decades has made a considerable... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
DARWEN CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON - X-Factor winner Ben Haenow among the names at the festive eventthree-day market site, which was demolished in September and covered with a tem
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
three-day market site, which was demolished in September and covered with a temporary surface making it usable for events. Cllr Phil Riley, Executive Member for Regeneration, said: “The new market square will be perfect for these events. “This is... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Congresbury residents dedicate hours to tidying villageautumn is coming and our roads and pavements are becoming littered with fallen
Weston Mercury / Posted an hour ago
autumn is coming and our roads and pavements are becoming littered with fallen leaves.” After the success of the clean-up, Cllr Hassan hopes more villagers will take part in future. She added: “We would ask all residents to look beyond their own... Read more
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Daily Echo
PHOTOS: Here's a sneak peak at Southampton Common's £500,000 play park - and it's opening this weekendyears to come.” The space was supposed to open at the end of August in time fo
Daily Echo / Posted 2 hours ago
years to come.” The space was supposed to open at the end of August in time for the close of the school summer holidays. Cllr Rayment said that on one week, no work could be done due to the site becoming waterlogged. Former Saints star Benali... Read more
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Daily Echo
Opening date for multi-million pound leisure centre revealedfacilities and equipment in the parkland-based building. The opening date was
Daily Echo / Posted 2 hours ago
facilities and equipment in the parkland-based building. The opening date was made last night by leader of the council, cllr Keith house at the full council. The building, co-funded by Sport England, who contributed £2 million to the scheme,... Read more
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Ekklesia
Local Government Association responds to latest childhood obesity figuresobesity figures published by NHS Digital showing that obesity prevalence has co
Ekklesia / Posted 2 hours ago
obesity figures published by NHS Digital showing that obesity prevalence has continued to increase in the last year. Cllr Izzi Seccombe, said: “These figures are a stark reminder of the urgent childhood obesity crisis that we face as a... Read more
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This is West Country
Council spends more than £49,000 clearing up fly-tipping in Taunton in one yearblack bag in Taunton Deane. There were no single item incidents in West Somerse
This is West Country / Posted 3 hours ago
black bag in Taunton Deane. There were no single item incidents in West Somerset, but 14 single black bag incidents. Cllr Martin Tett, the Local Government Association’s environment spokesman, said: “Litter and fly-tipping is environmental... Read more
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This is West Country
Will Greenway Garage redevelopment get the green light?facilities, but suggest the construction of the buildings is not undertaken unt
This is West Country / Posted 3 hours ago
facilities, but suggest the construction of the buildings is not undertaken until the Highways improvements are in place. Cllr Mike Caswell has lent his support to the scheme, stating: "This application will enhance and make safe a very dangerous... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
No blues for festival fans: 2018 event confirmed for Colneat this very early stage, we hope this will help keep Colne well and truly on t
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
at this very early stage, we hope this will help keep Colne well and truly on the Blues map help make this a great event.” Cllr Cooney, chair of Colne Town Council’s finance committee, said: “We have listened to lots of feedback from festival... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Redbridge Council to compensate families illegally housed in B&Bs for eight monthsaccommodation, particularly bed and breakfast accommodation which is often a co
Ilford Recorder / Posted 4 hours ago
accommodation, particularly bed and breakfast accommodation which is often a considerable distance from Redbridge.” Cllr Hussain added: “In common with all London boroughs we are under increasing pressure due to the rising numbers of... Read more
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Daily Echo
PHOTOS: Take a sneak peak at Southampton Common's £500,000 play park - and it's opening this weekendyears to come.” The space was supposed to open at the end of August in time fo
Daily Echo / Posted 4 hours ago
years to come.” The space was supposed to open at the end of August in time for the close of the school summer holidays. Cllr Rayment said that on one week, no work could be done due to the site becoming waterlogged. Former Saints star Benali... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Votes That Got Awayas the winner with 59.4% over Weah who had 40.6% Sirleaf triumphed during the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
as the winner with 59.4% over Weah who had 40.6% Sirleaf triumphed during the first round in 2011 with 530,020, 43.9%, Cllr. Winston Tubman of Liberia National Union(LINU) went as standard bearer to CDC who accumulated 394,370- 32.7%, with... Read more
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Bolton News
Union's 'overwhelming' vote of no confidence in council leaderCouncil. A meeting of around 40 Bolton Unison representatives overwhelmingly s
Bolton News / Posted 5 hours ago
Council. A meeting of around 40 Bolton Unison representatives overwhelmingly supported a no confidence resolution on Cllr Cliff Morris and town hall's wider leadership at a meeting on October 5. The union, which represents thousands of... Read more
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Bolton News
Amount Bolton Council has spent moving travellers onHulton Lane, £ 4,233.23, Barlow Park, £6,448.00, Darley Park, £2,796.62, Hulton
Bolton News / Posted 5 hours ago
Hulton Lane, £ 4,233.23, Barlow Park, £6,448.00, Darley Park, £2,796.62, Hulton Lane, £3,603.38 and £614.80. Residents in Cllr Jean Gillies’ Farnworth ward saw travellers set up camp illegally several times over at a number of sites over the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
New Blackburn town centre £2.9m road revamp gets government go-aheadfull length of Northgate, currently closed between Duke Street and Sudell Cross
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
full length of Northgate, currently closed between Duke Street and Sudell Cross, to through traffic in both directions. Cllr Phil Riley, borough regeneration boss, said: “This is great news. “It will widen the town centre and stop Barbara... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Go digital or else council warnedwill also replace most paper forms and applications with IT and web-based subst
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
will also replace most paper forms and applications with IT and web-based substitutes. In a report to senior colleagues, Cllr Kay said: "It should also be noted that there is a significant risk to the council’s ability to continue delivering the... Read more
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Daily Echo
PHOTOS: Take a sneak peak at Southampton Common's £500,000 play park - and it's opening this weekendyears to come.” The space was supposed to open at the end of August in time fo
Daily Echo / Posted 5 hours ago
years to come.” The space was supposed to open at the end of August in time for the close of the school summer holidays. Cllr Rayment said that on one week, no work could be done due to the site becoming waterlogged. Former Saints star Benali... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Council accused of filibustering to avoid Q&A on finance blunderdemocracy after he gave an eleven-and-a-half minute answer to a question which
Reading Evening Post / Posted 6 hours ago
democracy after he gave an eleven-and-a-half minute answer to a question which led to time running out. However, Cllr Tony Jones took over a third of the alloted 30 minutes to answer a question on health and safety in schools asked by... Read more
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Bolton News
Fencing to be built in bid to stop travellers accessing playing fieldsat Hulton Lane Playing Fields in a bid to prevent travellers from parking on th
Bolton News / Posted 12 hours ago
at Hulton Lane Playing Fields in a bid to prevent travellers from parking on the land. The information was revealed by Cllr Darren Whitehead during the Hulton Area Forum and follows a number of instances of caravans parking on the fields this... Read more
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Powys County Times
High Definition CCTV for Newtown following spate of attacksthat will be implemented in the next six to 12 months. “He will be meeting wit
Powys County Times / Posted 15 hours ago
that will be implemented in the next six to 12 months. “He will be meeting with the leader of Powys County Council, Cllr Rosemarie Harris, and the chief executive, Jeremy Patterson on November 10 to discuss the situation. “These discussions... Read more
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This is West Country
Sedgemoor pays out more than £78,000 of taxpayers' money to clear fly-tipping last yearwhile South Somerset had 1,150, costing £61,688 to clean up. Responding to the
This is West Country / Posted 17 hours ago
while South Somerset had 1,150, costing £61,688 to clean up. Responding to the Government’s latest data on fly-tipping, Cllr Martin Tett, the Local Government Association’s environment spokesman, said: “Litter and fly-tipping is environmental... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Major changes made after accounting blunder at Reading councilprinted answers to the questions, even if they don’t get asked, so getreading c
Reading Evening Post / Posted 17 hours ago
printed answers to the questions, even if they don’t get asked, so getreading can reveal what would have been said. Cllr Skeats asked: "Could the leader of the council please explain why, almost uniquely, Reading Borough Council is unable to... Read more
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Bolton News
Green light for leisure centre's temporary car park, despite 'Trojan horse' fearshealth centre is expected in Spring and that the council has already identified
Bolton News / Posted 17 hours ago
health centre is expected in Spring and that the council has already identified £80,000 of funding to reinstate the park. Cllr John Walsh said he was ‘horrified’ by the council’s handling of this matter and that the town hall had got itself into a... Read more
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Bolton News
Decision delayed on modern farm development, as Grand Designs host is told he 'has a lot to answer for'Critchley warned that the plot at Little Stanrose Farm, Egerton, could look lik
Bolton News / Posted 17 hours ago
Critchley warned that the plot at Little Stanrose Farm, Egerton, could look like a ‘big mirror’ dominating the skyline. Cllr Bob Allen joked that the Channel 4 presenter’s influence was behind the glass-fronted home design, and suggested giving... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
"If worst comes to worst" - communities prepare for arrival of Storm Brianflooding and saw that people in the most risk had already put out a sandbags in
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
flooding and saw that people in the most risk had already put out a sandbags in advance." Preparedness was key for Cllr Wilson and other members of the UEPG. The town knows too well how devastating flooding can be; as recently as August... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Councillors demand ‘secret documents’ are released about former Hornchurch children’s home rife with sexual abuserapes, over a period of 20 years. “Everything must be open as much as possible
Romford Recorder / Posted 17 hours ago
rapes, over a period of 20 years. “Everything must be open as much as possible,” demanded Tower Hamlets Tory group leader Cllr Peter Golds. “These are issues from many years ago, but council officers still don’t want anything published. “The... Read more
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Harrow Times
Crowds come out for festive lightsKenton Road, represent the various festivals taking place over autumn and winte
Harrow Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Kenton Road, represent the various festivals taking place over autumn and winter and will remain up until after Christmas. Cllr Ajay Maru had the honour of turning on the colourful lights, which were funded by Harrow Council and the Kenton Area... Read more
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This is West Country
Council paid out more than £78,000 of taxpayers' money to clear fly-tipping last yearwhile South Somerset had 1,150, costing £61,688 to clean up. Responding to the
This is West Country / Posted 18 hours ago
while South Somerset had 1,150, costing £61,688 to clean up. Responding to the Government’s latest data on fly-tipping, Cllr Martin Tett, the Local Government Association’s environment spokesman, said: “Litter and fly-tipping is environmental... Read more
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The Comet
North Herts taxpayers won’t be footing bill for garden waste collections in East Herts council confirmson Monday night to introduce them. Both councils have however voted to introdu
The Comet / Posted 18 hours ago
on Monday night to introduce them. Both councils have however voted to introduce a weekly food waste collection service. Cllr Michael Weeks, NHDC’s executive member for waste, recycling and environment said: “East Herts Council’s decision not to... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
How much Barrow Council employees can claim for London hotels, business breakfasts and out of county journeysHuck, executive director for the council, added: "Our officers are very aware o
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
Huck, executive director for the council, added: "Our officers are very aware of the pressure that is on the council." Cllr Pidduck jokingly said the council and its staff could "live in London" for the amount of courses they could take there.... Read more
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Royston & Buntingford Crow
North Herts taxpayers won’t be footing bill for garden waste collections in East Herts council confirmson Monday night to introduce them. Both councils have however voted to introdu
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 18 hours ago
on Monday night to introduce them. Both councils have however voted to introduce a weekly food waste collection service. Cllr Michael Weeks, NHDC’s executive member for waste, recycling and environment said: “East Herts Council’s decision not to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Update: Two rough sleepers died last night because Govt 'had no plan for homeless during Ophelia' - charityrough around the country. "An emergency plan was put in place between ICHH, Br
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 hours ago
rough around the country. "An emergency plan was put in place between ICHH, Brother Kevin at Capichun day centre and Cllr Christy Burke and volunteers worked throughout the night to get people off the streets and into a safe... Read more
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guardian-series
Work begins on new leisure centrecontract for the new centre, which will be built by Pellikaan Construction. Th
guardian-series / Posted 19 hours ago
contract for the new centre, which will be built by Pellikaan Construction. The new centre is due to open in 2018 Cllr Helen Kane, council cabinet member for leisure, said: “The leisure centre will be for everyone. “Working with Places... Read more
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guardian-series
'A small triumph for womankind' - new party leader calls on rivals to up female representation in politicsexpressed delight at her new position but said the council has not progressed i
guardian-series / Posted 20 hours ago
expressed delight at her new position but said the council has not progressed in terms of female representation. Cllr Deakins, a Roding councillor since 2010, is the borough’s only female party leader. Seventeen out of 63 councillors are... Read more
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Daily Echo
Residents 'need protection from students' in Winchestertold them to shut up. "Unfortunately they called the police. He is feeling vul
Daily Echo / Posted 20 hours ago
told them to shut up. "Unfortunately they called the police. He is feeling vulnerable. We need to protect our residents." Cllr Jamie Scott, whose ward Stanmore has many houses let to students, said: "The issue began in the 1990s when it was King... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will Ganta Declaration Hold?of press freedom. "We should speak for free and fair election because I am afra
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
of press freedom. "We should speak for free and fair election because I am afraid of what I have seen recently," he said. Cllr. Bruskine said he "will not denigrate the office to which I aspire," adding that, Liberty Party has criticized President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Opposition Political Parties Youth Wings Rally for Victorythat would go for a runoff to victory. Political parties forming part of the a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
that would go for a runoff to victory. Political parties forming part of the association include, the Liberty Party of Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine, Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction of Senator Prince Y. Johnson, Liberia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Set Guidelines for Protestordered the National Elections Commission (NEC) to halt announcement of provisi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
ordered the National Elections Commission (NEC) to halt announcement of provisional results. While presidential candidate Cllr. Charles Brumskine announces that the LP would file its case with the NEC, his supporters on the other hand announced on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Invalid Votes Worry CDCcast, while the governing Unity Party has 427,544 or 29.1 percent of the total
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
cast, while the governing Unity Party has 427,544 or 29.1 percent of the total votes cast, followed by the Liberty Party of Cllr. Brumskine in third place with 144,353 or 9.8 percent of the total votes tabulated so far. CDC national youth wing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women Situation Room Releases Electoral Reportsof the Women Situation Room, (WSR), and establishment Coordinator of the Angie
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
of the Women Situation Room, (WSR), and establishment Coordinator of the Angie Brooks International, (ABIC) Centre, Cllr. Yvette Chesson-Wureh says WSR has received reports from the just ended election from its observers that were trained to... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Peace promoted in third Ahmadiyya Muslim peace conferencethe conference also included president of the Buhddhapadipa Temple venerable ph
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 21 hours ago
the conference also included president of the Buhddhapadipa Temple venerable phramaha Bhatsakorn Piyobhaso, Revd Dr Andrew Davey, Wandsworth Labour party leader Cllr Simon Hogg, Wandsworth Police and others. The event was held on Friday, October... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Council’s £1.2m Hatfield town centre revamp sparks mixed reactionscomes to fruition because we have been waiting a long time.” However, fellow H
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 21 hours ago
comes to fruition because we have been waiting a long time.” However, fellow Hatfield Central representative, Labour’s Cllr Pankit Shah, added: “I’m not entirely happy with the plan. “On one side I’m OK because they are doing something for... Read more
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Bury Times
Why this 90-old has been bestowed with Freedom of the Borough honourwas given the title of the very first Bury Women of the Year in 1998 for her se
Bury Times / Posted 22 hours ago
was given the title of the very first Bury Women of the Year in 1998 for her selfless work. Friend of more than 25 years, Cllr Yvonne Wright, moved the motion to endow Mrs Reid with the Freedom of the Borough title. Cllr Wright said: "Lily is an... Read more
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