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Top stories in the latest issue:

In the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, the council decides (wisely) to stop funding a row between wealthy neighbours over noisy piano practice.

Why residents are angry the council has pulled out of a national pilot scheme which is trying to combat electoral fraud.

Sir Peter Soulsby negotiated some tricky bumps in the road on his way to reelection as mayor in 2015 – does he now have his eye on 2019 too?

The county seems blithely unaware of the failures of the private company that’s taking £1m a year from the council to house and supervise troubled teenagers.

The decision on whether to build 2,350 new homes near Cirencester is deferred for three months, to the chagrin of the council leader (who happens to be an estate agent).

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