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NORFOLK
An agreement more than a year ago to fund speed cameras on the stretch of road where Prince Philip had his accident was postponed due to delaying action by councillors.

GATESHEAD
The planning committee approves construction of 144 homes at an old colliery site, despite dozens of letters supporting the development being fakes.

LEWES
Josh Arghiros, the Eye’s old chum from Skidrow-on-Sea, sues nearby Lewes for more than £11m for changing its mind on 49 sites he wants to redevelop.

CAMBRIDGESHIRE & PETERBOROUGH
More on how much public money did (or did not) underwrite a ball to raise money for a ‘charity’ that is in fact a PLC registered at the same address as a local Conservative Association.

SANDWELL
Why Labour support seems to have evaporated for council leader Steve Eling, suspended by the party’s national executive committee.


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