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Top stories in the latest issue:

LEICESTER
The city’s licensing committee generously allows a taxi driver (and ex-Labour councillor) who threatened to kill a fellow driver to keep his licence.

LEWISHAM
Despite his green rhetoric, London mayor Sadiq Khan backs the council’s decision to allow a community garden to be destroyed to make way for flats.

AYLESBURY VALE
The appeals and complaints committee doesn’t seem very keen to convene – too bad it can’t hear any of the five complaints made about its chairwoman!

NORTHUMBERLAND
Labour is furious with the Tories for scrapping the county’s development company, Arch, and replacing it with a new one. But its members do have very short memories.

TEIGNBRIDGE
The council finally admits the whopping golden handshake it gave former chief executive Nicola Bullbeck. It’s big. (And she got to keep the motor, too.)

LIVERPOOL
Mayor Joe Anderson sets up a new £500m arms-length housing company – with an old mate, a Labour councillor who recently lost his seat, at the helm. Nice.

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