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LAMBETH
Why that row over a segregated play area for children in social housing is so embarrassing for one Labour councillor whose day job is as a lobbyist.

NEWHAM
More on mayor Rokhsana Fiaz’s planned ‘truth commission’ to look into allegations of historical corruption and links to organised crime in the borough.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS
A £90m plan including a new theatre and civic centre is a needless ‘vanity project’, say critics – and it’s making some Tory councillors very nervous.

BRISTOL
Despite making £200m cuts since 2010, the city was in generous mood when it said a golden goodbye to one chief executive after just seven months.

CHESHIRE
Three years after a business set up by two neighbouring Tory councils was axed after losing £800,000 in a year, councillors finally demand an investigation.


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