Liberata, the private council tax collector, is trying to make an invalid and his disabled daughter homeless over a debt he says he doesn’t owe. Nice.
With frontline services facing cuts of 12%, the county takes a novel approach and creates a raft of permanent posts for management consultants.
Mayor Joe Anderson brings in some ‘tasty’ business associates to run new eateries in the historic waterside Cunard Building.
Allowing TV cameras in for an ITV documentary backfires when staff are seen asleep on the job or clocking off early to play darts.
If £82,000 in fines for failing to protect staff and public from asbestos weren’t bad enough, a £50,000-plus bill now looms for hiring a top QC.