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Top stories in this issue (1531):

NORTHUMBERLAND
County council chaos as allegations and counter allegations fly between former council leaders and suspended chief executive.

SOMERSET
A large housing scheme is approved on land owned by a local councillor, who opposed development in his own ward.

CROYDON
Eye-watering payoff for chief executive who leaves council mired in huge debt.

BRISTOL
Demands for an independent review following the sale of the city’s loss-making energy company, Bristol Energy.

CARDIFF
After years of delay, the planned “world’s finest bus station” will instead be a smaller interchange within a grandiose Central Square Masterplan.


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