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ESSEX
Governors' acute concerns about the safety of staff and pupils were ignored at a primary school where a pupil with special needs caused multiple injuries.

CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Debt-ridden council-owned house builder This Land cancels a contract for a small development of luxury homes in Cambridge, citing unspecified safety concerns.

CROYDON
The sale of council-owned building firm Brick by Brick, at a hefty discount, is blocked by government-appointed inspectors.

SPELTHORNE
How local authorities can lose a fortune dabbling in commercial property investment.

ABERDEEN
Funding for small businesses struggling in the pandemic is sitting in the council's coffers while firms go bust.

TOWER HAMLETS
One councillor learns the perils of online meetings as he accidentally turns the camera on after getting out of the shower.


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