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CROYDON
The bankrupt London borough needs to shed even more millions from its budget, despite 500 frontline jobs having been cut in the past year.

HARROGATE
The council's Conservative leader makes a friendly local newspaper editor an "honorary freeman" of the borough.

WALTHAM FOREST
After stepping down as leader of the London borough in September, Clare Coghill quickly joined the board of a "for profit" affordable housing provider.

BATH
The Lib Dem council's tinkering with the city's traffic arrangements has caused yet more anger among residents, with gridlocked traffic gumming up streets.

ROCHDALE
A councillor will now represent her ward as an Independent, having been part of Labour, the Lib Dems, the Brexit Party and the Tories in a little over two years.

SHEFFIELD
The city council has been forced to reveal it paid a private company a day rate of £1,250 for the services of an interim chief executive.


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