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NORTH NORTHANTS
The council leader has said the persecution of publican Geoff Monks (see Eye 1564) was an abuse of process and 'should never have occurred'.

SOUTH SOMERSET
After choosing a new chief executive, the district council then announced she would not take up her new role. She has now been sacked for gross misconduct.

BRECKLAND
The Tory council has put forward plans to sell Barnham Broom golf and country club for just £2m – having spent £10m on it.

COTSWOLD
The Tories' candidate for the by-election for council leader is the son of Eye favourite Lynden Stowe, of Cotswold Water Park scandal infamy.

FENLAND
A district councillor proclaimed: 'I won a Private Eye award for a party I didn't even attend' – despite being captured on CCTV and warned by the police.


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