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Top stories in this issue (1505):

NORFOLK
The former foster carer in the long-running case of “Child M” is to sue police for wrongful arrest and malicious prosecution and launch a data protection case against the county council.

NORTH-EAST LINCOLNSHIRE
How the Tory council found an inspiring new income stream – er, fining grieving families £200 when funerals overran at Grimsby crematorium.

EAST DEVON
Moves are afoot to suspend long-time chief exec Mark Williams for advising developers how to get rejected planning applications approved.

BARROW and ALLERDALE
Two more councils feel short-changed by the outsourced bin men from waste company FCC Environment.

HAVERING
The Tory London borough sensibly decide to reduce free parking and raise charges – but only in wards that don’t have Tory councillors!


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