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Top stories in the latest issue:

SOUTH RIBBLE
More on council disregard for the safety of vulnerable children using licensed cabs whose drivers have not been properly vetted.

EDEN
Councillor with an MBE for services to industry takes tea with the Queen even though his last firm went down owing £2.5m, including £400,000 to Brenda’s tax collectors.

CHESHIRE EAST
The investigation into how fitness class contracts went to a chum of the ex-council leader now goes up the chain to the north-west organised crime unit.

CHESHIRE WEST & CHESTER
Leader of the Tory opposition steps down to spend more time at an IT firm busy helping to cable the county – an interest he once forgot to declare.

BARNET
How cost cutting and poor planning in shunting electoral services off to an office that’s too small led to the chaos at polling stations on 5 May.

GUILDFORD
Pompous councillor threatens a small local website with a libel action after it dares to call his review of the future of Guildford Museum ‘clumsy’.

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