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UKIP: pressure grows on Henry Bolton

UKIP LEADER Henry Bolton is coming under increasing pressure to resign his post. In addition to the “no confidence” vote passed unanimously by UKIP’s leading body over the weekend, three party spokespeople have now stepped down from the party’s “front ...

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Ohid Ahmed – in his own words

Cllr Ohid Ahmed won an unprecedented victory at the Council meeting on 17th January, when the ruling Labour Group of Councillors not only allowed him to move a motion – but actually supported it! While local historians thumb through the ...

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Carillion: Labour lambasts the Tories

THE COLLAPSE OF Carillion is more than just one private company failing – and the Labour Party has been combining several strands of attack to make the Government wake up to the problem. Since the construction and related services company ...

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Iceland freezes out plastic wrapping

GREEN AND ECO-CONSCIOUS mums may well be heading back to Iceland to do their shopping, as the supermarket has announced a war on plastic wrapping. It’s set itself the target of being plastic-free within five years. Campaigners have been pointing ...

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Carillion collapse: another blow for Tories

THE GIANT CONSTRUCTION and construction related services company Carillion is going into liquidation. The collapse will take months, maybe years, to sort out – and the consequences will ripple through the supply chain and the whole economy. Carillion is the ...

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