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Teenage councillor apologises after wild party

The youngest town councillor in Britain has issued an apology after police were called to his home when a drunken fancy dress party spiralled...

Anger over council’s garden waste charge

Residents were outraged today after their local council imposed a £36 fee to collect garden waste. Gloucester City Council has scrapped its free green...

Recyclers arrested for taking 47p worth of scrap from tip

Two keen recyclers claim bungling police blew £20,000 on a huge operation to arrest them - for taking 47p worth of scrap from a...

Paralysed teen sent payment letter for fence damage

A teenager left paralysed and wheelchair bound after being impaled on railings in a cycling accident is furious after being sent a letter -...

Council hires £800-a-day consultant to SAVE money

A cash-strapped council has caused uproar by hiring a consultant for £800-a-day - to help it SAVE money. Somerset County Council is paying 'business...

Bus drivers require special training for narrow corner

A bungling council has opened a new multi-million pound bus lane - only to admit it cannot be used because drivers need special training...

Britain’s biggest pothole stretches 200 feet

Miserable motorists today demanded action to fix Britain's longest pothole - which stretches for an incredible 200 FEET. The crumbling crater covers the entire...

‘Pothole hotline’ receives 5,000 complaints in ten days

A council received 5,000 complaints to a 'pothole hotline' in just ten weeks - an average of one every 20 minutes. Plymouth City...

Councillor loses “coconut” racism appeal

A black councillor convicted of racial harassment after branding an Asian colleague a ''coconut'' lost her appeal today. Liberal Democrat Shirley Brown, 49, used...

Tory councillor told colleagues: “Great candidate – shame he’s black”

Race watchdogs were furious today after a veteran councillor told colleagues ''Great candidate - shame he's black'' during an interview and kept his job. Shamed...

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