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Council slammed for spending thousands on new signs

Wolverhampton City Council has come under fire for spending thousands of pounds on new "Welcome to the City" signs. The 25 boards celebrating key landmarks and venues went up on the city outskirts earlier this year.

The council says they'll generate pride and income for Wolverhampton. But Liberal Democrat campaigners think it's money poorly spent. Chris Halpin reports.

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Derby libraries volunteer shake-up dubbed 'immoral'

Do you value your local library enough to step in and run it for free? Well that is what's being asked of residents across Derby as the city council tries to save £700,000 a year.

The controversial plans mean more than 40 library staff will lose their jobs, and volunteers will take their place. But those opposed to it say it's unworkable, with one union even describing the shake-up as immoral. Chris Halpin reports.

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