The Council is now facing having to make further savings of £196million by 2019. We are also facing increasing pressure on the concessionary fares budget which we are legally required to support. While we are doing our best to protect essential frontline services, it is impossible to make this level of savings without affecting some services.
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It's a damp and grey morning and it won't get much better this afternoon.
It's going to be a rather miserable start to the final month of 2015.
South West Water received the fine for allowing treated sewage from the Ashill Treatment Works near Cullompton to pollute a nearby stream.