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Councils spend millions on Christmas lights despite recession

CASH-strapped Scottish councils are still spending millions on Christmas lights. And it has been revealed that the £9 million spent illuminating towns and cities in...

Motoring groups hit out at plans for bus lane cameras

By Martin Graham MOTORING groups have hit out at council plans to fine motorists £100 for driving in bus lanes. Councils in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen...

Grit shortage fears after councils reveal a one day supply

By Rory Reynolds SCOTLAND’S road network could be brought slithering to its knees by heavy snow again this week - because council chiefs have failed...

Swine flu could force closure of Scottish schools

By Alexander Lawrie SWINE FLU could force the closure of Scottish schools because of costs - after councils admitted they might not be able to...

Scots councils spend £1 million per year on bottled water

By Alexander Lawrie SCOTLAND’S local authorities are pouring £1 million a year down the drain buying in bottled water rather than using supplies from taps. Council...

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