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St Helens councillor facing THIRD disciplinary hearing over "rude" conduct

St Helens councillor facing THIRD disciplinary hearing over "arrogant and rude" conduct

Seve Gomez-Aspron, who represents the Newton-le-Willows ward, is alleged to have degraded women on Twitter and made a comment on Facebook that was interpreted by a resident as an accusation that some of his constituents were “half-wits”.

This is not the first time the Labour councillor has been embroiled in a row about comments he has made on social media having been hauled in front of a standards committee last year and in 2015.

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Liverpool Echo
 
Suppliers 'not paid' and 'fire risks' at major housing provider

Suppliers 'not paid' and fire risks in tower blocks raise concerns at major housing provider

24 hour 'waking watches' have been implemented in a huge tower block

However a whistleblower at Torus told the ECHO there were serious worries internally about the building, and that disciplinary proceedings were underway involving senior staff in relation to Kingsway House.

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Liverpool Echo
 

Liverpool's hidden housing shame after families harrowing cases

 

The experiences of two families in Liverpool highlighted that homelessness is not the only form of housing crisis.

These harrowing cases show the dangers and misery caused by poor quality housing - dangers that are alleged to have very nearly killed a six-year-old girl and left her with devastating, life changing injuries.

Recent figures show that more than one million people nationally are on waiting lists for social housing putting pressure on housing associations and local authorities.

 

A young girl with life changing injuries and a family forced to live in mould and rat infested squalor shine a light on Liverpool's housing shame

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Liverpool Echo

Residents left frustrated by anti-social behaviour making their lives a misery

FREQUENT anti-social behaviour is frustrating residents in Lymm as their lives are being made a misery.

FREQUENT anti-social behaviour is frustrating residents in Lymm as their lives are being made a misery. A number of incidents have been reported to housing association Torus and Warrington Borough Council over recent months. These are centred around the Pool Lane and Oldfield Road area of the village, with multiple residents reporting anti-social behaviour. One told the Warrington Guardian: “There is loud music and parties which go on until the early hours, as well as a very strong smell of cannabis coming properties.

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Warrington Guardian

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18 Sep 2022