Monmouthshire, United Kingdom

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Monmouthshire rejects merger with Newport council - BBC News
Monmouthshire leader Peter Fox said they wanted to explore "other options" that could preserve local democracy and accountability. Instead, both he and the chief executive will be granted powers to discuss ideas with partners for future models. Mr Fox ...
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:30:36 GMT
Monmouthshire County Council's £30000 money saving report - Monmouthshire Beacon
A REPORT hoping to find ways to save money in the face of further budget cuts in Monmouthshire, is going to cost £30,000. Approved by county council cabinet members last week, the 'critical' report will examine how services are delivered. In the face ...
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:03:22 GMT
Monmouthshire debates plans on merger - Free Press Series
Council leader Peter Fox said the merger plans were "unhelpful" especially as they were trying "to manage very difficult times we've had and we will have for years.” He added he believed the whole idea of mergers is simplistic; it's unsophisticated. It ...
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:01:51 GMT
Hundreds at first Monmouthshire Food Festival - South Wales Argus
CALDICOT Castle staged the first ever Monmouthshire Food Festival this weekend. Hundreds of people attended the two-day event, held within the walls of Monmouthshire's historic castle. Families and people of all ages came to the event in their droves ...
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:35:48 GMT
FIVE MINUTES WITH: Charlotte Greig, organiser of the Monmouthshire Food ... - South Wales Argus
If you had to be stuck in a lift with someone, who would it be and why? James Martin because he's a really genuine guy. Although he's a celebrity he's still a nice person. What is your biggest fear? Old age probably. I never want to get old but I will ...
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:57:20 GMT
Monmouthshire facing big budget cuts - Free Press Series
SERVICE cuts are a "very real possibility" for Monmouthshire council according to its cabinet member for finance following last week's announcement that the local authority will have to make the most savings of all Gwent councils with 4.3 per cent of ...
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:17:36 GMT