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Eden Council leader quits over alleged recycling fraud

The leader of Eden District Council has resigned following his arrest last week as part of an investigation into alleged fraud at Eden Community Recycling where he is managing director. Councillor Colin Nineham (pictured) has not been charged but is on bail until November. At a special meeting of  Eden District Council Executive on 25 August, he tendered his resignation.Council deputy leader Councillor Keith Phillips said: Councillor Nineham offered his resignation ...