Rules affecting business are to be scrapped or changed in order to support small businesses.
Alexandra Park has been given a new lease of life in the form of a £10,000 grant from charity.
Lloyds banking group have reported the problem that affected customers cards and ATM transactions has been fixed.
A bright idea to save £400,000 will see thousands of energy-saving bulbs installed in the boroughs street lamps.
Both sides of the local political divide have added clout to a campaign to save a morning commuter service to London being withdrawn.