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An out-of-court settlement seeking to end the long-running saga over Dudley's new mosque is set to be rejected by council bosses - and another panel of councillors set up to find a solution.

Dudley Muslim Association (DMA) has offered Dudley Council £325,000 to drop court action blocking controversial plans to build the mosque off Hall Street.

But a scrutiny panel which assessed the offer over a two-day hearing has advised the council's cabinet to reject the deal.


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