2020 will mark the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower from Plymouth to the New World – and this month, research into the famous voyage has discovered that two of its passengers were from Wisbech.
Tory leader Steve Count blamed exclusion from last year of councillors from the local government pension scheme as one reason for proposing allowances much bigger than those recommended by an independent panel.
MP Steve Barclay has accused the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP) of remaining silent on re-opening of the Wisbech rail line despite the board announcing funding for Ely North improvements.
The deputy mayor of Wisbech, who faced calls earlier this week for his resignation, accused critics of orchestrating a “sustained character assassination” and hinted he was unsure if he wanted to remain a councillor.
Allegations by 78-year-old UKIP councillor Alan Lay that he was threatened by the mayor of Wisbech Garry Tibbs will be considered by the conduct committee of Fenland Council following a complaint by deputy mayor Steve Tierney.