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Libraries across Cambridgeshire are looking forward to a new season of arts activities including music, puppetry, comedy and theatre.

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Bill Hunt
Friday, August 17, 2018

A temporary six-month closure of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archives will take place from December – before miles of historical documents dating back to the 13th century will be moved to Ely.

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Bill Hunt
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Manager Jo Philpott has been removed from her post at the Ely and Soham Association of Community Transport (ESACT) following a £170,000 inquiry by Cambridgeshire County Council.

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Gillian Beasley
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

More people are using Cambridge’s guided busway, but there is disappointment as the number of journeys being made is still only “roughly half” what had originally been promised.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, August 10, 2018

A shock report from Cambridgeshire County Council predicts the estimated £16.9m cost of a new crossing at Kings Dyke, Whittlesey, will be “significantly higher”.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, August 9, 2018

A county councillor who promised ‘no stone will be left unturned’ into the investigation into community transport provider FACT will join its board next week.

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Chris Boden
Thursday, August 9, 2018

A pothole deep enough to fit a man’s head that formed in the middle of a road has been filled in by workmen.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

A Freedom of Information request to March Town Council has revealed that in 2013 community transport provider FACT (Fenland Association for Community Transport) was operating am airport taxi service.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Monday, August 6, 2018

Sweltering temperatures have triggered another health warning in Cambridgeshire with people urged to take extra precautions in the coming days.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, August 3, 2018

Manager Jo Philpott – fresh from a barrage of criticism over her running of Cambridgeshire’s biggest community transport scheme – has been forced out.

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Kit Owen
Monday, July 30, 2018

The leader of the county council has revealed he is spending more time on his role at the combined authority than he is leading the council, as measures to make the combined authority more “democratic” are brought in.

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Anna Bailey
Sunday, July 29, 2018

Cambridgeshire County Council has approved plans to place double yellow lines at a junction in Soham near the town centre to improve safety.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, July 27, 2018

In our first article back in October 2012, we focused on the concerns of the taxi industry locally that FACT may have been operating outside the comprehensive and expensive licensing regimes imposed on taxi and private hire drivers and operators.

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Alan Lay
Friday, July 27, 2018

A 288 page report by forensic accountants PKF Littlejohn for Cambridgeshire County Council into the March based Community Transport triumvirate FACT, HACT and ESACT (hereafter FHE) lifts the lid on the lack of scrutiny and disregard to procurement regulations that went on for many years.

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European Union
Friday, July 27, 2018

A police investigation into the Fenland Association for Community Transport (FACT) accepted that false information was created in funding applications but there was insufficient evidence to merit a prosecution.

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Kit Owen
Friday, July 27, 2018

A former Cambridgeshire county councillor who is facing charges of perverting the course of justice has “strongly refuted” breaking the law and promised to keep “standing up” for her constituents.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

A court injunction has been filed against waste being imported on land in Little Downham.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

People in Cambridgeshire are being urged to take extra precautions and look after those most vulnerable as temperatures are set to reach 30 degrees.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

A community transport boss at Cambridgeshire County Council learnt that his signature appeared four times on grant applications made by FACT without his knowledge or consent, says the PKF report into FACT.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Achievements of some of Cambridgeshire’s most inspirational learners, volunteers and local learning partners have been celebrated at a special awards ceremony.

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Rotary Club
Monday, July 23, 2018

Cambridgeshire County Council paid out hundreds of thousands of pounds to community transport provider FACT without in some instances proper authorisation, funding agreements or with no detailed follow up of how the money was spent.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, July 23, 2018

Young adults between the ages of 19 and 25 with profound learning difficulties are to join the county’s first specialist educational base that is opening in Littleport in September.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Around 5pm on Monday Cambridgeshire County Council will click the switch and put into the public domain the long awaited report into community provider FACT.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, July 16, 2018

Young people in Cambridgeshire are being exploited by criminal gangs, which are using them as “drug mules” to bring illegal substances into the county.

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County Council
Monday, July 16, 2018

There are “deep concerns” about the location of a new school and homes near the A10, with fears for the impact of pollution on the children and poor access off a major roundabout.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, July 13, 2018

Cambridgeshire is among the best areas in the country for promoting breast feeding and reducing childhood obesity, according to a national report.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Thursday, July 12, 2018

Four Fenland bus services, including the ‘vital’ 46 which runs between Wisbech and March, are to be saved until April 2019.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

There are “grave reservations” about a planned new waste incinerator after it emerged the company hoping to build and run it has breached environmental permits at other sites across the country.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

A petition has been launched to boost funding for schools in Cambridgeshire as it is ‘one of the worst funded education authorities in England’.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The opening of Ely Southern Bypass will see the closure of the level crossing and traffic lights installed in a bid to make “significant improvements” to the area, it has been announced.

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Cambridgeshire County Council

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