The county council says it will make the Traffic Commissioners aware of a major investigation being undertaken into the Fenland Association of Community Transport (FACT) when they decide on whether to allow them operator licences to run commercial services through new limited companies.
It is one of the jewels in the Fenland crown – the sprawling bird watching, fossil hunting, and pond dipping Kings Dyke Nature Reserve – and now a trio of local councils have decided its time to plan its future.
Council leader Charles Roberts told Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today that he welcomed improvements to Ely North junction but he would continue to “fight the corner” of Queen Adelaide residents fearful of barrier closures.
A significant rise in the number of older residents being admitted to hospitals in Cambridge and King’s Lynn has led to a short term crisis for Cambridgeshire County Council as they struggle to accommodate them on discharge.
The most people to ever give their views for a county council debate will make it a landmark discussion when Cambridgeshire tries to find solutions for the future of its children’s centre services amid tight budget constraints.
Opposition leader Lucy Nethsinga says failure by Cambridgeshire County Council to raise council tax to four instead of two per cent has partly led to the threat to children’s centres and rural bus services.