Thursday, April 20, 2017

“If I say I’m going to do it, then my record suggests I’ve done it.”

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James Palmer
Monday, April 3, 2017

A nine acre site at Soham – once approved for an out of town superstore and pub – is likely to be given permission for 88 homes.

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Soham Town Council
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Littleport Village Hall was the venue for a gathering of many organisations concerned in the everyday life of Littleport, hosted by the parish council on Saturday.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Monday, March 27, 2017

A superhero is flying around schools in East Cambridgeshire this week to teach children about recycling.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Monday, March 27, 2017

Councillors will hear how £6 million collected in section 106 (community benefit) and CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy) payments is being held ready for spending on local projects.

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Cambridgeshire District Council
Friday, March 24, 2017

Recently, I received a message from the James Palmer, leader of East Cambridgeshire District Council.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Friday, March 24, 2017

Thousands of people are set to flock to Ely next month for its annual Eel Festival.

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Oliver Cromwell
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

A new initiative aiming to improve skills and increase apprenticeship opportunities for young people in the local area was launched last week.

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Lis Every
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid refused to be drawn today on whether he supported MP Steve Barclay’s call for the chairman of the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to step aside pending an inquiry.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Home owner Dan Staite has been told he can increase the height of his boundary fence from 4ft to 6ft.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Travellers living on a site owned by East Cambridgeshire District Council face a 29 per cent increase in their weekly rent.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Thursday, March 9, 2017

Say farewell to traffic in Ely was the message today as spades were dug into the ground to mark the start of work on the city’s new Southern bypass.

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Mark Reeve
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A new community hub has opened in Ely offering vulnerable people a “safe place to visit and access advice”.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

An additional 80 parking spaces at Littleport rail station will be given the green light next week.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, February 20, 2017

An arson attack which caused ‘£100,000s’ worth of damage has been blamed for the closure of Mepal Outdoor Centre.

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Richard Hobbs
Friday, February 17, 2017

After inviting residents to use their new self-service facility to apply, report and pay for services online, East Cambridgeshire District Council has rewarded one of its lucky users with an iPad.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Thursday, February 16, 2017

East Cambridgeshire District Council is again to freeze its Council Tax and announced its ambition to tackle “budget challenges” by a four pronged approach to reign in spending and to expand its commercial arm.

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Cambridgeshire District Council
Thursday, February 9, 2017

A nine-year-old schoolgirl from Littleport Community Primary School has won a design competition to create a recycling champion for the region.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Mayors and other dignitaries from across the area were among the many guests at the annual reception hosted by the chairman of East Cambridgeshire District Council.

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Ian Lindsay
Friday, February 3, 2017

Residents who have previously cast their vote at a temporary portacabin on Davison Road, Ely, now have a more permanent site ahead of the elections on May 4.

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Combined Authority
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Work has begun on new £13.6 million leisure centre for East Cambridgeshire, which is set to open to the public next year.

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Richard Hobbs
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Councillors were warned that the 70 acre site for 600 homes, shops, allotments and a medical centre – forming the Soham Eastern Gateway development – could have an “insidious” impact for local residents.

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Soham Town Council
Friday, January 27, 2017

More than 20 jobs have been created in Soham thanks to the opening of a new £2 million BP garage and M&S store.

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James Palmer
Thursday, January 5, 2017

Keeping Littleport in Cambridgeshire when it comes to choosing an MP is the aim of a proposal put forward by East Cambridgeshire District Council.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

A new development of 57 retirement homes in Ely is to be named after the city’s stunning Roswell Pits nature reserve.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Monday, December 19, 2016

A 12 acre touring caravan park at Burwell has been acquired by Turners Britannia Parks Ltd – owned by Paul and Winifred Day- and is to become a permanent base for 81 mobile homes.

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Joshua Schumann
Monday, December 19, 2016

Work is set to start in January on the £36 million Ely Southern Bypass designed to alleviate a congestion blighted area of the city which currently gridlocks Ely.

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James Palmer
Friday, December 9, 2016

Councillor James Palmer, leader of East Cambridgeshire District Council, has thrown his hat in the ring to become the new Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, with hopes to “improve infrastructure and provide high quality housing for all”.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

A team tasked with pushing the devolution deal forward will meet for the first time next week.

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James Palmer

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