An East Cambs councillor suggested her own local authority might be viewed as trying to ‘dump on’ neighbouring Fenland by suggesting Roman Bank should be moved into a Norfolk Parliamentary constituency.
Unofficial public spending watchdog the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) singled out East Cambridgeshire District Council for being among 173 local authorities that pay its employees 65p a mile for using their own car.
Publication earlier this month of the application to build 553 homes as part of the Soham Eastern Gateway in Pratt Street is attracting massive opposition from Brewhouse Lane residents fearful that their road could become an access to the new development.
A property developer who appealed against the refusal by planners for two homes along a narrow Ely street has won the day –but only on condition he provides future occupiers with bus and train timetables.
Tom Hunt fought unsuccessfully to enter the European Parliament, failed to win a Commons seat in the June election and yesterday resigned from East Cambs Council to work with newly elected mayor James Palmer.
A district councillor claims local people are missing out on having their say on potential housing sites across East Cambridgeshire because owners have put forward their land late in the process for the creation of a new local plan.