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Conservative councillors who waged a social media campaign in support of Wisbech town council leader Sam Hoy ahead of a conduct hearing against her are themselves now under investigation for allegations of bullying and intimidating the complainant.

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Government
Friday, November 9, 2018

Fenland Council has met the Government deadline for its submission to the Government’s garden community initiative who has promised massive support to those towns, villages or areas accepted into the programme.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, November 9, 2018

Conservative councillors voted last night to exile disgraced Wisbech councillor Simon King for six months but stepped short of pursuing his expulsion.

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Simon King
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tories in Whittlesey are threatening to split from the NE Cambs Conservative Association (NECCA) after a bitter row over the deselection of councillors on Fenland District Council.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Councillor Simon King has been found guilty of breaching the code of conduct at Fenland District Council.

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Simon King
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Fenland District Council conduct committee chairman Sam Hoy will find herself on the opposite side of the council chamber on Friday when colleagues hear a conduct complaint about her.

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Sam Hoy
Saturday, October 27, 2018

Asked how the meeting that ripped apart the organisation she’d built using a mix of public and charitable funds had gone, she replied “let’s hope we can all move on”.

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Gillian Beasley
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Nearly 60 per cent of the £350,000 a year savings that Fenland Council expects to make from its shake-up of leisure services will come from investment by a new management company into the Hudson at Wisbech.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, September 13, 2018

A heated debate about introducing a charge for clinical waste disposal in Fenland saw councillors at loggerheads and members of the public ejected from a meeting this afternoon (Thursday).

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Virginia Bucknor
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hudson Bowls Club members in Wisbech were urged today to contact MP Steve Barclay over their threatened closure once Fenland Council hands over management of its leisure centre to an outside firm.

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Chris Seaton
Friday, September 7, 2018

The Duke of Gloucester began a royal visit to Wisbech in Waterlees; one of the county’s most deprived wards.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Sunday, August 19, 2018

Removed from his £8,500 a year cabinet post but back in the Tory fold after police decided it wasn’t a matter for them, Wisbech councillor Simon King is expected to answer allegations of falsifying expense claims at a conduct committee hearing in September.

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Simon King
Friday, August 3, 2018

Residents of Fenland have been shown to be getting their ‘five a day’ but its not fresh fruit and vegetables on the roll of honour but the numbers being handed fixed penalty notices for littering.

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Fenland 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
Monday, July 16, 2018

Chatteris businessman Peter Taylor is threatening legal action if Fenland Council planning committee agrees to allow plastic windows to remain in a Wisbech hair salon.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Around £120,000 of government funding will kick-start a project to better understand migration in Fenland to help “prepare for post-Brexit challenges”.

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Fenland Council
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

MP Steve Barclay says there is “no question” that the company into the third of its five year £2.5 million contract to maintain Fenland’s parks and open spaces has failed.

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Fenland Council
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

A photograph posted to social media over the weekend of three men sleeping on public benches near to Wisbech town centre has provoked a storm of controversy.

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David Oliver
Monday, May 21, 2018

A Whittlesey councillor has been re-elected chairman of Fenland District Council – just days after quitting her role as chairman of the local Conservative association.

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Will Sutton
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Government has chosen Wisbech Garden Town as one of 68 projects across the UK it will promote to attract overseas investors.

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Greg Clark
Saturday, May 12, 2018

A back bench revolt could derail ambitious plans for Fenland Council to join forces with King’s Lynn and West Norfolk to create an economic powerhouse that is already worth £5bn a year.

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Fenland Council
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wisbech mayor Steve Tierney believes he has found the answer to the town’s on going public loos crisis – get shopkeepers to put up ‘welcome here’ stickers and open them to anyone caught short.

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Steve Tierney
Monday, April 16, 2018

Permission to build up to 53 homes on the site of the home of former March mayor Patsy Brewin could mean the proceeds being used to send local students to Cambridge or Oxford universities.

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Fenland Council
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Disarray in the Conservative Party in Fenland spilled over into the annual meeting of the local association with a blistering attack by president Victor Aveling on the de-selection of sitting councillors.

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Will Sutton
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Council bosses say ‘more resources’ are needed to tackle problems with rogue landlords in Wisbech – despite dismissing plans to introduce a selective licensing scheme.

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Fenland Council
Sunday, March 4, 2018

The new leader of Fenland Council admitted proposals for a £180 million in Wisbech “came as a bit of a surprise even to us”.

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Virginia Bucknor
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Rough sleepers at a Wisbech sports field owned by the National Trust are refusing to leave – despite being offered night shelter.

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Fenland Council
Monday, February 26, 2018

The NHS has done a massive U-turn and decided after all it would like £35,000 for a GP practice in March as part of Fenland Council agreeing 95 homes at Estover.

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James Palmer
Thursday, February 22, 2018

It was one of the oddest budget debates of recent times as Fenland Council couldn’t quite find the heart to deliver up a threatened three per cent rise in council tax.

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Will Sutton
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Wisbech councillor Virginia Bucknor called today for an investigation into all councillors’ expenses to ensure allegations against a fellow councillor “are not the tip of an iceberg”.

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Simon King

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