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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Kit Owen
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
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Allegations against Wisbech councillor Simon King of inflating mileages, claiming for going 85 miles to Rugby but not on official business, and once claiming return mileage of 10 miles for a meeting a mile from his home, have been revealed.

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Simon King
Friday, February 16, 2018

New Fenland Council leader Chris Seaton has sacked two £8,500 a year cabinet members who backed him but handed the £8,000 a year scrutiny committee chairmanship to the man he defeated.

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Will Sutton
Friday, February 16, 2018

Secret talks were held more than a year ago about the possibility of building an incinerator in Wisbech, we can reveal today.

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Graham Hughes
Friday, February 9, 2018

Councillors last night opted for what many regard as a safe pair of hands by voting in Chris Seaton as the new leader of Fenland District Council.

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Chris Boden
Friday, February 9, 2018

Less than a year after taking on the multi million pound housing portfolio for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, South Cambs Council leader Peter Topping has parted company with Mayor James Palmer.

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James Palmer
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Wisbech councillor Simon King is fighting for his political career after a decision was taken to refer his expenses claim to a conduct committee made up of mainly Conservative Party colleagues.

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Chris Boden
Thursday, January 11, 2018

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.

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Chris Grayling
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Councillors who refused 32 homes at 28-30 High Street, Manea were described by a Government inspector as offering “unreasonable and untenable” reasons for turning the application down.

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Will Sutton
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Expected approval of 58 homes at Chatteris will include 15 affordable homes – in stark contrast to an application for 80 homes at Wisbech St Mary where developers are arguing that providing affordable homes is no longer viable.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, December 28, 2017

Fenland District Council has been told that a Tory councillor and cabinet member facing claims of expenses irregularities will not be the subject of a police investigation.

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Simon King
Friday, December 22, 2017

Historic England described proposals to create a viewing platform within a newly built community hub at 24 High Street, Wisbech – know as The Gap- as “an interesting and playful addition” to the town centre.

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David Oliver

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