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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Fenland Council
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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District Council
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
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A Fenland councillor and cabinet member facing a police investigation over his expenses was suspended by the ruling Conservative group after his offer to step down was refused.

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Sam Hoy
Friday, December 8, 2017

Fenland councillor Simon King says he is “astonished” that a council investigation into alleged irregularities in his expenses claims has been passed onto the police.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Five people caught dropping litter onto Fenland streets and who refused to pay a £75 on the spot fine, will now have to pay £350 each a court has decided.

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Fenland Council
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The number of rough sleepers in Wisbech has doubled since the beginning of the year, says Fenland Council.

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Fenland Council
Monday, November 27, 2017

A second deadline looms for anyone interested in taking over the arson hit Mepal Outdoor Sports Centre.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

MP Steve Barclay claims a major study on the future transport needs of Wisbech is flawed and unless it is amended or withdrawn could jeopardise prospects for re-opening the rail link to March.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

There were some nervous shoppers in March today as the enforcers hired by Fenland Council to change litter dropping habits arrived in town.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, September 14, 2017

A petition with 2,293 signatures has been claimed by its organiser for helping to secure a “tougher enforcement regime” to stop street drinking in Wisbech.

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Sam Hoy
Thursday, September 14, 2017

A family is business is hoping to be allowed to build Fenland’s first earth sheltered house - a single storey home they claim will be low energy “and is effectively an extension of the landscape”.

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James Palmer
Monday, September 11, 2017

Fenland Council has moved to stop a second property from being converted into a house in multiple occupation (HMO) despite the proposal winning partial support from Wisbech Town Council.

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Prince
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Publican Nigel Marsh said ‘thank you but no thank you’ after council bosses invited him to a voluntary interview under caution over alleged health and safety issues.

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Fenland Council
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Volunteer members of the self styled Wisbech Citizens’ Patrol voted last night to disband after claiming a petition calling for a ban on street drinking had led to team members being abused.

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Steve Tierney
Monday, September 4, 2017

Nine years ago almost the day – and by invitation – I joined a team of housing officials and representatives from charities for the homeless for the annual count of rough sleepers in Wisbech.

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Sam Hoy
Friday, September 1, 2017

On the day a petition calling for a ban on street drinking in Wisbech topped 2,000 signatures, a young Lithuanian took a video of a violent argument fuelled by alcohol in the grounds of St Peter and St Paul Church.

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David Oliver
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Boots the Chemist says “criminal attacks” has left it no option but to put external roller shutters onto their shop in Horsefair, Wisbech.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Fenland Council admitted there is “serious community concern” in Wisbech regarding street drinking.

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David Oliver
Friday, August 25, 2017

Fenland Council produced its ‘end of year’ account but without the grades for the best and worst attendance record of their councillors.

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Sam Hoy
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Based on 2011 Census figures, Fenland is home to around 500 travellers/gypsies but many believe the number is double that.

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Fenland Council
Monday, August 14, 2017

A £395,000 feasibility study to upgrade Manea and Whittlesey rail stations to take longer trains leaves a question mark over where the £3.4million will come from to carry out the works.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, August 11, 2017

Budget retailer Poundstretcher has cleared its final hurdle to take up occupancy of half of the mothballed out of town Tesco store at Chatteris.

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Tesco
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Haulier Tony Knowles has been refused permission by Fenland Council to demolish outbuildings and an office in Manea Road, Wimblington, and erect a grain store of a size comparable to an existing vegetable store.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, May 19, 2017

Businesses across Fenland have only themselves to blame for not finding projects big enough and suitable enough to get financial backing, enterprise agency boss Mark Reeve told councillors.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Developer Richard Sears has been refused permission to build three homes on land his Isle of Man registered company acquired in Station Road, Manea.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, April 27, 2017

The newly formed combined authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough – that will have the newly elected mayor as its head – has failed to find a £150,000 chief executive to run it.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, April 20, 2017

A pledge by Tory candidate for mayor James Palmer to sort out “delays caused by the present system” was made a week after Cambridgeshire County Council put the £16m Kings Dyke bridge, Whittlesey, out to tender.

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James Palmer

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