Friday, January 19, 2018

It is one of the jewels in the Fenland crown – the sprawling bird watching, fossil hunting, and pond dipping Kings Dyke Nature Reserve – and now a trio of local councils have decided its time to plan its future.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Council leader John Clark shocked colleagues tonight by resigning his position at Fenland District Council.

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James Palmer
Monday, January 8, 2018

Eleven years ago he stood with his wife and watched as an enforcement team burnt his home to the ground.

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Emma Grima
Saturday, January 6, 2018

Fenland District Council (FDC) is offering help to people that want to achieve their fitness goals and kick-start a healthier New Year.

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District 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
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

An under-fire business body which gets tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers’ cash a year to boost economic growth in the region will be scrapped.

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Steve Barclay
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
Friday, November 3, 2017

An innovative and energy efficient design has helped a Gorefield family win over planners in their bid to build Fenland’s first earth-covered home.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

An ambulance took two hours to reach a teenager who was the front seat passenger in a car that was in collision with a tree.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Monday, October 16, 2017

A transport conference was told that Fenland holds the key to unlocking the potential of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

A councillor facing a conduct hearing over claims he made a racist remark has accused a councillor colleague who complained of being “vexatious and politically motivated”.

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Sam Hoy
Sunday, September 24, 2017

Rapidly growing recycling specialists PLASgran – who turned over more than £16 million last year – wants official confirmation it can become a 24/7 operator.

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Cambridgeshire County 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
Monday, September 11, 2017

Shopkeeper Satish Karia is hoping Fenland planners agree to the new shop front he’s installed after ram raiders wrecked his Chatteris post office.

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Fenland District Council
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

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

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David Oliver
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
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
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, 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
Thursday, April 20, 2017

With a term of just four years, it’s important the mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough makes a “quick impression”.

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Conservative Party
Monday, April 3, 2017

Mayor Garry Tibbs has moved to block future criticism of councillors during the town council’s 15 minute open forum.

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Alan Lay
Thursday, March 30, 2017

MP Steve Barclay has accused the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP) of remaining silent on re-opening of the Wisbech rail line despite the board announcing funding for Ely North improvements.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, March 30, 2017

A young man woke from a three day induced coma in hospital after he suffered an accident on his BMX at March Skate Park.

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Fenland District Council
Monday, March 20, 2017

The government and its spending watchdog have launched an investigation into the running of two major bodies responsible for millions of pounds worth of investment in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Government is to be asked for £2.03 million for the next stage of Fenland District Council’s bid to regenerate Wisbech through designating it a ‘garden town’ to allow 10,000-12,000 homes over 40 years.

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Fenland District Council
Saturday, March 11, 2017

As an addendum to Sarah Cliss’ article ‘HMO landlords should pay up’, I would like to point out that HMOs (Houses in Multiple Occupation) are a significant factor in anti-social behaviour and the deprivation of certain areas of our towns.

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Fenland District Council
Monday, March 6, 2017

Racist graffiti has been removed from the Watertower in Whittlesey thanks to teamwork by police and council workers.

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Fenland Council

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