Endangered animals like turtle doves and water voles and rare plants like greater water parsnip are set to be saved for future generations to be enjoyed thanks to Lottery funding.
Councillors got their first indication of what to expect if a £1.6 million bid for lottery funding by Ely Museum is successful.
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.
From teenage musical memories in the Fens to family stories in Littleport - money raised by National Lottery players is helping local people to discover and share their history.
The forgotten story of the remarkable high-speed hover train experiment of the 1960s and ‘70s, trialled in the Fens, has been made into a film.