Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The £152,000 a year boss who headed up shared Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire county council services for the past five years picked up a £63,000 payout when he retired earlier this year.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Monday, May 28, 2018

The mayor of Cambridgeshire’s combined authority has denied pushing for a power grab amid accusations he is behaving like a “tin pot Donald Trump”.

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James Palmer
Friday, May 4, 2018

The Liberal Democrats have taken overall control of South Cambridgeshire District Council after they beat the reigning Conservatives.

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Liberal Democrats
Friday, April 20, 2018

An East Cambridgeshire councillor has criticised plans to ‘purge on plastic’, saying that the proposed time is anything but ambitious.

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Lorna Dupre
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mayor James Palmer – the former leader of East Cambs Council -says he makes “no apology” for pushing to get the Ely Southern Bypass complete despite a £13million overspend and a delayed opening to October.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Up to 700 people are at risk of losing their job following the shock announcement by Cambridgeshire County Council that it is to axe its trading division providing school dinners and cleaning services to schools.

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Labor
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
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
Friday, December 1, 2017

An East Cambs councillor suggested her own local authority might be viewed as trying to ‘dump on’ neighbouring Fenland by suggesting Roman Bank should be moved into a Norfolk Parliamentary constituency.

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Lorna Dupre
Monday, November 6, 2017

Ely gets a new car park from Monday – with space for 128 vehicles – and ideally placed for commuters heading to London from the rail station.

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Bill Hunt
Friday, October 27, 2017

They’re paid an extra £5,000 a year and their appointments have been heavily criticised by opposition councillors,

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Lis Every
Friday, October 27, 2017

East Cambs District and Cambridgeshire County Councillor Anna Bailey has hit out at the local leader of the Liberal Democrats for saying that the Conservatives are behind the closure of a number of children’s centres in Cambridgeshire.

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Lorna Dupre
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The Government has moved to halt community transport providers such as the Ely and Soham For Community Transport (ESACT) from competing unfairly with the taxi industry.

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Lorna Dupre
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Mayor James Palmer is to be called before a scrutiny panel and asked to justify the costs of running his office.

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James Palmer

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