Dozens of motorists tried to cross the flooded A1101 Welney Wash Road after no action was taken to close it as highways bosses failed to pick up a warning from the Environment Agency (EA).
The new leader of Fenland Council admitted proposals for a £180 million in Wisbech “came as a bit of a surprise even to us”.
Secret talks were held more than a year ago about the possibility of building an incinerator in Wisbech, we can reveal today.
Villagers are bracing themselves for weeks of disruption after heavy rains have flooded the Wash Road at Welney.
Heavy rain has increased the likelihood of the main road through the Fens – the A1101 at Welney – being closed in the coming days.
A petition to speed up improvements to the A10 from Ely into Cambridge has been launched.