Thursday, March 22, 2018

Wisbech Town councillors have been accused of being clueless by trying to save the historic castle, as they don’t have the ‘imagination, the money or the expertise.’

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Sam Hoy
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A town councillor sacked for being lazy has hit back at the Conservative group that ousted him.

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Sam Hoy
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The North East Cambridgeshire Conservative Association is split over a rule change that has allowed party activists to de-select four district councillors – three of them cabinet members.

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Sam Hoy
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
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Allegations against Wisbech councillor Simon King of inflating mileages, claiming for going 85 miles to Rugby but not on official business, and once claiming return mileage of 10 miles for a meeting a mile from his home, have been revealed.

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Simon King
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Wisbech councillor Simon King is fighting for his political career after a decision was taken to refer his expenses claim to a conduct committee made up of mainly Conservative Party colleagues.

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Will Sutton
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
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Faced with criticism of allowing car boot sales on the market place, Wisbech town council leader Sam Hoy says the Sunday event is flourishing and is bringing more people into local shops.

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Sam Hoy
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
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 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, 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
Friday, July 28, 2017

Historic Wisbech Castle is to be transferred to Wisbech Town Council on a long lease with a peppercorn rent and £150,000 loan from the county council repayable over 25 years to carry out repairs and improvements.

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Sam Hoy
Friday, May 5, 2017

Newly elected mayor of Cambridgeshire James Palmer described tonight how the county has “the building blocks of success”.

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Sam Hoy

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