Wisbech mayor Steve Tierney believes he has found the answer to the town’s on going public loos crisis – get shopkeepers to put up ‘welcome here’ stickers and open them to anyone caught short.
The new leader of Fenland Council admitted proposals for a £180 million in Wisbech “came as a bit of a surprise even to us”.
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.
Wisbech councillor Virginia Bucknor called today for an investigation into all councillors’ expenses to ensure allegations against a fellow councillor “are not the tip of an iceberg”.
Besieged by complaints - one woman whose home is damp and cold said she had ‘screamed and cried ‘to get help – woke to news that Clarion Housing has sacked its heating and hot water repairs contractor for Fenland.
A Wisbech councillor warned today of the “quite severe” consequences of the decision by Stagecoach to possibly close its depot in King’s Lynn.
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.
Returning officer Paul Medd has reminded all those involved in this week’s by election to Wisbech Town Council of a “code of conduct” for campaigners.