A man of vision
ROGER Wadge, in his letter of January 17, makes some very good points and his input is just what East Cambs Council is looking for when Ely s Masterplan is launched for public discussion shortly. Yes, we do want to consider where the big stores that requi
ROGER Wadge, in his letter of January 17, makes some very good points and his input is just what East Cambs Council is looking for when Ely's Masterplan is launched for public discussion shortly.
Yes, we do want to consider where the big stores that require massive car parks should be sited on the edge of town.
Yes, we do know that Ely has been moribund for years - largely due to political in-fighting.
Yes, we are attracting interest from major retail outlets.
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Yes, we are considering all of these issues and much more with an open mind so that we can produce a coherent plan to make Ely the thriving market town that it is meant to be. This is done, of course, with vigilant regard to the preservation and protection of its historic centre.
Has Mr Wadge ever thought of getting involved in local politics - perhaps he should?
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- 2 Residents ‘left without a voice’ over anti-social car park behaviour
- 3 Dispersal order to tackle aggressive begging, street drinking and thefts
- 4 Throwback to places and faces of Ely's past
- 5 Jail for man caught carrying meat cleaver in public after missing tools argument
- 6 Businesses reopen as lockdown restrictions ease
- 7 Boy George and Culture Club announce Audley End concert
- 8 Boat club president inspires students days after race
- 9 Freemasons make cash donation to support hospital cancer patients
- 10 Sheep saved after taking short-cut on busy rail line
JACKIE PETTS, District Councillor, (Ely East ward)