Welcome to the Fens but can you guess which part?

Sign of the times

Competition time - guess which Fenland town or village you're approaching? Sign in the Fens as you approach where? - Credit: Heather Barnes

Welcome to ….....er actually it’s Littleport.  

The photos were taken by an Ely Standard reader concerned that the signs – hidden behind a bumper crop of foliage – may be a danger to motorists.  

She says her other concern is for those motorists without sat navs or unfamiliar with the area pulling up to work out their route.

sign of the times

Competition time - guess which Fenland town or village you're approaching? Sign in the Fens as you approach where? - Credit: Heather Barnes


Cambridgeshire County Council advises people use their ‘highways reporting tool’ to report faults that they say will be assessed within 10 working days.  

Examples of highways emergencies include: 

Manholes or gratings that are missing 

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Competition time - guess which Fenland town or village you're approaching? Sign in the Fens offering directions to other places! - Credit: Heather Barnes

Traffic signalled junctions or crossing, all lights out, damaged street lights, traffic signals, lit bollards and lit signs where wires are exposed 

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Fallen tree or branch blocking part or all the road or path 

Extensive flooding resulting in road being impassable 

Large dead animals - eg cattle / deer / horse causing obstruction 

sign of the times

Competition time - guess which Fenland town or village you're approaching? Sign in the Fens as you approach where? - Credit: Heather Barnes

Only deep potholes on busy A roads and main distributor roads will be treated as an emergency 




  


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