There are warnings about the potential impact Brexit could have on Cambridgeshire, with possible fuel and medicine shortages, as well as the likelihood of a lack of care workers, cleaners, and other key staff.
Protesters “carrying a coffin while following the grim reaper” will march against plans to create a new irrigation reservoir in Haddenham - which could see an extra 150 lorries travel through Earith every day leading to its “death”.
The county council has been accused of “punishing” Cambridgeshire residents and council staff as both staff and councillors will have to take three days mandatory leave over the Christmas period, the equivalent of a 1.2 per cent pay cut.
External auditors are to be called in to examine the workings of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority following the sacking of the chief financial officer and amid claims the organisation is in chaos.
Council leader Steve Count is planning a “gesture of unity” by handing back part of his allowance in support of the 1,800 county council staff forced to take unpaid leave this Christmas as part of cost saving measures.
The iconic city headquarters of Cambridgeshire County Council could soon be turned into a hotel or student flats, but doubts over the council’s future are leading some to question whether now is the time for their move to a new base in Alconbury.