Wednesday, March 27, 2019

An alleged fraud spanning six years at Fenland community transport provider FACT is being investigated by Cambridgeshire police.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Transport provider FACT has thrown in the towel and will scrap its commercial arm and revert back to community buses only.

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Gillian Beasley
Monday, March 25, 2019

Drought damaged road surfaces of the A142 in Ely are set to go through the next phase of reconstruction which means closing for three days and four nights.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, March 22, 2019

Black netting draped over trees at an Ely primary school to prevent birds from nesting has been slammed by residents.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, March 22, 2019

A taskforce set up by Cambridgeshire County Council to look at the impact of Brexit says fears have been raised by the community and voluntary sector over "inequalities and poverty, pressures upon their services and funding for their work".

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Concerns have been raised about Cambridgeshire County Council's decision to back Route A in the East West Rail link consultation - with councillors claiming a new town of up to 30,000 houses in the Bassingbourn area is being supported "almost on a whim".

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Graham Hughes
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

A company and the only one of its kind able to look after a youngster subject to specialist needs has gone bust, forcing Cambridgeshire County Council to write off an £85,000 bill.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Viva's bid to turn a derelict mill in Soham into a new arts centre will get a massive boost next week when the county council expects to agree to increase a £150,000 loan to £450,000.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Monday, March 18, 2019

The county council says it's new Alconbury £18m headquarters is being designed to exceed the normal levels for sustainability and energy with renewable targets of 30 per cent against the local planning legislation of 10 per cent.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Thursday, March 14, 2019

An action group believes it has sufficient support to torpedo East Cambridgeshire District Council's multi million pound proposals to build 500 homes in its second smallest village.

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Charles Roberts
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Library computer charges will be ditched after driving users away and only raising a fraction of what had been hoped in what has been branded a "sorry tale of incompetence".

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, March 1, 2019

Ninety per cent of parents across Cambridgeshire have secured a secondary school of their choice for their children for next year.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Monday, February 25, 2019

House prices in Cambridgeshire are now almost 15 times higher than average annual earnings as 'affordability crisis' hits the shire counties, according to the County Councils Network (CCN).

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, February 22, 2019

A notoriously busy roundabout in Ely is set to have up thousands of pounds of funding ploughed into it to ease congestion.

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Emma Grima
Thursday, February 21, 2019

The public is to be invited to see at first hand the design of the £18 million new headquarters for Cambridgeshire County Council at Alconbury.

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Josh Schumann
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

An Ely councillor issued a "set the record straight" statement after a barrage of social media reports questioned her move from the city.

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Anna Bailey
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Agricultural college graduate Toby Dean - now a sheep farmer and budding entrepreneur- has been revealed as an unsuccessful applicant for the Cambridgeshire County Council farm tenancy that was awarded to deputy leader Roger Hickford.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Monday, February 11, 2019

Snowy pathways were cleared in an East Cambridgeshire village thanks to members of the Newton-in-the-Isle community gritting team.

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Mathew Shuter
Friday, February 8, 2019

A "parasite" councillor living 400 miles away from his ward in Cambridge has been slammed as a "blight on our democracy" as it emerges he is the only councillor who will not give up 1.2 per cent of their pay this year in solidarity with workers who had the cut imposed on them.

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Steve Count
Friday, February 8, 2019

London drugs gangs are targeting some of the most vulnerable people in the city under cover of "massive pools of darkness" where there is poor street lighting.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Council tax is going up by nearly five per cent after a "chaotic" meeting where councillors debated ways to fill a £13 million hole in their budget.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Sixty villagers adopted a sombre mood by wearing face masks, carrying a replica coffin and being led by the grim reaper to spotlight the danger posed by 800 lorries that pass through their narrow High Street.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Council tax is set to rise as part of a bid to plug a gap in the county council's funding, but there are warnings there are still "stark and unpalatable" decisions to be made.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Monday, January 28, 2019

A special "taskforce" has been set up in Cambridgeshire to help with Brexit amid warnings police could be "dragged away" to help tackle problems in other parts of the UK.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Saturday, January 26, 2019

County council auditors sent into community transport provider FACT - three months after a damning investigation that led to the departure of manager Jo Philpott - found an organisation in financial turmoil.

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Gillian Beasley
Friday, January 25, 2019

A Huntingdonshire councillor who caused a furore when he claimed the county council's budget was "fraudulent" now says he never intended to imply any criminal proceeding took place.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Cambridgeshire County Council has hit out at "irresponsible" claims it is in "financial meltdown", amid claims of poor leadership and uncertainty over the authority's upcoming budget.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

People should have a public transport system that is "part of everyday living … a utility they use without stopping to think about it," says a report presented to Mayor James Palmer.

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James Palmer
Monday, January 21, 2019

A major new "large scale" solar farm in Soham could help power 9,000 houses after £600,000 funding was given the green light.

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Bill Hunt

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