Eight years after East Cambridgeshire District Council began preparatory work, Network Rail put flesh on the £20 million proposal to re-open Soham station with noise monitoring tests ahead of a planning application.
An arms length company set up by East Cambs Council has been so successful that it's been freed to compete for any commercial contract small or large - and among its customers has been council chief executive John Hill.
It would seem that John Hill, chief executive of East Cambridgeshire District Council, is receiving a nice little top up to his, already, hefty pay package, to reward him, no doubt, for drawing up a "hit-list" for Mayor Palmer.
Spiralling house prices, cancellation of major infrastructure projects and slowing down of Government investment could be the outcome of East Cambridgeshire Council scrapping their emerging local plan, they were warned today.
Three of the most senior officials at East Cambridgeshire District Council are receiving extra monthly payments because of work associated with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CAPCA).
Tory controlled East Cambridgeshire District Council will vote on Thursday to throw the proverbial baby out with the bath water and remove its emerging local plan - and two years of scrutiny - from independent examination.