Tuesday, March 26, 2019

A two-year scheme in East Cambridgeshire will see discretionary Business Rate Relief for shops with a rateable value below £51,000.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

A Soham man’s planning appeal to build two eco lodges next to his house to be used as a retirement home for himself and his friend have been refused by inspectors.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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.

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James Palmer
Monday, March 25, 2019

Andy Wright, a former chairman of East Cambridgeshire District Council, has died.

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Mike Rouse
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Plans to erect marquees for live music events outside of a Cambridgeshire village pub have caused concern among residents who fear “excessive noise” will disrupt family life.

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East Cambridgeshire District 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

A campaign to tackle fly-tipping and littering in East Cambridgeshire has seen 14 fixed penalty notices issued and one case put forward for prosecution.

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Cambridgeshire District 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

An action group set up to challenge alleged support for a community land trust has the potential to threaten multi million pounds profits for East Cambridgeshire District Council.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Monday, March 11, 2019

An Ely councillor who will quit his role ahead of the May elections has lost his fight to stop seven homes from being approved on the site of a former orchard in the city.

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Adelaide
Monday, March 4, 2019

A new face – expected to be that of Anna Bailey – will take the helm at East Cambridgeshire District Council in May if Conservatives retain control after the local elections.

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James Palmer
Monday, March 4, 2019

A £6 million investment has seen 200 new family homes built on land at King’s Meadow in Ely.

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Mike Rouse
Sunday, March 3, 2019

Council leader Charles Roberts spelt out his commitment to its embedded programme of community led development – and explained why he has no regrets about abandoning work on a new Local Plan.

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Charles Roberts
Friday, March 1, 2019

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.

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John Hill
Friday, March 1, 2019

East Cambridgeshire District Council has responded to criticism of its decision to formally withdraw the emerging Local Plan.

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Anna Bailey
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Two years of work on a new local plan for East Cambridgeshire was scrapped after district councillors claimed it “disempowered communities”.

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Lorna Dupre
Monday, February 25, 2019

An Olympic gold athlete joined the family of a former hockey enthusiast for the official opening of a new astro turf pitch costing £198,000.

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East Cambridgeshire District 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
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The deputy leader of East Cambridgeshire District Council tonight criticised the Government inspector’s suggested re-working of local plan as rendering it “unrecognisable” from the one they submitted.

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Anna Bailey
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 19, 2019

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.

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John Hill
Monday, February 18, 2019

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.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Monday, February 18, 2019

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).

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John Hill
Sunday, February 17, 2019

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.

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Anna Bailey
Sunday, February 17, 2019

In 2015, the Council adopted a local plan that introduced policies that empowered communities to be more involved and lead on development in their area.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

A new £198,000 astro pitch at an Ely sports and social club will be officially opened by Olympic hockey champ Helen Richardson-Walsh MBE.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Friday, February 8, 2019

A bid to demolish an empty shop that has been part of Littleport for more than 100 years and replace it with six homes has been turned down by planners.

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Cambridgeshire District Council
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Ely Market has been cancelled today (February 7) due to the severe high winds.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

A group of travellers have left land next to Mepal Outdoor Centre after a court order was issued.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Monday, February 4, 2019

Soham residents will be able to surf the web for free as the district council rolls out its public Wi-Fi services.

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Charles Roberts

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