Monday, March 18, 2019

The actual figure for how many rough sleepers there are in Wisbech varies between the official record (an annual count that is used for Government statistics) and the reality of what many homeless people tell those who ask.

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Fenland Council
Friday, March 8, 2019

Today I spoke to the four new independent councillors at Fenland – all members of the ruling group until 12.20pm when their resignation letters were received by the Conservative Association locally.

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Mike Cornwell
Friday, March 8, 2019

Four councillors – including a cabinet member -today quit the Conservative whip at Fenland District Council and announced the formation of an independent group to fight the May elections.

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Will Sutton
Monday, March 4, 2019

Boxer Jordan Gill received a congratulatory letter from Fenland District Council ahead of his WBA triumph at Peterborough – three months after it was agreed and promised.

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Will Sutton
Saturday, February 23, 2019

The unprecedented spectacle of the leader and three cabinet colleagues – including the portfolio holder for finance – abstaining on the budget vote for 2019/20 provided tangible evidence of the split within Conservative controlled Fenland District Council.

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Chris Boden
Saturday, February 23, 2019

Confirmation that Mayor James Palmer’s combined authority will stand ‘guarantor’ to Fenland Council’s plans to regenerate 11 and 12 High Street, Wisbech, was given by council leader Chris Seaton.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wisbech Police Station - with 80 years remaining on its lease - is staying where it is after police and crime commissioner Jason Ablewhite made the surprise announcement today.

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Jason Ablewhite
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Editor John Elworthy proposed the toast to the town of March at the annual charity ball hosted by the Mayor of March.

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John Elworthy
Friday, January 25, 2019

The Great Crested Newt – also known as the ‘warty newt’ because of its resemblance to a mini dinosaur – has introduced itself into the fight to stop 40 homes being built in March.

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Fenland Council
Friday, January 25, 2019

Costa Coffee is hoping to open a drive thru store at Wisbech Retail Park in Sandown Road.

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Tesco
Monday, January 21, 2019

Around 40 jobs are thought to be at risk following the sudden closure of West Norfolk electrical contractor Bloom and Wake Electrical.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Monday, January 21, 2019

There’s never been a better time for Fenland Council to increase its council tax by three per cent, says a report prepared by its senior officers.

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Fenland Council
Monday, January 14, 2019

Fenland Council has promised no let up in their battle to stop spitting in the street and people dropping cigarette butts on the pavement.

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Fenland Council
Monday, December 3, 2018

Live music filled the streets for much of the day, 340 youngsters popped in to have a word with Santa, and many charities reported record takings.

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Jan French
Thursday, November 22, 2018

A fly tipper who came into March on Sunday has made it easier for Fenland Council to trace him after a Cambridge resident’s name and address was found on letters left among the debris.

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Jan French
Friday, November 16, 2018

In recent years the pace of Steve Barclay’s acceleration from back bench MP has quickened.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Conservative councillors who waged a social media campaign in support of Wisbech town council leader Sam Hoy ahead of a conduct hearing against her are themselves now under investigation for allegations of bullying and intimidating the complainant.

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Sam Hoy
Friday, November 9, 2018

Fenland Council has met the Government deadline for its submission to the Government’s garden community initiative who has promised massive support to those towns, villages or areas accepted into the programme.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, November 9, 2018

Conservative councillors voted last night to exile disgraced Wisbech councillor Simon King for six months but stepped short of pursuing his expulsion.

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Simon King
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tories in Whittlesey are threatening to split from the NE Cambs Conservative Association (NECCA) after a bitter row over the deselection of councillors on Fenland District Council.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Councillor Simon King has been found guilty of breaching the code of conduct at Fenland District Council.

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Simon King
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Fenland District Council conduct committee chairman Sam Hoy will find herself on the opposite side of the council chamber on Friday when colleagues hear a conduct complaint about her.

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Sam Hoy
Saturday, October 27, 2018

Asked how the meeting that ripped apart the organisation she’d built using a mix of public and charitable funds had gone, she replied “let’s hope we can all move on”.

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Kit Owen
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Nearly 60 per cent of the £350,000 a year savings that Fenland Council expects to make from its shake-up of leisure services will come from investment by a new management company into the Hudson at Wisbech.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, September 13, 2018

A heated debate about introducing a charge for clinical waste disposal in Fenland saw councillors at loggerheads and members of the public ejected from a meeting this afternoon (Thursday).

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Virginia Bucknor
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hudson Bowls Club members in Wisbech were urged today to contact MP Steve Barclay over their threatened closure once Fenland Council hands over management of its leisure centre to an outside firm.

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Chris Seaton
Friday, September 7, 2018

The Duke of Gloucester began a royal visit to Wisbech in Waterlees; one of the county’s most deprived wards.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Sunday, August 19, 2018

Removed from his £8,500 a year cabinet post but back in the Tory fold after police decided it wasn’t a matter for them, Wisbech councillor Simon King is expected to answer allegations of falsifying expense claims at a conduct committee hearing in September.

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Simon King
Friday, August 3, 2018

Residents of Fenland have been shown to be getting their ‘five a day’ but its not fresh fruit and vegetables on the roll of honour but the numbers being handed fixed penalty notices for littering.

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Fenland Council

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