Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Local politicians say they will continue to work with South Cambridgeshire MP Heidi Allen after she revealed her departure from the Conservative party to join a new anti-brexit Independent Group.

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Bridget Smith
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
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
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
Monday, January 21, 2019

Calls for an inquiry into the crisis-hit trust which runs the Cambridge Folk Festival and Big Weekend have been defeated, sparking concerns over a £750,000 bail-out from the council.

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Lewis Herbert
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Lib Dem Cllr Susan van de Ven called on the council today (October 16) to support a “people’s vote” on the terms of Brexit, with the possibility of remaining in the EU if it was decided leaving would be a bad idea.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Thursday, May 24, 2018

The new leader of South Cambridgeshire District Council set out her vision to improve the support offered to small businesses at the annual meeting yesterday.

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Bridget Smith
Friday, May 4, 2018

Lib Dems seized control today of South Cambridgeshire District Council. They now have 30 councillors, Conservatives 11, Labour two, and there are two independents.

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Heidi Allen
Friday, May 4, 2018

The Liberal Democrats have taken overall control of South Cambridgeshire District Council after they beat the reigning Conservatives.

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Lib Dems
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mayor James Palmer – the former leader of East Cambs Council -says he makes “no apology” for pushing to get the Ely Southern Bypass complete despite a £13million overspend and a delayed opening to October.

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James Palmer

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