Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Fenland town where more than 70 per cent of the population voted ‘leave’ in the 2016 referendum is to press Prime Minister Theresa May to toughen her stance on Brexit.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, November 26, 2018

Festive cheer and carols echoed out as hundreds descended on Wisbech for the ever-popular Christmas lights switch-on event.

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Sam Hoy
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The visit by Prince Charles to Wisbech has prompted a partial U-turn by Fenland District Council who will now provide winter bedding plants outside of St Peter’s church.

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Sam Hoy
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
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
Monday, September 3, 2018

Vandals smashed up lanterns and other items in the gardens of Wisbech Castle and left them broken and strewn around the area.

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Sam Hoy
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
Monday, June 4, 2018

Wisbech adopted its surreal best on Sunday as the town put the beach into Wis-beach.

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Sam Hoy
Sunday, April 29, 2018

MP Steve Barclay is on a mission – to find a home in Fenland for a Royal tree.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Wisbech Town councillors have been accused of being clueless by trying to save the historic castle, as they don’t have the ‘imagination, the money or the expertise.’

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Sam Hoy
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A town councillor sacked for being lazy has hit back at the Conservative group that ousted him.

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Sam Hoy
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The North East Cambridgeshire Conservative Association is split over a rule change that has allowed party activists to de-select four district councillors – three of them cabinet members.

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Sam Hoy
Thursday, February 22, 2018

It was one of the oddest budget debates of recent times as Fenland Council couldn’t quite find the heart to deliver up a threatened three per cent rise in council tax.

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Will Sutton
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Allegations against Wisbech councillor Simon King of inflating mileages, claiming for going 85 miles to Rugby but not on official business, and once claiming return mileage of 10 miles for a meeting a mile from his home, have been revealed.

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Simon King
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Wisbech councillor Simon King is fighting for his political career after a decision was taken to refer his expenses claim to a conduct committee made up of mainly Conservative Party colleagues.

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Chris Boden

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