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By an overwhelming majority the planning committee of Cambridgeshire County Council has rejected plans for an energy from waste plant at Waterbeach.

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Environment Agency
Friday, September 14, 2018

Foster parents came out in force to support Cambridgeshire County Council in a bid to encourage more people to step forward and join their team.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

A fresh bid to attract more people to become foster parents was launched today by Cambridgeshire County Council.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Fenland’s Golden Age Fairs continued to go from strength to strength this week as almost 120 people turned out for the latest event in Wisbech.

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Mike Cornwell
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A Wisbech councillor described libraries as ‘outdated’ during a debate earlier today on plunging usage figures for computers since charges were introduced.

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Simon King
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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Oasis Community Centre
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Speed cameras across Cambridgeshire could switch to digital at a cost of £600,000 to help catch more speeding motorists and people who drive through red traffic lights.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Despite a lower than average gender pay gap, there is “no simple solution” to improving the situation with women at Cambridgeshire County Council earning, on average, up to 18 per cent less than their male colleagues.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Monday, August 20, 2018

Libraries across Cambridgeshire are looking forward to a new season of arts activities including music, puppetry, comedy and theatre.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, August 17, 2018

A temporary six-month closure of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archives will take place from December – before miles of historical documents dating back to the 13th century will be moved to Ely.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, August 17, 2018

Cars are to be banned in Wisbech Market Place between the hours of 7am and 4pm as part of a re-think by the town council.

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Sam Hoy
Thursday, August 16, 2018

A seven-year campaign to build a new footpath and cycleway on an ‘extremely dangerous’ road in March is set to see work complete by the end of October.

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Steve Count
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

A ‘one strike and you’re out’ policy has been placed on community transport provider FACT to allow them to continue to run contracts on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council.

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Gillian Beasley
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

More people are using Cambridge’s guided busway, but there is disappointment as the number of journeys being made is still only “roughly half” what had originally been promised.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, August 10, 2018

A shock report from Cambridgeshire County Council predicts the estimated £16.9m cost of a new crossing at Kings Dyke, Whittlesey, will be “significantly higher”.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, August 9, 2018

A county councillor who promised ‘no stone will be left unturned’ into the investigation into community transport provider FACT will join its board next week.

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Chris Boden
Thursday, August 9, 2018

A pothole deep enough to fit a man’s head that formed in the middle of a road has been filled in by workmen.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

A Freedom of Information request to March Town Council has revealed that in 2013 community transport provider FACT (Fenland Association for Community Transport) was operating am airport taxi service.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Monday, August 6, 2018

Sweltering temperatures have triggered another health warning in Cambridgeshire with people urged to take extra precautions in the coming days.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, August 3, 2018

Manager Jo Philpott – fresh from a barrage of criticism over her running of Cambridgeshire’s biggest community transport scheme – has been forced out.

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Kit Owen
Friday, July 27, 2018

Road closed signs in Elm intended to warn people of a closure nine miles away in March are being blamed for the main reason three cars collided yesterday afternoon on a ‘sharp bend’.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, July 27, 2018

In our first article back in October 2012, we focused on the concerns of the taxi industry locally that FACT may have been operating outside the comprehensive and expensive licensing regimes imposed on taxi and private hire drivers and operators.

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Alan Lay
Friday, July 27, 2018

A 288 page report by forensic accountants PKF Littlejohn for Cambridgeshire County Council into the March based Community Transport triumvirate FACT, HACT and ESACT (hereafter FHE) lifts the lid on the lack of scrutiny and disregard to procurement regulations that went on for many years.

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European Union
Friday, July 27, 2018

A police investigation into the Fenland Association for Community Transport (FACT) accepted that false information was created in funding applications but there was insufficient evidence to merit a prosecution.

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Kit Owen
Friday, July 27, 2018

A former Cambridgeshire county councillor who is facing charges of perverting the course of justice has “strongly refuted” breaking the law and promised to keep “standing up” for her constituents.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

An anaerobic digester on seven hectares of land on the outskirts of Turves will turn food and farm waste into bio fuel after county councillors gave it the go ahead.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

People in Cambridgeshire are being urged to take extra precautions and look after those most vulnerable as temperatures are set to reach 30 degrees.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

A community transport boss at Cambridgeshire County Council learnt that his signature appeared four times on grant applications made by FACT without his knowledge or consent, says the PKF report into FACT.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Monday, July 23, 2018

Cambridgeshire County Council paid out hundreds of thousands of pounds to community transport provider FACT without in some instances proper authorisation, funding agreements or with no detailed follow up of how the money was spent.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, July 23, 2018

Young adults between the ages of 19 and 25 with profound learning difficulties are to join the county’s first specialist educational base that is opening in Littleport in September.

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Cambridgeshire County Council

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