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
Monday, March 26, 2018

East Cambs Council has decided to weaken a suggestion that the view of Ely Cathedral was a vital element in opposing a £200 million energy-from-waste plant at Waterbeach.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, February 2, 2018

Property entrepreneur Rick Parisi has threatened to pull the plug on further investment into Littleport if planners allow concrete manufacturers to double the size of its existing factory in Wisbech Road.

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East Cambs Council
Friday, December 1, 2017

An East Cambs councillor suggested her own local authority might be viewed as trying to ‘dump on’ neighbouring Fenland by suggesting Roman Bank should be moved into a Norfolk Parliamentary constituency.

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Lib Dem
Thursday, November 23, 2017

An investigation commissioned by Cambridgeshire County Council into the Fenland Association of Community Transport (FACT) has taken longer and cost more than anticipated, councillors were told.

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Gillian Beasley
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

East Cambridgeshire Council is to fight to retain Littleport in the NE Cambs constituency and to stop it being hived off to Norfolk to be part of a new Downham Market and Thetford seat.

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East Cambs Council
Friday, November 10, 2017

Unofficial public spending watchdog the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) singled out East Cambridgeshire District Council for being among 173 local authorities that pay its employees 65p a mile for using their own car.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The daughter of the man refused permission to build a retirement home in Soham for himself and his best friend says she has “never heard such rubbish excuses” for rejecting the proposals.

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James Palmer
Thursday, August 24, 2017

Mayor James Palmer cited an “exemplar” design -plus a failure by East Cambs Council of which he was until recently the leader to show a five year supply of land - to build a new home in Soham.

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James Palmer
Sunday, August 20, 2017

Six figure salary posts within the new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority have been put on hold whilst an internal disagreement over how much is being spent is resolved.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Mayor James Palmer has bagged himself his own parking space at his new HQ – inside East Cambs offices The Grange in Ely – but only two of his team will also be able to park there.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

East Cambs Council has refused permission to Paul Kenyon to extend his riverside pub The Three Pickerels at Mepal into a hotel.

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East Cambs Council
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tom Hunt fought unsuccessfully to enter the European Parliament, failed to win a Commons seat in the June election and yesterday resigned from East Cambs Council to work with newly elected mayor James Palmer.

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James Palmer

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