Friday, October 12, 2018

A couple forced to apply for retrospective permission for a shed and a fence are being supported by more than 100 friends and neighbours who signed a petition backing their application.

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Fenland Council
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
Friday, September 14, 2018

Four letter words peppered the air as uproar erupted at a Fenland Council meeting last night that only ended when a protestor was removed from the council chamber.

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Kit Owen
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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Peter Murphy
Thursday, September 13, 2018

The mayor of Wisbech Peter Human described trying to discuss the future of the Hudson Indoor Bowls Club with Fenland Council as “knocking my head against a brick wall”.

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Steve Barclay
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

Those Conservative councillors in favour of Fenland Council spending upwards of £1 million on a vital element to the regeneration of Wisbech town centre appear to have won the day.

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Fenland Council
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
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

A councillor is continuing her fight to stop 8,000 diabetics across Fenland from being charged for disposal of needles.

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Virginia Bucknor
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

New owners of the White Lion Hotel in Wisbech have resurrected plans for an eight bedroom annex first considered in 2011.

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Fenland Council
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Rough sleepers and drug users have forced the porch at Mount Pleasant cemetery chapel in Wisbech to be temporarily boarded up.

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Virginia Bucknor
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

A burnt out hair salon – destroyed by a fire earlier this year – will be demolished after the owner was told it is impossible to rebuild over or near public sewers.

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Fenland 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
Saturday, August 18, 2018

A non-for-profit leisure trust has won a 15 year contract to run Fenland Council leisure centres in March, Wisbech, Whittlesey and Chatteris.

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Michelle Tanfield
Thursday, August 16, 2018

A house built in 1962 exclusively for farm workers but no longer required cannot be used for any other purpose, a council has ruled.

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Fenland Council
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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Peter Murphy
Friday, August 3, 2018

Contractors awarded a five year, £2.5 million deal to keep Fenland’s parks and open spaces tidy were forced to pay back £7,000 in penalties over a six week period.

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Steve Barclay
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 16, 2018

Homeless people living in a Wisbech night shelter are receiving visits to find out how they propose paying fixed penalty fines having been caught drinking in parts of the town where it is banned.

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Mike Cornwell
Monday, July 16, 2018

Chatteris businessman Peter Taylor is threatening legal action if Fenland Council planning committee agrees to allow plastic windows to remain in a Wisbech hair salon.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Around £120,000 of government funding will kick-start a project to better understand migration in Fenland to help “prepare for post-Brexit challenges”.

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Rosmini Centre
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

MP Steve Barclay says there is “no question” that the company into the third of its five year £2.5 million contract to maintain Fenland’s parks and open spaces has failed.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, June 7, 2018

A Wisbech bus re-launched last summer after a previous attempt – and £52,000 in subsidies failed – is once again under threat.

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Thomas Clarkson Academy
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

A photograph posted to social media over the weekend of three men sleeping on public benches near to Wisbech town centre has provoked a storm of controversy.

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David Oliver
Monday, May 21, 2018

A Whittlesey councillor has been re-elected chairman of Fenland District Council – just days after quitting her role as chairman of the local Conservative association.

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Will Sutton
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Government has chosen Wisbech Garden Town as one of 68 projects across the UK it will promote to attract overseas investors.

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James Palmer
Monday, May 14, 2018

A couple who own a parcel of land at Guyhirn given approval five years ago for nine homes say they can no longer afford to deliver four of them to help solve Fenland’s housing crisis.

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Fenland Council
Saturday, May 12, 2018

A back bench revolt could derail ambitious plans for Fenland Council to join forces with King’s Lynn and West Norfolk to create an economic powerhouse that is already worth £5bn a year.

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Fenland Council
Friday, May 11, 2018

Councillors have been warned how to handle complaints about grass cutting – and not to assume any that is unsightly or overgrown is the responsibility of Fenland Council.

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Bob Ollier
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Work has begun on the transformation of Wisbech High Street ahead of its £350,000 ‘The Gap’ project.

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Fenland Council

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