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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
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wisbech mayor Steve Tierney believes he has found the answer to the town’s on going public loos crisis – get shopkeepers to put up ‘welcome here’ stickers and open them to anyone caught short.

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Steve Tierney
Friday, April 20, 2018

A toilet block in Wisbech has re-opened after being closed for nearly two weeks after being targeted by vandals.

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Kevin Smith
Monday, April 16, 2018

Permission to build up to 53 homes on the site of the home of former March mayor Patsy Brewin could mean the proceeds being used to send local students to Cambridge or Oxford universities.

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Kit Owen
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Wisbech High Street is a stage closer in its transformation - as drone footage looks at its derelict buildings ahead of £350,000 project ‘The Gap’.

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Fenland Council
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Disarray in the Conservative Party in Fenland spilled over into the annual meeting of the local association with a blistering attack by president Victor Aveling on the de-selection of sitting councillors.

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Alex Miscandlon
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

A transport boss has won an appeal against council planners to erect a new grain store in Wimblington.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Council bosses say ‘more resources’ are needed to tackle problems with rogue landlords in Wisbech – despite dismissing plans to introduce a selective licensing scheme.

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Fenland Council
Sunday, March 4, 2018

The new leader of Fenland Council admitted proposals for a £180 million in Wisbech “came as a bit of a surprise even to us”.

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Virginia Bucknor
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Rough sleepers at a Wisbech sports field owned by the National Trust are refusing to leave – despite being offered night shelter.

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Fenland Council
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Agents acting for St John’s College, Cambridge, today withdrew the application to build 95 homes at Estover, March, following exposure by this newspaper of a flawed consultation process over NHS requirements.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, February 26, 2018

The NHS has done a massive U-turn and decided after all it would like £35,000 for a GP practice in March as part of Fenland Council agreeing 95 homes at Estover.

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James Palmer
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
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Wisbech councillor Virginia Bucknor called today for an investigation into all councillors’ expenses to ensure allegations against a fellow councillor “are not the tip of an iceberg”.

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Simon King
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Rarely can a political career have ended so ignominiously- for indeed that must be the inevitable outcome for Councillor Simon King.

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Simon King

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