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An expansion of March Cold Stores including a new cold storage building with plant rooms and six loading docks has been given the green light by planners.

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Alex Miscandlon
Sunday, June 17, 2018

A group of travellers who caused mayhem after they set up illegal encampments in Ely and Littleport have moved onto Wisbech.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, June 14, 2018

A new project aiming to improve the English of Fenland’s migrant population is being launched thanks to £110,500 of government funding.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A new project using sport and physical activity to bring the community together in Wisbech is being launched by Fenland District Council with £140,000 of government funding.

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Fenland District Council
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
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

A community project aimed at keeping disadvantaged children and families active, fed and occupied during the school holidays has launched in Wisbech.

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Peterborough City Council
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

A petition of more than 1000 signatures calling to save a ‘lifeline’ Fenland bus service has been handed in to council bosses.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
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
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
Saturday, May 12, 2018

When Patrick O’Dell, who was mayor of Wisbech in 2002/3, died in February his funeral went ahead without any Wisbech councillor, or current mayor Steve Tierney, in attendance. It attracted criticism at the time from another former mayor Nick Meekins; former town clerk ERBIE MURAT has now penned his own tribute – and joined the criticism of the current council.

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Terry Jordan
Thursday, May 10, 2018

People in Fenland are being encouraged to “join the army” of volunteers that aim to turn the tide against plastic during a nationwide pick-up campaign this weekend.

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Peter Murphy
Thursday, May 3, 2018

Fenland planning policies will gain full weight in decision making following the restoration of the district council’s five year housing land supply.

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Fenland District Council
Thursday, May 3, 2018

Hundreds of primary schoolchildren learned vital safety skills as part of a series of interactive workshops being held across Fenland.

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David Oliver
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
Monday, April 30, 2018

Plans to make Wisbech bloom in the UK’s largest community gardening competition have been unveiled as the town launches its 2018 campaign.

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Peter Murphy
Saturday, April 28, 2018

The former police station in Whittlesey could become the new headquarters of the town council.

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Fenland District Council
Friday, April 27, 2018

Ill health has prompted boxing legend Dave ‘Boy’ Green to resign his seat on Fenland District Council and a by election will take place on June 7.

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Fenland District Council
Thursday, April 26, 2018

Teenage tales are needed for Talkin’ Bout My Generation, a Heritage Lottery-funded project with support from Market Place.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A volunteer community group is celebrating after securing thousands of pounds to help them create an anniversary garden in Whittlesey.

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Peter Murphy
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A March man has been ordered to pay more than £2,500 in fines and court costs after being prosecuted for fly-tipping in the region.

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Peter Murphy
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
Thursday, April 19, 2018

A Fenland-based vegetable producer has pledged its support to help Wisbech volunteers keep their community clean and tidy.

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Fenland District Council
Thursday, April 19, 2018

March will come alive with the sights and sounds of the 60s, 70s and 80s when the town’s popular St George’s Fayre returns to mark its tenth anniversary.

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Peter Murphy
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Residents are being asked to have their say on proposed improvements to railway stations in Whittlesey and Manea.

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David Oliver
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

An FOI by the Wisbech Standard has uncovered more than 40 emails dating back six years between council bosses and under fire Fenland Councillor Simon King - showing how he was probed on expenses claims made outside of the members allowance scheme, on personal business and for multiple journeys, it can be revealed.

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Simon King
Monday, April 16, 2018

People who have served in the armed forces have just two weeks left to contact Fenland District Council if they would like to be presented with a veterans badge at a special ceremony the authority is staging this summer.

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Fenland District Council
Friday, April 13, 2018

A bid by NHS England to secure £35,000 from one of Cambridge’s richest colleges as part of building 95 homes on land they own at Estover in March will have to come from monies already agreed.

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Mike Cornwell
Friday, April 13, 2018

People are being given a chance to help shape a major development of 1,500 homes and a primary school, to the south of Walsoken, to be built over the next 15 years.

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Fenland District Council

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