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Neighbours have signed a petition in a bid to prevent a five-bedroom £210,000 detached house being turned into a nine bedroom house for multiple occupation (HMO).

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Wisbech Town Council
Friday, March 10, 2017

A new political group – formed following a protest at Fenland Hall last month- is set to contest its first election.

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Alan Lay
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Wisbech Town Council has unveiled a list of activities that could take place at Wisbech Castle in an attempt to secure its future.

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Samantha Hoy
Saturday, February 25, 2017

A bid to raise money for a new skate park for Bath Road in Wisbech needs some expert help to make funding bids.

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Peter Murphy
Friday, February 10, 2017

The conduct committee of Fenland District Council unanimously dismissed a complaint by the deputy mayor of Wisbech, Councillor Steve Tierney against UKIP councillor Alan Lay. Verbatim minutes from the town council meetings are included at the foot of our report.

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Chris Boden
Monday, January 23, 2017

A back bench revolt forced Fenland Council to abandon its plan to bring in tough new policies to crack down on rogue landlords in Wisbech.

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Will Sutton
Saturday, November 12, 2016

I am absolutely appalled that Wisbech Town Council has sacked Cllr Mrs Lay for non-attendance when she quite blatantly cannot access meetings without the most serious discomfort.

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Rosmini Centre
Friday, November 11, 2016

A two way fight for a vacancy on Wisbech Town Council was confirmed today.

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Paul Clapp
Friday, November 11, 2016

All councillors knew that if Cllr Mrs Lay could get to a venue that had proper disability access, the six month rule for non-attendance would not have been invoked.

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Alan Lay
Friday, November 4, 2016

A disability campaigner says politics should be put aside in a row over a disabled woman being removed from her post at Wisbech Town Council.

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Jody Cundy
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Normally a political opponent losing their seat wouldn’t make me unhappy but in Cllr Brenda Lay’s case this leaves me fuming.

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Fenland Council
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

I was shocked to learn that Wisbech Town Council have sacked a disabled member for non attendance of council meetings.

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David Oliver
Friday, October 28, 2016

A disabled councillor is fighting a decision to kick her off Wisbech Town Council for not going to any meetings for six months - despite numerous pleas for help with access problems to the council chamber.

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Alan Lay
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Tributes have been paid to ‘dedicated and passionate’ former Wisbech mayor Ann Carlisle who has died at the age of 81.

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Rose Fair
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Their decisions determine how millions of pounds of our money is spent.

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David Oliver
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Fenland Council has taken action against two of its top councillors for unpaid council tax, this paper can reveal today.

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David Oliver
Friday, September 9, 2016

Wisbech castle is so important it should remain in the hands of people in the town to make sure it is preserved for future generations.

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Terry Jordan
Sunday, September 4, 2016

England’s favourite heritage festival returns next weekend - September 8 to 11 - with a variety of open day events in Fenland.

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Octavia Hill
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The man who brought the Rolling Stones to Wisbech – but turned down The Beatles because he felt they were too expensive- has died.

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Wisbech Town Council
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

An emergency meeting of Wisbech Town Council will take place on Monday to decide if they should make a bid for Wisbech Castle.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

One of Europe’s top professional banjo players is making a special guest appearance at the Golden Age Fair in Walsoken this month.

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Mike Cornwell
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Plans to house 11 people in a 4-bedroom house in Wisbech have been blocked by Fenland District Council.

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Fenland Council
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

A bid to drive out rogue landlords in much of Wisbech – using a punitive selective licensing policy- has been shelved for now by Fenland Council in the wake of overwhelming hostility.

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Octavia Hill
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

A museum on the edge of Wisbech was the destination for a group of tourists from New Zealand who are on a six week trip visiting World War Two sites across the UK and France.

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Wisbech Town Council
Monday, July 11, 2016

Fenland District Council has been awarded a grant of around £1.9 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Wisbech High Street Project.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, June 29, 2016

I would just like to reply about the last letter from Erbie Murat

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Garry Tibbs
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A sell-out production of The Lion King that was a year in the making finally came to life last week – and it was a performance not to be missed.

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Steve Tierney
Sunday, June 26, 2016

Armed Forces day in Wisbech was well supported on Sunday in Wisbech Market Place, with lots of organisations marking the day with respect, and with a great deal of voluntary effort that was lost on Wisbech Town Council.

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