MP Steve Barclay tonight welcomed the Government’s pledge to market globally a £2.5 billion investment opportunity for Wisbech that he described as a “game changer” for Fenland.
A newly-formed campaign group is urging transport bosses to bring the Wisbech to March rail link back into use as they seek help from the community.
MP Steve Barclay’s frustration over delayed re-opening of the Wisbech to March rail line spilled over this week with a fresh attack on the soon to be wound up local enterprise partnership.
Council leader John Clark shocked colleagues tonight by resigning his position at Fenland District Council.
Council leader Charles Roberts told Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today that he welcomed improvements to Ely North junction but he would continue to “fight the corner” of Queen Adelaide residents fearful of barrier closures.
Tina Butcher was scanning through Facebook when she saw the news. The campaign she had dedicated her life to, after the death of her son Jamie, had been won. They had listened. It was over.
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has given his commitment into making the Ely North junction upgrade a priority for the Department for Transport.