Yesterday, 22:48

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
Friday, February 16, 2018

New Fenland Council leader Chris Seaton has sacked two £8,500 a year cabinet members who backed him but handed the £8,000 a year scrutiny committee chairmanship to the man he defeated.

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Will Sutton
Friday, February 9, 2018

Councillors last night opted for what many regard as a safe pair of hands by voting in Chris Seaton as the new leader of Fenland District Council.

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Chris Boden
Friday, February 9, 2018

Less than a year after taking on the multi million pound housing portfolio for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, South Cambs Council leader Peter Topping has parted company with Mayor James Palmer.

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James Palmer
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Wisbech councillor Simon King is fighting for his political career after a decision was taken to refer his expenses claim to a conduct committee made up of mainly Conservative Party colleagues.

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Chris Boden
Friday, February 2, 2018

A ruthless purge by party activists has claimed another significant scalp at Fenland Hall with the de-selection of the third cabinet member in a matter of weeks.

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Chris Boden
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Cambridgeshire is one step closer to having an autonomous metro system after the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority approved £600,000 for the next stage of development.

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James Palmer
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Council leader John Clark shocked colleagues tonight by resigning his position at Fenland District Council.

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Chris Boden
Friday, December 15, 2017

Fenland District Council has released a comprehensive guide to help homeowners identify, control and dispose of Britain’s most invasive plant – Japanese Knotweed.

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John Clark
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A Fenland councillor and cabinet member facing a police investigation over his expenses was suspended by the ruling Conservative group after his offer to step down was refused.

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Sam Hoy
Sunday, October 22, 2017

A Dutch initiative that won a Defra award last year for making Carlisle more resilient to flooding is to help Wisbech prepare for its ambitious 12,000 extra homes garden town proposals.

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John Clark
Friday, August 25, 2017

Fenland Council produced its ‘end of year’ account but without the grades for the best and worst attendance record of their councillors.

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Alex Miscandlon
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

If 2013 was the year of UKIP – they swept the board in Wisbech and picked up 12 of the 69 seats on Cambridgeshire County Council- that’s unlikely to happen in 2017.

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John Clark
Friday, March 31, 2017

Fenland District Council has won a £224,000 grant from the Government to “turbo charge” house building in Wisbech.

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John Clark
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Flags were raised and candles lit at Fenland District Council in March as part of ceremonies marking 100 years since WW1.

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Carol Cox

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