A record number of volunteers who put pride in their communities and help make Fenland a cleaner, greener place for all to enjoy have been recognised at a special award ceremony.
£47,000 of funding aims to give one of Fenland’s oldest play parks a new lease of life.
A heated debate about introducing a charge for clinical waste disposal in Fenland saw councillors at loggerheads and members of the public ejected from a meeting this afternoon (Thursday).
Around 137 homes will be built on the former site of College of West Anglia in Wisbech.
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.
A Wisbech garden has been awarded a ‘Green Flag’ after scooping gold at Anglia in Bloom for the 11th year in a row.
More than 5,600 school children from across Fenland have been learning how to recycle in a district-wide initiative to reduce environmental pollution.
Fenland’s finest brass and jazz bands are to perform a series of outdoor summer concerts in March’s West End Park.
A former gas works site in March will be transformed into a new housing development despite concerns over “significant contamination”.
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.
Plans to make Wisbech bloom in the UK’s largest community gardening competition have been unveiled as the town launches its 2018 campaign.
A volunteer community group is celebrating after securing thousands of pounds to help them create an anniversary garden in Whittlesey.
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.
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.
Specialist contractors have been brought in by Fenland District Council to eradicate Britain’s most invasive plant from its land and help stop it spreading.
Two of Fenland’s dedicated Street Pride groups have been presented with a handy gift to celebrate their tenth anniversaries.
A dog poop crack down is being stepped up to keep Fenland’s open spaces free from animal mess with owners warned they face an on the spot £75 fine if they don’t bag it and bin it.
Renovation work to improve the children’s section of Eastwood Cemetery in March has been completed ahead of schedule.
A court has dished out £7,310 in littering fines across Fenland.
Renovation work is under way in the children’s section of Eastwood Cemetery in March following problems of vandalism then workmen spraying the grass with a weed killer mix that was too strong by mistake.
Boat owners could be fined for over staying on moorings in March and Whittlesey under new proposals to tackle river users who ignore local bye-laws.
The fountain in Wisbech will be repaired by Fenland District Council for the last time after being hit repeatedly by vandals.
Fenland residents are being urged to join an army of ‘litter heroes’ next month as part of the country’s biggest ever litter campaign.
Age has overtaken the wooden skate park in Waterlees, Wisbech, and it has now been dismantled and removed amidst hopes that a replacement is affordable.
Eleven litter louts who ignored on-the-spot fines for dropping rubbish on Fenland’s streets have been taken to court and ordered to pay five times more than the original penalty.
Councillors who refused 32 homes at 28-30 High Street, Manea were described by a Government inspector as offering “unreasonable and untenable” reasons for turning the application down.
Community groups looking to improve their environment are urged to apply for grant funding from a local windfarm development.
Five people caught dropping litter onto Fenland streets and who refused to pay a £75 on the spot fine, will now have to pay £350 each a court has decided.
There were some nervous shoppers in March today as the enforcers hired by Fenland Council to change litter dropping habits arrived in town.