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.
A community group which helps make a difference to a Fenland village is at risk of folding – unless more volunteers step forward to help.
Wisbech is by far the worst offending town in Fenland for dog fouling, litter and illegal parking, according to figures released by the district council.
Fenland Council produced its ‘end of year’ account but without the grades for the best and worst attendance record of their councillors.
Community groups in Fenland are being urged to make the most of funding pots for local environmental projects.
Wisbech bandstand has been restored thanks to a £62,000 refurbishment but it took over 18 months and double the original budget for the work to be completed.
“A credit to themselves, to Fenland and the In Bloom initiative across the entire country”.