Friday, November 2, 2018

The iconic city headquarters of Cambridgeshire County Council could soon be turned into a hotel or student flats, but doubts over the council’s future are leading some to question whether now is the time for their move to a new base in Alconbury.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Friday, October 26, 2018

A luxurious 251 bed student accommodation block in Cambridge – where the average rents are £200 a week – has been bought for £38 million by Cambridgeshire County Council as part of an investment strategy.

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Steve Count
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The £150,000 chief executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority left by “mutual agreement” it was announced this afternoon.

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James Palmer
Thursday, August 16, 2018

A seven-year campaign to build a new footpath and cycleway on an ‘extremely dangerous’ road in March is set to see work complete by the end of October.

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Steve Count
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

A ‘one strike and you’re out’ policy has been placed on community transport provider FACT to allow them to continue to run contracts on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council.

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Gillian Beasley
Monday, July 16, 2018

Work has officially started on a new sports hub for March with state of the art pitches and a pavilion for clubs and private hire.

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Kit Owen
Thursday, July 12, 2018

Four Fenland bus services, including the ‘vital’ 46 which runs between Wisbech and March, are to be saved until April 2019.

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Steve Barclay
Sunday, May 13, 2018

County council leader Steve Count has apologised for the pothole crisis that hit Cambridgeshire and says “we could have and should have done better.”

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Steve Count
Friday, April 27, 2018

Work is to start on installing traffic lights at the Gaul Road, March, junction with the A141 on July 2.

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Steve Count
Thursday, April 12, 2018

It took him seven years – during which time he exchanged 300 emails – but finally Councillor Steve Count has succeeded in getting a start date for a £200,000 new footpath and cycle way over Norwood Bridge, March.

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Gillian Beasley
Friday, April 6, 2018

A Wisbech county councillor – and current mayor – Steve Tierney announced tonight he is stepping down from his £5,000 a year role as a community champion.

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Steve Tierney
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Cambridgeshire is set to get superfast internet speeds as the Chancellor announced today up to £4m Government funding to bring full fibre broadband connectivity to the county.

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James Palmer
Sunday, March 4, 2018

The new leader of Fenland Council admitted proposals for a £180 million in Wisbech “came as a bit of a surprise even to us”.

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Virginia Bucknor
Friday, February 16, 2018

Secret talks were held more than a year ago about the possibility of building an incinerator in Wisbech, we can reveal today.

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Samantha Hoy
Friday, February 9, 2018

County council leader Steve Count warned that drivers around March face huge delays in coming months once work starts on traffic lights at the Gaul Road junction with the A141,

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Steve Count
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Plans to save £45 million of tax payers money by closing the historic Cambridgeshire County Council head offices and turning them into a tourist attraction are coming closer to reality.

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Steve Count
Thursday, January 11, 2018

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.

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Lucy Frazer
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Two bus routes that were rumoured to be stopping in the new year have won a reprieve until the summer.

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Steve Count
Monday, November 27, 2017

Three housing complaints raised by Wisbech councillor Virginia Bucknor about Roddons Housing – now Clarion – have been resolved but others have arrived, she says.

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Steve Barclay

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