Three of the organisations involved in the Wisbech Access Study say they are surprised by concerns raised by MP Steve Barclay because funding was secured to progress both rail and road projects for the town.
Wisbech is on track to get a “crucial” new skate park next summer thanks to £35,000 of town council funding – but councillors are hoping the local community will come together to raise thousands still needed.
Hundreds took to social media in Wisbech over the weekend to support a petition calling for a drinking ban in the town, zero tolerance to drunk and disorderly behaviour, a review of licensed premises, and enough resources to police it.
Job descriptions for Cambridgeshire County Council’s newly appointed £5,000 a year community champions – including Councillor Steve Tierney for Fenland and Lis Every for East Cambs – have been revealed.
Councillors are hoping its second time lucky for a community bus service in Wisbech to Tesco in Cromwell Road after the first attempt swallowed up more than £52,000 in subsidies but was still scrapped.
Historic Wisbech Castle is to be transferred to Wisbech Town Council on a long lease with a peppercorn rent and £150,000 loan from the county council repayable over 25 years to carry out repairs and improvements.