Yesterday, 20:55

Wisbech councillor Virginia Bucknor called today for an investigation into all councillors’ expenses to ensure allegations against a fellow councillor “are not the tip of an iceberg”.

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Simon King
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
Wed, 09:56

Seventeen illegally parked vehicles were ticketed by police in just one afternoon in Wisbech – at £30 a time.

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Alan Lay
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Besieged by complaints - one woman whose home is damp and cold said she had ‘screamed and cried ‘to get help – woke to news that Clarion Housing has sacked its heating and hot water repairs contractor for Fenland.

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Virginia Bucknor
Friday, February 2, 2018

A Wisbech councillor warned today of the “quite severe” consequences of the decision by Stagecoach to possibly close its depot in King’s Lynn.

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Virginia Bucknor
Saturday, January 27, 2018

Its construction department was awarded part of a £200 million contract before Christmas by the county council for schools building but in Fenland, Morgan Sindall’s social housing maintenance continues to leave residents without heating.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, January 25, 2018

For the second time in six years, council tax payers face a 30 per cent rise in the local precept set by Wisbech Town Council.

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Steve Tierney
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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.

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Peter Murphy
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

An under-fire business body which gets tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers’ cash a year to boost economic growth in the region will be scrapped.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Representatives of the ‘crisis over repairs’ hit housing association in Fenland have been called before a special scrutiny meet in the New Year.

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Virginia Bucknor
Sunday, December 3, 2017

A retired councillor has called on the council and MP Steve Barclay to clamp down on problem parking in Wisbech.

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Steve Barclay
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
Friday, November 10, 2017

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.

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Virginia Bucknor
Friday, September 1, 2017

Only one in five voters turned out for the Wisbech Waterlees by election yesterday that saw Conservatives win all three seats.

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Virginia Bucknor
Monday, August 28, 2017

Returning officer Paul Medd has reminded all those involved in this week’s by election to Wisbech Town Council of a “code of conduct” for campaigners.

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Paul Medd
Sunday, August 27, 2017

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.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, August 7, 2017

Hundreds of children and families enjoyed a fun packed day out at the Wisbech Adventure Playground to celebrate a national play day.

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Steve Tierney
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Tories and Labour are to lock horns once again next month in Wisbech as they contest the Waterlees Village ward by-election.

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Virginia Bucknor
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Improvements are to be made to Wisbech’s main flood wall which has been repeatedly damaged by numerous collisions.

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Virginia Bucknor
Friday, April 7, 2017

A wooden boat within the £1 million adventure playground at Waterlees, Wisbech, has been destroyed by arsonists.

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Virginia Bucknor
Friday, March 10, 2017

Wisbech is on the brink of receiving £2.1 million of European cash to help the town’s most deprived areas.

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Virginia Bucknor
Friday, March 3, 2017

The deputy mayor of Wisbech, who faced calls earlier this week for his resignation, accused critics of orchestrating a “sustained character assassination” and hinted he was unsure if he wanted to remain a councillor.

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Virginia Bucknor
Monday, February 27, 2017

A councillor described Fenland District Council’s decision to scrap the introduction of landlord licensing in some areas of Wisbech as ‘devastating’.

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Will Sutton
Saturday, February 25, 2017

A bid to raise money for a new skate park for Bath Road in Wisbech needs some expert help to make funding bids.

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Peter Murphy

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