There are warnings about the potential impact Brexit could have on Cambridgeshire, with possible fuel and medicine shortages, as well as the likelihood of a lack of care workers, cleaners, and other key staff.
Protesters “carrying a coffin while following the grim reaper” will march against plans to create a new irrigation reservoir in Haddenham - which could see an extra 150 lorries travel through Earith every day leading to its “death”.
Plans to extend a school in Whittlesey to triple the number of pupils, add eight extra classrooms including a new nursery, main hall, entrance and play area - have caused controversy over safety concerns and an increase in traffic.
Fifty-one schemes to improve road safety across Fenland – including near schools in Wisbech and a pedestrian crossing in Station Road March - have all been ditched by council bosses with not one being chosen to get a share of £3 million funding.
The county council has been accused of “punishing” Cambridgeshire residents and council staff as both staff and councillors will have to take three days mandatory leave over the Christmas period, the equivalent of a 1.2 per cent pay cut.
A £4 million development at the site of a former agricultural garage in Chatteris – which will be named after two brothers who died in the First World War – will see new homes built for disabled adults.
External auditors are to be called in to examine the workings of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority following the sacking of the chief financial officer and amid claims the organisation is in chaos.
Council leader Steve Count is planning a “gesture of unity” by handing back part of his allowance in support of the 1,800 county council staff forced to take unpaid leave this Christmas as part of cost saving measures.