Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Campaigners are celebrating after a council U-turn which means people can continue dropping used sharps bins at GP surgeries and pharmacies.

Read more
NHS
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

A landmark museum in Wisbech at risk of closure has had £34,000 pledged towards its running costs for the next five years from a group of supporters.

Read more
Fenland District Council
Monday, December 3, 2018

Live music filled the streets for much of the day, 340 youngsters popped in to have a word with Santa, and many charities reported record takings.

Read more
Rob Skoulding
Monday, December 3, 2018

The Prince of Wales has invited partners behind plans to regenerate Wisbech to his new housing development in Cornwall to learn more about how its principles for urban planning could support Wisbech Garden Town proposals.

Read more
Wisbech
Friday, November 23, 2018

New play equipment has been bought for The Manor Centre in Whittlesey thanks to funding given by the town’s Co-op store.

Read more
Fenland District Council
Thursday, November 22, 2018

A fly tipper who came into March on Sunday has made it easier for Fenland Council to trace him after a Cambridge resident’s name and address was found on letters left among the debris.

Read more
Peter Murphy
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The visit by Prince Charles to Wisbech has prompted a partial U-turn by Fenland District Council who will now provide winter bedding plants outside of St Peter’s church.

Read more
Sam Hoy
Monday, November 19, 2018

The mayor of March called Fenland District Council “a disgrace” after it banned the traditional Christmas Eve market.

Read more
Paul Medd
Monday, November 19, 2018

A free High Street gutter clean is coming to Wisbech just days ahead of the Royal Visit by HRH Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall.

Read more
David Oliver
Saturday, November 17, 2018

What do you love about Wisbech and what would you like to see improved?

Read more
Chris Seaton
Friday, November 16, 2018

A Wisbech businessman says he is ‘outraged’ after Fenland District Council returned £138,732 of Government funding destined for the High Street.

Read more
Fenland District Council
Friday, November 16, 2018

An event giving Fenland landlords the chance to gain advice and support will be offered for free this month in Wisbech.

Read more
Dee Laws
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Broken glass and bottles of sauce have been left splattered across a new play area in March that was opened just two weeks ago.

Read more
Jan French
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Conservative councillors who waged a social media campaign in support of Wisbech town council leader Sam Hoy ahead of a conduct hearing against her are themselves now under investigation for allegations of bullying and intimidating the complainant.

Read more
Sam Hoy
Friday, November 9, 2018

Nine houses and a new access road will be built on land in March despite calls for refusal due to being too close to a junction.

Read more
Dee Laws
Friday, November 9, 2018

Fourteen new houses will be built in Leverington on derelict land and a former garage - despite councillors concerns.

Read more
Fenland District Council
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

A shed in a March street that could have been torn down due to planning regulations has been approved to stay despite councillors being divided during a near-40 minute debate.

Read more
Will Sutton
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tories in Whittlesey are threatening to split from the NE Cambs Conservative Association (NECCA) after a bitter row over the deselection of councillors on Fenland District Council.

Read more
Steve Barclay
Monday, November 5, 2018

Confusion over what patients should do with sharps bins and used pads is setting in across Fenland after patients in Chatteris and Wisbech were told they can no longer take them to chemists or GP surgeries.

Read more
Virginia Bucknor
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Councillor Simon King has been found guilty of breaching the code of conduct at Fenland District Council.

Read more
Simon King
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Councillor Simon King has been found guilty of breaching the code of conduct at Fenland District Council.

Read more
Simon King
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Whittlesey residents are taking the lead on tackling dog fouling following the launch of the town’s ‘Green Dog Walkers scheme’.

Read more
Peter Murphy
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Fenland District Council conduct committee chairman Sam Hoy will find herself on the opposite side of the council chamber on Friday when colleagues hear a conduct complaint about her.

Read more
Sam Hoy
Thursday, October 25, 2018

A campaign to save a Chatteris beauty spot from being built on has been strengthened by an historian who has hailed it an “important landscape of medieval origin”.

Read more
Fenland District Council
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Young people are being asked to give their views on plans for a new skate park in March that could be ready for summer 2019.

Read more
Peter Murphy
Friday, October 19, 2018

A Fenland rail station has improved its carbon footprint and boosted passenger safety after having new solar-powered lights installed.

Read more
Steve Barclay
Thursday, October 18, 2018

A group of I love Wisbech campaigners will be out in force on the same day as Halloween celebrations to ask people how the town can be improved.

Read more
Oasis Centre
Monday, October 15, 2018

A record number of volunteers who put pride in their communities and help make Fenland a cleaner, greener place for all to enjoy have been recognised at a special award ceremony.

Read more
Peter Murphy
Friday, October 12, 2018

A dispersal order has been put in place in March in a bid to reduce anti-social behaviour whilst the fair is in town.

Read more
Fenland District Council
Thursday, October 11, 2018

A bid to turn a troubled March store – fined for selling illicit tobacco – into a fish and chip shop has been rejected because of fears the town centre would have too many restaurants.

Read more
Fenland District Council

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Wisbech Standard weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy