Departing £120,000 a year chief executive Beverley Agass has negotiated a settlement with her bosses at South Cambridgeshire District Council that will include a £200,000 pension contribution to soften the blow.
Agricultural college graduate Toby Dean – now a sheep farmer and budding entrepreneur- has been revealed as an unsuccessful applicant for the Cambridgeshire County Council farm tenancy that was awarded to deputy leader Roger Hickford.
Mayor James Palmer admitted tonight that £9,385.87 raised by his ‘charity’ ball last July is yet to be handed over - seven months after he announced the final sum raised would “comfortably top £12,000”.
The high cost of living and working in and around Cambridge has been blamed for problems recruiting staff in some key businesses, and must be addressed if the region is to succeed in the future, a report says.
Lib Dem Cllr Susan van de Ven called on the council today (October 16) to support a “people’s vote” on the terms of Brexit, with the possibility of remaining in the EU if it was decided leaving would be a bad idea.
A key member of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority – and the only woman member – has used the Lib Dem conference this weekend to launch a blistering and indirect attack on Mayor James Palmer.