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.

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Virginia Bucknor
Friday, September 14, 2018

Four letter words peppered the air as uproar erupted at a Fenland Council meeting last night that only ended when a protestor was removed from the council chamber.

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Kit Owen
Thursday, September 13, 2018

A heated debate about introducing a charge for clinical waste disposal in Fenland saw councillors at loggerheads and members of the public ejected from a meeting this afternoon (Thursday).

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Peter Murphy
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

A councillor is continuing her fight to stop 8,000 diabetics across Fenland from being charged for disposal of needles.

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Virginia Bucknor
Monday, September 3, 2018

Plans to enforce a charge of £8 a time to dispose of sharps bins for needles and clinical waste in Fenland have been delayed until next year.

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Virginia Bucknor
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Rough sleepers and drug users have forced the porch at Mount Pleasant cemetery chapel in Wisbech to be temporarily boarded up.

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Virginia Bucknor
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Repairs to 1,339 pot holes across Cambridgeshire last week didn’t include the pothole in the Fens that caught MP Steve Barclay.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wisbech mayor Steve Tierney believes he has found the answer to the town’s on going public loos crisis – get shopkeepers to put up ‘welcome here’ stickers and open them to anyone caught short.

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Steve Tierney
Friday, April 20, 2018

A toilet block in Wisbech has re-opened after being closed for nearly two weeks after being targeted by vandals.

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Kevin Smith
Thursday, April 12, 2018

The lack of public toilets in Wisbech due to “vandalism or closure” has been criticised by a district councillor - after police were also called to a suspected break-in at a block.

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Rose Fair
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The 46 bus service that runs between March and Wisbech will be saved, councillors have revealed.

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Virginia Bucknor
Sunday, March 4, 2018

The new leader of Fenland Council admitted proposals for a £180 million in Wisbech “came as a bit of a surprise even to us”.

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Virginia Bucknor
Thursday, February 22, 2018

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
Thursday, February 22, 2018

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
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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

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