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Fantastic response to Tydd St Mary Village Hall new volunteers’ appeal

The future of Tydd St Mary Village Hall has been secured after an “amazing response” from two villages to help run it.

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This is an early version of what a roundabout might look like at the Broad End Road junction on the A47 at Wisbech - people are now being asked for their views.

Have your say on a roundabout at Broad End Road junction and other vital road schemes for Wisbech

It’s time for the public to have their say on future improvements to the Wisbech tansport network including a roundabout at the notorious Broad End Road junction on the A47.

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Matthijs Hou�t, Senior Commercial Attach� at the Dutch embassy in London presents the cheque at the fifth Wisbech 2020 summit. Pictured from left: Peter Simpson, Anglian Water; Japp Flikweert, HaskoningDHV; Matthijs Hou�t; Sam Hoy, leader of Wisbech Town Council; Steve Count, leader of Cambs County Council; John Clark, leader of Fenland Council; Steve Barclay, MP.

Cutting flood risk is key to Garden Town

Innovation in tackling the threat of flood is essential if Wisbech Garden Town plan is to become a reality.

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Highways England consulted on plans to upgrade Guyhirn roundabout on the A47 in August - now the scheme looks set to be delayed for at least two years.

Guyhirn roundabout upgrade delayed by two years

Upgrading of the Guyhirn roundabout on the A47 is among a list of schemes that could be delayed by up to two years it has been revealed today (Friday).

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Elizabeth Truss

Plan to extend West Norfolk parliamentary seat into Cambridgeshire moves a step closer

A new consultation has been launched on planned boundary changes that could see one of a West Norfolk parliamentary constituency cross the border into Cambridgeshire.

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Shake-up of children's centre provision acorss Cambridgeshire is due to be debated by county councillors on Tuesday (17).

£900,000 shake-up to children’s services in Cambridgeshire given go-ahead

Plans to make £900,000 of cuts including job losses to children and family services in Cambridgeshire have been given the go-ahead by councillors.

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2017 General Election results at the Hudson
2017 General Election results at the Hudson
Steve Barclay MP Conservative

Full steam ahead as minister signals major boost for Wisbech rail and Fenland’s future prosperity

MP Steve Barclay says Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has finally turned the key to unlocking essential transport schemes in Fenland and bringing economic growth to the area.

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Kit Owen has been unanimously cleared of making racists comments.

Former March mayor Kit Owen is unanimously cleared of making racist comments by Fenland’s conduct committee

Former March mayor Kit Owen has been unanimously cleared of making racist comments by Fenland District Council’s conduct committee.

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Cambs County Council releases video highlighting work of its reablement services team - care worker Margaret Else helps John Drummond get back his independence.

Proposals for Adult Social Care will transform services in Cambridgeshire as video is released highlighting work

New budget proposals from Cambridgeshire County Council have put the transformation of adult social care at the top of the agenda.

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Norfolk County Council announces service review, but admits there will be more cuts and higher taxes

Norfolk County Council announces service review, but admits there will be more cuts and higher taxes

Norfolk County Council chiefs have this morning announced plans to review how and where it delivers its services in the future.

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Cambridgeshire Mayoral election count at Ross Peers Sports Centre, Soham, James Palmer acceptance speech . Picture: Keith Heppell

‘Work with me’ says Cambridgeshire Mayor to local enterprise partnership as government puts funding on hold

Cambridgeshire Mayor James Palmer is urging the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (GCGP LEP) to work with him to create “a really powerful relationship between business and local democratic leadership”.

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Murrow Children's Centre is set for closure under proposals to shake-up the service across the county.

Public prompt full Cambridgeshire County Council discussion on future of children’s centres

Plans that could see the loss of children’s centres across the county including one in Wisbech with savings of up to £1 million a year are to now be discussed by all Cambridgeshire County Councillors.

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Kit Owen

Former March mayor Kit Owen is accused by fellow councillor of racism over comments about Muslims

A former March mayor has been accused of making racists comments about Muslims and is now due to appear before Fenland District Council’s conduct committee next week.

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Cambridgeshire Mayoral election count at Ross Peers Sports Centre, Soham, James Palmer acceptance speech . Picture: Keith Heppell

A47 improvement plans ‘insufficient’, Cambridgeshire mayor warns

Not enough is being done to improve the main route through West Norfolk and Fenland, a senior political figure has warned.

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Jamie Cook presents his petition to Fenland District Council.

Fenland District Council agrees tougher action to tackle street drinking in Wisbech

Mr Cook told the full council meeting the petition was not political and said: “Friends, family and neighbours are telling us they are worried, telling us they are scared.”

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A renewed planning application has been made to convert 17 Leverington Road Wisbech in an HMO for up to 16 people.

More bathroom facilities included in renewed bid for an HMO at Leverington Road Wisbech

A renewed bid to turn a five bedroom property in Leverington Road, Wisbech into a nine-bedroom house of multiple occupation (HMO) has been made following a failed appeal.

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David Bays, Chairman of Tydd St Mary Village Hall Committee.
Photo by Adam Fairbrother.  MFCP16AF06348.

TYDD ST MARY PARISH COUNCIL NEWS: Village hall’s ‘last ditch’ bid for help

Tydd St Mary Village Hall trustees are to make a “last ditch attempt” to secure its future by recruiting new volunteers.

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Dossier on Japanese knotweed was presented to Fenland District Council by Councillor Virginia Bucknor.

Knotweed could grow into a major bill for Fenland Council warns Wisbech councillor Virginia Bucknor

Fenland District Council could face a bill for millions of pounds unless it acts to control a problem plant that is currently taking hold across the area.

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Tydd St Mary Parish Council news.

TYDD ST MARY PARISH COUNCIL NEWS: Football club and council enjoy better relationship

Improved relations between Tydd St Mary Football Club and parish councillors are signs that the village is moving in the “right direction”.

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