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Hannah Brown, Local Democracy Reporter

Cambridgeshire care leavers need support a parent would offer

19 May 2022
Cambridgeshire care leavers need support a parent would offer

Cambridgeshire care leavers need support a parent would offer

19 May 2022

Researchers say young people leaving care need the support a parent would offer their own child in order to ‘equalise the playing field’.


Top Fenland councillor is among those calling for Cambridgeshire Mayor Dr Nik Johnson's resignation

18 May 2022
Top Fenland councillor is among those calling for Cambridgeshire Mayor Dr Nik Johnson's resignation

Top Fenland councillor is among those calling for Cambridgeshire Mayor Dr Nik Johnson's resignation

18 May 2022

Fenland Council leader Chris Boden claims work at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority was "almost grinding to a halt".


Joy as county council agrees a new special needs school should be built in Fenland

11 May 2022
Joy as county council agrees a new special needs school should be built in Fenland

Joy as county council agrees a new special needs school should be built in Fenland

11 May 2022

Fenland councillors are jubilant after a motion calling for a new special needs school in the district won unanimous support from the county council.


School ‘no car zones’ can’t happen in Cambridgeshire despite positive trials

31 March 2022
School ‘no car zones’ can’t happen in Cambridgeshire despite positive trials

School ‘no car zones’ can’t happen in Cambridgeshire despite positive trials

31 March 2022

A car ban trial outside schools in Cambridgeshire has been found to improve safety for children, but permanent plans cannot be made due to no funding.


Councillor bullying report was ‘long overdue’, says Cambridgeshire council chief

29 March 2022
Councillor bullying report was ‘long overdue’, says Cambridgeshire council chief

Councillor bullying report was ‘long overdue’, says Cambridgeshire council chief

29 March 2022

Stephen Moir said he believes Cambridgeshire is a great place, but that he thinks it can be “even better” in the future.


Plan to improve transport in Fenland takes step forward

18 March 2022
Plan to improve transport in Fenland takes step forward

Plan to improve transport in Fenland takes step forward

18 March 2022

Access to transport in the Fenland is worse now than it was around 15 years ago, a report has said.


Cambridgeshire County Council tax increase approved

08 February 2022
Cambridgeshire County Council tax increase approved

Cambridgeshire County Council tax increase approved

08 February 2022

Council tax will rise for Cambridgeshire households from April after councillors approved a maximum increase of its share of the tax today.


Cambridgeshire health director urges caution as Plan B set to end

25 January 2022
Cambridgeshire health director urges caution as Plan B set to end

Cambridgeshire health director urges caution as Plan B set to end

25 January 2022

People in Cambridgeshire need to “persevere” and continue taking personal protective measures against covid despite the end of Plan B rules.


Cambridgeshire County council calls on Government to give more cash help with adult social care

14 January 2022
Cambridgeshire County council calls on Government to give more cash help with adult social care

Cambridgeshire County council calls on Government to give more cash help with adult social care

14 January 2022

The Government should be doing better to financially support those providing adult social care, Cambridgeshire County Councillors claim.


Ofsted rates Fenland childminder ‘Inadequate’

06 January 2022
Ofsted rates Fenland childminder ‘Inadequate’

Ofsted rates Fenland childminder ‘Inadequate’

06 January 2022

A childminder used “potentially derogatory” terms when talking about ethnicity and has dropped from ‘good’ to inadequate’ by an education watchdog.


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