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Housing bid for hotel site 'unacceptable', parish leaders claim

Housing bid for hotel site 'unacceptable', parish leaders claim

Housing bid for hotel site 'unacceptable', parish leaders claim

08 May 2022

Nearly 40 people could be accommodated if the new proposal is approved next week.


Happy ending for homeless couple who were living in their car for over a year

Happy ending for homeless couple who were living in their car for over a year

Happy ending for homeless couple who were living in their car for over a year

09 March 2022

A couple who have been homeless for over a year have now found accommodation.


Plan for 30 homes agreed despite cut for the affordables

Plan for 30 homes agreed despite cut for the affordables

Plan for 30 homes agreed despite cut for the affordables

20 February 2022

A developer will be allowed to build 30 new properties, despite failing to deliver any affordable homes in the site.


Village desperately needs affordables

Village desperately needs affordables

Village desperately needs affordables

12 February 2022

A parish council has withdrawn its support for a new housing development after builders have dumped the affordable homes element.


Village derelict cottages go up for sale

Village derelict cottages go up for sale

Village derelict cottages go up for sale

19 April 2021

Three derelict properties in a Fenland village have gone up for auction.


Reader's annoyance over councillor

Reader's annoyance over councillor

Reader's annoyance over councillor

28 June 2020

A reader has questioned why a councillor has not shown interest in a planning application in his ward.


Construction work for Fenland village homes expected to take a year

Construction work for Fenland village homes expected to take a year

Construction work for Fenland village homes expected to take a year

24 June 2020

Work has started on the construction of 14 new homes following demolition.


Homes get go-ahead despite flood fears

Homes get go-ahead despite flood fears

Homes get go-ahead despite flood fears

23 May 2020

Plans for 21 homes have been given the go-ahead despite earlier fears over flooding dangers.


Solution to housing problem

Solution to housing problem

Solution to housing problem

09 February 2020

A letter writer says a new town could solve a housing problem.


Hardly any debate by planners

Hardly any debate by planners

Hardly any debate by planners

01 February 2020

A readers is surprised how quickly planners passed a homes application.


Developers should pay more

Developers should pay more

Developers should pay more

01 February 2020

A letter writer says housing developers should pay more to a local playing field.


Project could deliver 100 new homes

Project could deliver 100 new homes

Project could deliver 100 new homes

12 January 2020

A reader has welcomed the news that the council is to create a £25million fund to turn a profit through a newly-formed trading arm.


Your letters on housing

Your letters on housing

Your letters on housing

24 October 2019

In our letters pages this week, two readers wrote in about council housing.


Ben's business moves to Fenland

Ben's business moves to Fenland

Ben's business moves to Fenland

15 October 2019

A new business has moved into the area to help keep gutters and paths clean


Town Council objects to 'slum development' plans for conversion of an industrial unit

Town Council objects to 'slum development' plans for conversion of an industrial unit

Town Council objects to 'slum development' plans for conversion of an industrial unit

02 August 2019

Town council describes conversion plans as poorly designed and says the look like a 'slum development'.


Affordable homes plan approved despite planning officer's opposition

Affordable homes plan approved despite planning officer's opposition

Affordable homes plan approved despite planning officer's opposition

18 July 2019

Town council recommended approval but Fenland planning officer's wanted Clarion Housing's application refused.


Homes plans seeks to replace laundrette with two two-storey dwellings

Homes plans seeks to replace laundrette with two two-storey dwellings

Homes plans seeks to replace laundrette with two two-storey dwellings

03 July 2019

Statement in support of the application says it will enhance town's conservation area.


Homes plan is recommended for approval despite objections from local residents

Homes plan is recommended for approval despite objections from local residents

Homes plan is recommended for approval despite objections from local residents

23 May 2019

Plans for affordable homes to be built on the site of a former March care home look set for approval despite a raft of local opposition.


Homes plan submitted for former Travis Perkins site in London Road Chatteris

Homes plan submitted for former Travis Perkins site in London Road Chatteris

Homes plan submitted for former Travis Perkins site in London Road Chatteris

08 May 2019

A former builder's merchants site in Chatteris is set to be developed for up to seven homes if a planning application is approved.


The number of houses completed in Fenland falls

The number of houses completed in Fenland falls

The number of houses completed in Fenland falls

18 January 2019

Fewer new houses are being built in Fenland, new data reveals.


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