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Bungalows approved for village site

Bungalows approved for village site

Bungalows approved for village site

20 October 2023

Developers have been granted permission to start work on almost 30 new homes in a Fenland village, all of them bungalows.


Do I have to pay the estate management fees for my new home?

Do I have to pay the estate management fees for my new home?

Do I have to pay the estate management fees for my new home?

27 September 2023

Management fees – or service charges – on new-build estates cover the upkeep of communal areas but what say do residents have over how much they pay?


New houses plan set to be approved

New houses plan set to be approved

New houses plan set to be approved

23 September 2023

Nine new houses are due to be built, laid out in a planning application submitted to Fenland District Council (FDC).


Fenland care home’s summer fair brings the local community together

Fenland care home’s summer fair brings the local community together

Fenland care home’s summer fair brings the local community together

08 September 2023

Staff, residents, relatives and the local community came together at Hickathrift House Care Home to enjoy a summer fete held in the home’s grounds.


Roundabout needed for ‘dangerous’ junction before huge housing scheme can be built, council says

Roundabout needed for ‘dangerous’ junction before huge housing scheme can be built, council says

Roundabout needed for ‘dangerous’ junction before huge housing scheme can be built, council says

25 April 2023

A new roundabout must be built on a dangerous junction before a huge housing scheme can go ahead, a council has said.

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My new build home has problems...what can I do?

My new build home has problems...what can I do?

My new build home has problems...what can I do?

29 March 2023

Buying a new-build home can be an exciting time but what can buyers do, and what rights do they have, if they find their property has a problem?


Housing development will go ahead despite objections

Housing development will go ahead despite objections

Housing development will go ahead despite objections

10 February 2023

An affordable housing development made up of 63 new homes is to be built, despite the objections of more than 50 residents.


Remembrance 2022: Wisbech remembers the Fallen with parade and service

Remembrance 2022: Wisbech remembers the Fallen with parade and service

Remembrance 2022: Wisbech remembers the Fallen with parade and service

13 November 2022

The people of Wisbech turned out in force this morning for the annual Remembrance Day parade and act of remembrance.


Councillors asked to rule again on 123 homes in village

Councillors asked to rule again on 123 homes in village

Councillors asked to rule again on 123 homes in village

19 June 2022

Planning officers have said they still are not minded to support a plan for a large development in a village on the West Norfolk border.


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.


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