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Opinion: Hospital parking charges are taxing the sick, and poor George

Opinion: Hospital parking charges are taxing the sick, and poor George

Opinion: Hospital parking charges are taxing the sick, and poor George

Paying to park at our hospitals is to my mind downright wrong – or at least paying the extortionate fees they want us to pay.


Opinion: Flytipping, buses and, an Oscar nomination too

Opinion: Flytipping, buses and, an Oscar nomination too

Opinion: Flytipping, buses and, an Oscar nomination too

Fly-tipping – it’s a blight on our countryside and is utterly unnecessary.


Opinion: How can we criticise GPs when we fail to do our part – and is the newly proposed weed-spraying policy really the best idea?

Opinion: How can we criticise GPs when we fail to do our part – and is the newly proposed weed-spraying policy really the best idea?

Opinion: How can we criticise GPs when we fail to do our part – and is the newly proposed weed-spraying policy really the best idea?

Shocking figures published by one local GP practice showed how many appointments were missed in December – 434 to be precise.


‘The decades under which home ownership grew won’t be repeated, so what now for our children?‘

‘The decades under which home ownership grew won’t be repeated, so what now for our children?‘

‘The decades under which home ownership grew won’t be repeated, so what now for our children?‘

The last time homes were this unaffordable was 1876, says our columnist, who asks ‘what now’ for the younger generations?


Opinion: Animal cruelty, the Post Office scandal and a Rose Queen dilemma

Opinion: Animal cruelty, the Post Office scandal and a Rose Queen dilemma

Opinion: Animal cruelty, the Post Office scandal and a Rose Queen dilemma

Once again animal cruelty has been making headlines.


Opinion: Let’s hope stormy start is not an omen for the year ahead...

Opinion: Let’s hope stormy start is not an omen for the year ahead...

Opinion: Let’s hope stormy start is not an omen for the year ahead...

Well Christmas is now an almost distant memory and 2024 has blustered its way in with heavy rain and stormy weather.


Opinion: Stop ignoring Welney’s warning signs and Fenland give solid no to ‘compulsory’ veganism

Opinion: Stop ignoring Welney’s warning signs and Fenland give solid no to ‘compulsory’ veganism

Opinion: Stop ignoring Welney’s warning signs and Fenland give solid no to ‘compulsory’ veganism

Drivers have been risking themselves and their vehicles by driving through the flood water across Welney Wash.


Opinion: Child cruelty figures are abhorrent, while news one in five men change their underwear just once a week is shocking

Opinion: Child cruelty figures are abhorrent, while news one in five men change their underwear just once a week is shocking

Opinion: Child cruelty figures are abhorrent, while news one in five men change their underwear just once a week is shocking

Shocking figures out this week from the children’s charity NSPCC showed a horrifying increase in the number of child cruelty offences in our county.


Opinion: Keyboard warriors should take a look at themselves, and why do we allow advertising to our children?

Opinion: Keyboard warriors should take a look at themselves, and why do we allow advertising to our children?

Opinion: Keyboard warriors should take a look at themselves, and why do we allow advertising to our children?

It’s not often that Fenland hits both national and international headlines but one town certainly did it in style thanks to a simple twist of nature.


‘Gone is the Argos catalogue – the teens now have gift registry apps’

‘Gone is the Argos catalogue – the teens now have gift registry apps’

‘Gone is the Argos catalogue – the teens now have gift registry apps’

In 2022 our columnist boldly declared her dislike for Christmas Eve boxes but now she says the internet is serving up a fresh slice of festive horror.


Opinion: The Twin Flame Game – How one couple set fire to the concept of soulmates with an elaborate scam

Opinion: The Twin Flame Game – How one couple set fire to the concept of soulmates with an elaborate scam

Opinion: The Twin Flame Game – How one couple set fire to the concept of soulmates with an elaborate scam

Fenland Citizen columnist Eve Tawfick talks about The Twin Flame Game in her column this month.


Opinion: U-turn over ticket offices a welcome first – and remembering the brilliant Matthew Perry was more than just Chandler Bing

Opinion: U-turn over ticket offices a welcome first – and remembering the brilliant Matthew Perry was more than just Chandler Bing

Opinion: U-turn over ticket offices a welcome first – and remembering the brilliant Matthew Perry was more than just Chandler Bing

I think this week has scored a first for me as a journalist – or very close to it.


Opinon: Bridge strikes are down to driver error – it’s that plain and simple

Opinon: Bridge strikes are down to driver error – it’s that plain and simple

Opinon: Bridge strikes are down to driver error – it’s that plain and simple

Closure of a Fenland bridge that regularly ranks as the ‘most bashed’ in the country is not an option – at least for now.


Opinion: How can any business survive in this current climate without more government support?

Opinion: How can any business survive in this current climate without more government support?

Opinion: How can any business survive in this current climate without more government support?

A village cafe owner has been forced to make the heartbreaking decision to close partly because of the ridiculous costs of running a small business.


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