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Grants to support improvements to forgotten Fenland corners

Grants to support improvements to forgotten Fenland corners

Grants to support improvements to forgotten Fenland corners

Is there a vacant or derelict corner of your town or village that you could spruce up a little with a bit of grant funding?


Free supportive age and dementia-friendly exercise classes come to Fenland

Free supportive age and dementia-friendly exercise classes come to Fenland

Free supportive age and dementia-friendly exercise classes come to Fenland

Specialist age and dementia-friendly chair-based exercise classes are being offered free in Fenland.


Agile use of ‘active travel’ money gives March next steps

Agile use of ‘active travel’ money gives March next steps

Agile use of ‘active travel’ money gives March next steps

Walkers and cyclists will benefit from smart footwork by the Combined Authority’s which has backed reusing underspent cash on various March schemes.


‘I regret having been a cause of upset’: Mayor ordered to apologise after breaching code of conduct

‘I regret having been a cause of upset’: Mayor ordered to apologise after breaching code of conduct

‘I regret having been a cause of upset’: Mayor ordered to apologise after breaching code of conduct

The mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has been ordered to apologise after it was found he had breached a code of conduct.


Fenland councillors write scathing letter to Prime Minister describing ‘grave concern’ after dramatic week in parliament

Fenland councillors write scathing letter to Prime Minister describing ‘grave concern’ after dramatic week in parliament

Fenland councillors write scathing letter to Prime Minister describing ‘grave concern’ after dramatic week in parliament

Councillors have written a scathing letter to Rishi Sunak warning him to “turn his words into real actions” or risk a terminal loss of confidence.


Plans for 26 new affordable village homes given go-ahead

Plans for 26 new affordable village homes given go-ahead

Plans for 26 new affordable village homes given go-ahead

An affordable housing scheme in a rural village has been given the green light despite fears from locals that too many are being built in the area.


New Cabinet role for Steve Barclay

New Cabinet role for Steve Barclay

New Cabinet role for Steve Barclay

North East Cambridgeshire MP Steve Barclay has a new Cabinet position in the Government after Rishi Sunak’s reshuffle on Monday.


County council achieves a first with Silver employers’ award

County council achieves a first with Silver employers’ award

County council achieves a first with Silver employers’ award

Cambridgeshire has become the first County Council to be awarded ‘Silver’ membership of The 5% Club’s 2023-24 Employer Audit Scheme.


New changing rooms unveiled as lifeline leisure centre funding confirmed

New changing rooms unveiled as lifeline leisure centre funding confirmed

New changing rooms unveiled as lifeline leisure centre funding confirmed

There’s been double good news for Fenland leisure centres including lifeline Government funding to offset excess energy costs.


Council to remember townspeople who died in 2023

Council to remember townspeople who died in 2023

Council to remember townspeople who died in 2023

At the final Wisbech Town Council meeting of the calendar year, councillors stand for a minute’s silence to remember people who have died that year.


News jobs created and others saved thanks to grant given to eight businesses

News jobs created and others saved thanks to grant given to eight businesses

News jobs created and others saved thanks to grant given to eight businesses

New jobs have been promised and others have been secured thanks to a grant of almost £200,000 to boost eight Fenland businesses.


Council spent £85k a week for one child social care placement as chief exec blasts ‘broken system’

Council spent £85k a week for one child social care placement as chief exec blasts ‘broken system’

Council spent £85k a week for one child social care placement as chief exec blasts ‘broken system’

One child’s social care placement cost Cambridgeshire County Council £85,000 a week, the authority’s chief executive has revealed.

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Cuts to services could be coming as council faces £23m hole in its budget

Cuts to services could be coming as council faces £23m hole in its budget

Cuts to services could be coming as council faces £23m hole in its budget

People in Cambridgeshire could face cuts to services as councillors look for ways to bridge a £ 23 million funding hole.


Plans to close railway station ticket offices hit the buffers

Plans to close railway station ticket offices hit the buffers

Plans to close railway station ticket offices hit the buffers

The planned widespread closure of railway station ticket offices in England has been scrapped.


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