Members of Fenland District and Benwick Parish councils gathered with project partners and villagers as excited school children got to try out the £115,000 play park for the first time on Friday, June 16.
More than 100 families saved from homelessness, 3.4 million bin collections, and an improved digital service for customers are just some of the key highlights in Fenland District Council’s Annual Report.
A ground breaking deal with Government to benefit from local business growth, has netted Cambridgeshire County Council more that £450,000 towards funding frontline services – with further money still to come.
Local MP, Stephen Barclay has almost reached his goal - to collect enough donations of new books so that every Year 4 and 5 child in North East Cambridgeshire can have a new book to read over the summer holidays.
Tony Gearing, the founder of Cambridgeshire Young People of the Year, has been made an MBE (Member of the British Empire) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The citation reads ‘For services to Young People in the UK’.
Twenty-five rare black-tailed godwits were released into their new home in the Cambridgeshire Fens on Monday by conservationists from RSPB and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) as part of ‘Project Godwit’.