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A 288 page report by forensic accountants PKF Littlejohn for Cambridgeshire County Council into the March based Community Transport triumvirate FACT, HACT and ESACT (hereafter FHE) lifts the lid on the lack of scrutiny and disregard to procurement regulations that went on for many years.

Cambridgeshire County Council paid out hundreds of thousands of pounds to community transport provider FACT without in some instances proper authorisation, funding agreements or with no detailed follow up of how the money was spent.

The family of a 10 year old boy, who died when he was in collision with a lorry as he cycled to school, have paid tribute to the much loved lad who was a keen swimmer and music fan.

FACT manager Jo Philpott blamed a temporary member of staff and in another instance a work experience student for false statements made in funding bids to local councils.

A March couple who made it a routine treat to share a box of Cadbury’s chocolates at the movies, after enjoying that as their first date in 1955, are celebrating 60 years of marriage.



The runaway success of Fenland Running Club’s “Get Back to Running” scheme reached its climax with a huge turnout at the Kings Lynn Park Run.

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Clare Hammond’s piano recital was no ordinary event. A varied and in many cases a highly demanding programme kept the listeners in awe.

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As part of MP Steve Barclay’s work to encourage reading during the school holidays, his office has raised over 2,000 new books for Year 4 children which are in the process of being distributed throughout North East Cambridgeshire.

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