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An investigation commissioned by Cambridgeshire County Council into the Fenland Association of Community Transport (FACT) has taken longer and cost more than anticipated, councillors were told.

Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled his Budget promising to invest in technology, provide further funding for devolved authorities, business and the NHS and to continue restoring the public finances.

The resignation was announced today of businessman Mark Reeve as chairman of the Greater Cambridgeshire Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

It was dubbed ‘supermarket-gate’ and ended in failure after Sainsbury’s pulled out at the last moment.

On farmland at the old RAF Downham Market site a vision of the future was meant to take shape, employing 6,000 people and finding cures to deadly diseases.

Geographically the distance from Littleport to Waterbeach is about 17 miles but for businessman Rick Parisi it must seem a lifetime away.

It’s been a familiar part of the Ely landscape for many years Little Chef has finally disappeared.

With a splendid super food salad starter (that included kale, pomegranate, cous cous, orange, melon seeds and beetroot) the scene was set for a fabulous dinner.

A Dutch initiative that won a Defra award last year for making Carlisle more resilient to flooding is to help Wisbech prepare for its ambitious 12,000 extra homes garden town proposals.

Major expansion of March Cold Stores – that could see capacity doubled – has been unveiled at a public consultation.

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