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Saturday, July 22, 2017

One of Cambridgeshire’s most influential business leaders –chamber of commerce chief executive John Bridge – claims that re-opening of the Wisbech to March rail link is a lame duck.

Voters in March get an extra chance to go the ballot box this year following approval for a referendum on a planning document that could revolutionise decision making locally.

Two enterprise zones could be set up in Fenland – one at Wisbech and another at Chatteris- to encourage business growth.

Haulier Tony Knowles has been refused permission by Fenland Council to demolish outbuildings and an office in Manea Road, Wimblington, and erect a grain store of a size comparable to an existing vegetable store.

Hundreds of jobs at a Cambridgeshire manufacturer are at risk after company bosses confirmed it plans on closing its city site.

Leading building products manufacturer Forterra is celebrating 140 years of production of its iconic London Brick, which is made exclusively at its Kings Dyke facility in Whittlesey.

A new 12MW solar farm built by Cambridgeshire County Council, is being launched in Soham on Monday (June 19).

It prides itself on being Europe’s largest tree specialist and Barcham near Ely is now considering a massive expansion of its visitor offering with an arboretum, 125 cover restaurant, shops, a lake and conference facilities.

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