Friday, December 1, 2017

An East Cambs councillor suggested her own local authority might be viewed as trying to ‘dump on’ neighbouring Fenland by suggesting Roman Bank should be moved into a Norfolk Parliamentary constituency.

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Bill Hunt
Thursday, November 23, 2017

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.

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County council
Monday, November 20, 2017

A £13,500 grant to community transport provider ESACT that was frozen in January has now been withdrawn.

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East Cambs District Council
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

East Cambridgeshire Council is to fight to retain Littleport in the NE Cambs constituency and to stop it being hived off to Norfolk to be part of a new Downham Market and Thetford seat.

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East Cambs Council
Friday, November 10, 2017

Unofficial public spending watchdog the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) singled out East Cambridgeshire District Council for being among 173 local authorities that pay its employees 65p a mile for using their own car.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The daughter of the man refused permission to build a retirement home in Soham for himself and his best friend says she has “never heard such rubbish excuses” for rejecting the proposals.

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James Palmer
Thursday, September 14, 2017

A cash boost of £400,000 from East Cambridgeshire District Council will be agreed next week to ensure an early start to extending the car park at Littleport station.

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Bill Hunt
Monday, September 11, 2017

An academic – and local resident - claims a £2 million expansion to FP McCann’s Littleport concrete plant would only create half the number of jobs as proposed.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Thursday, August 24, 2017

Mayor James Palmer cited an “exemplar” design -plus a failure by East Cambs Council of which he was until recently the leader to show a five year supply of land - to build a new home in Soham.

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Bill Hunt
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Opponents pledged to fight a report to East Cambs planners that massive expansion of McCann’s concrete plant in Littleport is unlikely to affect the environment.

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East Cambs Council
Sunday, August 20, 2017

Six figure salary posts within the new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority have been put on hold whilst an internal disagreement over how much is being spent is resolved.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Mayor James Palmer has bagged himself his own parking space at his new HQ – inside East Cambs offices The Grange in Ely – but only two of his team will also be able to park there.

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James Palmer
Sunday, August 13, 2017

A clock – plus requested amendments to rid the design of its ‘blandness’ – has swung City of Ely Council towards supporting the multi million development of 12 luxury flats in the market place.

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East Cambs Council
Thursday, August 3, 2017

Entrepreneur Robert Gilkes insists he closed his Ely nightclub “for personal reasons” that had nothing to do with a damning report by East Cambs Council health inspectors.

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East Cambs Council
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

East Cambs Council has refused permission to Paul Kenyon to extend his riverside pub The Three Pickerels at Mepal into a hotel.

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East Cambs Council
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tom Hunt fought unsuccessfully to enter the European Parliament, failed to win a Commons seat in the June election and yesterday resigned from East Cambs Council to work with newly elected mayor James Palmer.

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James Palmer
Friday, May 5, 2017

Sam Hoy remains a county councillor having won a return in a by election and consolidated it with a massive majority in Wisbech East.

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Sam Hoy
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Planning committee chairman Josh Schumann refused to step down as 88 homes for Soham were being decided despite claims by a town councillor he was friendly with the applicant Colin Murfitt.

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Lucy Frazer
Monday, April 3, 2017

A nine acre site at Soham – once approved for an out of town superstore and pub – is likely to be given permission for 88 homes.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Monday, January 30, 2017

County council leader Steve Count – beaten in the poll to become the Tory candidate for mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough – today sensationally quit as chairman of the combined authority preparing the way for devolution.

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James Palmer
Monday, January 23, 2017

A pilot scheme to encourage restaurants in Littleport to offer healthier options has been acclaimed a success and is to be rolled out in Ely.

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East Cambs Council
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

East Cambs Council leader James Palmer topped the poll as Conservative officials narrowed contenders for the party’s nomination to be their candidate for mayor down to three.

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James Palmer
Saturday, December 24, 2016

Tories in Cambridgeshire will meet on January 21 in Whittlesey to decide their preferred candidate to contest the 2017 election for the county’s firstly directly elected £70,000 a year mayor.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, December 22, 2016

County council leader Steve Count – who helped to steer through the devolution deal for Cambridgeshire – has put his name forward to become the £70,000 a year elected mayor.

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James Palmer

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