Quotes of the week
THERE is at present very much a need for transparent information about such industrial developments in rural Fenland, because present information is speculative and obscure preventing balanced and accurate judgements to be made. John Stoneman, Save Our
'THERE is at present very much a need for transparent information about such industrial developments in rural Fenland, because present information is speculative and obscure preventing balanced and accurate judgements to be made.'
John Stoneman, Save Our Skylines, now known as Cambridge Environmental and wildlife Protection, commenting on the latest planning application for wind turbines at Coldham.
'IT is estimated that in Fenland, one adult in five eats healthily and one in three is obese. These are both worse that the England average. Levels of physical activity are below the England average.'
Department of Health profile of Fenland 2007
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'FLY tipping and littering will not be tolerated in Wisbech. Often when an area is heavily littered people think there is a high crime rate in the area and this is not always the case.'
Press release from Cambridgeshire Constabulary entitled Wisbech Rubbish Action.
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- 2 Drug dealer racially abused police officer
- 3 Person cut out of car after two-vehicle crash
- 4 Woman has heart attack and dies in ambulance waiting for a hospital bed
- 5 Piled wall will resolve major King's Dyke crossing obstacle
- 6 Photographer, Eleanor, wins highly regarded award
- 7 Crews tackle huge Fens blaze
- 8 Three charged after £2m Hotpoint arson attack
- 9 'I think I hurt him bad mum' says Murder on the Doorstep killer
- 10 £330,000 fraudster burning evidence as police raid his home
'So many people have been busily knitting that wool must be in short supply in this area.'
Pam Bayliss, chairman, Churches Together in March, thanking those who knitted blankets and jumpers for children in Africa and Afghanistan.