Monday, March 18, 2019

The actual figure for how many rough sleepers there are in Wisbech varies between the official record (an annual count that is used for Government statistics) and the reality of what many homeless people tell those who ask.

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Thomas Clarkson Academy
Thursday, March 14, 2019

A barn needs so much work done that converting it to a three-bedroom bungalow is unreasonable, says a report by a Government inspector.

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Fenland Council
Friday, March 8, 2019

Today I spoke to the four new independent councillors at Fenland - all members of the ruling group until 12.20pm when their resignation letters were received by the Conservative Association locally.

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Mike Cornwell
Friday, March 8, 2019

Four councillors - including a cabinet member -today quit the Conservative whip at Fenland District Council and announced the formation of an independent group to fight the May elections.

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Will Sutton
Monday, March 4, 2019

Boxer Jordan Gill received a congratulatory letter from Fenland District Council ahead of his WBA triumph at Peterborough - three months after it was agreed and promised.

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Will Sutton
Friday, March 1, 2019

Enforcement officers tackling littering and dog fouling crimes on the streets of Fenland are set to dedicate time for community activities as part of a new contract.

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Peter Murphy
Saturday, February 23, 2019

The unprecedented spectacle of the leader and three cabinet colleagues - including the portfolio holder for finance - abstaining on the budget vote for 2019/20 provided tangible evidence of the split within Conservative controlled Fenland District Council.

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Chris Boden
Saturday, February 23, 2019

Confirmation that Mayor James Palmer's combined authority will stand 'guarantor' to Fenland Council's plans to regenerate 11 and 12 High Street, Wisbech, was given by council leader Chris Seaton.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wisbech Police Station - with 80 years remaining on its lease - is staying where it is after police and crime commissioner Jason Ablewhite made the surprise announcement today.

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Jason Ablewhite
Monday, February 11, 2019

A surplus of £56,000 in one of its accounts was used by Fenland Council to support a newly created Brexit fund in the event of a no deal over leaving Europe.

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Chris Boden
Thursday, February 7, 2019

A Wisbech shop has lost an appeal to install roller shutters to protect against anti-social behaviour after more than 200 crimes in the area in two years.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

More than 200 homes will be built in Leverington after a two-year battle despite fears raised by residents and in the early days by council director Gary Garford who lives nearby.

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Fenland Council
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

A landmark 30 metre beech tree in Wisbech Park is being felled after an inspection found it poses a risk to the public.

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Peter Murphy
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Editor John Elworthy proposed the toast to the town of March at the annual charity ball hosted by the Mayor of March.

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John Elworthy
Friday, February 1, 2019

New One Stop Shop services could be set up in empty office space in Wisbech and Fenland Hall in March.

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Fenland Council
Monday, January 28, 2019

Mayor James Palmer has been asked to step in and help to protect a £1.9million lottery grant to rejuvenate part of Wisbech.

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Paul Medd
Friday, January 25, 2019

The Great Crested Newt - also known as the 'warty newt' because of its resemblance to a mini dinosaur - has introduced itself into the fight to stop 40 homes being built in March.

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Fenland Council
Friday, January 25, 2019

Costa Coffee is hoping to open a drive thru store at Wisbech Retail Park in Sandown Road.

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Tesco
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The remaining two Fenland Council one-stop shops are to close with their functions transferred to community hubs in local libraries.

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Fenland Council
Monday, January 21, 2019

Around 40 jobs are thought to be at risk following the sudden closure of West Norfolk electrical contractor Bloom and Wake Electrical.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Monday, January 21, 2019

There's never been a better time for Fenland Council to increase its council tax by three per cent, says a report prepared by its senior officers.

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Fenland Council
Monday, January 14, 2019

Fenland Council has promised no let up in their battle to stop spitting in the street and people dropping cigarette butts on the pavement.

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Fenland Council
Friday, January 11, 2019

Issues raised by a town councillor - and the current mayor - have been accepted by the Planning Inspectorate who dismissed an appeal against an extension and re-development of a historic hotel.

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Fenland Council
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Fenland Council is taking to Twitter to test public opinion on its future plans.

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Paul Medd
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

It's been an enduring feature of Fenland life for many years - and the 140 who turned up for the latest Golden Age Fair is testament to its popularity.

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Michelle Tanfield
Monday, December 3, 2018

Live music filled the streets for much of the day, 340 youngsters popped in to have a word with Santa, and many charities reported record takings.

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Rob Skoulding
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The people of Wisbech waited in the cold this afternoon to give a right royal welcome to the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

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Steve Tierney
Thursday, November 22, 2018

A fly tipper who came into March on Sunday has made it easier for Fenland Council to trace him after a Cambridge resident's name and address was found on letters left among the debris.

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Peter Murphy
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Fenland Council says it will close the sauna at the Hudson leisure centre on December 1 as neither the company taking it over nor any of the other bidders wanted to pay for the cost of repairs and modernisation.

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Mark Buckton

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