Former town mayor Nick Meekins is the latest to be recruited by the newly formed independent group fighting May’s local elections to Fenland District Council.
Claims of bullying and failing to respect other councillors irrespective of party politics have been given as reasons by the ‘gang of four’ for quitting the Tory Party to stand as independents on Fenland District Council.
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.
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.
Tories in Whittlesey are threatening to split from the NE Cambs Conservative Association (NECCA) after a bitter row over the deselection of councillors on Fenland District Council.
Half a million pounds could be ploughed into the Hudson Leisure Centre in Wisbech to create a state-of-the-art fitness facility - at the cost of the indoor bowls club losing their hall.
A non-for-profit leisure trust has won a 15 year contract to run Fenland Council leisure centres in March, Wisbech, Whittlesey and Chatteris.
Youngsters are enjoying a summer of fun after a £160,000 play area and skate park has opened in Friday Bridge after seven years of campaigning.
A Whittlesey councillor has been re-elected chairman of Fenland District Council – just days after quitting her role as chairman of the local Conservative association.