Friday, February 8, 2019

A “parasite” councillor living 400 miles away from his ward in Cambridge has been slammed as a “blight on our democracy” as it emerges he is the only councillor who will not give up 1.2 per cent of their pay this year in solidarity with workers who had the cut imposed on them.

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Steve Count
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Council tax is set to rise as part of a bid to plug a gap in the county council’s funding, but there are warnings there are still “stark and unpalatable” decisions to be made.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Cambridgeshire County Council has hit out at “irresponsible” claims it is in “financial meltdown”, amid claims of poor leadership and uncertainty over the authority’s upcoming budget.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Work to bust traffic congestion at the Kings Dyke level crossing starts this week with the relocation of high voltage underground electricity cables.

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Chris Boden
Monday, December 3, 2018

County council leader Steve Count is to name and shame any of his 61 councillors who decline to hand back 1.2 per cent of their allowances in solidarity with employees forced to lose three days pay over Christmas.

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Steve Count
Monday, November 19, 2018

Workers rallied against what they say is the “Scrooge” council’s Christmas lay-off.

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Theresa May
Monday, November 19, 2018

Council leader Steve Count is planning a “gesture of unity” by handing back part of his allowance in support of the 1,800 county council staff forced to take unpaid leave this Christmas as part of cost saving measures.

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Steve Count
Friday, November 2, 2018

The iconic city headquarters of Cambridgeshire County Council could soon be turned into a hotel or student flats, but doubts over the council’s future are leading some to question whether now is the time for their move to a new base in Alconbury.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Friday, October 26, 2018

A luxurious 251 bed student accommodation block in Cambridge – where the average rents are £200 a week – has been bought for £38 million by Cambridgeshire County Council as part of an investment strategy.

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Steve Count
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The £150,000 chief executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority left by “mutual agreement” it was announced this afternoon.

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James Palmer
Thursday, August 16, 2018

A seven-year campaign to build a new footpath and cycleway on an ‘extremely dangerous’ road in March is set to see work complete by the end of October.

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Steve Count
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

A ‘one strike and you’re out’ policy has been placed on community transport provider FACT to allow them to continue to run contracts on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council.

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Gillian Beasley
Saturday, July 21, 2018

A long awaited scheme to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety at Norwood Road Bridge in March starts on Monday (July 23)

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Steve Count
Monday, July 16, 2018

Work has officially started on a new sports hub for March with state of the art pitches and a pavilion for clubs and private hire.

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Kit Owen
Thursday, July 12, 2018

Four Fenland bus services, including the ‘vital’ 46 which runs between Wisbech and March, are to be saved until April 2019.

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Steve Barclay
Sunday, May 13, 2018

County council leader Steve Count has apologised for the pothole crisis that hit Cambridgeshire and says “we could have and should have done better.”

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Steve Count
Friday, April 27, 2018

Work is to start on installing traffic lights at the Gaul Road, March, junction with the A141 on July 2.

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Steve Count

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