More legal action needed on derelict buildings

Constantine House During the works

A Doddington resident has questioned Fenland District Council over its failure to act on an eyesore building site in the village. Mr Snowdon complained to the council at the end of last year about the state of the site in Newgate Street, where construction of new cottages has been halted for some time. His complaint …

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UPDATE: Victory in fight against motocross site

mepal sign

It is great news that planners at Fenland District Council have made the decision to reject plans for a controversial motocross track at Mepal. The council’s planning committee agreed with an officer’s recommendation to refuse the application by F-15MX Tracks at its meeting yesterday (Wednesday), to create the track on part of the land at …

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New village bus stop gets greenlight

Bus Stop in Manea wanted

Above: the bus stop site It is welcome news that Manea is on route to getting a new bus stop that will help co-ordinate public transport in the village. I backed residents in calls for a co-ordinated bus service that links in with the village railway station. Regular rail users Sally Hookway’s idea that an …

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Cash up for grabs in special £15 million fund for churches

St Wendredas Church March

Above: St Wendreda’s Church in March Parishes across the constituency have been given the opportunity to look at making grant applications to help repair our churches. Chancellor George Osborne announced a special £15 million fund for the repair of roofs and guttering on vulnerable listed church buildings in his recent autumn statement. I believe the …

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Updated: A142 road safety concerns

a142

Like many residents I have been alarmed at the number of accidents on the A142 in recent weeks. As a result I contacted Cambridgeshire Police, Cambridgeshire County Council and Fenland District Council to ask whether mud and maize was a contributory factor in these accidents, and whether they were satisfied that planning conditions were being …

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