Derelict Buildings: An Update

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I have recently received an update from Fenland District Council on the project underway to revive the derelict buildings which are an eye sore across our area. We are all pleased to see completed work at 13b Bridge Street, Chatteris, as well as at 21, 23 and 25 Hill Street, Wisbech. Following the serving of …

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My visit to Thomas Eaton Primary School

Last Friday, I was delighted to be invited by the NSPCC to attend their schools service assembly which promotes ChildLine at Thomas Eaton Community Primary School in Wimblington. This is a pioneering service which delivers safeguarding messages to ensure pupils know what abuse is in all forms, how to keep themselves and also to ensure …

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Major step forward in bid to re-open the Wisbech to Cambridge line

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I welcome the publication of the invitation to tender (ITT) for the 2016 East Anglia franchise by the Department for Transport which has listed the proposed re-opening of the Wisbech to Cambridge line as a ‘specified project’. This document invites three shortlisted rail operators, Abellio East Anglia Limited (a joint venture between Abellio and Stagecoach), …

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Meeting with Justine Greening

A message from children at Peckover School in Wisbech went to the corridors of power after I met with Justine Greening, the Secretary of State for International Development. I recently visited Peckover School and discussed with students their involvement in a global campaign to address the 58 million children around the world who currently do …

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Update: Train noise misery to March residents – Raising concerns with the Chief Executive of Network Rail and the Rail Regulator

I have reported Network Rail to the Rail Regulator after I uncovered new information which revealed that they have brushed off residents’ concerns with false information. Trains sitting for over an hour with their engines running yards from homes in Landau Way, March has been a cause of considerable distress to residents affected by the …

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Update: Train noise misery for March residents

Update: I have received a reply from Network Rail: I have now written to Abellio Greater Anglia asking them to look into my concerns and hope that action will be taken to alleviate the situation which is causing misery to my constituents living in Landau Way. Original Post from 5 July 2015: I’m calling for …

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