‘Read to Succeed’ Campaign close to reaching target

20170619 Read to Succeed Update

Following the enormous success of Read to Succeed last year, which delivered over 1,500 new books to children throughout North East Cambridgeshire and oversaw a 16% increase in children taking part in The Summer Reading Challenge at their local library, I am pleased to announce that we are now very close to reaching this year’s …

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Update: Bridleway is set to be cut this week

Steve with horse rider Kerys Jordan

Local horse riders are set to saddle up after I intervened to get a bridleway made accessible. I contacted the county council following complaints from riders including Kerys Jordan about the path known as Wisbech St Mary Bridleway 12, which runs below the river bank at Guyhirn. The bridleway was impassable because of the highly …

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Backing calls for bridleway to be cut

Steve with horse rider Kerys Jordan

I am geeing up Cambridgeshire County Council in a bid to make a Fenland bridleway accessible for riders. My call to cut the path known as Wisbech St Mary Bridleway 12, which runs below the river bank at Guyhirn, comes after I met keen horsewoman Kerys Jordan. Mrs Jordon contacted me in a bid to …

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Raising questions over broadband service issues

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I have been made aware of discrepancies in superfast broadband speeds in Fenland and have now launched an investigation into the issue. I was contacted by constituent Roy Jacobs of Wardy Hill, who has encountered problems following the launch of superfast broadband in the hamlet. Mr Jacobs was among the first to sign up for …

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Double delight as funding is approved for Wisbech transport studies

Steve Barclay MP with Under Secretary of State for Transport Robert Goodwill

The long-awaited re-opening of Wisbech railway station took a step closer today with the announcement of £1million of government funding. This is a cause that I have been lobbying ministers on since my election in 2010 and therefore today’s breakthrough announcement of central government funding for the Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Wisbech Access Strategy is …

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Boxing club receives £1,000

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I am absolutely delighted with the announcement that March Boxing Club has received £1,000 worth of funding for new equipment. The money comes following an application made during a recent visit to the club by Mark Abberley, the CEO of Boxing England, which followed our meeting in Westminster as part of my on-going campaign for …

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