A win for residents as rogue landlord is prosecuted

Residents at Grove Park residential caravan park in Wisbech have faced a torid time, having been let down time and again by terrible site management from Countrywide Homes. It has been one of the most frustrating cases I have been dealing with locally, as the residents have been decent and honest throughout but constantly let …

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The Conservatives go hunting for loan sharks

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The Conservatives have announced plans to crack down on loan sharks to help and protect the most vulnerable, as we build a fairer economy and a more caring society. Some lenders are taking hard-earned cash from the pockets of the most vulnerable. These criminals use callous methods to enforce repayment and victims are often subjected to …

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Pot holes hit close to home

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My flat car tyre this week – probably from one of the many local pot holes – re-inforces the point I have been making for weeks that we must ensure Cambs County Council invests the extra money it has been awarded by the Government specifically for pot holes in improvements in Fen roads. I am …

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Wimblington fly tipping eyesore gets a clear up

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Residents in Wimblington blighted by fly tipping on Hook Road should notice a recent improvement after I flagged their concerns to Fenland Council. Fly tipping is a real menace locally and I have consistently called for prosecutions, including helping to secure covert cameras which resulted in a marked increase in successful enforcement action.  Yet incidents locally …

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This Week Cambridge Community Services has Announced They are Investing £8 million in Improvements to the North Cambs Hospital Site

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This is welcome news, and follows four years of campaigning for services to be strengthened at North Cambs. Four years ago I launched the Treat Me Local campaign which pushed for investment in three sites, the North Cambs, Doddington and Ely hospital sites. This included bringing more services offered in major hospitals closer to home. …

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Do you know a military veteran in need of support?

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Hundreds of military veterans are set to benefit from a nationwide scheme to tackle the most complex mental health needs of ex-armed forces personnel, launched at the beginning of the month by NHS England. The Veterans’ Mental Health Complex Treatment Service has been designed after veterans and their families from across England were invited to …

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King’s Dyke Ready for Next Step

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The current flood closures of the B1040 north of Whittlesey and of North Bank Road once again highlight the importance of progressing King’s Dyke crossing, which I continue to raise with Cambridgeshire County Council who have overall responsibility for the scheme. The next step involves drilling test bore holes on the A605 and a traffic order …

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