Awarding Whittlesey Summer Reading Champions

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As part of the Read to Succeed campaign this summer, I encouraged children to participate in the Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge at their local library. I was pleased to present certificates at the completion ceremony to those children successfully completed the challenge and read six books this summer at Whittlesey library. The Summer Reading …

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Chip off the old block- Littleport father and son celebrate 20 years in business together

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On Friday I had the pleasure of visiting Isle of Ely Produce in Littleport. Father and son, John and Oliver Boutwood have celebrated over 20 years in business together and their hard work supplying prominent food manufacturers and fish and chips shops has paid off. During these years, they have distributed 30 million bags of …

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New prize added to Read to Succeed: Signed copy of David Walliams new book

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Inspired by Roald Dahls Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, mixed in amongst all the donated books for Read to Succeed, will be one copy of David Walliams new book, The Worlds Worst Children, signed by the author himself and illustrator Tony Ross. All year 4 children from across the constituency have a chance to win …

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Tesco Wisbech Donate to Read to Succeed

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Another donation to the Read to Succeed campaign, which aims to receive enough donations of news books to give every year 4 child in North East Cambridgeshire a new book in time for the summer holidays. Tesco Wisbech have kindly donated a selection of books which they currently stock and should anyone wish to donate, …

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A golden opportunity for local funding – but will we miss out to the rest of Cambridgeshire for a third time?

A third major funding round has just been announced by the Government for Local Enterprise Partnerships. This means potentially large sums of money for local transport schemes and business expansion. Yet to date most of the money awarded to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership from the previous two rounds of funding has gone …

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Welcoming £39,626.40 for two new minibuses for Rosmini Centre Wisbech

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Fantastic news that the Rosmini Centre, Wisbech has secured £39,626.40 of funding from the governments Community Transport Minibus fund. The funding has provided for two minibuses, which is the maximum available through the fund and were delivered last month. The Rosmini Centre are one of 300 local charities and community groups in England which have …

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