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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Change the Monday morning bin collection on the A605 to ease Whittlesey congestion

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Residents living along the A605 in Whittlesey currently have their bins collected on a Monday morning at 9am, yet this often causes congestion as commuters have to wait to pass the refuse lorry causing backlogs. Alongside the inconvenience, there is also a safety risk as motorists who get impatient at the delay often attempt to …

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Relief for motorists in Whittlesey as Kings Dyke rail crossing is given the go ahead by planning

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Motorists in Fenland will see journey times reduced following the great news that the long awaited scheme to ease the congestion at Kings Dyke rail crossing has been given the go ahead by the Planning Committee at Cambridgeshire County Council. I have repeatedly campaigned with local Whittlesey Councillors, including Martin Curtis when he was Leader …

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LARGEST, EARLIEST COMPLETE BRONZE AGE WHEEL IN BRITAIN, DISCOVERED IN THE POMPEII OF FENLAND

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Archaeologists have discovered the largest and most complete Bronze Age wheel, the earliest example of its kind, in Britain, at Must Farm, Whittlesey. Thought to date from 1100-800 BC, this ancient wooden wheel is one metre in diameter and is so well preserved it still contains its hub. The find is unprecedented in terms of …

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