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New plans for 'The Gap' after developments enable longer term solution for site

A new development for retail and residential use could now be built at 'The Gap' in Wisbech High Street after major legal issues previously preventing a permanent building from being built have been successfully resolved by Fenland District Council.


On Wednesday 24 June, Fenland District Council publicised a press release highlighting the good work relating to rough sleepers: Life after lockdown: Rough sleepers rehoused during pandemic find settled homes. We have seen a number of inaccurate, negative, posts on social media and thought it would be helpful to publish the following Explanatory Statement.

Council considers further support package to help reopen Fenland's leisure centres

Fenland District Council is being asked to agree further financial support for Freedom Leisure to help Fenland's leisure centres bounce back following the lockdown period.

Life after lockdown: Rough sleepers rehoused during pandemic find settled homes

Rough sleepers which have been helped off the streets in Fenland and given emergency accommodation and support during the coronavirus pandemic are beginning to be rehomed into safe, long-term housing.

Newly elected Chairman pays tribute to Fenland's coronavirus response at virtual meeting

Councillor Alex Miscandlon paid tribute to the district's heartwarming response to the coronavirus crisis, as he was elected to the role of Fenland District Council Chairman today.

New hope in campaign to reopen Wisbech Rail

Hopes of reopening Wisbech Rail have been revived this week after an independent study concluded that the project would be financially viable.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough communities urged to support NHS Test and Trace

From today people across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are being urged to support a new NHS Test and Trace programme which will aim to track every single case of coronavirus in our communities to stop the infection spreading.

New website promotes Hereward railway line

Coronavirus may have put the brakes on train travel for most of us, but a new website is giving people a taste of Fenland's community railway line from the comfort of their home.

King's Dyke contract award announced

The new contractor for the much needed Whittlesey King's Dyke transport scheme can now be revealed.

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