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Councillors set for pay rise

Councillors set for pay rise

Councillors set for pay rise

18 February 2019

Newly elected district councillors are set to earn hundreds of pounds more than their predecessors after a review into allowances

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Citizens Advice thrown lifeline after NHS steps up to fill funding gap

Citizens Advice thrown lifeline after NHS steps up to fill funding gap

Citizens Advice thrown lifeline after NHS steps up to fill funding gap

11 February 2019

Citizens Advice services have been thrown a lifeline after the health service stepped up to pay the £187,000 that was due to be cut


Popular councillor leaves Tory party

Popular councillor leaves Tory party

Popular councillor leaves Tory party

11 February 2019

A long-standing Conservative councillor has quit the party just three months ahead of district elections ‘to be true to himself and residents’


Police and Crime Commissioner plans £24 tax increase

Police and Crime Commissioner plans £24 tax increase

Police and Crime Commissioner plans £24 tax increase

04 January 2019

Suffolk Police looks set to hike its part of the Council Tax by more than 10 per cent as pressures on its budget continue


Labour call on county council to stop Citizens Advice Bureau cuts

Labour call on county council to stop Citizens Advice Bureau cuts

Labour call on county council to stop Citizens Advice Bureau cuts

14 December 2018

Opposition councillors have urged a county council to stop its proposed cut to Citizens Advice Bureaux across Suffolk


Barley Homes venture costs taxpayers £70, 000

Barley Homes venture costs taxpayers £70, 000

Barley Homes venture costs taxpayers £70, 000

13 December 2018

A joint council housebuilding venture which Suffolk County Council abandoned before a single home had been built has cost taxpayers £70,000


Matt Hancock and Lucy Frazer back Theresa May in no confidence vote

Matt Hancock and Lucy Frazer back Theresa May in no confidence vote

Matt Hancock and Lucy Frazer back Theresa May in no confidence vote

12 December 2018

MPs for West Suffolk and South East Cambridgeshire have said they will be backing Prime Minister Theresa May, who faces a vote of no confidence


Spotlight on combined authority spending

Spotlight on combined authority spending

Spotlight on combined authority spending

11 December 2018

The spending of the combined authority will come under even greater scrutiny with an external review


Suffolk County Council reveal plans to cut millions from budget

Suffolk County Council reveal plans to cut millions from budget

Suffolk County Council reveal plans to cut millions from budget

14 November 2018

Council tax is set to rise for the next three years as services are cut


Ely's over budget bypass opened to traffic

Ely's over budget bypass opened to traffic

Ely's over budget bypass opened to traffic

01 November 2018

Ely's new bypass was opened to traffic yesterday with combined authority boss James Palmer dismissing a multi-million pound overspen


'Huge' payout to former Cambridgeshire and Peterborough boss agreed without board's say so

'Huge' payout to former Cambridgeshire and Peterborough boss agreed without board's say so

'Huge' payout to former Cambridgeshire and Peterborough boss agreed without board's say so

29 October 2018

A “huge” £94,500 financial settlement was agreed for a combined authority boss who resigned his post, despite no one on the board being consulted


£94k severance payment for combined authority chief executive revealed

£94k severance payment for combined authority chief executive revealed

£94k severance payment for combined authority chief executive revealed

26 October 2018

The former chief executive of the combined authority was paid £94,500 when he left the job, despite not serving out any notice period


Suffolk County Council asks for feedback as it looks to cut £25m from budget

Suffolk County Council asks for feedback as it looks to cut £25m from budget

Suffolk County Council asks for feedback as it looks to cut £25m from budget

11 October 2018

A county council is set to slash millions from its budget next year and is now asking for feedback on which services should be saved


Cambridgeshire County Council to force 1,800 staff to take three days unpaid leave at Christmas

Cambridgeshire County Council to force 1,800 staff to take three days unpaid leave at Christmas

Cambridgeshire County Council to force 1,800 staff to take three days unpaid leave at Christmas

05 October 2018

Staff at Cambridgeshire County Council will have to take three days off without pay over the Christmas period


Soham North and Isleham stays in Tory hands

Soham North and Isleham stays in Tory hands

Soham North and Isleham stays in Tory hands

05 October 2018

The Conservatives have held onto their Soham North and Isleham seat but saw their vote drop as the Liberal Democrats made gains


Newmarket to 'recognise' Sheikh Mohammed's generosity

Newmarket to 'recognise' Sheikh Mohammed's generosity

Newmarket to 'recognise' Sheikh Mohammed's generosity

04 October 2018

The ‘unparallelled generosity’ of Sheikh Mohammed to Newmarket is to be recognised by the town council


Soham and Isleham voters set to choose their next county councillor in tomorrow's by-election

Soham and Isleham voters set to choose their next county councillor in tomorrow's by-election

Soham and Isleham voters set to choose their next county councillor in tomorrow's by-election

03 October 2018

Polling stations open tomorrow as voters across Soham North and Isleham are set to choose their next county councillor.


Mayor James Palmer agrees to meet with Newmarket Town Council

Mayor James Palmer agrees to meet with Newmarket Town Council

Mayor James Palmer agrees to meet with Newmarket Town Council

03 October 2018

Combined authority boss James Palmer said he will meet with Newmarket's councillors about their concerns the town could 'become a suburb of Cambridge'


Newmarket could become 'Cambridge suburb' warns former mayor

Newmarket could become 'Cambridge suburb' warns former mayor

Newmarket could become 'Cambridge suburb' warns former mayor

27 September 2018

A former mayor has warned plans which could see Cambridge become the size of Greater Manchester would see Newmarket become a suburb of the city.


Labour stands by candidate after string of offensive comments

Labour stands by candidate after string of offensive comments

Labour stands by candidate after string of offensive comments

27 September 2018

Labour is standing by its candidate for the county council by-election in Soham after a series of offensive comments emerged


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