Recent News

  • Shailesh Vara MP – Ward Walkabout

    20th January 2020 Shailesh Vara MP – Ward Walkabout After our recent success which resulted in a £300 fixed penalty being served on a fly tipper caught red-handed in Fletton, I called for an increase in the maximum fixed penalty fine our enforcement officers can serve on those caught fly tipping. For larger fly tips…

  • Council leader announces his retirement after more than 40 years’ service

    17th January 2020 Council leader announces his retirement after more than 40 years’ service. If I can be half the person this man has been in our city I will count myself as extremely fortunate. He’s been one of my greatest mentors and along with many others I admire, taught me how to always give…

  • Cardea Junction Realignment – Libertas Drive/Jupiter Avenue

    17th January 2020 Cardea Junction Realignment – Libertas Drive/Jupiter Avenue Works are due to commence from Monday 20th January for a period of approximately 4 weeks and Persimmon have provided the following information this morning. The works are to realign the junction so that Jupiter Avenue is a through road and Libertas Drive is the…

  • Ernie’s Cafe – Pensioners Chat Initiative

    16th January 2020 This is a lovely idea if you know of someone that might benefit? Ernie’s cafe 16 January at 07:18 ·  I’m thinking there’s a lot of pensioners on their own so from Monday to Thursdays 1pm – 2pm we will be doing a little special for them a cup of tea or coffee…

  • A605 Whittlesey Road – B1095 Milk & Water Drove Junction Improvement Scheme.

    14th January 2020 A605 Whittlesey Road – B1095 Milk & Water Drove Junction Improvement Scheme.  A traffic regulation order has been published regarding the impending road closures that will be necessary as the work progresses however this is only a general order so I have asked highways officers for clarity as clearly it would not…

  • Cardea – Tents & Rubbish Cleared

    14th January 2020 Hopefully residents will have noticed that the tents and rubbish left on the opposite side of the bypass from Cardea have now all been cleared? It’s disappointing that it required a letter from our enforcement team to get something done, but it’s a good result none the less.

  • Persistent Beggar – Park Farm & Stanground

    12th January 2020 – Persistent Beggar – Park Farm & Stanground I’ve been made aware of a man persistently begging on the streets of Park Farm and Stanground, stopping traffic by waving down cars at the Park Farm Roundabout, approaching people in the street and bothering people at the nearby Tesco Express on Whittlesey Road.…

  • Road Closure for Manhole Replacement – Fletton High Street

    Road Closure for Manhole Replacement – Fletton High Street Works to replace a broken manhole cover near to the junction of Fletton High Street and Prices Road are due to be undertaken on Monday 20th January 2020 during off peak working (09:30 to 15:30).

  • South Street Stanground – Overnight Road Closure

    South Street Stanground – Overnight Road Closure Ward residents that use this route through our neighbouring ward late in the evening or overnight should be aware of this proposed road closure for work to commence on Monday 20th January 2020 at 20:00hrs. The Highways Department have advised this is for a refresh of the existing…

  • Caught Red Handed – Fined £300

    Caught Red Handed – Fined £300 Great news. A selfish fly-tipper living in our ward has been caught red-handed by a local resident dumping a chest of drawers on one of our common green areas. The resident bravely challenged the culprit who tried to excuse his behaviour by declaring “everyone does it”, as if that’s…