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Fenland station car park plan wins resounding approval

1 October 2020

Plans for a new car park at Manea railway station have been approved by Fenland District Council and design work is now forging ahead with an eye to completion in November.  

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Fenland wins as Board agrees first batch of Market Town proposals

1 October 2020

Wisbech and Fenland featured strongly in the first tranche of proposals to help  Cambridgeshire’s historic market towns ‘get fit for the future’.

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Mayor wins back ‘lifeline’ Fen services after train chiefs cave in

16 September 2020

In a surprise U-turn following a meeting with Mayor James Palmer, train operator CrossCountry has announced it is reinstating the stops at Manea and Whittlesea stations which it axed last week.   

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Mayor says Covid must not be used as an excuse to cut Fenland ‘lifeline’ services

10 September 2020

The train operator Cross Country has decided to stop its services halting at Whittlesea, March and Manea, blaming a resource issue.   

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Fenland towns set to bid for millions of pounds of Combined Authority investment

14 August 2020

Preparations are under way in Fenland to win millions of pounds worth of Combined Authority investment for the district’s four market towns.

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‘Capital of the Fens’ back on track? Mayor’s plan for Wisbech rail gets green flag

9 July 2020

In a historic vote, the business case for re-opening the Wisbech rail link was this week approved by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority.

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Boost for rail commuters as station car park plans forge ahead

3 July 2020

Plans to create new car parks at Manea and Whittlesea railway stations have moved ahead with the appointment of a specialist contractor to develop the schemes.

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Mayor’s Masterplan: £13.1 million for eleven Market Town makeovers

1 June 2020

Mayor James Palmer will this week ask the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Board to trigger the process by which the region’s market towns can apply for millions of pounds to help them unlock opportunity and shape their own future.

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Combined Authority seals deal for Network Rail to build Soham station

6 November 2019

A new station to reconnect Soham with the rail network will improve economic growth, jobs and investment in the area, and give Soham people freedom of travel from their doorstep for the first time since the old station was axed in 1965.

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Multi-millions agreed to progress key projects

10 July 2017

A multi-million pound package of investment aiming to deliver the future development of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, to include long-term benefits for Fenland, has been approved.Read more on Fenland District Council's website. 

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