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Ely Southern Bypass

Reference: 
Date: 
Thu, 07/14/2016

Confirmation of Ely Southern Bypass Funding.

Cllr James Palmer, Leader of the Council states

“I am delighted that the Government have confirmed their support for the Ely Southern bypass by granting funding of £16m. 

 This has been a long process, but I am confident that the residents of East Cambridgeshire will soon see the benefits of all the work that has been put into getting the bypass built.

 These are exciting times in East Cambridgeshire with the bypass, cinema and leisure centre all scheduled to be completed by the end of 2017.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Ely Southern Bypass

Statement in response to a question from local papers regarding Syrian refugees

Reference: 
St/24May16/Refugees
Date: 
Tue, 05/24/2016

 

East Cambridgeshire District Council has been asked for its position on housing Syrian refugees in response to the government’s announcement last year that the UK will accept 20,000 refugees between now and 2020.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Statement in response to a question from local papers regarding Syrian refugees

Debate on £1 billion Devolution Deal supported by East Cambridgeshire District Council

Reference: 
PR/16Mar16/Devo1
Date: 
Wed, 03/16/2016

 

East Cambridgeshire District Council is in support of the East Anglia Devolution Deal announced today by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his budget speech. The Deal will now be put to a debate.

Some 22 authorities and The New Anglia LEP for Norfolk and Suffolk have signed to put the Deal in front of their members to debate whether to agree or turn down the proposals, as well as the chance to go back to the Government with new proposals in the Autumn.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Debate on £1 billion Devolution Deal supported by East Cambridgeshire District Council