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Setting a prudent budget for the future

Reference:

014/12

Date:

19/01/2012

After three years of savings, redundancies and cuts to grants, East Cambridgeshire District Council is proposing no new reductions for the next financial year.

The authority is in the middle of a four year financial strategy which was approved last year to save over 2 million pounds by 2015.

This followed cuts of nearly 29 per cent to the Council’s main Government Grant for 2011/12 and 2012/13 without Ministers indicating what will happen over the longer term.

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Setting a prudent budget for the future

Big interest in north of Ely

Reference:

036/11

Date:

24/03/2011

Nearly 300 people came and gave their views on ideas to develop the north of the Ely.

Residents were invited to a public consultation to have their say on ideas to develop approximately 3,000 new homes to the north of the Princess of Wales Hospital, over the longer term, based on the concepts of the Ely Masterplan.

Over the two days of the exhibition a common theme developed as people highlighted their desire to see the necessary infrastructure in place before there is any significant housing development.

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Big interest in north of Ely