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More money set to help make homes accessible

Reference:
132/12
Date:
Wed, 12/12/2012

East Cambridgeshire District Council has received nearly £50,000 to go towards the authority’s Disabled Facilities Grant Fund as part of £40million payment from the Government.

The extra £49,408 means the Council will have a total of £479,178 to allocate this financial year and next year to help anyone who is disabled and needs improvements or adaptations made to their home to improve their quality of life.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:More money set to help make homes accessible

Bidding to increase recycling and retain weekly collections

Reference:

052/12

Date:

24/04/2012

An outline bid has been put together by East Cambridgeshire District Council to the Government for money to make it easier to recycle more of the district’s waste while keeping weekly rubbish collections.

The Department for Communities and Local Government announced a 250m scheme last year for local authorities to bid for funds to increase the quality of waste collection and make it easier to recycle.

The District Council has submitted a bid for nearly 5m to deliver the following:

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Bidding to increase recycling and retain weekly collections

Working to protect our history

Reference:

119/11

Date:

14/10/2011

East Cambridgeshire has a wealth of historic buildings – over a thousand of which are Listed – these play a significant role in contributing to the quality of our communities and if lost would be impossible to replace.

Although the majority of Listed Buildings in the District are in good condition, several have been identified as being at risk.

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Working to protect our history