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Will we be Farmers Market of the Year?

Reference: 

015/12

Date: 

24/01/2012

Ely Farmers’ Market has again been shortlisted as a finalist for the ‘Farmers' Market of the Year Award 2012’ by the National Farmers’ Retail & Markets Association (FARMA) Annual awards.

Established in July 2000, the Farmers’ market sees thousands of shoppers visit every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month to the pick up some of the best food and produce in the region.

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Will we be Farmers Market of the Year?

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