Gareth Wilson

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Aldreth playpark

by Gareth Wilson on 28 January, 2013

As we have just completed the upgrade and refurbishment of the Haddenham Playpark, do you think that we should now upgrade the Aldreth playpark? In order to obtain grants we must prove that this is really wanted by local people. We are now trying to get as many responses as possible and particularly to get […]

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A record of public service and professional experience

by Gareth Wilson on 18 October, 2012

Policing and security expert Rupert Moss-Eccardt lives in Ely, grew up in the Fens and used to live in Cambridge. He will take effective action to cut crime as our new Police Commissioner. Rupert’s record of public service in Cambridgeshire has included: • . County Councillor 2005-2011 • . Member of Cambridgeshire Fire Authority • […]

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New Playpark at Haddenham

by Gareth Wilson on 9 September, 2012

Over 200 children and their parents and grandparents were present when Baroness Ros Scott opened Haddenham’s Playpark on Thursday. She thanked WREN, Awards for All and Haddenham Parish Council for funding the £100,000 for the new Playpark. She thanked everyone who had participated in the surveys and consultations. She thanked the Robert Arkenstall School children […]

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Hod Hall Lane Appeal

by Gareth Wilson on 2 September, 2012

Proposed Development: Change of use from builders yard & offices to 3 pitches for gypsy/travellers An appeal has been made to the Secretary of State in respect of the above site. The appeal follows the refusal of planning permission by East Cambs District Council and is to be decided by a Government Planning Inspector who […]

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We have received £35,000 towards the new Play Park

by Gareth Wilson on 10 August, 2012

   Gareth with Jenny Manning (Parish Clerk and Julie Parr (Chairman of Haddenham Parish Council) receives a cheque from Sarah Gosling of WREN

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Haddenham’s New Play Park

by Gareth Wilson on 7 August, 2012

  The play park is open for the children to use.  It seems to be very popular.  There are still a few jobs to tidy up the area, which will be done in the next few days.   We are looking forward to the official opening by Baroness Ros Scott of Needham Market on 6th […]

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Work Progresses on Playpark

by Gareth Wilson on 18 July, 2012

At todays site visit work continues. The installation includes outdoor gym equipment and Gareth tries it out despite the damp weather.

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Haddenham Play Equipment

by Gareth Wilson on 10 July, 2012

The Parish Council is upgrading and enhancing the play facilities at Haddenham Recreation Ground This project will provide new play equipment at the site in order to bring it up to a modern standard and promote more usage by the residents of the parish.  The upgrade will broaden the appeal and open it up to […]

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A Cinema for Ely

by Gareth Wilson on 13 June, 2012

East Cambs Development and Transport Committee met on Tuesday 12th June. The possibility of a cinema coming to Ely was discussed.  In order to ease the way forward the officers were recommending adding it to our ECDC Plan.  There was still just time to do this.  All the Masterplans for Ely, Soham and Littleport had […]

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Travellers in East Cambs

by Gareth Wilson on 13 June, 2012

  The Government is offering £13 million pounds to local authorities to assist with more travellers’ sites.  At the recent Development and Transport Committee I asked why we were not applying for some of this money so that we could make sue that the site agreed with Planning Permission on Grunty Fen for 11 plots […]

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