Monthly Archives: April 2016

50th Anniversary 01st May 1966 – 2016

The photo was taken on the 01st of May 1966 – It said on the back – Roy 1st in Whittlesey Swimming Pool. The photo was in the Whittlesey Reporter and Peterborough Evening Telegraph. Now to be honest – I … Continue reading

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A Nice few days away – Norfolk

We like Norfolk, not too far to go and plenty to see and do. Only had a short sharp Hail Storm last Tuesday. Our regular visit to Walsingham always proves surreal. I like the latest poster from Blakeney Council encouraging people … Continue reading

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Date for your Diary – Scam Awareness

Since so many people are being targeted with ‘scams’ FDC Community Safety and Neighbourhood Watch will be holding Scam Awareness Sessions around Fenland. Scams Poster You can get much more information by visiting Whittlesey Neighbourhood Watch Website at http://www.whittleseynhw.org.uk/ The … Continue reading

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Bricklayers Planning Consent

This application (Now approved) again was controversial as many neighbouring properties objected to the development. Whilst I sympathise with these neighbours, no one has come up with a ‘constructive’ argument for an alternative….The ‘Pub’ as it stood is just not … Continue reading

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Opera Dudes – Sold Out

What a success for Friends of the Library (FOWL), following on from the ‘Frozen’ event a couple of weeks ago. There maybe! a couple of tickets available, please check with Library on the Friday 06th or Saturday 07th. As a … Continue reading

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Bricklayers Approved

This afternoon FDC Planning committee approved this application.

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Tax Rebate Scam

More Information as usual on the Whittlesey Neighbourhood Watch Website. http://www.whittleseynhw.org.uk/ Fraudsters are texting members of the public offering a tax rebate. The text message contains a link to a website and requests to provide personal information, such as bank … Continue reading

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Cold Callers & More Fraud Update

It has been reported to Whittlesey Police of some concerns over ‘Cold Callers’ it is not a big problem at present – Just be very aware. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have noticed a rise in … Continue reading

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Planning – Today

This afternoon (27th) Fenland District Council will determine the planning application for the ‘Bricklayers Arms’ site. I covered this last week (scroll down). It would appear that there are ‘more’ objections than ‘for’ the development – that’s democracy. We wait to … Continue reading

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Nostalgia – 1973

Here I am in 1973 staying at the very regal Taj Mahal Hotel™ (Bombay) along with Royal Navy man Paul Rogers-Gray. Our ‘Epic’ journey to Calcutta, to join a ship picking up aid for Vietnam. Found Paul RG at Heathrow on … Continue reading

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