Construction of the first of 12 buildings was meant to begin two years ago, but the only earth which has been turned at the former Second World War air base off Bexwell Road is the soil under farmers’ ploughs.The money and machines, hotel and hi-tech academy have never materialised.Anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the area, or have knowledge about the incident, should contact Detective Constable Debbie Johnston at Thetford CID on 101.
Picture: Ian Burt With claims of Chinese backers, interest from US corporations and a promise of data science jobs, the Centre for Advanced Knowledge Engineering (C-Fake) pledged much needed investment in Downham Market.
They stood silently in a prominent position during the service, which was being led jointly by the Rev Sharron Coburn of St Peter’s Church, Brandon and Polish priest Marek Zajac.
Suffolk county councillor and Brandon town councillor, Victor Lukanuik worked tirelessly to get the memorial erected in the cemetery that remembers all those Polish families who suffered greatly during and after the Second World War.
Part of this infrastructure is a substation that will connect to an existing National Grid substation close to Necton for electricity transmission.
Jenny Smedley, leader of the Necton Substations Action Group, said: “We stood on the pavement outside and all the vehicles going by were pipping us, which shows the village is right behind us.