Community transport provider FACT made an impassioned plea to a parish council for funding to help secure the future of a befriending group for the elderly – just a year after winning £45,000 of Big Lottery funding to help run the club.

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10:54

Members from Wisbech speed skating competed in the Flanders Grand Prix in Belgium.

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Arthur Buckler

Five Fenland members travelled to Ferry Meadows, Peterborough for the Barney Memorial 5k on Wednesday evening.

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15:09

A robber barged his way into a Cambridge jewellery shop, grabbed tens of thousands of pounds worth of rings and then struck a woman with a hammer in a bid to flee.

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Cambridge Crown Court
13:04

Having announced and sold-out his 2019 arena tour earlier the same day, George Ezra’s Newmarket Nights concert felt like an intimate warm-up, proving he’s ready to take on some of the country’s biggest venues.

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11:32

A male pedestrian has suffered serious head and chest injuries after a crash involving a coach in west Norfolk.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
10:48

Wisbech Town Hockey Club held another two day hockey camp last week for boys and girls aged between nine to 16 years old.

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Facebook
10:07

Baby Shark fever spread to the Fens over the weekend as a Wisbech entertainer joined in with the viral video trend.

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Yesterday, 20:43

Mayor James Palmer was accused of running “an old boys club” ollowing my revelation that a Tory county councillor and Cambridge graduate has been offered a £100,000 a year directorship at the combined authority.

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James Palmer
17:47

A man driving a stolen car smashed into the front of a house in Chatteris after losing control in a high speed police chase in Chatteris.

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The leader of Cambridge City Council called for Mayor James Palmer to be more open about the selection process that saw a Conservative county councillor propelled into a £100,000 directorship role at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Yesterday, 19:43

Removed from his £8,500 a year cabinet post but back in the Tory fold after police decided it wasn’t a matter for them, Wisbech councillor Simon King is expected to answer allegations of falsifying expense claims at a conduct committee hearing in September.

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Simon King
16:38

Libraries across Cambridgeshire are looking forward to a new season of arts activities including music, puppetry, comedy and theatre.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
14:22

An online trader had thousands of pounds worth of goods seized by trading standards officers following a tip off from the port authorities about unsafe Chinese goods .

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China

Three Counties Running Club had personal bests galore over the course of the week in 5k and 5 mile events across the county.

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Colin Apps
11:41

Runners from March Ahtletics club scooped prizes in the Thorney five mile race.

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A racist attack on a Cambridgeshire delivery driver resulted in the victim needing surgery to his cheekbones.

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Peterborough Crown Court
10:35

A teenage drug dealer from Cambridgeshire has been jailed after he tried to ‘ditch’ a rucksack containing £500 worth of cannabis in a bush.

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Cambridgeshire
Yesterday, 12:56

An East Cambridgeshire man who was assaulted outside a Cambridge pub on Friday night has died in hospital.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Yesterday, 10:03

Members of The March Society and their guests took part in a “very informative” early evening stroll around the riverside, market and acre areas of March Conservation Area.

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

A non-for-profit leisure trust has won a 15 year contract to run Fenland Council leisure centres in March, Wisbech, Whittlesey and Chatteris.

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Michelle Tanfield
Saturday, August 18, 2018

A Tory county councillor and former British diplomat is set to force a by election after only a year in office to take on a £100,000 directorship of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Police chiefs have commended the “exceptional bravery” of victims of March paedophile Allan Hammond.

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United Kingdom
Saturday, August 18, 2018

A Whittlesey-based entrepreneur and vlogger has returned from a once-in-a-lifetime cruise around Alaska that she earned thanks to her “exceptional craftwork”

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Highways England has released a schedule of roadworks set to take over the coming week across Cambridgeshire and the East of England.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

A perverted retired company director, convicted of historic child sex acts over decades, has been given a 19-year sentence of which the 79-year-old could face as long as 17 years behind bars depending on whether he is paroled.

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Home Office
Friday, August 17, 2018

An inspirational woman from Wisbech has raised more than £800 for charity after making a giant ball out of loom bands.

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Steve Tierney
Friday, August 17, 2018

Cars are to be banned in Wisbech Market Place between the hours of 7am and 4pm as part of a re-think by the town council.

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Sam Hoy
Friday, August 17, 2018

A retired company director, who accused this newspaper of making up paedophile charges against him, has today been jailed for 17 years for what was described as “sickening abuse in a predatory campaign of exploitation” that lasted decades.

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United Kingdom
Friday, August 17, 2018

Notorious serial killer Joanna Dennehy – who stabbed three men to death and dumped their bodies in ditches across the Fens – is believed to have tried to kill herself in jail.

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United Kingdom

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