Yesterday, 22:51

Allegations against Wisbech councillor Simon King of inflating mileages, claiming for going 85 miles to Rugby but not on official business, and once claiming return mileage of 10 miles for a meeting a mile from his home, have been revealed.

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Simon King

He’s been appointed to look after the Fenland area but already Inspector Ian Lombardo has been put on the defensive to deny suggestions of any reduction in neighbourhood policing.

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Jason Ablewhite
Yesterday, 21:02

Oxfam has cancelled an official opening of its new city centre store in Ely in the light of the continuing crisis over Haiti.

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Yesterday, 15:55

Thomas Clarkson Academy’s head of humanities Cathy Abrahams is looking forward to developing students’ understanding of democracy after successfully applying to become a teacher ambassador for Parliament’s education service.

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Thomas Clarkson Academy
Fri, 15:43

New Fenland Council leader Chris Seaton has sacked two £8,500 a year cabinet members who backed him but handed the £8,000 a year scrutiny committee chairmanship to the man he defeated.

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Will Sutton
Fri, 14:11

The much anticipated new Escape Room at Oliver Cromwell’s House was revealed with the first group escaping, with just ten minutes to spare.

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Tracey Harding
Fri, 12:54

MP Steve Barclay’s frustration over delayed re-opening of the Wisbech to March rail line spilled over this week with a fresh attack on the soon to be wound up local enterprise partnership.

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Steve Barclay
Fri, 12:29

Taybah Khan, 13, has been reported missing by Cambridgeshire Police.

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Cambridgeshire Police

Secret talks were held more than a year ago about the possibility of building an incinerator in Wisbech, we can reveal today.

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Samantha Hoy
Thu, 17:03

Less people than ever are using the sauna at the George Campbell Leisure Centre in March and it is going to be removed.

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Fenland District Council
Wed, 16:38

Eighty per cent of those asked for their views on its 32 public libraries in Cambridgeshire thought customers should pay for some services – so the county council has agreed they will.

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Tue, 12:39

A man who held a 30 centimetre knife to the throat of a woman shop worker – whilst he robbed her of £7,000 – was arrested when she realised she had gone to school with him.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Tue, 11:12

The residents of Marshland St James have finally got to see what £1.1million buys you when you are looking for a new community hall.

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Mon, 17:05

Employers will get the chance discover that ‘apprenticeships work’ – the theme of a special workshop next month.

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James Palmer
Mon, 10:30

On a rather chilly Saturday morning, King’s Lynn Parkrun was a sea of PB’s and Neon tutus as Three Counties Running Club (TCRC) members helped fellow club runner Steve Whitelam celebrate his 50th Parkrun.

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Mon, 09:52

A March man who filmed himself punching a toddler in the face in order to blackmail the child’s grandparents has been jailed for 17 years,

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Cambridge Crown Court
Friday, February 9, 2018

Masked raiders have robbed a village shop in the Fens for the second time in less than 14 months.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

So confident is Cambridgeshire County Council that they will strike a deal to acquire land needed for the £16.5million Kings Dyke crossing at Whittlesey, the green light has been given to start phase one on February 19.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, February 9, 2018

County council leader Steve Count warned that drivers around March face huge delays in coming months once work starts on traffic lights at the Gaul Road junction with the A141,

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Steve Count
Friday, February 9, 2018

Three towns - Wisbech, March and King’s Lynn – have been identified as potential hotspots for human trafficking and modern slavery.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Councillors last night opted for what many regard as a safe pair of hands by voting in Chris Seaton as the new leader of Fenland District Council.

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Chris Boden
Friday, February 9, 2018

Less than a year after taking on the multi million pound housing portfolio for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, South Cambs Council leader Peter Topping has parted company with Mayor James Palmer.

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James Palmer
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Wisbech councillor Simon King is fighting for his political career after a decision was taken to refer his expenses claim to a conduct committee made up of mainly Conservative Party colleagues.

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Chris Boden
Thursday, February 8, 2018

A Chatteris man arrested on suspicion of murder has been released “under investigation” by detectives hunting the killer of a 20-year-old man in Huntingdon.

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Brampton
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

A major forensics operation is under way at a house in Chatteris following the arrests of two men – one from the town – on suspicion of murder.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Three men who attacked a man with a glass bottle and a knife in Ely before robbing him have been jailed for a combined total of seven years.

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Phil Priestley
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Besieged by complaints - one woman whose home is damp and cold said she had ‘screamed and cried ‘to get help – woke to news that Clarion Housing has sacked its heating and hot water repairs contractor for Fenland.

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Virginia Bucknor
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Women’s campaign group Sling the Mesh is staging a modern day suffragette rally to tie in with the 100th anniversary of when women were first given the right to vote in the UK.

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Kath Sansom
Monday, February 5, 2018

A Romanian couple was arrested today in Ely on suspicion of modern slavery and gangmaster offences.

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Cambridgeshire police

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