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A burglar who conspired to steal high-value cars in Cambridgeshire was caught after his DNA was found on a lip balm left in one of the stolen motors.

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London

A second woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Peterborough.

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Peterborough City Hospital
Yesterday, 16:39

Wisbech walked away with one of the top awards in the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) annual Britain in Bloom awards ceremony in Belfast on Friday.

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Octavia Hill
Yesterday, 11:01

New Government figures provide sustained cause for optimism at Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech – a year after Ofsted concluded it still required ‘significant improvement’.

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Thomas Clarkson Academy
Yesterday, 19:37

County council officials tonight warned that the A142 at Witcham Toll will close for seven weekday nights from Wednesday.

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Yesterday, 18:05

Forty doves were rescued from a blazing building near Whittlesey after arsonists struck setting fire to cars, a tractor and a caravan.

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whittlesey
Yesterday, 17:44

There are many delights about Ely’s annual apple festival but probably the most challenging is for the longest peel.

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Tracey Harding
Friday, October 19, 2018

Works to create a new safe route for pedestrians and cyclists at Norwood Bridge in March are substantially complete and the road re-opens tonight at 7pm.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

A police chief says putting poppies on some of their cars into the run-up to Remembrance Day “is not a glorification of war”.

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Monday, October 15, 2018

A woman who complained to MP Lucy Frazer that a letter she paid a £4 surcharge to Royal Mail to be delivered only to find it was a Tory Party survey has got her money back.

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Lucy Frazer
Monday, October 15, 2018

Sixteen teams battled it out in Ely on Saturday for the annual potato race over the quarter-a-mile course, all carrying 20kg bag of spuds, all of which had been grown by different farmers in the Fens.

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

A teenage girl is being sought by police after reports that she killed a hedgehog in Littleport.

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Facebook
Saturday, October 13, 2018

Quite whether everyone will share the thoughts of one resident who described it as ‘a dream come true’ but fast food chain Nando’s does appear to be ready for a move into Ely.

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Facebook
Friday, October 12, 2018

A couple forced to apply for retrospective permission for a shed and a fence are being supported by more than 100 friends and neighbours who signed a petition backing their application.

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Fenland Council
Friday, October 12, 2018

Veterinary nurse students from the College of West Anglia’s Cambridge campus in Milton took part in a day of punting on the river Cam to mark the close of their induction week.

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College of West Anglia
Thursday, October 11, 2018

A rail bridge at Stonea near March has entered the race to become the country’s most bashed bridge after being hit 15 times since the beginning of the year.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

A nine strong business board made up of eight men and one woman has taken over the work of the local enterprise partnership.

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James Palmer
Thursday, October 11, 2018

A suspected rapist from March was tackled to the ground by police after driving his car into a field near Chatteris.

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Police Investigation Centre
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

New guidelines on how to treat women suffering incontinence or prolapse do not go far enough to protect patients, campaigners warn.

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NHS
Sunday, October 7, 2018

Four part-time cleaners employed by Fenland District Council have been made redundant in a move which officials say will save £30,000 a year.

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Fenland District Council
Sunday, October 7, 2018

Three people were taken to hospital last night (Saturday) with serious injuries following a collision in the Fens between a horse box and a car.

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Fenland Police
Saturday, October 6, 2018

Three arrests have been made following an arson attack on straw bales in Stretham last night (Friday).

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

The county’s most senior local government officers – together with the chief constable and the chief fire officer – sent an email critical of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority to its chief executive just days before he handed in his resignation.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Six men involved in a £20,000 kidnap demand and serious assault of a man have been jailed.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Monday, October 1, 2018

Mayor James Palmer is to be asked to bail out Cambridgeshire County Council – to the tune of millions of pounds – following today’s disclosure that the cost of King’s Dyke crossing replacement has ballooned to £30 million.

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James Palmer
Sunday, September 30, 2018

A ball bearing was shot at a lorry on the A14 this afternoon, smashing the windscreen and injuring the driver.

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Cambridge
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Police have not confirmed whether a ram raid on a Cambridgeshire Co-op store earlier today is connected with a heavy police presence in the Coveney, Wentworth, Earith and Sutton areas.

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St Ives
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Two people were taken to hospital after a collision between an HGV and a van that has closed the A47 between Wisbech and Guyhirn.

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Business leaders tonight called for a ‘full independent inquiry’ into the running of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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Steve Barclay
Sunday, September 23, 2018

A car was extensively damaged in Whittlesey early on Saturday morning – and the other vehicle fled.

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